Acculturation and Adaptation index Revisited

Acculturation and Adaptation index Revisited
Colleen Ward and Arzu Rana-Deuba (1999)
 
1. Clothing
2. Pace of life
3. General knowledge
4. Food
5. Religious beliefs
6. Material comfort
7. Recreational activities
8. Self-identity
9. Family life
10. Accommodation/residence
11. Values
12. Friendships
13. Communication styles
14. Cultural activities
15. Language
16. Employment activities
17. Perceptions of co-nationals
18. Perceptions of Nepalese/host nationals
19. Political ideology
20. Worldview
21. Social customs
 
Co-national identification
Host- national
Separation‚ Integration‚ Assimilation‚ and Marginalization
 
Respondents are asked to consider two questions about their lifestyles in Nepal with reference to these items: “Are your experiences and behaviors similar to those of people from your country of origin (conationals)?” and “Are your experiences and behaviors similar to those of Nepalese (host nationals)?” Respondents rate the similarity for both host national and co-nationals on a 7-point scale whose end points are labeled not at all (1) and extremely (7).
 

Ward‚ Colleen. Rana-Deuba‚ Arzu. 1999. Acculturation and Adaptation Revisited. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology‚ 30‚ 422-442.