Cultural Anthropology

To Assimilate or Not to Assimilate: An Anthropologist's Lived Experience

Lived Places Publishing author Dr. Farhana Hoque talks about the “Cycle of Rejection” and the reasons that an immigrant might resist assimilation into their new culture.

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