ERIC Number: EJ460058
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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Transformations: Cultural Challenges Faced by First-Generation Students.
London, Howard B.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n80 p5-11 Win 1992
Discusses the impact of social/structural mobility on first-generation college students, focusing on the common need to renegotiate relations with family and friends and to acquire a new social identity with the attendant symbols (language, dress, etc.) of status-group membership. (DMM)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), College Attendance, Community Colleges, Family Characteristics, First Generation College Students, Intergroup Relations, Peer Relationship, Social Mobility, Student College Relationship, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
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