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Upadhyay, Samrat; Schilb, John – College English, 2012
This article presents an interview with the noted Nepali American fiction writer Samrat Upadhyay. Samrat Upadhyay's fiction is mostly about his native country of Nepal, but he writes mainly for an Anglo-American audience. In the interview, Upadhyay not only discusses his own work, but he also examines samples of prose by other Asian or Asian…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Audiences, Foreign Countries, Asian Americans
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Adams, J. Q.; Welsch, Janice R. – Multicultural Perspectives, 2009
This article presents an interview with Ronald Takaki, a prolific and respected author and a successful teacher who wrote a number of important histories that explore the cultural diversity of the United States of America, including "From Different Shores: Perspectives on Race and Ethnicity in America" (1994), "Strangers from a…
Descriptors: Ethnic Studies, United States History, Cultural Pluralism, African American History
Suzuki, Bob H. – 1980
This article provides a perspective on multicultural education for those who teach Asian American children, those who teach about Asian Americans, and those who conduct research on Asian Americans. A conceptual framework is presented that reviews the history of multicultural education since 1880, examines the concept of cultural pluralism,…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Objectives
Aoki, Elaine – 1981
Intended for reading and language arts teachers of multiethnic classes, this report discusses the use of children's literature featuring Asian American characters and how these books can have a negative or positive influence on attitudes toward and of ethnic groups. The first part discusses the importance of presenting Asian American children's…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Asian Americans, Attitude Change, Books
Hamlen, Bard Rogers – 1994
In teaching Asian American literature on the college level, the first consideration is to try to choose works that dispel the dominant stereotypes. One of these stereotypes is the "otherness" myth that Asian American culture is very exotic, distant, mysterious, as in "the mysterious and far East." In reality, Asian Americans…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background, Ethnic Stereotypes
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Lee, Okhee – Science Education, 1997
Addresses issues of diversity and equity with Asian American students in science education. Describes barriers as well as promising practices in science learning with these students and discusses current reform and its implications. Proposes an equity agenda with Asian American students in science education. Contains 107 references. (Author/JRH)
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Cultural Context, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Strategies
National Association for Asian and Pacific American Education, Berkeley, CA. – 1980
This paper contains nineteen resolutions adopted by the National Association for Asian and Pacific American Education (NAAPAE). The resolutions concern (1) the maintenance of Asian/Pacific American linguistic and cultural traditions by educational institutions, (2) the support of Asian/Pacific American studies programs, (3) NAAPAE support of…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Asian Studies, Bilingual Education, Educational Policy
Mizokawa, Donald T.; Morishima, James K. – Research Review of Equal Education, 1980
This report discusses several perspectives on Asian/Pacific Americans and the educational issues that relate to them. It begins by providing a definition of "Asian/Pacific American," an historical account of their immigration, and a discussion of minority status and cultural relativism. A number of studies and personal experiences that…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adjustment (to Environment), Asian Americans, Communicative Competence (Languages)
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Harris, Violet; And Others – Language Arts, 1993
Reviews 23 recently published works of multicultural literature (African-American, Asian and Asian-American, Native American, and Hispanic literature). Discusses some issues related to multicultural literature, and includes a 58-item list of other multicultural literature. (RS)
Descriptors: American Indian Literature, Black Literature, Book Reviews, Childrens Literature
Hawkins, John N. – 1980
This paper explores the possible interrelationships between Asian American Studies and Asian Studies. First, the various goals and objectives of both ethnic studies and international studies are reviewed. Then, two examples of possible interaction are discussed: (1) language acquisition study; and (2) comparative learning theory study. Two areas…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Asian Studies, Comparative Analysis, Cultural Interrelationships
Suzuki, Bob H. – 1983
The concept of cultural pluralism and how it is being applied to education, particularly in terms of its implications for Asian/Pacific Americans, is addressed in this paper. First, historical background to the emergence of cultural pluralism as a concept in education (and its institutionalization as multicultural education) is briefly reviewed.…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Bilingual Education, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Trends
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Root, Maria P. P. – Amerasia Journal, 1997
Expanding the definition of "Asian" to include Amerasians of Latino, African, and Native American origins challenges the Asian American community to deconstruct race and examine the racism inherent even in Asian communities. The multiracial experience continues to expand the dynamic construction of Asian identity. (SLD)
Descriptors: American Indians, Asian Americans, Blacks, Definitions
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Sloan, Glenna – Journal of Children's Literature, 1999
Presents an interview with Philip Lee of Lee and Low Books about his experience in the specialized field committed solely to publishing books about Asian Americans and other diverse cultures in the United States. Discusses how the future of multicultural literature depends upon the concern and advocacy of interested individuals. (SC)
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Childrens Literature, Cultural Awareness, Elementary Secondary Education
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Fang, Zhihui; Fu, Danling; Lamme, Linda L. – New Advocate, 1999
Uses a cultural studies framework to demonstrate how multicultural literature is often trivialized and misused in literature-based classrooms. Critiques actual literature discussions and examines the content of several Asian American children's books to move toward a more complete understanding of critical literacy pedagogy and what it means to…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Childrens Literature, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences
Yoshiwara, Florence M. – 1980
An historical review of the immigration and resettlement patterns, and a demographic profile of Japanese Americans reveals a myth of the "successful minority." Since the founding of the Japanese American Citizens League in 1928, Japanese Americans have defeated alien land laws, discriminatory immigration quotas, anti-miscengenation laws,…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Cultural Images, Demography, Elementary Secondary Education
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