Acculturation and Occupation: A Study of the 1956 Hungarian by S. Alexander Weinstock

By S. Alexander Weinstock

The plans for this learn have been formulated among I956 and I958. For it slow then, I have been drawn to the methods of private and social lodging and within the elements that have been accountable for resistance to alter. whereas a graduate pupil at Columbia college at the moment, i used to be additionally affiliated with a multidisciplinary examine team at Cornell college clinical schools learning the reactions of individuals of varied cultural and social backgrounds to events of tension. The Hungarian refugees have been one of many teams being studied. I hence determined to adopt a examine of the method of acculturation, the Hungarian refugees offering a fantastic inhabitants. i didn't count on to come across any severe problems. keep in mind that, the paintings used to be beset with each type of diWculty, monetary, conceptual, etc., that typically accompanies examine initiatives. it is just now, greater than a decade later, that i'm in a position to current my findings of their ultimate shape. i'm happy to have this chance to precise my in­ debtedness to the various those that made this examine attainable. i've been lucky in having academics, colleagues, and acquaintances, usually all within the similar individual, who helped me within the formula of the matter, provided encouragement alongside each step, and taught me the very talents i used to be to use.

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