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Stages of Acculturatio n

Stages of Acculturation

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As experienced by my real life China adventure.

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Page 1: Stages of Acculturation

Stages of Acculturation

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Euphoria

Excitement, enthusiasm, and optimism for everything in host culture.

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Culture Shock

Negativity ranging from irritability to hostility, anxiety to panic. Similar to the stages of grief.

Page 4: Stages of Acculturation

Gradual recovery of equilibrium and objectivity. Acknowledgment of positive and negative aspects of both

cultures. Identity crisis.

Anomie

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Assimilation or Adaption

Acceptance of new culture. Recovery of self-confidence and identity.