ERIC Number: EJ1146072
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Mar
Abstractor: As Provided
Critical Care and Problematizing Sense of School Belonging as a Response to Inequality for Immigrants and Children of Immigrants
DeNicolo, Christina Passos; Yu, Min; Crowley, Christopher B.; Gabel, Susan L.
Review of Research in Education, v41 n1 p500-530 Mar 2017
This chapter examines the factors that contribute to a sense of school belonging for immigrant and immigrant-origin youth. Through a review of the education research on critical care, the authors propose a framework informed by "cariño conscientizado"--critically conscious and authentic care--as central to reconceptualizing notions of school belonging. Research studies on teacher-student and peer relationships, student agency, and organizing are reviewed to identify how they function to disrupt structural factors that maintain educational inequities. Belonging as a concept is problematized through a re-envisioning of curriculum, pedagogy, and school-community relationships as a means to reduce inequality for immigrant and immigrant-origin youth and children.
Descriptors: Immigrants, Migrant Children, Sense of Community, Educational Research, Teacher Student Relationship, Peer Relationship, Equal Education, Social Justice, Youth Agencies, Youth Problems, Youth Opportunities, Social Environment, Politics of Education, Disadvantaged, Educational Discrimination, Caring, Well Being, Academic Achievement, Social Capital, Curriculum Development, Critical Theory, School Community Relationship, Cultural Influences, Elementary Secondary Education
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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