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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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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