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ERIC Number: EJ386062
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1988
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Paradigm Regained: A Critique of 'Cultural Deficit' Perspectives in Contemporary Educational Research.
Troyna, Barry
Comparative Education, v24 n3 p273-83 1988
Reviews literature supporting "cultural deficit," the idea that membership in ethnic minority group is linked with academic achievement or, more specifically, failure. Examines ethnic paradigm of Asians as high achievers. Suggests researchers committed to ideas of cultural deficit support ethnicist conceptions of reform, institutionalizing ethnic and cultural differences. (TES)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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