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Uyehara, Grayce K. – Bridge, An Asian American Perspective, 1979
Discrimination against Asian women is discussed in this article. Suggestions are made for self-development and social change so as to improve the status of Asian women in the United States. (MC)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Asian Americans, Ethnic Stereotypes, Experience
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Crown, Bonnie R. – Social Education, 1979
Reviews depiction of Asian women in literature by Asian writers within the context of development of basic human rights for men and wormen. Information is presented to help students analyze the literature selections. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Asian Studies, Attitude Change, Beliefs, Civil Rights
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Museus, Samuel D.; Truong, Kimberly A. – About Campus, 2013
Samuel D. Museus and Kimberly A. Truong report on the negative consequences of the ubiquitous racialized and sexualized stereotypes of Asian American college students that appear online.
Descriptors: Asian American Students, College Students, Gender Bias, Racial Bias
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Yick, Alice G.; Oomen-Early, Jody – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2008
Until recently, research studies have implied that domestic violence does not affect Asian American and immigrant communities, or even Asians abroad, because ethnicity or culture has not been addressed. In this content analysis, the authors examined trends in publications in leading scholarly journals on violence relating to Asian women and…
Descriptors: Family Violence, Asian Culture, Interrater Reliability, Family Structure
Smith, LaVonia – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Women in general have made vast progress in gaining leadership positions in higher education administration; however, women of color, including Asian Americans, Native Americans, and Latinas, continue to lag behind. According to the literature, a number of issues prevent women of color from achieving senior-level positions. A dissertation study by…
Descriptors: Minority Groups, Asian Americans, African Americans, Hispanic Americans
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Sayer, Liana C.; Fine, Leigh – Social Indicators Research, 2011
Married women continue to spend more time doing housework than men and economic resources influence women's housework more strongly than men's. To explain this, gender theorists point to how gender figures into identities, family interactions, and societal norms and opportunity structures. The extent of this configuration varies culturally and, in…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Race, Marital Status, Employed Women
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Merali, Noorfarah – Interchange: A Quarterly Review of Education, 2008
The Family Class Category of Canada's Immigration Policy exists with the key objective of family unification. Among Canada's second largest immigrant group, the South Asians, the cultural practice of arranged marriage is applied across international borders, leading to spousal sponsorship. Existing research on South Asian sponsored wives suggests…
Descriptors: Asians, Immigrants, Marriage, Spouses
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Berkel, LaVerne A.; Constantine, Madonna G. – Journal of College Counseling, 2005
The authors explored associations among relationship harmony, perceived family conflicts, relational self-concept, and life satisfaction in a sample of 169 African American and Asian American college women. As hypothesized, higher relational self-concept, or the extent to which individuals include close relationships in their self-concepts, and…
Descriptors: Life Satisfaction, Counseling Services, Asian Americans, Females
Ruzicka, Smita Sundaresan – ProQuest LLC, 2011
South Asian Americans are one of the fastest growing sub-groups within the Asian American population in the United States today. Between 1960 and 1990, the South Asian American population witnessed an increase of approximately 900% (Leonard, 1997). This increase in population also corresponds with the increase in South Asian American students…
Descriptors: First Generation College Students, Higher Education, Mothers, Daughters
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Park, Gloria – TESOL Quarterly: A Journal for Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages and of Standard English as a Second Dialect, 2012
With an increase in the number of learners and speakers of English as an additional language entering the English language teaching field, especially in Outer and Expanding Circle countries and some migrating into the Inner Circle countries (e.g., Jenkins, 2009), there is an urgent need to prepare, and understand the experiences of, English…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English Instruction, English (Second Language), Asians
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Chow, Esther Ngan-Ling – Psychology of Women Quarterly, 1987
Examined the relationship of sex-role identity to occupational attainment, self-esteem, and work satisfaction for 161 employed Asian American women. Androgynous Asian American women and those with a high level of occupational attainment had a higher level of self-esteem and a greater degree of work satisfaction than those with other types of…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Asian Americans, Employment Level, Females
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Homma-True, Reiko – Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, 1990
Addresses the problems of Asian American women and the difficulties they may encounter in psychotherapy. Suggestions for therapists and several case examples are provided. (DM)
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Counseling Techniques, Cross Cultural Training, Females
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Kohli, Rita – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2014
Within racial inequitable educational conditions, students of color in US schools are susceptible to internalizing racism. If these students go on to be teachers, the consequences can be particularly detrimental if internalized racism influences their teaching. Framed in Critical Race Theory, this article investigates the process pre-service…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Minority Group Teachers, Social Justice, Equal Education
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Nemoto, Tooru; Iwamoto, Mariko; Oh, Hyun Joo; Wong, Serena; Nguyen, Hongmai – AIDS Education and Prevention, 2005
This study investigates cognitive, cultural, and contextual factors that influence HIV-related risk behaviors among Asian women who engage in sex work at massage parlors in San Francisco. Focus groups and qualitative interviews were conducted for Vietnamese and Thai masseuses and massage parlor owners/managers. Economic pressure as well as…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Intervention, Females, Focus Groups
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Qian, Zhenchao; Lichter, Daniel T. – Journal of Marriage and Family, 2011
We use incidence data from the 1980 Census and 2008 American Community Survey to track recent trends in interracial marriage. Intermarriage with Whites increased rapidly among Blacks but stalled among Asians and American Indians. Black-White intermarriage increased threefold over 1980-2008, independent of changing socioeconomic status, suggesting…
Descriptors: African Americans, American Indians, Community Surveys, Marriage
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