By S. Alexander Weinstock

The plans for this research have been formulated among I956 and I958. For it slow then, I have been drawn to the techniques of private and social lodging and within the components that have been chargeable for resistance to alter. whereas a graduate scholar at Columbia college at the moment, i used to be additionally affiliated with a multidisciplinary examine workforce at Cornell collage scientific schools learning the reactions of individuals of varied cultural and social backgrounds to occasions of tension. The Hungarian refugees have been one of many teams being studied. I therefore determined to adopt a examine of the method of acculturation, the Hungarian refugees supplying an excellent inhabitants. i didn't anticipate to come across any severe problems. remember that, the paintings used to be beset with each kind of diWculty, monetary, conceptual, etc., that typically accompanies study initiatives. it's only now, greater than a decade later, that i'm capable of current my findings of their ultimate shape. i'm happy to have this chance to precise my in­ debtedness to the numerous those who made this learn attainable. i've been lucky in having academics, colleagues, and neighbors, usually all within the similar individual, who helped me within the formula of the matter, provided encouragement alongside each step, and taught me the very talents i used to be to use.

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