By S.A. Weinstock

The plans for this examine have been formulated among 1956 and 1958. For a while then, I have been attracted to the strategies of private and social lodging and within the elements that have been answerable for resistance to alter. whereas a graduate scholar at Columbia collage at the moment, i used to be additionally affiliated with a multidisciplinary learn crew at Cornell collage scientific schools learning the reactions of individuals of assorted cultural and social backgrounds to occasions of rigidity. The Hungarian refugees have been one of many teams being studied. I hence determined to adopt a research of the method of acculturation, the Hungarian refugees supplying an amazing inhabitants. i didn't anticipate to come across any critical problems. remember that, the paintings used to be beset with each type of trouble, monetary, conceptual, etc., that sometimes accompanies examine tasks. it's only now, greater than a decade later, that i'm in a position to current my findings of their ultimate shape. i'm happy to have this chance to precise my in­ debtedness to the various those that made thIS examine attainable. i've been lucky in having academics, colleagues, and associates, an identical individual, who helped me within the formula frequently all in of the matter, provided encouragement alongside each step, and taught me the very abilities i used to be to use.

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