ERIC Number: EJ476893
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Dispelling the Myth of a Healthy Minority.
Asian American Policy Review, v3 p17-33 Win 1993
Explains how misperceptions of Asian Americans have led to inappropriate conclusions by the public and by policymakers concerning medical school enrollment and financial assistance and health needs research. The article makes recommendations for increasing and expanding targeted data collection efforts in the Asian Pacific American subcategories. (GLR)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Asian American Students, Asian Americans, Demography, Ethnic Groups, Financial Problems, Health Needs, Higher Education, Medical Education, Medical Students, Minority Groups, Misconceptions, Pacific Americans, Policy Formation, Public Health, Public Policy, Research Needs
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Journal availability: "Asian American Policy Review," c/o John F. Kennedy School of Government, 79 JFK Street, Taubman 269, Cambridge, MA 02138.