Acculturation Measurement: From Simple Proxies to Sophisticated Toolkit

Doucerain, Marina M.; Segalowitz, Norman et Ryder, Andrew G. (2016). « Acculturation Measurement: From Simple Proxies to Sophisticated Toolkit », dans The Oxford Handbook of Acculturation and Health, sous la dir. de Schwartz, Seth J. et Unger, Jennifer. Oxford, UK, Oxford University Press.

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This article discusses the importance of clear and precise conceptualizations of acculturation as well as the need for consistencies in definition, operationalization, and measurement. More specifically, it argues for an expanded acculturation research toolkit that does not rely too heavily on self-report acculturation scales. The article begins with an overview of the state of affairs with respect to acculturation conceptualizations and methods, paying particular attention to the unidimensional, bidimensional, and multidimensional frameworks of psychological acculturation. It then considers ways in which commonly used definitions and methods of acculturation can be used more intelligently. It also describes alternative methods for researchers interested in moving beyond self-report rating scales, a tiered approach to acculturation research, and method-specific health considerations. Finally, it offers some recommendations aimed at helping the field of acculturation and health research move forward.

Type: Chapitre de livre
Mots-clés ou Sujets: acculturation, measurement, acculturation research, self-report, rating, scale, tiered approach, health, research
Unité d'appartenance: Faculté des sciences humaines > Département de psychologie
Déposé par: Mme Marina Doucerain
Date de dépôt: 01 mars 2021 10:08
Dernière modification: 01 mars 2021 10:08
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