Towards a Total Picture of Cross-Cultural Adaptation



With regard of the bioecological systems theory, Chap.  7 has introduced, explained and explored its crucial conceptions and constructions in a detailed way. It has been argued that a framework based on the theory for analysing and synthesising the findings from the data gathered in fieldwork seems applicable, feasible as well as flexible in order to obtain a total picture about the process of cross-cultural adaptation (CCA) by Chinese doctoral students (CDS) during their Ph.D. journey. This final chapter will summarise the general findings of this research which leads towards our final destination: constructing an entire picture of CCA.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of International RelationsSichuan International Studies UniversityChongqingChina
  2. 2.School of EducationThe University of NewcastleCallaghanAustralia
  3. 3.School of EducationThe University of NewcastleNewcastleAustralia

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