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Nguyen, Mike Hoa; Chang, Connie Y.; Kim, Victoria; Gutierrez, Rose Ann E.; Le, Annie; Dumas, Denis; Teranishi, Robert T. – Educational Researcher, 2020
The Coalition of Asian American Associations (CAAA) and Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE), two small but vocal groups of Asian Americans, have argued against affirmative action practices. One of their more prominent claims is that Asian American applicants who are not accepted and do not attend their first-choice colleges face a…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, College Admission, College Choice, College Applicants
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Wang, Cixin; Wang, Weimeng; Zheng, Lianzhe; Atwal, Kavita – School Psychology Forum, 2016
This study examined Asian American elementary students' experience with victimization. Data were collected from 313 fourth and fifth graders from an ethnically diverse elementary school in southern California. Most participants self-identified as Asian/Asian American and spoke an Asian language at home. Results indicated that Asian American…
Descriptors: Bullying, Prevention, Social Justice, Asian American Students
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Wee, Su-Jeong; Kura, Kanae; Meacham, Sohyun – Journal of Children's Literature, 2021
This study aims to understand how multiracial Asian American children are portrayed and illustrated in children's picturebooks, with a special focus on their racial identity development. Multiracial individuals are those whose parents are from two or more distinct racial groups (Reynolds, 2009; Viager, 2011). In this study, the descriptor…
Descriptors: Racial Identification, Multiracial Persons, Picture Books, Childrens Literature
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Kim, Sung won; Cho, Hyunsun; Song, Minji – Educational Review, 2019
A few popular explanations attempt to argue for a weaker relationship between socioeconomic status (SES), parental involvement (PI), and achievement among Asian Americans compared to their white counterparts: Asian American students' Confucian culture, strong motivation for upward mobility as immigrants, unique forms of parental involvement…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Academic Achievement, High Achievement, Cultural Influences
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Chung, Jennifer Y. – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2014
This article provides a theoretical analysis and ethnographic account of Asian American student leadership in higher education. Existing literature highlights Asian and Asian American leadership styles as cultural differences. I shift the analysis from culture to racism in order to work toward a more socially just conception of Asian American…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Student Leadership, Racial Discrimination, Higher Education
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Alamilla, Saul G.; Kim, Bryan S. K.; Walker, Tamisha; Sisson, Frederick Riley – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2017
This study examined the potential moderating influences of behavioral and values acculturation and enculturation in a sample of 113 Asian Americans. Findings from regression analyses revealed that acculturation to European American cultural values, alone and in interaction with perceived racism, was related to less psychological symptoms, whereas…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Acculturation, Regression (Statistics), Cultural Influences
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Lee, Yomee; Hokanson, James F. – Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport and Physical Education, 2017
Although Asian Americans are the fastest growing minority in the USA with over 18 million in population, and have a long history, they remain underrepresented in sport and physical education. As we are living in a world that is becoming more diverse and multicultural, it is important to learn about the cultural meanings and significance of sport…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, College Students, Student Attitudes, Physical Education
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Nguyen, Jacqueline; Ferguson, Gail M. – New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 2019
Southeast Asian American (SEAA) adolescents and emerging adults navigate a multicultural, global world by utilizing cultural variability to play up and play down three cultural identities: their Asian/Asian American heritage culture, the White dominant culture in which they live, and a hip hop cultural identity. The latter is a unique cultural…
Descriptors: Music, Role, Self Concept, Asian Americans
Stokes, Hannah La Shell – ProQuest LLC, 2018
To date, there has not been research that disaggregates the experiences of Asian American and international Asian college students seeking psychotherapy in college campus settings. We examined archival data collected over the course of a 17-year period that focused on experiences of Asian American, international Asian, and European American…
Descriptors: School Counseling, Psychotherapy, College Students, Asian American Students
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Zhang, Lindy; Lee, Edward S.; Kenworthy, Charles A.; Chiang, Serena; Holaday, Louisa; Spencer, Dennis J.; Poll-Hunter, Norma Iris; Sánchez, John Paul – Journal of Career Development, 2019
The Asian race represents one of the fastest growing racial groups in the United States that have unique health-care issues and barriers to services. Despite being the second largest racial group among medical students, Asians represent a markedly smaller proportion of leadership. Greater inclusion may facilitate Asian-related curriculum content…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Medical Students, Student Attitudes, Career Choice
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Shen, Yih-Jiun – New Waves-Educational Research and Development Journal, 2016
Asian American students' counseling concerns and resulting challenges for school counselors were surveyed nationwide via (a) e-mail with 158 members of the American School Counselor Association [ASCA] and (b) regular mail with 296 counselors in school districts having high concentrations of Asian Americans. Counselors ranked concerns by frequency:…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, School Counseling, Ethnic Stereotypes, School Counselors
Marsing, Deborah J. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) students are often characterized as model minorities. However, AAPI students represent many diverse communities and a wide spectrum of achievement. Each AAPI culture may experience varying levels of biculturalism and acculturation that can influence students' academic success. This quantitative study…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Asian American Students, Pacific Islanders, Reading Tests
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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
Ruzicka, Smita Sundaresan – ProQuest LLC, 2011
South Asian Americans are one of the fastest growing sub-groups within the Asian American population in the United States today. Between 1960 and 1990, the South Asian American population witnessed an increase of approximately 900% (Leonard, 1997). This increase in population also corresponds with the increase in South Asian American students…
Descriptors: First Generation College Students, Higher Education, Mothers, Daughters
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Museus, Samuel D.; Truong, Kimberly A. – New Directions for Institutional Research, 2009
This article highlights the utility of disaggregating qualitative research and assessment data on Asian American college students. Given the complexity of and diversity within the Asian American population, scholars have begun to underscore the importance of disaggregating data in the empirical examination of Asian Americans, but most of those…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, College Students, Cultural Differences, Data Analysis
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