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ERIC Number: EJ1126183
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0951-8398
An Exploration of Trans* Kinship as a Strategy for Student Success
Nicolazzo, Z.; Pitcher, Erich N.; Renn, Kristen A.; Woodford, Michael
International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), v30 n3 p305-319 2017
Although the notion of queer kinship has been well discussed within literature on queer individuals, it has not been used as a lens to make sense of how trans* college students successfully navigate rigidly gender dichotomous collegiate environments. Using interview data from the National Study of LGBTQ Student Success, this study explores the narratives of 18 trans* students concerning their experiences of success in college and the role of queer kinship in supporting their success. Analysis documented three domains of kinship (i.e. material, virtual, and affective), which promoted students' success.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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