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Xu, Cora Lingling – International Studies in Sociology of Education, 2018
This paper contributes to the understanding of how shifting time, space and subject positions can impact on the political habitus of border-crossing students. Employing in-depth interview data from a longitudinal project involving 31 mainland Chinese students whose higher education journeys converged in Hong Kong, it argues that it is often…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interviews, Longitudinal Studies, Higher Education
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Abo-Zena, Mona M. – Teacher Educator, 2018
Despite many welcoming individuals and communities, the hegemonic narrative regarding immigrant origin families suggests that hard work may not be enough to overcome the economic, social, and political walls within and encompassing the United States. The increasingly diverse stories of immigrant families are often met with undifferentiated…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Preservice Teacher Education, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Immigrants
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Gao, Xuesong – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2017
Research has confirmed that supportive social networks and associated resources play a critical role in the adaptation of migrating international students to host communities. Access to such social networks and resources requires migrating students to invest in and make efforts at academic socialisation, as mediated by various social processes.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Socialization, Social Networks
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Ficarra, Julie – Issues in Teacher Education, 2017
This article advocates for the application of comparative international approaches to preparing pre-service and in-service teachers for meeting the needs of refugee students. To start, the paper presents literature on refugees' varied educational experiences in their home countries and refugee camps as well as the processes through which they come…
Descriptors: Refugees, Comparative Education, Teacher Education Programs, Special Needs Students
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Adelman, Howard S.; Taylor, Linda – Education Sciences, 2015
A great deal has been written about immigrant children and youth. Drawing on work done in the USA, this paper focuses on implications for school improvement policy and practice. Discussed are (1) the increasing influx of immigrants into schools, (2) different reasons families migrate, (3) concerns that arise related to immigrant students, (4)…
Descriptors: Migrant Children, Immigrants, Equal Education, Educational Opportunities
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Pastoor, Lutine de Wal – Intercultural Education, 2017
This article explores unaccompanied young refugees' participation in various learning contexts beyond school. Drawing from a qualitative study based on interviews with unaccompanied young refugees, educators and social workers in Norway, the findings emphasise the need for a holistic approach to refugee education in and across contexts of…
Descriptors: Refugees, Context Effect, Migrant Education, Relocation
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Vryonides, Marios – Journal of Social Science Education, 2014
The aim of the paper is to examine the effects of the current economic crisis in the way teenagers experience and report interethnic relations with emphasis on interethnic violence in the school environment in Cyprus. It will report findings from an EU funded project which was recently completed (2012) titled: "Children's voices: Exploring…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Economic Climate, Intergroup Relations, Racial Relations
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Yi, Joanne H. – Children's Literature in Education, 2014
This article examines the impact of immigration on Korean children through a content and literary analysis of 14 children's picture books. A majority of published children's literature dealing with the subject of Korean Americans or Korean immigration contains culturally specific themes common to the Korean immigration experience. These…
Descriptors: Picture Books, Korean Americans, Immigration, Childrens Literature
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Linesch, Debra; Ojeda, Angelica; Fuster, Maria Elena; Moreno, Stephanie; Solis, Guadalupe – Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 2014
This article describes an expanded case study methodology that was used to explore the value that art therapy processes have in expression and understanding of the complications of immigration and acculturation. Data collected from two art therapy groups of Hispanic/Latino youth and immigrant women at an urban parish were analyzed to develop an…
Descriptors: Art Therapy, Acculturation, Immigration, Case Studies
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Jefferies, Julián; Dabach, Dafney Blanca – Association of Mexican American Educators Journal, 2014
This conceptual article addresses the need for educators to interrupt status-quo silences surrounding the role of immigration status in schools--an issue that disproportionately impacts Latina/os. In this article we: (a) articulate the need for teacher education to address the impact of undocumented status in school settings; (b) present…
Descriptors: Undocumented Immigrants, Ethnography, Vignettes, Qualitative Research
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Wernesjo, Ulrika – Childhood: A Global Journal of Child Research, 2012
Recent years have seen increasing attention being paid to unaccompanied asylum-seeking children. This article provides an overview of research in the field and its implications for an understanding of these children as a particularly vulnerable category. The existing research focuses primarily on investigating the children's emotional well-being…
Descriptors: Emotional Problems, Well Being, Migrant Children, Migrant Problems
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Vallejos, Vanessa – Harvard Educational Review, 2011
America is supposed to be a place of freedom and kindness. People from other countries look at America and see a place of opportunity where they can raise their children. Immigrants see America as a place where their children can receive a solid education and have a chance for a better life. Unfortunately, many Americans do not see it the way…
Descriptors: Freedom, Altruism, Economic Impact, Immigrants
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Stewart, Mary Amanda – English Journal, 2012
Twenty percent of all youth in America's schools are children of immigrants, making them first- or second-generation immigrant students. Addressing these students' literacy needs with relevant curriculum paves the way for them to experience meaningful learning. Literacy scholarship also points to the specific literacy needs of adolescent girls and…
Descriptors: Females, Immigrants, Adolescent Literature, Culturally Relevant Education
White Ellis, Carla – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Liberia has survived a fourteen-year civil war. Within this time, many Liberians were forced to flee their countries and seek refuge. The United States and Liberia have held a long-standing friendly relationship; hence, there are thousands of Liberian refugees living within the United States. The educational issues of refugees worldwide is lacking…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Barriers, Success, Adult Students
Mohsin, M. Naeem; Shabbir, Muhammad; Saeed, Wizra; Mohsin, M. Saleem – Online Submission, 2013
The study was conducted to know the status of Muslim immigrants' children with learning difficulties and importance of parents' involvement for the education whose children are with learning difficulties, and the factors responsible for the learning difficulties among immigrants' children. There were 81 immigrant children with learning…
Descriptors: Learning Problems, Immigrants, Muslims, Structured Interviews
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