Adolescent Females Between Tradition and Modernity: Gender Role Socialization in South Asian Immigrant Culture
Référence bibliographique 
Talbani, Aziz et Hasanali, Parveen. 2000. «Adolescent Females Between Tradition and Modernity: Gender Role Socialization in South Asian Immigrant Culture ». Journal of Adolescence, vol. 23, no 5, p. 615-627.
Intentions : « The study examines the social and cultural experiences of adolescent female belonging to various south. » (medline database) Questions/Hypothèses : - « What strategies do south Asian families employ to maintain traditional females roles? » (p. 615) - « How are south Asian female adolescents in Canadian society effecting cultural change? » (p. 616)
Échantillon/Matériau : « 22 adolescent girls of Indian, Pakistani and Bangladeshi origin in Montreal. » (p. 615)
Instruments : Guide d’entrevue
Type de traitement des données : Analyse de contenu
« The study examines the social and cultural experiences of adolescent female belonging to various south Asian immigrant groups in Canada. Applying qualitative research method, the authors interviewed 22 adolescent girls of Indian, Pakistani and Bangladeshi origin in Montreal. Like other immigrant communities, south Asian families undergo acculturation stress. South Asians tend to integrate secular European cultural elements with their culture; however, family and community structure remain male dominated. The study showed that gender roles were maintained through gender segregation, control over social activities of girls and arranged marriage. Interviewees felt that their parents and communities have more stringent rules for female socialization than any other community in Canada. The study also found that adolescent girls perceived high social cost attached to protest and dissent, therefore, they accept prevalent conditions and expect to change social situation gradually. Some adolescents undergo stress resulting in behavioural problems. » (p. 615)