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Subramaniam, Ganakumaran – International Education Studies, 2008
Researchers have theorized that cultural emphasis on education plays a major role in explaining Asian students' achievement. While Asian parents often view education as the main vehicle for upward social mobility, the social and cultural make-up of Asian societies and the context within which education is conducted in Asia often clash with the…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Asian Culture, Social Influences, Barriers