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Stokes, Hannah; Griner, Derek; Smith, Timothy B.; Beecher, Mark E.; Allen, G. E. Kawika; Cox, Jon; Hobbs, Klinton; Kirtley, Natalie – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2021
Limited psychological research has disaggregated the experiences of Asian American (AA) from international Asian (IA) college students seeking psychotherapy. When combined, important differences between these groups are overlooked. We examined archival data collected from AA, IA, and European American (EA) students at a large, Western, university…
Descriptors: Psychotherapy, College Students, School Counseling, Asian American Students
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Tsunoda, Kozue – International Journal of Educational Advancement, 2010
Asian Americans have had significant impacts on and within mainstream US society, and their great efforts and gifts in the name of charitable causes are no exception. This study aims to examine perceptions within American university development offices about Asian American giving to US higher education. The article begins with a literature review…
Descriptors: Fund Raising, Higher Education, Donors, Cultural Influences
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Jiang, Shanshan – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2021
In predominantly white universities in the United States, international students are frequently exposed to racism, xenophobia, and other forms of exclusion. This ethnographic research examines how students from China's Pearl River Delta negotiate a predominantly white Midwestern university in an era of reenergized racism and nationalism. It…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Institutional Characteristics, Racial Bias, Stranger Reactions
Wong, Vivian Wu – Independent School, 2011
As a history teacher and advocate for Asian and American students, the author is concerned about what appears to be waning interest in the study of multicultural education and racial politics. In particular, as independent schools become more diverse, as international Asian student populations continue to grow, and as people become increasingly…
Descriptors: Ethnic Studies, United States History, Race, Private Schools
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Castillo, Linda G.; Zahn, Marion P.; Cano, Miguel A. – Journal of College Counseling, 2012
The authors examined the predictors of familial acculturative stress in 85 Asian American college students. Participants were primarily 1st- and 2nd-generation U.S. citizens. Results showed that perceived acculturative family conflict and family intragroup marginalization were related to higher levels of familial acculturative stress for…
Descriptors: College Students, Asian Americans, North Americans, Predictor Variables
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Hidalgo, Danielle Antoinette; Bankston, Carl L. – Journal of Family Issues, 2010
In this work, the authors use statistics from the U.S. Census to examine trends in intermarriage, racial and ethnic combinations, and categorizations among Asian Americans. Specifically, the authors want to consider the extent to which family patterns may contribute to Asian Americans and their descendants' continuing as distinct, becoming members…
Descriptors: Family Life, Data Analysis, Whites, Asian Americans
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Sy, Thomas; Shore, Lynn M.; Strauss, Judy; Shore, Ted H.; Tram, Susanna; Whiteley, Paul; Ikeda-Muromachi, Kristine – Journal of Applied Psychology, 2010
On the basis of the connectionist model of leadership, we examined perceptions of leadership as a function of the contextual factors of race (Asian American, Caucasian American) and occupation (engineering, sales) in 3 experiments (1 student sample and 2 industry samples). Race and occupation exhibited differential effects for within- and…
Descriptors: Industry, Economically Disadvantaged, Whites, Asian Americans
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Yoo, Hyung Chol; Lee, Richard M. – Journal of Counseling Psychology, 2008
A quasi-experimental vignette study was conducted to test whether ethnic identity moderated the effects of frequent racial discrimination on situational positive and negative affect of Asian American college students. Results showed that imagining multiple incidents of racial discrimination was related to higher negative affect than imagining a…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Racial Discrimination, Asian Americans, Well Being
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Kim, Jessica K.; Gasman, Marybeth – Journal of College Student Development, 2011
Through in-depth interviews, 14 Asian American college students at an elite, private Northeastern US university were asked to describe their experiences and relationships with family, friends, teachers, and counselors during their college-choice process. The results suggest that students considered their social networks, especially family and…
Descriptors: College Choice, School Guidance, School Counselors, Social Networks
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Schlund-Vials, Cathy J. – New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 2011
Focused on comparative ethnic studies and intersectionality, the author commences with a discussion about Barack Obama's historic inauguration and the Asian American literature classroom. This essay argues that courses, programs, and departments focused on ethnicity, race, gender, class, and sexuality remain important precisely because they…
Descriptors: Ethnic Studies, American Studies, Sexuality, United States Literature
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Teranishi, Robert T. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2012
As the global work environment continues to evolve, the United States needs to increase its human capital in order remain economically competitive. Whether the nation can meet the demands of the global economy and maintain its standing as a global leader will be tied inextricably to its ability to increase the proportion of Americans with advanced…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Pacific Islanders, Global Approach, Work Environment
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Uy, Phitsamay Sychitkokhong – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2017
This paper aims to encourage a broader dialogue about how Lao immigrant parents from low socio-economic environment are able to support their children's development. It discusses how despite the challenges that immigrant Lao parents face daily (i.e., lack of English proficiency, mental health issues, and lack of familiarity with U.S. schools),…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Parents, Parent Participation
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Ngo, Bic; Lee, Stacey J. – Review of Educational Research, 2007
Similar to other Asian American students, Southeast Asian American students are often stereotyped by the popular press as hardworking and high-achieving model minorities. On the other hand, Southeast Asian American youth are also depicted as low-achieving high school dropouts involved in gangs. The realities of academic performance and persistence…
Descriptors: Dropouts, Academic Achievement, Educational Experience, Asian American Students
Bailey, Steven – Online Submission, 2011
Asian Pacific Americans (APA's) are one of the fastest growing racial/ethnic groups within the United States and among most of the college student vast population (Escueta and O'Brien, 1995). APA's represented 5.8% of all college students in 1996, an 83.8% gain in population since 1986 (Wilds and Wilson, 1998), and the fastest increase amongst all…
Descriptors: Pacific Americans, Males, Veterans, College Students
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Yoon, So Yoon; Gentry, Marcia – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2009
The Elementary and Secondary School Survey data and Civil Rights Data Collection of the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) were analyzed to describe the issue of overrepresentation of gifted Asian American students in gifted education programs in the United States. Nationally, Asian and Whites have been overrepresented in gifted education since 1978,…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Gifted, Acculturation, Disproportionate Representation
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