11-10 - CSD November 10, 2009 Immigration and Acculturation...

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Unformatted text preview: CSD November 10, 2009 Immigration and Acculturation Visitors Tourists Sojourners o Visiting for a period of time, but plans on going back home Expatriates o Often referred to as non citizens or non-citizen worker o Often there for an indefinite period of time Culture Shock Experienced by sojourners and immigrants 30%-60% experience culture shock Feelings of disorientation, stress, anxiety Five-stages of culture shock o Honeymoon stage o Irritation o Reintegration o Gradual autonomy o Biculturalism Symptoms of Culture Shock Pervasive, variable intensity and duration Physical symptoms o Use of alcohol and drugs o Malaise (Dont want to get out of bed) Psychological symptoms o Helplessness o Loneliness o Frustration o Nervousness o Edgy/Preoccupied Variations Reverse culture shock o Re-entry shock o May be worse than culture shock Third culture kids o High interest in travel, languages, and cultures o Citizens of the world Immigration Reasons for emigration o War or persecution o Economic opportunity...
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11-10 - CSD November 10, 2009 Immigration and Acculturation...

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