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Lee, Moosung; Kim, Yeonjeong; Chesters, Jenny – Multicultural Education Review, 2022
As immigrants account for an increasing proportion of American youth, understanding how these young people experience change in their citizenship status is an important, yet rarely examined area for research. There is a plethora of evidence that opportunities to participate in American society are stratified according to class, race and ethnicity.…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Citizenship, Adolescents, Attitudes
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Chesters, Jenny – Multicultural Education Review, 2015
As a nation built from the migration of peoples from every continent in the world, modern Australia developed a unique culture based on an egalitarian ethos. Recent research, however, suggests that social inequality is increasing and, in particular, social mobility is in decline. In this paper, I examine one aspect of social inequality that has…
Descriptors: Migrants, Social Status, Academic Achievement, Academic Aspiration