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Bekerman, Zvi – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2018
Advocates of integration and cross cultural contact believe schools have a seminal role to play in perpetuating or breaking the cycle of violence and division in conflicted societies. Historically, segregated schools are the norm in such societies. An alternative educational model is provided through integrated schools--schools where children from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Desegregation, Bilingual Schools, High School Graduates
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Termes López, Andreu – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2017
One of the most universally recognized mechanisms in the sociology of education is the Pygmalion effect: the expectations and prejudices of teachers (from a position of power), projected onto the students, have the potential to become a self-fulfilled prophecy--either positive either stigmatizing. But what elements are used to build these…
Descriptors: Social Distance, Teacher Student Relationship, Teacher Expectations of Students, Immigrants
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Uptin, Jonnell; Wright, Jan; Harwood, Valerie – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2016
Educators in resettlement countries are grappling with ways to adequately engage and meet the needs of newly arrived refugee students. In this article we argue that to fully meet the needs of refugee students a deeper understanding of their educational experience as "a refugee" prior to resettlement is vital. In particular we foreground…
Descriptors: Refugees, Self Concept, Foreign Countries, Land Settlement
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Andrews, Micah – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2016
Using students' interviews as data source, this study explores the interactional experiences of several Mexican students at a US high school in the Midwest with their teachers and discusses how three cultural models of teacher interaction valued by the students impact their affiliation, motivation, and engagement with school. Emphasis is given to…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, Interviews, Interaction, High School Students
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Chutuape, Erica D. – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2016
This study provides a deeper understanding of the interracial connections not just between non-whites and whites, but among non-whites. Filipino American youth attending high school in New York City contended with a dominant bipolar racial discourse that marginalizes the racialized experiences of Asians and Pacific Islanders. However, instead of…
Descriptors: Filipino Americans, Minority Groups, High School Students, Asian Americans
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Ferreira, Ana – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2016
This article examines the discursive positions South African high school students take up in response to a teaching intervention that invites them to historicize their identities. It thus seeks to contribute to the growing body of education research on how to meaningfully engage young people in post-conflict societies with their recent past.…
Descriptors: High School Students, Intervention, Teaching Methods, History
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Coombs, Dawan; Park, Hye-Young; Fecho, Bob – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2014
Korean American students experience invisibility and silence as their culture and presence remain outwardly invisible in the mainstream culture of US high schools. This is further exacerbated by the silent response of the dominant population of the school towards these issues. Yet, to an extent, Korean American students find a sense of comfort…
Descriptors: Korean Americans, Asian American Students, Racial Bias, Ethnic Stereotypes