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Cultural Adaptation and the Integration of Immigrants: The Case of Quebec

Joseph H. Carens

in Culture, Citizenship, and Community: A Contextual Exploration of Justice as Evenhandedness

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297680
eISBN:
9780191598937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297688.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Considers what sorts of cultural adaptations may be expected of immigrants to a liberal democratic state by looking at the case of Quebec. Quebec is an interesting test case for this issue because it ... More


Considering the Multiple Service Contexts in Cultural Adaptations of Evidence-Based Practice

Luis H. Zayas, Jennifer L. Bellamy, and Enola K. Proctor

in Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health: Translating Science to Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199751877
eISBN:
9780199933242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751877.003.0023
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

During the past decade and a half, increasing attention has been given to adapting empirically supported interventions for use with ethnic, cultural, and racial minority groups who were not part of ... More


Cultural Adaptation Styles and Health: Risks of Staying Separate or Assimilating

Paul R. Smokowski and Martica Bacallao

in Becoming Bicultural: Risk, Resilience, and Latino Youth

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740897
eISBN:
9780814708798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740897.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the impact of cultural adaptation styles on the mental health, health, and adjustment in Latino immigrant adolescents and adults. Drawing on theoretical frameworks combined with ... More


Life in the fast lane: rapid cultural change and the human evolutionary process

Robert Boyd and Peter J. Richerson

in Origins of the Human Brain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523901
eISBN:
9780191689048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523901.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The population approach to understanding cultural change begins with the premise that culture constitutes a system of inheritance. Since cultural change is a population process, this chapter explores ... More


The Culture of Control: Crime and Social Order in Contemporary Society

David Garland

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199258024
eISBN:
9780191698491
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258024.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book charts the changes in crime control and criminal justice that have occurred in Britain and America. It then explains these transformations by showing how the social organization of late ... More


The Cultural Evolution of Technology: Facts and Theories

Robert Boyd, Peter J. Richerson, and Joseph Henrich

in Cultural Evolution: Society, Technology, Language, and Religion

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262019750
eISBN:
9780262318297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019750.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The gradual cumulative cultural evolution of locally adaptive technologies has played a crucial role in our species’ rapid expansion across the globe. Until recently, human artifacts were not ... More


Conclusion

Hsiu-Chuang Deppman

in Adapted for the Screen: The Cultural Politics of Modern Chinese Fiction and Film

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833732
eISBN:
9780824870782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833732.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This concluding chapter attempts to make some general remarks on the overall study, at the same time acknowledging that the sheer diversity of material explored in this volume will make such comments ... More


Care for carers: care in the context of medical migration

Teodora Manea

in Ethics of Care: Critical advances in international perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447316510
eISBN:
9781447316534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316510.003.0016
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter highlights a number of tensions about medical migration and care in the context of interdependence of care giving and receiving in a broad socio-cultural context. It draws on a study ... More


Introduction

David M. Smith and Margaret Greenfields

in Gypsies and Travellers in housing: The decline of Nomadism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781847428738
eISBN:
9781447310969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428738.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The introduction sets out the main themes to be addressed in the book and discusses the concepts of cultural trauma, collective resilience and resistance. The relevance of these concepts to ... More


War, Women, and Religion: The Spread of Salado Polychrome in the American Southwest

Todd L. VanPool and Chet Savage

in Innovation in Cultural Systems: Contributions from Evolutionary Anthropology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013338
eISBN:
9780262259101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013338.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter is concerned with war and technological change, concentrating on the aftermath of war, when the causes of technological innovation and its acceptance are less obvious. It proposes that ... More


On the Nature of Cultural Transmission Networks: Evidence from Fijian Villages for Adaptive Learning Biases*

Joseph Henrich and James Broesch

in Culture Evolves

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199608966
eISBN:
9780191804656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199608966.003.0021
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Unlike other animals, humans are heavily dependent on cumulative bodies of culturally learned information. Selective processes operating on this socially learned information can produce complex, ... More


A Cross-cultural Service-learning Program Model: W.T. Chan Fellowships Program

Jane Szutu Permaul

in Service-Learning in Asia: Curricular Models and Practices

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888028467
eISBN:
9789882207387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028467.003.0011
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Using David Kolb's experiential learning theory as its methodology, this chapter reviews the effectiveness of the W.T. Chan Fellowships Program sponsored by the Lingnan Foundation in the United ... More


Pollyanna in Turkey: Translating a Transnational Icon

Tanfer Emin Tunç

in Eleanor H. Porter's Pollyanna: A Children's Classic at 100

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628461329
eISBN:
9781626740723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461329.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter traces three phases in the history of Pollyanna in the Turkish context. The early translations of the novel in the 1930s and 1950s presented Pollyanna as an advocate for female children ... More


The Decision-Making Ecology

Donald J. Baumann, John D. Fluke, Len Dalgleish, and Homer Kern

in From Evidence to Outcomes in Child Welfare: An International Reader

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199973729
eISBN:
9780199386703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199973729.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

In this global world, many Evidence Supported Interventions (ESI’s) developed in one country are transported to many others. With a successive increase in the number of imported ESI’s, there are ... More


Music and the Restructuring of Physical and Social Space

in The Power of Song: Music and Dance in the Mission Communities of Northern New Spain, 1590–1810

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770866
eISBN:
9780804773812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770866.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the function of musical performances in restructuring physical and social space in mission communities in New Spain. It explains that the Indians took advantage of the ... More


The American Shi‘i Community: Ethnicity and Identity

Liyakat Nathani Takim

in Shi'ism in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814782965
eISBN:
9780814784242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814782965.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the establishment of early Shiʻi institutions and how these have catered to the growing needs of the community. Increased migration from various parts of the world has resulted ... More


Making Mindfulness Appealing

Jaime Kucinskas

in The Mindful Elite: Mobilizing from the Inside Out

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190881818
eISBN:
9780190881849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190881818.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Sociology of Religion

This chapter traces the process through which contemplatives transformed Buddhist meditation into many contemplative subcultures to resonate with specific professional audiences in science, business, ... More


Introduction

Peter J. Kastor

in The Nation's Crucible: The Louisiana Purchase and the Creation of America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300101195
eISBN:
9780300128246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101195.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter introduces the Louisiana Purchase, which reconfigured the domestic and international order in the same way that it transformed the boundaries of North America. Imposed on the United ... More


‘Learning to Leisure’

Alistair Fraser

in Urban Legends: Gang Identity in the Post-Industrial City

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198728610
eISBN:
9780191795435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728610.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Chapter 6 focuses on the role of leisure, consumption, and technology in young people’s lives in Langview. While the array of choices for youth leisure has expanded exponentially since the post-war ... More


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