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During this textual content, the authors know the stresses universal to people who pass or survive cultural limitations. They define a calm, fit option to coexist with members from various backgrounds, and supply recommendation on resolving clashes in cultures and values.

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Title : Between Cultures : Developing Self-identity in a World of Diversity author : Seelye, H. ; Wasilewski, Jacqueline Howell. publisher : NTC Contemporary isbn10 | asin : 0844233056 print isbn13 : 9780844233055 ebook isbn13 : 9780071404150 language : English subject Pluralism (Social sciences)--Psychological aspects, Multiculturalism--Psychological aspects, Identity (Psychology) , Socialization, Cultural Diversity--psychology, Social Identification. S44 1996eb ddc : 306 subject : Pluralism (Social sciences)--Psychological aspects, Multiculturalism--Psychological aspects, Identity (Psychology) , Socialization, Cultural Diversity--psychology, Social Identification.

As recently as the 1960s, in smaller towns, people would stare at the few mixed couples they encountered, or avoid looking at them altogether. Today few extended families in the United States do not contain someone from another culture and, not infrequently, from another race. A 1993 survey by Time magazine reported that 72 percent of those polled knew married couples who were of different races (Time. Special Issue. The New Face of Page 13 America, Fall 1993, 64). S. 1 million by 1990. " By 1993, 52 percent of Jews were marrying gentiles, 65 percent of Japanese-Americans married people with no Japanese heritage, and 70 percent of Native Americans married other races.

If the teacher talks to me in Spanish, I won't answer," announced the child. His decision was made. And for a month, he did not speak a word to anyone at school. Then one day he came home for lunch and announced that he had had a conversation with his teacher. You could have heard a pin drop. The parents looked at each other, then the mother asked what they had talked about. '" That was it, a humble beginning, but great oaks from little acorns . . On the plane back to the United States, Michael sat in the row in front of his parents.

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