ERIC Number: ED369682
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Chinese-American Students: A Review of the Literature.
Zhang, Shu Ya; Carrasquillo, Angela L.
This document reviews the literature on subjects relating to Chinese-American students. The paper presents information under six major headings: (1) "Asian Immigrants in the United States: Demographic Data"; (2) "Economic and Educational Background of Asian Immigrants"; (3) "Chinese-American Students: Who Are They?"; (4) "Academic and Language Characteristics of Chinese Students"; (5) "The Chinese Culture"; and (6) "Parents' Influence." Extensive statistical data appear in the report, as do a large number of quotations from reference sources. Taken together, the data portray Chinese immigrants to the United States, on the whole, as relatively well educated and supportive of education, highly paid, consisting of large families, often bilingual, and generally respectful of authority and tradition. Contains 71 references. (SG)
Publication Type: Information Analyses
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