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Living Biculturally


Living Biculturally

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Immigrant youth navigate a number of environments. Oftentimes these young people find themselves in between two spaces: one environment where they have to act a specific way in order to fit in with their peers and another environment where they can truly be themselves because there is a shared sense of culture with their peers. The following essay provides a glimpse into the life of one young person as she navigates what she refers to as a “split reality.” Highlighting experiences around use of language and religion, this essay provides insightful perspectives for youth development practitioners.

Mohamed Hassan, N. (2019). Living biculturally. Journal of Youth Development, 14(2). Retrieved from

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