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Asian American Identities, Families, and Schooling (PB)

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Twelve American academics contribute ten chapters to a research anthology that illuminates the diversity among the 50-plus Asian and Pacific American groups in the U.S. Coverage includes an exploration of issues of identity development, race and family relationships through multiple lenses, using the words of participants to gain insights into their lived experiences in U.S. society; the informal networks within Asian American communities; and the educational experiences and aspirations of Asian American students. No subject index. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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ISBN-13: 9781593110567
Publisher: Information Age Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 10/07/2003
Series: Research on the Education of Asian and Pacific Americans Ser.
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

Part IAsian American Identities and Families
1.Growing Up Asian in America: A Search for Self3
2.Multiple and Shifting Identities: Asian Indian Families in the United States27
3.The Formation of a Political Identity in Korean American Students: A Case Study55
4.Racialized Experiences of Asian American Student Teachers77
5.Educational Transitions: Korean Families with Children in American Schools105
Part IIAsian American Students In School: Achievement and Aspirations
6.Educational and Occupational Aspirations of Asian American Students135
7.The (re) Construction of Second-Generation Ethnic Networks: Structuring Academic Success of Korean American High School Students157
8.Sharing the Experience: Transitional Information about American Schools Among Chinese177
9.Immigrant Generational Differences in Academic Achievement: The Case of Asian American High School Students201
10.The Success and Demise of a Khmer (Cambodian) Bilingual Education Program: A Case Study225
About the Authors253

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