Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Acculturation and life satisfaction among Latinos in the United States
by Araujo, Lourdes, M.S.W., California State University, Long Beach, 2009, 60; 1466125
Abstract (Summary)

This study examined the relationship between acculturation and life satisfaction among Latinos in the United States. The sample included 50 Latinos from various parts of Central America, South America, North America, and the Caribbean. The majority (72%) of the participants were 1st-generation immigrants. The participants completed a survey that provided data regarding demographics, satisfaction with life, and acculturation. The findings revealed no significant correlation between acculturation and life satisfaction. Implications of the study are discussed.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Lam, Brian Trung
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School: California State University, Long Beach
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 47/06M, Masters Abstracts International
Source Type: DISSERTATION
Subjects: Social work, Hispanic American studies
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Publication Number: 1466125
ISBN: 9781109172317
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