mexican american gp-gc paper

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Click to edit Master subtitle style The Impact of Acculturation in Mexican- American Families on the Quality of Merril Silverstein and Xuan Chen Andrus Gerontology Center University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
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Definitions of Acculturation Change occurring as a result of continuous contact between cultural groups Unidirectional continuum of change from native culture to majority culture The loss of traditional values, language and practices due to exposure to a dominant culture
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Research Questions Do acculturation differences between Mexican- American grandparents and their adult grandchildren reduce levels of intimacy and contact between them? Are the pernicious effects of acculturation manifested more from the grandchild’s perspective on the relationship than from the grandparent’s perspective?
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Sample Study of Three Generation Mexican-American Families 1125 Mexican-American adults in linked generations from 375 family lineages in the San Antonio, Texas metropolitan area Analysis sample consists of 314 grandparent - grandchild dyads.
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