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Keo, Peter T.; Noguera, Pedro A. – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2018
This study reviews empirical data from the U.S. Census, American Community Survey (ACS) and academic journals to explore K-12 and higher educational outcomes pertaining to Southeast Asian American (SEAA) males. We argue that the empirical dismissal of SEAA males in social science research reinforces a longstanding agenda of structural neglect and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Hmong People, Vietnamese, Cambodians
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Henfield, Malik S.; Woo, Hongryun; Lin, Yi-Chun; Rausch, Meredith A. – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2014
There is a considerable history of misunderstandings associated with Asian American in education. Although many educators and scholars have begun to pay more attention to unique issues associated with this population, studies exploring these students' experiences as honors students in collegiate contexts are scant in the educational literature.…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Asian American Students, Honors Curriculum, Student Attitudes
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Paik, Susan J.; Rahman, Zaynah; Kula, Stacy M.; Saito, L. Erika; Witenstein, Matthew A. – School Community Journal, 2017
Based on 11 diverse Asian American (AA) communities, this article discusses the similarities and differences across East, South, and Southeast Asians. Of two parts in this journal issue, Part 1 presents a review of literature and census data to understand the cultural and structural factors of different types of coethnic communities (strong, weak,…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Family (Sociological Unit), Community, Culture
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Yuan, Shu; Weiser, Dana A.; Fischer, Judith L. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2016
Parent-child relationships play an important role in successful academic outcomes. Previous research suggests that the association between parent-child relationships and offspring's academic achievement may be mediated by offspring's self-efficacy levels, although these relationships are not fully understood. Furthermore, the association between…
Descriptors: College Students, White Students, Asian American Students, Self Efficacy
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Shafer, Devyn; Mahmood, Maggie S.; Stelzer, Tim – Physical Review Physics Education Research, 2021
Although recent research has reported equity gains in the university-level physics classroom, there remains evidence of significant inequities by race. We conducted a series of multiple linear regressions to examine the magnitude of these inequities in introductory mechanics final exam scores. When we followed a common method of grouping students…
Descriptors: College Students, Minority Group Students, Disproportionate Representation, Asian American Students
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Han, Meekyung; Pong, Helen – Journal of College Student Development, 2015
According to the 2008 U.S. Census, there are 15.5 million Asian Americans in the United States, and 17% are students enrolled in a university (Shea & Yeh, 2008). Asian American college students in higher education are oftentimes perceived as the "model minority" with high academic achievements and few mental and/or behavioral…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Two Year College Students, Community Colleges, Help Seeking
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Tsunoda, Kozue – International Journal of Educational Advancement, 2010
Asian Americans have had significant impacts on and within mainstream US society, and their great efforts and gifts in the name of charitable causes are no exception. This study aims to examine perceptions within American university development offices about Asian American giving to US higher education. The article begins with a literature review…
Descriptors: Fund Raising, Higher Education, Donors, Cultural Influences
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Shen, Frances C. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2015
The author explored the relationship between internalized stereotyping, parental pressure, and parental support on major choices among 315 Asian American undergraduate and graduate students. Results indicated that parental support, but not parental pressure, toward certain majors was associated with more stereotypical major choices. In addition,…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Parent Aspiration, Asian Americans, Stereotypes
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Ong, Anthony D.; Burrow, Anthony L.; Fuller-Rowell, Thomas E.; Ja, Nicole M.; Sue, Derald Wing – Journal of Counseling Psychology, 2013
Although epidemiological studies and community surveys of Asian Americans have found that lifetime occurrences of racial discrimination are associated with increased risk for psychological morbidity, little is known about how exposure to racial discrimination is patterned in everyday life. Extrapolating from previous qualitative research (Sue,…
Descriptors: Well Being, Affective Behavior, Racial Discrimination, Asian Americans
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Paik, Susan J.; Kula, Stacy M.; Saito, L. Erika; Rahman, Zaynah; Witenstein, Matthew A. – Teachers College Record, 2014
Background/Context: Asian Americans have recently been reported as the largest incoming immigrant population and the fastest growing racial group. Diverse in culture, tradition, language, and history, they have unique immigrant stories both before and after the Immigration Act in 1965. Historians, sociologists, educators, and other experts inform…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Asian Americans, History, Cultural Influences
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Hartlep, Nicholas Daniel; Lowinger, Robert Jay – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2014
This exploratory study examined white undergraduate students' (a) racial attitudes towards Asian Americans, (b) principled policy attitudes toward affirmative action, and (c) self-interest in relation to their support for college-based affirmative action policies for Asian Americans at a Midwestern university. A sample (n = 264, 28% male, 72%…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Affirmative Action, Asian American Students
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Ma, Pei-Wen Winnie; Desai, Uttara; George, Login S.; San Filippo, Alyssa A.; Varon, Samantha – Journal of Career Development, 2014
Conflict over career decisions is a main source of intergenerational conflict among Asian American families. This qualitative study explored the topic using consensual qualitative research methodology in a sample of eight Asian Americans. Results indicated that participants experienced feelings of guilt and indebtedness due to conflicting values,…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Family Characteristics, Conflict, Conflict Resolution
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Alvarez, Alvin N.; Singh, Anneliese A.; Wu, Jenny – Counseling Psychologist, 2012
This article provides an overview of the Asian American Psychological Association (AAPA). A brief history is provided, followed by current status and resources, connections to counseling psychology, and implications for the Society of Counseling Psychology and for the future of the AAPA. AAPA was created in 1972 in response to psychology's neglect…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Counseling Psychology, Psychologists, Professional Associations
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Takeda, Okiyoshi – Journal of Political Science Education, 2016
Asian Pacific Americans are a racial group that is often viewed in stereotypes, most notably, as a "model minority"--a view that this group is naturally hardworking and successful unlike "other" racial and ethnic groups. Quite often, they are also neglected as U.S. citizens, whose presence and influence in American politics are…
Descriptors: United States Government (Course), Textbook Content, Introductory Courses, Disproportionate Representation
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Chen, Shih-Wen Sue; Lau, Sin Wen – Children's Literature in Education, 2021
The girl protagonists in Jean Kwok's "Girl in Translation" and Kelly Yang's "Front Desk" embody and reinterpret the notion of "guai" (loosely translated as "good") in their struggle to adapt to life in America. "Guai" is the most important concept governing childhood in Chinese societies. The word,…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Chinese Americans, Language Usage, Acculturation
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