Acculturation Index – Revised (AI-R)

Acculturation Index – Revised (AI-R)
Ward & Rana-Dueba‚ 1999).
Adopted by Tom et al. (2000)
 
1.    Are your religious beliefs similar to those of other African-Americans?
2.    Are your religious beliefs similar to White/Caucasian Americans?
3.    Are your life experiences similar to those of other African-Americans?
4.    Are your life experiences similar to White/Caucasian Americans?
5.    Are your values similar to those of other African-Americans?
6.    Are your values similar to White/Caucasian Americans?
7.    Do you identify with African-American culture?
8.    Do you identify with White/Caucasian American culture?
9.    Do you like African-American culture?
10.Do you like White/Caucasian-American culture?
11.Is it important to you to maintain many African-American friends?
12.Is it important to you to maintain many White/Caucasian-American friends?
13.Is it important for you to practice African-American customs?
14.Is it important for you to practice White/Caucasian-American customs?
Co-national identification
Host- national
Separation‚ Integration‚ Assimilation‚ and Marginalization
 
 
1= Not at All‚ 2=A Little‚ 3=Somewhat‚ 4= Moderately‚ 5=Quite a Bit‚ 6=A Lot‚ 7=Completely
Note: This measure will be adapted for use with Asians and Asian-Americans by replacing “African-American(s)” with “Asian(s).”
 
 

Ward‚ C.‚ & Rana-Dueba‚ A. (1999). Acculturation and adaptation revisited. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology‚ 30(4)‚ 422-442.

Tom‚ D.‚ Kristel‚ O. V.‚ & Highlen‚ P. S. (2000). Attributions to discrimination and coping: the role of attributions. Unpublished raw data.

Tom. David M.‚ (2006). Effects of perceived discrimination: rejection and identification as two distinct pathways and their associated effects. Ohio State University. PhD dissertation.