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AMERİKA’DA YAŞAYAN TÜRKLERDE ETNİK KİMLİK, KÜLTÜRLEŞME, DİNDARLIK VE BUNLARIN YAŞAM MEMNUNİYETİNE ETKİSİ
Abdurrahim GÜLER,Tuğça POYRAZ TACOĞLU

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Öz Bu makalede Amerika‟da yaşayan Türk göçmenlerin yaşam memnuniyetleri açısından sergiledikleri farklılıklar incelenmektedir. Yaşam memnuniyetini etkileyen faktörler olarak Türk göçmenlerin dindarlığı, sosyo-ekonomik seviyeleri, Amerika‟daki yaşam süreleri, sahip oldukları miras kültürleri ve Amerikan ev sahibi kültürle kültürleşme süreçleri ve kendilerini etnik kimlikle tanımlama dereceleri ele alınmıştır. Araştırmanın örneklemini Türkiye‟de doğup Amerika‟ya yerleşen 344 Türk göçmen oluşturmaktadır. Araştırmanın verileri Vancouver Kültürleşme İndeksi, Çok Gruplu Etnik Kimlik Ölçeği ve Yaşam Memnuniyeti Ölçeği kullanılarak toplanmıştır. Bu ölçeklerin yanı sıra örnekleme demografik özelliklerini kapsayan anket uygulanmıştır. Genel olarak bakıldığında Amerika‟daki Türk göçmenlerin yaşam memnuniyetlerinin yüksek olduğu sonucuna ulaşılmıştır. Ayrıca çalışmada lojistik regresyon testi kullanılmıştır. Buna göre ilk model, dindarlık derecesi ve sosyo-ekonomik seviye arasında farklılıkları göstermektedir. Son model ise dindarlığının, sosyo-ekonomik seviyenin
Anahtar Kelimeler: Etnik Kimlik, Kültürleşme, Gidilen Yerde Yaşama Süresi, Dindarlık
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Abdurrahim GÜLER,Tuğça POYRAZ TACOĞLU