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Gee, Christina B. – Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 2004
This article reviews the current state of research on the assessment of anxiety and depression in Asian American children and adolescents. Contrary to lay perceptions of Asian Americans as a "model minority," research indicates that rates of depression and anxiety among Asian American adults are comparable to those found among European American…
Descriptors: Health Services, Racial Differences, Mental Health, Depression (Psychology)
Newsweek, 1984
Reviews achievements of Asian Americans in higher education, the importance of family in the drive to succeed, attitudes toward education, Asian American predominance in technical fields, and some stereotypes about Asian Americans. Also discusses comparative studies of Asian and American newborns and Asian and American childrearing. (CMG)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Acculturation, Asian Americans, Career Choice
Commission on Civil Rights, Washington, DC. – 1980
Since the 1960s, the popular press and academic journals have promulgated the stereotype of Asian American success, maintaining that Asian Americans are well educated, that they are disproportionately and hiqhly represented in professional and technical positions, and that they earn salaries equal to or higher than those of majority Americans.…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Chinese Americans, Civil Rights, Economic Status
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Chu, Lily – Integrated Education, 1980
Provides information on the immigration history, education, income, and occupation representation in the social sciences and cultural and language barriers of Asian American women educational researchers. Includes recommendations to facilitate their entry into the social sciences in general. (MJL)
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Cultural Background, Educational Attainment, Educational Researchers
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Bunzel, John H.; Au, Jeffrey K. D. – Public Interest, 1987
Reports on undergraduate admissions processes at four elite universities. Results show that the Asian American admission rate is below the overall admission rate. Reasons for lower rates are discussed, as are the consequences of manipulating admissions to achieve diversity. (PS)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Asian Americans, College Admission, College Applicants
Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison. Bureau for Food and Nutrition Services. – 1979
The overall themes of the papers given at the 1979 Conference on Asian and Pacific American Education are summarized here. Topics are equal educational opportunities for Asian and Pacific Americans; the educational needs of Pacific American communities; school district policymaking; the responsiveness of postsecondary education to Asian and…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Asian Studies, Bilingual Education Programs, Day Care
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Gardner, Robert W.; And Others – Population Bulletin, 1985
With heavy immigration fueled by U.S. immigration law changes in 1965 and the influx of over 700,000 Indochinese refugees since the Vietnam War ended in 1975, Asian Americans grew from 1.4 million in 1970 to 3.5 million, 1.5% of the U.S. population, by the April 1980 census and an estimated 5.1 million, 2.1% of the U.S. total, as of September 30,…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Chinese Americans, Cultural Traits, Demography
Asian/Pacific American Concerns Staff (ED), Washington, DC. – 1980
This program offers fourteen resolutions with corresponding strategies for improving education for Asian and Pacific Americans. These strategies are specifically directed to the Asian/Pacific American Concerns Staff and other Asian/Pacific American organizations. Issues addressed include: (1) insufficient State and Federal funding for bilingual…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Bilingual Education, Career Counseling, Educational Improvement
Liu, William T.; Yu, Elena S. H. – 1975
Although Asian Americans enjoy the image of a "successful minority," they also have endured hardships and prejudices. This report traces the history of the Japanese and Chinese experience in the United States. Some similarities are discernible in the immigration patterns of the two ethnic populations. The first wave of immigrants…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Asian Americans, Chinese Americans, Immigrants
Jaschik, Scott – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1988
Asian-Americans, who have traditionally shied away from political activity or have focused efforts more narrowly, are emerging in California as a workable political force in a statewide lobbying organization. (MSE)
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Higher Education, Lobbying, Organizations (Groups)
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Hune, Shirley – Amerasia Journal, 1989
Discusses the past inadequacies and omissions of Asian American studies. Discusses the need to further the understanding of the Asian experience in the United States through critical scholarship, fresh perspectives, and new approaches to the study of Asian diaspora, such as exploring the international dimension. (JS)
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Cultural Awareness, Emotional Adjustment, Ethnic Origins
Farrell, Charles S. – Black Issues in Higher Education, 1989
Many Asian Americans are accusing elite colleges, including the University of California system and Harvard University, of setting admission quotas. Colleges blame high school counselors for failing to encourage Asian students to develop verbal skills and to participate in extracurricular activities. (FMW)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Asian Americans, College Admission, College Preparation
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Nakanishi, Don T. – Journal of College Admissions, 1988
Based in part on four-year data collection project concerned with the Asian Pacific admission issue at private and public colleges in California and the Northeast, this article examines Asian Pacific Americans and the obstacles they face in undergraduate admission to colleges. Explores differences in admit rates between Asian Pacific Americans and…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Asian Americans, College Admission, College Students
Inn, Kalei – 1981
Existing research knowledge concerning the self-concept of Asian American children, particularly in relation to bilingual education, is explored in this paper. The significance of the literature review is considered to rest on the assumption that Asian Americans' physical characteristics, language, and cultural orientation make their self-concept…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Cultural Influences
Ho, David; Chin, Margaret – Bridge: Asian American Perspectives, 1983
Despite popular perceptions to the contrary, Asian Americans are alarmingly underrepresented at universities throughout the country. The myth of overrepresentation as well as other stereotypes commonly held about Asian Americans help to keep universities from instituting corrective treatment for this minority group. (GC)
Descriptors: Asian Americans, College Admission, Ethnic Stereotypes, Higher Education
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