Filipino immigration. A study with a group of second generation.

CAVALLARO, L and DAMIGELLA, D and LICCIARDELLO, O. (2015) Filipino immigration. A study with a group of second generation. In: Second International Conference on Advances in Management, Economics and Social Science - MES 2015, 18 - 19 April, 2015, Rome, Italy.

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Abstract

In Italy the Filipino immigration started during the Seventies and it became stabilized during the years (Annual Report, 2014) thanks to several factors that have bolstered their presence (Ambrosini & Buccarelli, 2009). Recently, after the increase of Filipino first generation nuclear families, the presence of Filipino second generation has risen (representing 21.5% of the entire community). Regarding these young people the double cultural belonging is a relevant question that involves complex dynamics of social identity’s (Tajfel, 1981) development. The aim of our study was to analyze the representational framework of a Filipino second generation’s group on: heritage and the Italian culture; perceived well-being; groups and identity dimensions. Data have been collected through the administration of a semistructured questionnaire in a face to face setting. Results pointed out a framework characterized by a reasonable tendency to biculturalism.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: second generation, biculturalism, social identity, acculturation, well-being.
Depositing User: Mr. John Steve
Date Deposited: 01 May 2019 10:56
Last Modified: 01 May 2019 10:56
URI: http://publications.theired.org/id/eprint/1766

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