ERIC Number: EJ1174737
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Abstractor: As Provided
"They Don't Care about You": First-Year Chinese International Students' Experiences with Neo-Racism and Othering on a U.S. Campus
Yao, Christina W.
Journal of The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition, v30 n1 p87-101 Spr 2018
This qualitative research study illuminates the experiences affecting first-year Chinese international students in the United States and gives insights as to how these students perceive interpersonal relationships at college. Participants shared reports of neo-racism and othering as negatively affecting their feelings of connection to other members of their collegiate community. Findings and implications from this study indicate a need for better support for first-year Chinese international students in college.
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Asians, Qualitative Research, Student Experience, College Freshmen, Interpersonal Relationship, Phenomenology, Semi Structured Interviews, Racial Discrimination, Social Distance
National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition. University of South Carolina, 1728 College Street, Columbia, SC 29208. Tel: 803-777-6229; Fax: 803-777-4699; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://sc.edu/fye/journal/
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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