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Table 1 The four facets of acculturation at the individual level

From: Acculturation in context: knowledge sharing through ubiquitous technologies

Assimilation Assimilation at the individual level occurs when the individual abandons his/her own culture in favor of the host culture and society
Separation When individuals reject or abandon the host culture and society in favor of preserving their original culture
Integration Integration occurs when individuals are able to adopt the cultural norms of the host culture while maintaining their culture of origin
Marginalization Marginalization occurs when individuals reject both their culture of origin and the dominant host culture