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Trieu, Monica M. – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2018
Despite the growing number of Asian American Studies (AAS) programs and Asian ethnic organizations across colleges and universities since the 1970s, surprisingly little empirical research examines the role of these aspects of higher education on Asian American identity. How do the roles of AAS curriculum and Asian American student organizations…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Ethnic Studies, Student Organizations, College Students
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Park, Julie J.; Assalone, Amanda E. – Community College Review, 2019
Objectives: What are some of the key reasons Asian American students enroll in community colleges? Method: We utilized qualitative methods, conducting 49 interviews in Southern California with current Asian American community college and transfer students at three institutions. Results: We identified five key reasons why Asian American…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, College Transfer Students, Social Class
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Rodriguez, Noreen Naseem; Kim, Esther June – Journal of Children's Literature, 2018
A limited number of studies have examined Asian American children's literature over the last half century. While the selection and availability of this literature has increased substantially in the last two decades, many of these texts continue to perpetuate stereotypes (Morgan, 2012), such as the overachieving model minority (Loh-Hagen, 2014) and…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Asian Americans, Picture Books, Childrens Literature
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Wang, Cixin; Wang, Weimeng; Zheng, Lianzhe; Atwal, Kavita – School Psychology Forum, 2016
This study examined Asian American elementary students' experience with victimization. Data were collected from 313 fourth and fifth graders from an ethnically diverse elementary school in southern California. Most participants self-identified as Asian/Asian American and spoke an Asian language at home. Results indicated that Asian American…
Descriptors: Bullying, Prevention, Social Justice, Asian American Students
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Cooc, North – Exceptionality, 2018
Despite decades of research on racial disproportionality in special education, the underrepresentation of Asian Americans in services tends to be overlooked in policy and practice. Underrepresentation, however, raises the possibility of similar concerns about misidentification, bias, and racial inequality within schools as overrepresentation. Yet,…
Descriptors: Disproportionate Representation, Special Education, Asian American Students, School Districts
Poon, OiYan A. – National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education, 2017
Opponents of affirmative action in the Fisher Supreme Court case claim that race-conscious admissions policies discriminate against Asian American applicants and impose a "higher bar" in college admissions than for other students. In their amicus brief supporting the plaintiff in the Fisher case, 80-20 states that, "Asian American…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, College Freshmen, College Admission, Affirmative Action
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Lam, Kevin D. – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2019
This article provides an analysis of Asian American gang violence within the context of racialization and the legacy of imperialism. The analysis is grounded in a specific study of the Van Nuys (CA) Asian Boys gang and the particularities of Asian American gang violence in Southern California during the 1990s. Drawing from historical writings on…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Youth, Violence, Juvenile Gangs
Ramones, Eric – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this phenomenological study was to explore the lived experiences of Asian Americans who became chief executive officers (CEOs) of a California Community College District. This study discussed the experiences, the influence of Asian culture, the perception of Asian Americans, and the challenges encountered by Asian American CEOs. To…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Asian Americans, Administrators, Phenomenology
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Her, Chia S. – Multicultural Perspectives, 2014
The educational experiences of Southeast Asian Americans, particularly Cambodian Americans, Hmong Americans, Laotian Americans, and Vietnamese Americans, are characterized by numerous challenges, which can be attributed to their migration history, socioeconomic status, and English proficiency. By the end of 11th grade, a high percentage of…
Descriptors: College Preparation, Stereotypes, Asian American Students, Teacher Education
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An, Sohyun – Theory and Research in Social Education, 2016
Compared to other groups of color, Asian Americans and their perspectives have rarely been given attention in curriculum studies. This article seeks to address the gap in the literature. It uses AsianCrit, a branch of critical race theory, as a theoretical lens to analyze and explicate common patterns across various states' scripting of Asian…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, United States History, Critical Theory, Race
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Chan, Jason – Journal of College Student Development, 2017
Studies on college students' racial identities seldom focus on geographic context, despite existing research documenting its role in how racial groups construct and express racial identities. Drawing on theories of ecological systems and racial formation, I explored experiences of race and racial identity among 10 Asian American students who…
Descriptors: Racial Identification, College Students, Asian American Students, Immigrants
Garces, Liliana M.; Poon, OiYan – Civil Rights Project - Proyecto Derechos Civiles, 2018
Over the last few years, even as the U.S. Supreme Court was considering the constitutionality of race-conscious policies in postsecondary admissions in "Fisher v. University of Texas" (2016), a new wave of attacks in the conservative agenda to dismantle affirmative action (as the policy is more commonly called) emerged. First, in 2014…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, College Admission, Educational Policy, Race
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Chen, Xiaochen; Graham, Sandra – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
Asian American students often report lower self-esteem than their peers from other racial groups even though they are doing better academically. The current study attempted to explore this paradox from an attributional perspective. Academic achievement, self-esteem and attributions for academic failures (i.e., low ability and low effort) were…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, African American Students, White Students, Hispanic American Students
Valliani, Nadia; Byrd, Daniel – Campaign for College Opportunity, 2015
Approximately, 6.3 million Asian Americans and 347,501 Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPIs) live in California. The Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander community is one that is both significant in size and in diversity. It also represents the fastest growing racial/ethnic group in the state. Ensuring their access to and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Attainment, Enrollment, College Freshmen
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Philip, Thomas M. – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2014
In this article, I consider the emergence of the term Asian American as a political and racial identifier in the United States in the 1960s and 1970s and survey the meanings that are associated with the term today. Through the analysis of in-depth interviews, I examine how Asian American prospective teachers, who were enrolled in a master's and…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Ethnicity, Identification (Psychology), Political Socialization
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