ISSN 2409-7616

T. Suslova, A. Nesterova, N. Komarova,



Tatyana F. Suslova – Candidate of Psychological Sciences, Associate Professor of the Department of Social Work, Moscow State Regional University, Moscow, Russian Federation, SPIN: 3221-4813, Author ID 446024, E-mail:

Albina A. Nesterova – Doctor of Psychology, Professor, Department of Social Psychology, Moscow State Regional University, Moscow, Russian Federation, SPIN code: 2855-3800, Author ID 208329, ORCID ID: 0000-0002-7830-9337, E-mail:

Natalia M. Komarova – Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences, Associate Professor of the Department of Social Work, Moscow State Regional University, Moscow, Russian Federation, SPIN: 5397-2226, Author ID 907816, E-mail:

Abstract. The article is devoted to the analysis of the main approaches to the study of ethnocultural adaptation of children from migrant families. In foreign science, the adaptation of migrants is studied in the framework of the acculturation model. The article analyzes the main points of the D. Berry acculturation model, popular both abroad and in Russia, and the results of studies of ethnocultural adaptation of teenage migrants carried out by foreign scientists as part of the methodology of this approach. At the same time, some research results are presented in which acculturation model is seriously criticized, the problems (shortcomings) of this model are described, as some foreign scientists see them. Describes the models and approaches that are proposed to replace or complement the acculturation model, such as the dialogue approach, prosecution and others.

Keywords: migration, children from migrant families, acculturation, ethnocultural adaptation, approaches and models of the process of acculturation, problems of children from migrant families.



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Suslova T.F., Nesterova A.A., Komarova N.M. Scientific approaches in research of ethnocultural adaptation of children from migrant families in foreign science.  CITISE, 2019, no. 4, pp. 230-241. DOI: