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Shammas, Diane – Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 2017
Using a mixed methods approach, the researcher gathered a set of narrative responses from focus groups that supported the claim of underreporting campus discrimination on a survey. Multiple studies have shown that underrepresented minority students are likely to bond with same-ethnic peers in a racially tense campus climate. This mixed method is a…
Descriptors: Arabs, North Americans, Muslims, Community Colleges
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Kahan, David – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2007
Overweight and obesity plague American society and their burden is shared disproportionately by minorities at all age levels. The ramifications of overweight are well documented and include chronic morbidities such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hypercholesterolemia, hypertension, and certain forms of cancer. Immigrants, who comprise 11% of…
Descriptors: College Students, Obesity, Body Composition, Age Differences
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Wright, J. W., Jr. – Journal of Intergroup Relations, 1997
It is paradoxical that discriminatory measures like California's Proposition 187 push immigrants and their children into entrepreneurial self-employment, at which many increase their incomes. The situation of Arab Americans illustrates the case of an ethnic group that is wealthy in the face of persistent prejudice. (SLD)
Descriptors: Arabs, Discriminatory Legislation, Economic Factors, Employment Patterns
Hatcher, Bunny Nightwalker – 1991
A report on 1990 hate crimes in Los Angeles County (California) found 275 racially motivated hate crimes, 150 religiously motivated hate crimes, and 125 sexual orientation hate crimes. The data were collected primarily from law enforcement and community agencies. Of the racially motivated crimes, most were aimed at Blacks, followed by Asians. Jews…
Descriptors: Arabs, Asian Americans, Blacks, Ethnic Discrimination
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Philip, Thomas M. – Urban Education, 2013
Understanding teaching as a political act is often assumed to be a strength for teachers; however, this assumption conceals important aspects of their processes of becoming politicized. I argue that seeing teaching as a political act can be a liability for prospective teachers of color who engaged with college student activism if these assumed…
Descriptors: Activism, Teacher Education Programs, Urban Schools, Race