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Muñoz, Susana M. – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2018
Over the last ten years, there has been an increasingly growing body of scholarship devoted to undocumented college students in higher education. Prior scholarship has focused on how undocumented students negotiate their political and civic identity within the undocumented youth movement. However, immigration research within higher education has…
Descriptors: Undocumented Immigrants, College Students, Hispanic American Students, Political Attitudes
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Stewart, Dafina-Lazarus; Nicolazzo, Z. – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2018
This article asserts whiteness as an ideology that reaches beyond race/racism to shape and reproduce other interlocking oppressive systems. In higher education, this notion of whiteness permeates commonly celebrated "high impact practices" (HIPs) to undermine the success of trans* students in US postsecondary education. Through an…
Descriptors: College Students, Whites, Racial Bias, Higher Education
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Brewster, Kendra R. – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2018
Critical service learning requires that students grapple with power even as they negotiate with discourses that frame service as transformative for others, without the reciprocal effect of service learners being transformed. To highlight microprocesses in power, this article uses figured worlds to explore the positional identities of service…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Power Structure, Identification, College Students
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Rincón, Blanca E.; Lane, Tonisha B. – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2017
As the United States population approaches a minority majority, the need to address educational inequities is intensified, especially for Latin@ students who are among the fastest growing ethnic minority group across the United States and at four-year colleges and universities. Concerns for educational equity also demand broadening participation…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Equal Education, STEM Education, Academic Degrees
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Alarcón, Jeannette D.; Bettez, Silvia – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2017
According to the Chronicle of Higher Education, "Hispanics" comprise only 4% of the full-time faculty in U.S. universities, although Latin@s comprise 16.4% of the U.S. population. Given the under-representation of Latin@ faculty, efforts to support and retain them are paramount. Recently a small body of literature has surfaced explicitly…
Descriptors: Mentors, Higher Education, Ethnography, Hispanic American Students
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Banks, Joy – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2017
This investigation employs Disability Critical Race Studies as a theoretical framework to determine the interdependence of racism and ableism in school settings. African American male students with learning disabilities are queried about their interpretations of special education placement and labeling while attempting to secure educational…
Descriptors: African American Students, Males, Learning Disabilities, Labeling (of Persons)
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Desai, Shiv R.; Abeita, Andrea – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2017
From private to public, from small to large, campus protests and demonstrations have risen across the country to address institutional racism regarding a range of issues including offensive Halloween costumes, university/college seals, lack of faculty color, and racist vandalism. One such example occurred at Southwest University where Native…
Descriptors: Navajo (Nation), Tribes, Critical Theory, Race
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Dessel, Adrienne; Westmoreland, Amy; Gutiérrez, Lorraine M. – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2016
Sexual-minority college students continue to experience heterosexism in the form of heterosexist and biased language from peers. Religion has been identified as a predictor of sexual prejudice among college students. Yet there is limited research on the intersection of race, religion, and heterosexism, and on interventions designed to address this…
Descriptors: Sexual Orientation, African American Students, Student Attitudes, Christianity
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Carrillo, Juan F. – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2016
Primarily drawing from the Mestiz@ Theory of Intelligences (Carrillo, 2013), this article examines how working class Latino male college students in North Carolina navigate multiple cultural worlds and excel academically. This work addresses current gaps in the literature that largely fail to unpack the experiences of academically successful…
Descriptors: Working Class, Males, Hispanic American Students, Cultural Influences
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Wagner, Rachel – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2015
The balance of empirical research on college men is a portrait of their maladaptive and antisocial attitudes and behaviors. Studies have demonstrated the correlation between college men's problematic behavior and adherence to gender role traditionalism. Educators have few composites of men's prosocial behavior nor the masculine ideology that…
Descriptors: College Students, Males, Masculinity, Student Adjustment
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Madden, Meredith – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2015
How do critical pedagogies promote undergraduate students' awareness of social class, social class identity, and social class inequalities in education? How do undergraduate students experience class consciousness-raising in the intergroup dialogue classroom? This qualitative study explores undergraduate students' class consciousness-raising in an…
Descriptors: Social Class, Consciousness Raising, Qualitative Research, Student Journals
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Domingue, Andrea D. – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2015
This article offers a theoretical analysis and phenomenological study of the leadership experiences of black women college students at a predominantly white higher education institution. Existing literature argues that leadership development is vital to the college experience as an opportunity to empower and engage students in social change.…
Descriptors: African American Students, Females, College Students, Student Experience
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Matos, Jennifer M. D. – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2015
This article utilizes Yosso's (2005) community cultural framework and the six forms of cultural capital (aspirational, familial, linguistic, navigational, resistant, social) as corrective reframes of the cultural deficit model. Although the prevailing literature on Latina/o parents and families portray this population as being unmotivated and…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, College Students, Academic Persistence, Learner Engagement
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Catalano, D. Chase J. – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2015
Trans* men have not, as yet, received specific research attention in higher education. Based on intensive interviews with 25 trans* men enrolled in colleges or universities in New England, I explore their experiences in higher education. I analyze participants' descriptions of supports and challenges in their collegiate environments, as well as…
Descriptors: Sexual Identity, College Students, Males, Student Experience
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Krings, Amy; Austic, Elizabeth A.; Gutiérrez, Lorraine M.; Dirksen, Kaleigh E. – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2015
This cross-sectional, repeated measures, quasi-experimental study evaluates changes in college students' commitment toward, and confidence in, political participation, civic engagement, and multicultural activism. Our sample (n = 653) consisted of college students in a Midwestern university who participated in one of three social justice education…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Social Justice, Introductory Courses, Psychology
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