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ERIC Number: EJ1104168
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0018-1498
A Content Analysis of Immigration in Traditional, New, and Non-Gateway State Standards for U.S. History and Civics
Hilburn, Jeremy; Journell, Wayne; Buchanan, Lisa Brown
High School Journal, v99 n3 p234-251 Spr 2016
In this content analysis of state U.S. History and Civics standards, we compared the treatment of immigration across three types of states with differing immigration demographics. Analyzing standards from 18 states from a critical race methodology perspective, our findings indicated three sets of tensions: a unified American story versus local specificity, immigration as a historical versus civic issue, and favorable versus unfavorable tenor of the standards. Through this project, we were able to draw some initial conclusions about the relationship between states' immigration demographics and social studies standards. Thus, this study builds on the small but growing new gateway state literature and on the content analysis literature related to immigration and the formal social studies curriculum.
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