ERIC Number: EJ634197
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Parents' Aspirations and Investment: The Role of Social Class in the Educational Experiences of 1.5- and Second-Generation Chinese Americans.
Harvard Educational Review, v71 n3 p438-74 Fall 2001
Interviews with 68 Chinese-American undergraduates show that immigrant parents have high expectations for children, but middle- and working-class parents have different resources and pursue different strategies in investing in children's education. Both immigrant optimism and pessimism were apparent. (Contains 70 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: Immigration and Education.