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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
Katsiaficas, Caitlin; Park, Maki – Migration Policy Institute, 2018
About one in five Minnesota children under age 8 has a parent who speaks a language other than English at home. These Dual Language Learners (DLLs), who numbered 136,000 in 2011-15, come from a wide array of national, linguistic, and cultural backgrounds--a reflection of Minnesota's sizeable refugee communities from East Africa and Southeast Asia…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Refugees, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Espiritu, Yen L. – Race, Gender & Class, 1997
Because of their racial ambiguity in the United States, Asian Americans have been constructed historically to be both like and unlike Black and White people, and Asian American men have been both hypermasculinized and feminized, just as Asian American women have been both masculinized and hyperfeminized. (SLD)
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Blacks, Ethnic Stereotypes, Femininity
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Foster, Susan; Kinuthia, Waithera – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2003
Interviews with 33 students who are deaf of Asian American, Hispanic American, and African American background were analyzed for themes regarding self-reported identities. Results indicate people are constellations of many parts and that four factors are central to this intraindividual model: individual characteristics; situational conditions;…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Blacks, College Students, Cultural Differences
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Carter, Robert T.; Constantine, Madonna G. – Journal of Career Assessment, 2000
Black (n=113) and Asian American (n=68) students completed racial/ethnic identity, career development, and salience instruments. Among blacks, there was a significant relationship between racial identity attitudes and life role salience domains. For Asian Americans, cultural identity attitudes were significantly related to career maturity domains.…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Blacks, College Students, Racial Identification
Brandon, Paul R. – 1990
Analysis of data from the High School and Beyond (HS&B) longitudinal survey suggests that young Asian American females reach higher levels of educational attainment more quickly than young Asian American males and that these differences are most noteworthy among immigrants or the children of immigrants, Chinese Americans, and Filipino…
Descriptors: American Indians, Asian Americans, Blacks, Chinese Americans
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Slaughter-Defoe, Diana T.; And Others – Child Development, 1990
Addresses the influence of cultural and ecological backgrounds, as mediated by the family, on children's achievement. Contrasts models used to explain academic successes and failures of African-American and Asian-American children. (PCB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Asian Americans, Blacks, Cultural Differences
Kan, Stephen H.; Liu, William T. – 1984
Using 1980 Census data, a general profile of the educational attainment of six Asian American groups is given here. Data are compared with similar information on Whites, Blacks, and Hispanics, and racial/ethnic differences in the proportion of families with school-age children at the poverty level are described. The six Asian American groups…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Blacks, Chinese Americans, Education Work Relationship
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Washburn, David E. – Social Education, 1975
School districts selling materials on Black Americans, Mexicans, Americans, Asian Americans, and Native Americans, and bilingual, bicultural, or other ethnic materials are listed. (JH)
Descriptors: American Indians, Asian Americans, Biculturalism, Bilingual Education
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Coon, Heather M.; Kemmelmeier, Markus – Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 2001
Investigated differences in individualism and collectivism between the U.S.'s four largest ethnic groups (African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, and European Americans). Surveys of Michigan college students indicated that Asian Americans and African Americans but not Hispanic Americans scored higher in collectivism that did…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Blacks, College Students, Cultural Differences
Reide, Jerome L. – 1990
A resource guide is presented that is designed to broaden and deepen K-12 educators' understanding of four major racial, ethnic, and cultural groups. For each of the four groups, African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Native Americans, a background essay on the history of that group in the United States is included as well as…
Descriptors: American Indians, Annotated Bibliographies, Asian Americans, Blacks
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Tan, David L. – Journal of College Admission, 1994
Describes investigation examining perceptions and enrollment-related factors among Asian-American and African American college students. Considers issues of perception of value of education, external influences, higher education goals, and significant factors influencing decision to attend college. Suggests both groups are similar regarding…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Blacks, College Students, Enrollment Influences
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Guthrie, Patricia; Hutchinson, Janis – Journal of Black Studies, 1995
Examines social relationships between African Americans and Asian Americans living in the same geographical area. Perceptions and the impact of these perceptions on intergroup interaction are examined. Possible cognitive processes linked to interethnic interaction are considered, as are behavioral responses to such cognition. (GR)
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Blacks, Cognitive Processes, Ethnic Groups
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Hirschman, Charles; Wong, Morrison G. – American Journal of Sociology, 1984
Socioeconomic inequality between five minority populations--Blacks, Hispanics, Japanese, Chinese, and Filipinos--and the majority population are analyzed. In general, Asian Americans approach socioeconomic parity with whites because of their overachievement in educational attainment. There has been a marked decline in the direct negative effect of…
Descriptors: Age, Asian Americans, Blacks, Elementary Secondary Education
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Bridges, Sara K.; Selvidge, Mary M. D.; Matthews, Connie R. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2003
Lesbian women of color may seek professional help to find their way through the challenges of being a triple minority. The authors discuss specific issues faced by African American, Asian American, Latina American, and Native American lesbian women, offering guidelines for affirmative practice when working with these women in a counseling context.…
Descriptors: American Indians, Asian Americans, Blacks, Counseling
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