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Apologetics: My Strange Fixation with White Women

Alternative title: Navigating my Reader Identity

When I was a little girl and just starting to flex my writing muscles the first story I ever wrote was called… 539 more words

Jamaican Opinions

Bonfires and Other Gateway Drugs

One thing leads to another and suddenly I’m on a beach under the full moon at 9 on a weeknight, swaying around a bonfire to the sounds of Rasta youths spitting… 264 more words


Still on the Margins: Migration, English Language Learning, and Mental Health in Immigrant Psychiatric Patients

Author(s): Allyson EAMER ; Shanti FERNANDO ; Alyson E. KING



This qualitative study explores the reflexive relationships among mental illness, acculturation, and progress toward English proficiency in five adult immigrants being treated at a Canadian psychiatric hospital.

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Acculturation and health-related quality of life: results from the German National Cohort migrant feasibility study

Author(s): Tilman BRAND ; Florence SAMKANGE-ZEEB ; Ute ELLERT ; Thomas KEIL ; Lilian KRIST ; Nico DRAGANO ; Karl-Heinz JÖCKEL ; Oliver RAZUM ; Katharina REISS ; Karin Halina GREISER ; Heiko ZIMMERMANN ; Heiko BECHER ; Hajo ZEEB… 175 more words


The Caribbean Tongue

You tas’e petater an’ you say it sweet,
But you no know how hard we wuk fe it;
You want a basketful fe quattiewut… 803 more words

The Caribbean Context


A picture I took from Buda Castle ft. The Danube and the Hungarian Parliament

Disclaimer: I know how to spell Budapest…

To begin on my reflection of my third year in the University of Limerick, I’ll go back to the beginning. 465 more words


Self-rated health, gender, and acculturative stress among immigrants in the U.S.: New roles for social support

Author(s): Sarita PANCHANG ; Hilary DOWDY ; Rachel KIMBRO ; Bridget GORMAN




Based on different outcomes, immigrants to the U.S. may experience a decline in health with length of time or acculturation.

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