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Souza, Cheri Y. H. – ProQuest LLC, 2015
Within the United States, the model minority myth has contributed to empirically unsubstantiated misconceptions about Asian American college students. Although there is considerable research on college student adjustment and its role in persistence, literature focusing on the Asian American experience is lacking. Furthermore, the experience of…
Descriptors: Institutional Characteristics, Disproportionate Representation, White Students, Asian American Students
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Zhang, Wei – Social Indicators Research, 2013
Focusing on Hawaii, a state with 21.3% of the population being multi-racial according to the 2010 U.S. Census, this study aims to examine the existence and nature of health disparities between mono- and multi-ethnic Asian Americans and the importance of Relational Well-Being in affecting the health of Asian Americans. A series of ordinary least…
Descriptors: Well Being, Mental Health, Ethnicity, Physical Health
Austin, Algernon – Economic Policy Institute, 2010
Nationally, Asian Americans have the lowest unemployment rate of the major racial groups. But a closer look at unemployment by educational attainment shows a more complicated picture. Asian Americans with bachelor's degrees have a higher unemployment rate than whites with comparable education, but Asian American high school dropouts are more…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Unemployment, Educational Attainment, College Graduates
Teranishi, Robert; Lok, Libby; Nguyen, Bach Mai Dolly – Educational Testing Service, 2013
In 2013, the National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education (CARE) and the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI)--with support from ETS and Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP)--began an Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) data quality campaign.…
Descriptors: College Students, Asian American Students, Pacific Islanders, Consciousness Raising
DeLaRosby, Hal R. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The findings of this hermeneutical phenomenological study revealed an understanding of the sense of belonging fostered Asian American -- Pacific Islander (AAPI) students from Hawai'i persisting at a predominantly White institution (PWIs). Discoveries investigated culled from individual interviews conducted with 10 AAPI students from Hawai?i…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Pacific Americans, College Students, Academic Persistence
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Omizo, Michael M.; Kim, Bryan S. K.; Abel, Nicholas R. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2008
The authors examined the extent to which Asian American adolescents who were living in Hawaii adhered to Asian and European American cultural values in relation to mental health variables including collective self-esteem (membership, private, public, importance to identity), cognitive flexibility, general self-efficacy, and attitudes toward…
Descriptors: Help Seeking, Self Efficacy, Adolescents, Values
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Orsuwan, Meechai – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2011
This paper examines two topics understudied in higher education: the within group diversity of ethnic subgroups subsumed by the label Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) and minority-serving institutions. Using structural equation modeling, this paper examines the college pathways of community college students in Hawai'i through the…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Structural Equation Models, Pacific Islanders, Interaction
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education, 2013
Through generous support from the Kresge Foundation, Lumina Foundation, USA Funds, and Walmart Foundation, the National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research on Education (CARE) teamed up with the Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) and three AANAPISI campus partners--City College of San Francisco,…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Equal Education, Educational Research, Asian American Students
Park, Clara C., Ed.; Endo, Russell, Ed.; Goodwin, A. Lin, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2005
This research anthology is the third volume in a series sponsored by the Special Interest Group-Research on the Education of Asian and Pacific Americans (SIG-REAPA) of the American Educational Research Association and National Association for Asian and Pacific American Education. This series explores and explains the lived experiences of Asian and…
Descriptors: Community Development, Cognitive Style, Ethnicity, Race
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Laanan, Frankie Santos; Starobin, Soko S. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2004
Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) represent a diverse group of different ethnicities and cultures. This study examines how national data on race and ethnicity are reported and describes the characteristics of AAPIs in light of the "model minority" myth. In addition, this study examines a definition of Asian American and…
Descriptors: Pacific Islanders, Pacific Americans, Student Diversity, Asian American Students
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Crowne, Sarah Shea; Juon, Hee-Soon; Ensminger, Margaret; Burrell, Lori; McFarlane, Elizabeth; Duggan, Anne – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2011
Previous research suggests that experiencing intimate partner violence (IPV) may negatively affect employment outcomes. This study explores the relationship between IPV and employment stability both concurrently and longitudinally among a sample of 512 predominantly Asian American and Pacific Islander young women living in Hawaii. Women in this…
Descriptors: Family Violence, Employment Patterns, Asian Americans, Pacific Americans
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Mar, Don – Amerasia Journal, 1999
Examines the role of location in the earnings discrimination of Japanese, Chinese, and Filipino Asian Americans using the 1990 Census Public Use Micro Samples. Compares earnings simulated from these reports to the actual Asian American earnings. Discusses regional differences. (SLD)
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Ethnicity, Geographic Regions
Young, Jared J. – 1977
The response of Asian Americans to the American system and to discrimination and the success they have achieved through their method of response is researched in this study. The relationship between the high Asian American investment in education (in terms of years of schooling completed) and observed income distribution is analyzed. Census data…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Capitalism, Census Figures, Cultural Background
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Hall, Gordon C. Nagayama; Teten, Andra L.; DeGarmo, David S.; Sue, Stanley; Stephens, Kari A. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2005
Explanatory models of sexual aggression were examined among mainland Asian American (n = 222), Hawaiian Asian American (n = 127), and European American men (n = 399). The Malamuth et al. (N. M. Malamuth, D. Linz, C. L. Heavey, G. Barnes, & M. Acker, 1995; N. M. Malamuth, R. J. Sockloskie, M. P. Koss, & J. S. Tanaka, 1991) confluence model…
Descriptors: Models, Masculinity, Asian Americans, Cultural Differences
Harada, Violet H. – 2000
This study analyzes the treatment of Asian Americans in a group of selected high school U.S. history textbooks published between 1994 and 1996. Using a content analysis technique, nine of the textbooks most widely used in Hawaii were evaluated in terms of Asian groups represented, events and personalities identified, and multicultural concepts…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Content Analysis, Cultural Context, High Schools
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