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Australian Journal of Adult Learning, v45 n2 p209-222 Jul 2005

This article reports on a study focussed on the identity formation of a second generation male Australian Chinese. Learning was a major part of his adult life: from poor beginnings he studied repeatedly to achieve his goals. It was posited that education was the potent force throughout the individual's development. The study, a life story, was underpinned by two theories: (i) "Psychological impact of biculturalism: evidence and theory" by La Fromboise et al. (1993) and (ii) "The seasons of a man's life" by Levinson et al. (1978). The factors explored were family and attachment, gender, ethnicity and religion. (Contains 1 figure.)

Descriptors: Biculturalism, Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Adult Education

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Autor: Hoy, Dorathy

Fuente: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=2631&id=EJ797633

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