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Demography (2013) 50 (3): 1039–1064.
Published: 29 November 2012
... profiles and physical health of immigrants with lower durations of stay in the United States and acculturation scores tend to be better than those of more experienced or “acculturated” individuals (for a review and meta-study on Latinos, see Lara et al. 2005 ). Scholars have argued that these results...
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Demography (2011) 48 (2): 425–436.
Published: 30 April 2011
... the underlying assumptions of two competing hypotheses that explain this paradox. The first hypothesis attributes this deterioration to possible negative effects of acculturation and behavioral adjustments made by immigrants while living in the United States, and the second hypothesis attributes...
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Published: 30 April 2011
Fig. 1 Simulation of the positive and negative acculturation hypotheses More
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Published: 30 April 2011
Fig. 3 Simulation of individual and combined hypotheses of negative acculturation and poor health–selective return migration More
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Demography (2007) 44 (2): 225–249.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., Acculturation, and Economic Status: Explanations of Asian American Living Arrangements in Later Life . Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences , 48 ( 2 ), S55 – S63 . Chavez , L.R. ( 1985 ). Households, Migration and Labor Market Participation: The Adaptation of Mexicans to Life in the United...
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Demography (2015) 52 (4): 1295–1320.
Published: 26 June 2015
...Elizabeth H. Baker; Michael S. Rendall; Margaret M. Weden Abstract According to the “immigrant epidemiological paradox,” immigrants and their children enjoy health advantages over their U.S.-born peers—advantages that diminish with greater acculturation. We investigated child obesity...
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Demography (1993) 30 (2): 243–268.
Published: 01 May 1993
... average socioeconomic status, while Hispanics and blacks live in the less desirable suburbs. Models predicting suburban socioeconomic status for each racial/ethnic group show that whites and Hispanics receive consistent returns on income, acculturation, and family status. Asians’ locational patterns...
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Demography (2019) 56 (5): 1607–1634.
Published: 03 September 2019
... and established destinations was widest among the least-acculturated families, as measured by parental nativity, duration of residence, citizenship status, and English proficiency. These findings highlight how both place and acculturation stratify outcomes within the large and growing Mexican-origin subset...
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Published: 03 September 2019
Fig. 3 Predicted probability of early childhood education enrollment across destinations among Mexican-origin children by levels of family acculturation More
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 196–209.
Published: 01 March 1967
... of these and related findings by placing the analysis of Jewish fertility in the context of assimilation and acculturation. 8 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1967 1967 Resumen Los objetivos de este trabajo eran revisar y resumir la literatura existente sobre la fecundidad judía y discutir...
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Demography (1996) 33 (4): 443–453.
Published: 01 November 1996
...John R. Logan; Richard D. Alba; Tom McNulty; Brian Fisher Abstract What accounts for the differences in the kinds of communities within the metropolis in which members of different racial and ethnic groups live? Do socioeconomic advancement and acculturation provide greater integration with whites...
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Demography (2016) 53 (6): 1979–2004.
Published: 21 November 2016
...Osea Giuntella Abstract This study explores the effects of assimilation on the health of Hispanics in the United States, using ethnic intermarriage as a metric of acculturation. I exploit a unique data set of linked confidential use birth records in California and Florida from 1970–2009...
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Demography (2008) 45 (3): 619–639.
Published: 01 August 2008
... and generally receive similar returns to years of schooling completed. Immigrants also receive substantial returns to acculturation, measured as age at arrival and English language skill. These results cast doubt on the strong version of segmented labor market theory, in which low-skill immigrants...
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Demography (2013) 50 (5): 1873–1896.
Published: 29 November 2012
... and metropolitan-level characteristics, immigrants in new destinations are more segregated and immigrants in minor destinations considerably more segregated than their counterparts in established destinations. Neither controls for immigrant-group acculturation or socioeconomic status nor those for demographic...
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Demography (2014) 51 (4): 1159–1173.
Published: 01 May 2014
... ). A second explanation is the detrimental effects of acculturation on health behaviors (i.e., poor diet, a sedentary lifestyle, and substance abuse) through exposure to U.S. society. In recent years, the acculturation literature has been strongly criticized (Carter-Pokras et al. 2008 ; Creighton et al...
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Demography (2016) 53 (5): 1555–1581.
Published: 21 September 2016
... migrants to the United States acculturate more rapidly and adopt high-risk behaviors • Increase gradients of Mexican migrants with longer duration of residence in the United States if acculturation brings larger net health benefits to high-SES migrants One mechanism that partially accounts...
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Demography (2016) 53 (6): 2031–2043.
Published: 21 November 2016
.... 1 Some studies have found that first-generation Hispanic adolescents are as lean as whites and leaner than second-generation and third-plus-generation coethnic peers (Popkin and Udry 1998 ) because of differences in acculturation, diet, and physical (in)activity (Gordon-Larsen et al. 2003...
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Demography (2022) 59 (5): 1655–1681.
Published: 01 October 2022
... ). Immigrants with longer U.S. residence or greater acculturation to U.S. society have worse health and more illness risk factors than those with shorter residence or less acculturation (e.g., Hunt et al. 2004 ; Lara et al. 2005 ; Lopez-Gonzalez et al. 2005 ). This phenomenon, often referred to as unhealthy...
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Demography (2017) 54 (5): 1973–1998.
Published: 15 August 2017
... and thus allows for a better estimate of immigrant assimilation or lack thereof. Second, recognizing that immigrant assimilation into American society depends not only on the time spent in the United States but also on the opportunities for acculturation and socioeconomic incorporation (Treas 2014 ), we...
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Demography (2013) 50 (2): 495–520.
Published: 10 October 2012
... . Biometrics , 42 , 693 – 734 . 10.2307/2530689 Ceballos , M. , & Palloni , A. ( 2010 ). Maternal and infant health of Mexican immigrants in the USA: The effects of acculturation, duration, and selective return migration . Ethnicity & Health , 5 , 377 – 396 . 10.1080...
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