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Trieu, Monica M. – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2018
Despite the growing number of Asian American Studies (AAS) programs and Asian ethnic organizations across colleges and universities since the 1970s, surprisingly little empirical research examines the role of these aspects of higher education on Asian American identity. How do the roles of AAS curriculum and Asian American student organizations…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Ethnic Studies, Student Organizations, College Students
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Lee, Fiona – New Directions for Higher Education, 2019
Racial stereotypes of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders limit their access to leadership positions in higher education.
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, College Faculty, Barriers
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Grim, Jeffrey K.; Lee, Nue L.; Museus, Samuel D.; Na, Vanessa S.; Ting, Marie P. – New Directions for Higher Education, 2019
The Midwest regional context complicates Asian American college student activism and social justice efforts; so understanding these dynamics can equip higher education practitioners to better support these students.
Descriptors: Asian Americans, College Students, Activism, Social Justice
Chang, Benjamin – Online Submission, 2017
The communities that constitute the racialized category of Asian Americans consist of approximately 20 million people in the United States, or about 5% of the total population. About 20% or 4 million are of primary or secondary school age, and over 1.1 million are in higher education. Both in popular and academic discourse, "Asian…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Demography, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Museus, Samuel D.; Wang, Amy C.; White, Hannah Hyun; Na, Vanessa S. – New Directions for Higher Education, 2019
Several misconceptions shape the discourse on affirmative action and Asian Americans, and institutions of higher education should do more to challenge these myths and educate the public about the realities of this debate.
Descriptors: Criticism, Affirmative Action, Asian Americans, Misconceptions
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Kwan, Yvonne Y. – New Directions for Higher Education, 2019
Instead of suppressing the anger and pain associated with war and genocide, Asian American refugees in higher education can be supported to engage their families' traumas to help them better navigate college life.
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Refugees, War, Death
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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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Lee, Stacey J.; Park, Eujin; Wong, Jia-Hui Stefanie – Educational Studies: Journal of the American Educational Studies Association, 2017
Racial categories, inequalities, and hierarchies have shaped life in the United States since the formation of the country. For children and youth in the immigrant and second generations, schools are central sites of racialization. In this article, we focus on what the educational research suggests about the role of schooling in the racialization…
Descriptors: Ethnic Stereotypes, Asian Americans, Immigrants, Refugees
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Park, Julie J.; Liu, Amy – Journal of Higher Education, 2014
We use the Critical Race Theory frameworks of interest convergence and divergence to critique the anti-affirmative action movement's co-option of Asian Americans. Past discussions of affirmative action and Asian Americans mainly concentrate on how Asian Americans are affected by affirmative action, whether positively or negatively. We demonstrate…
Descriptors: Race, Critical Theory, Criticism, Affirmative Action
Nguyen, Bach Mai Dolly; Nguyen, Mike Hoa; Chan, Jason; Teranishi, Robert T. – National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education, 2016
In 2013, the National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education (CARE) launched iCount: A Data Quality Movement for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Higher Education, a collaborative effort with the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) and with generous support from the…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Pacific Islanders, Educational Quality, College Students
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Moses, Michele S.; Maeda, Daryl J.; Paguyo, Christina H. – Journal of Higher Education, 2019
This article uses philosophical analysis to clarify the arguments and claims about racial discrimination brought forward in the recent legal challenges to affirmative action in higher education admissions. Affirmative action opponents have argued that elite institutions of higher education are using negative action against Asian American…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Asian Americans, Racial Discrimination, College Applicants
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Ching, Doris; Agbayani, Amefil – Journal of College and Character, 2021
Responses to our survey of national community and higher education Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) leaders regarding personal and professional experiences with discrimination are consistent with other reports on AAPI challenges. The diverse AAPI community (6%) is the fastest growing ethnic group in the United States. We are optimistic…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, Racial Bias, Ethnic Groups
Maramba, Dina C., Ed.; Fong, Timothy P., Ed. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2020
Between 2000 and 2015 the Asian American Pacific Islander population grew from nearly 12 million to over 20 million--at 72% percent recording the fastest growth rate of any major ethnic and racial group in the US. This book, the first to focus wholly on Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Institutions (AANAPISIs) and their…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Asian American Students, Pacific Islanders, American Indian Students
Nguyen, Mike Hoa; Espinoza, Kristine Jan; Gogue, Demeturie Toso-Lafaele; Dinh, Dong – Online Submission, 2020
Established in 2007, Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISI) have worked to improve the availability and quality of higher education for Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) college students across the United States. Through culturally-relevant curriculum and services, AANAPISIs promote and…
Descriptors: Institutional Characteristics, College Attendance, Pacific Islanders, Educational Quality
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Samura, Michelle – Journal of College Student Development, 2015
This research draws on a broader study that situates Asian American college students within larger sociohistorical and political contexts. I examined Asian American college students' experiences and what it means to be "Asian American" in and through these experiences. Two types of expectations emerged from the data: students' internal…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Expectation, Parent Attitudes, Parents
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