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ERIC Number: EJ777967
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Sep
Pages: 9
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 21
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0146-3934
Japanese International Female Students' Experience of Discrimination, Prejudice, and Stereotypes
Bonazzo, Claude; Wong, Y. Joel
College Student Journal, v41 n3 p631-639 Sep 2007
This qualitative study examined four Japanese international female college students' experience of discrimination, prejudice, and stereotypes in a predominately white university. Four themes emerged from the analysis of data: (1) overt forms of prejudice and discrimination; (2) stereotypes common to Asians; (3) stereotypes unique to the Japanese; and (4) coping with discrimination through avoidance. Participants' experiences were diverse and ranged from more blatant forms of discrimination to more subtle assaults such as one-dimensional stereotypes about Japanese culture. Most participants used avoidance strategies when they encountered discrimination. The limitations and implications of this study are discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Japan; United States