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Miville, Marie L.; Constantine, Madonna G. – Counseling and Values, 2007
The authors explored the extent to which Asian American college women's perceived stigma about counseling mediated the relationship between their adherence to Asian cultural values and intentions to seek counseling, Participants, 201 Asian American college women (age range = 18-24 years), completed measures of Asian cultural values, perceived…
Descriptors: Social Values, Asian Americans, Cultural Influences, Social Attitudes
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Szelényi, Katalin; Denson, Nida – Review of Higher Education, 2019
This study examines predictors of perceived work-life balance among women and men faculty of color using data from the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE). Asian American men faculty report higher perceived work-life balance, while African American women faculty report lower perceived work-life balance as compared to…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Minority Group Teachers, College Faculty, Family Work Relationship
Aryan, Bushra – ProQuest LLC, 2010
This study explored the experiences of seven Afghan women pursuing doctoral degrees in a variety of disciplines and programs across the United States. The guiding question for this study was: What factors influence Afghan women's journeys to and experiences in doctoral programs? In an attempt to understand Afghan women doctoral students, I…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Females, Womens Education, Doctoral Degrees
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Hardaker, Glenn; Sabki, Aishah Ahmad; Iqbal, Javed – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2017
Although the educational experiences of South Asian Muslim women have been studied, little is known regarding the role of technology and its effects on education in this population. This study explores the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) in British Muslim girls' schools and its effect on learning. It uses primary data from…
Descriptors: Islam, Information Technology, Computer Mediated Communication, Religious Education
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Rose, Lisa Hale; Sellars-Mulhern, Precious; Jones, Cynthia; Trinidad, America; Pierre-Louis, Joanne; Okomba, Adhiambo – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2014
Given the nationwide concern about college persistence and graduation rates, this article reviews pertinent literature related to autonomous learning as well as social and academic engagement. It also presents findings of a qualitative study of young community college women of color, an understudied population. The article, part of a larger…
Descriptors: Personal Autonomy, Learner Engagement, Females, Womens Education
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Kamassah, Sharon – College Quarterly, 2010
This research study focused on the factors that enable women of South Asian and African descent to succeed as leaders in the college system. The findings were derived from online questionnaires and in-depth interviews of 16 racialized women from two Greater Toronto Area (GTA) colleges. Many factors and recommendations were shared. Some of the…
Descriptors: Employees, Females, Leadership, Recruitment
Beharry, Pauline; Crozier, Sharon – Canadian Journal of Counselling, 2008
The purpose of this investigation was to describe the lived experiences of racism for second-generation Canadian women of South Asian descent and how this affected their identity. Six adult co-researchers shared their experiences of what occurred when faced with racism. A phenomenological approach was employed, out of which five categories…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research Methodology, Phenomenology, Females
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Samanta, Suchitra – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2015
In this article, Suchitra Samanta reports on an introductory course in women's and gender studies (IWGS) where she first introduces, centers, and problematizes the concept of gender and sexuality to undergraduate students, and at a depth not offered in other disciplines. This article suggests a need for greater visibility for Asians and Asian…
Descriptors: Introductory Courses, Womens Studies, Gender Issues, Sexuality
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Lam, Amy G.; Barnhart, James E. – AIDS Education and Prevention, 2006
To date, limited attention is paid to how partners influence the condom negotiation process. This study examined whether partner ethnicity and age were associated with condom negotiations (i.e., verbal-direct, verbal-indirect, nonverbal-direct, nonverbal-indirect) in heterosexual Chinese and Filipina American college women. Results from 181 women…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Females, Communication Skills, Age Differences
Park, Gloria – Multilingual Matters, 2017
This book is a powerful narrative of how six women experienced their lives alongside their desire to overcome the challenging and empowering nature of the English language. The volume shares who they are as transnational and mobile women living in the midst of linguistic privilege and marginalization. It is one outcome of a research project and…
Descriptors: Females, Language Teachers, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Khambhaita, Priya; Bhopal, Kalwant – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2015
Given the financial implications for studying at a higher education institution, students are faced with many decisions both in terms of the topics they wish to study but also the decision of whether to remain at home or move away. The aim of this article is to compare the experiences of South Asian (Indian, Bangladeshi and Pakistani) female…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Social Class, Females, Decision Making
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Sue, Stanley; Cheng, Janice Ka Yan; Saad, Carmel S.; Chu, Joyce P. – American Psychologist, 2012
The U.S. Surgeon General's report "Mental Health: Culture, Race, and Ethnicity--A Supplement to Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General" (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2001) was arguably the best single scholarly contribution on the mental health of ethnic minority groups in the United States. Over 10 years have now elapsed…
Descriptors: Help Seeking, Refugees, Mental Health, Minority Groups
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Kolano, Lan Quach; Davila, Liv T. – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2019
This article presents case study data from a 2-year ethnography of Southeast Asian youth engagement within a grassroots community organization that serves immigrants in North Carolina before, during, and after the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Specifically, this study focuses on the ways in which five adolescent young women, who self-identified…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Refugees, Females, Asians
Arocho, Omayra – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Latinas currently attain the lowest number of terminal degrees in the United States when compared to White, African American, and Asian American women. While Latina doctoral students share common struggles with other minority/female doctoral students, the unique cultural expectations associated with their racial/ethnic and gender related…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Racial Differences, Ethnicity, Doctoral Programs
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Fernando, Delini M. – Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 2009
This article describes a support group for Sri Lankan women survivors of the 2004 Asian Tsunami. The article discusses unique leader challenges in doing group work in a diverse and foreign setting, and presents leader reflections, recommendations, and implications for group workers who may work with disaster survivors.
Descriptors: Group Counseling, Group Dynamics, Counseling Techniques, Natural Disasters
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