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ERIC Number: EJ538214
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0739-9863
Mexican American Children's Perceptions of Self and School Achievement.
Okagaki, Lynn; And Others
Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, v18 n4 p469-84 Nov 1996
Interviews with 43 Mexican American 4th- and 5th-grade students found that student beliefs about their ethnicity influenced perceptions of their social and behavioral competence, self-worth, and attitudes toward school, but were not related to their level of academic achievement. Discusses the relationship between parents' and childrens' beliefs about racial barriers to achievement. Contains 25 references. (LP)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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