Acculturation of the Muslims settled in the West

Khawaja, Nigar G. (2016) Acculturation of the Muslims settled in the West. Journal of Muslim Mental Health, 10(1).

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Muslims from all over the World have settled in Western countries. They bring with themselves a rich cultural heritage and numerous skills. However, adjusting to a culture, different from their original culture, can be a challenge. They have to undergo an acculturation process to get adjusted to a new country and a new way of life. Although acculturation has been considered an important phase in the resettlement process, it has not been studied extensively with the Muslim population in the West. The present commentary examines briefly the studies conducted in the last decade. Findings are discussed and the gaps are highlighted. Future directions that researchers and academics could take are discussed.

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ID Code: 96293
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Acculturation, Future Directions, Muslims, Research
DOI: 10.3998/jmmh.10381607.0010.102
ISSN: 1556-5009
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Psychology & Counselling
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2016 Michigan Publishing
Deposited On: 21 Jun 2016 22:52
Last Modified: 28 Sep 2016 07:06

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