Immigration to Canada
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The paper examines two articles dealing with the psychology of immigrant groups. The paper discusses how the so-called "receiving groups" can create what psychologists call "acculturation" or assimilation only in a society where open diversity is possible. The paper also addresses the experiences of the comfort and agony of learning English in an ESL class with Asian students.
From the Paper:"One problem of immigration, whether to Canada or any other foreign locale is that the degree of contact, or assimilation is more difficult when there is little mixing of the groups. Berry calls it "acculturation." This is "a process that entails contact between two cultural groups which results in numerous cultural changes in both groups" (Berry 616). Usually, there is a dominant and a more or less subservient group. Each has questions about the other- in one case, how can we cope with them? And the othe, more or less, how can (or should) we deal with them. Normally, of course, the dominant group includes Canadian natives, more or less sure of..."
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Immigration to Canada (2008, December 01) Retrieved April 21, 2021, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/immigration-to-canada-138324/
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