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How do you befriend an international student or a new coworker from a different country?What can you expect when your church building is shared with a congregation from another cultural group?Why are your words and actions sometimes misinterpreted by others? Crosscultural specialist Patty Lane answers these questions and more. She shows you how to develop hands-on relational skills that build crosscultural friendships. And she provides practical resources to help you navigate multicultural environments with sensitivity and savvy.
Great resource. For differenct ethnic groups gives background, chronology, immigration patterns, cultural assimilation, demographic profile, family life, etc.
Statistics on immigration
To search for statistics on an ethnic or cultural group, go to google and do a searchan example.....Mexican Americans Statistics site: gov....... This search should give you lots of statistics from the government.
The Urban Institute Children of Immigrants Data Tool is an interactive tool designed to generate charts and tables with indicators on children, age 0 to 17, for the United States,, the 50 states, the District of Columbia and the top 100 metro areas using data from the American Community Survey
No institution is more central to the immigrant experience than the family, as it plays a critical role in every facet of the immigration process, from the decision to make the journey through the ultimate assimilation—or acculturation—into American society.
Profiles fifty of the most numerous immigrant groups in the United States, providing information on the history of their immigration to the U.S., how well they have adapted to life in America, and their impact on American society.
Contains speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art - as well as overview information that places each document in context.
Education is a crucially important social institution, closely correlated with wealth, occupational prestige, psychological well-being, and health outcomes. Moreover, for children of immigrants - who account for almost one in four school-aged children in the U.S. - it is the primary means through which they become incorporated into American society.
Led by a UCLA-trained health psychologist, a team of experts describes non-traditional treatments that are quickly becoming more common in Western society, documenting cultural variations in health and sickness practices to underscore the diversity among human society.
Social tensions between majority and minority populations often center on claims that minorities are largely responsible for crime and disorder. Members of some disadvantaged groups in all developed countries, sometimes long-standing residents and other times recent immigrants, experience unwarranted disparities in their dealings with the criminal justice system
CQ Researcher is a magazine that puiblishes weekly reports on issues and controversies in the United States and worldwide. The reports are lengthy and objective with background info and statistics. Some of the reports are on issues that relate to cultural diversity.