Asians in the Ivory Tower Dilemmas of Racial Inequality in American Higher Education

ISBN-10: 0807751308

ISBN-13: 9780807751305

Edition: 2010

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This timely and compelling examination of the experience of Asian Americans in higher education explores why and how Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) are important to our nation’s higher education priorities and places the study of AAPI college participation within a broad set of conditions through which all students must navigate as they pursue higher education. Teranishi captures the intersections of individual agency, social conditions, and organizational structures as synergetic forces that result in a range of postsecondary outcomes for subpopulations within the larger body of AAPIs.
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Book details

List price: $31.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University
Publication date: 9/5/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Series Foreword
Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
What's Wrong with a Positive Stereotype?
Purpose of the Book
Organization of the Book
Data Sources and Methodology
Transcending Conceptual Blockages
AAPls and America's Equity Agenda
Race in Comparative Research
Destablizing Conceptual Blockages
Students, Families, and the Pursuit of College
The Demography of the AAPl Population
Perceptions of Opportunities and Challenges
The Community Context
Portraits of AAPI Communities
Segregated or Integrated?
Hmong and The "Outside World"
"For Chinese, It's Subliminal: It's All About College"
Secondary Schools and Postsecondary Opportunities
Race, Class, and School Inequality
Access to Quality Schooling for AAPI Students
Wilson High School, San Francisco
Hoover High School, Vallejo
Hancock High School, Sacramento
Predictors of College Participation
Trends in AAPI College Enrollment
Beyond a Single Story: AAPI Precollege Postsecondary Preparation
AAPI College Enrollment Disaggregated
AAPI Degree Attainment and Field Representation
Degree Attainment Among AAPIs
"We're Not All Science Majors"
AAPIs in the Education Sector
Strategies to Improve the AAPI Education Pipeline
Conclusion: Beyond a Single Story
Transcending Categories and Boundaries
The Need for More and Better Research
An Essential Missing Link
Data Sources and Methodology
Data Instruments: Individual and Group Interview Protocol
Languages Spoken in Asian Countries
Notes
References
Index
About the Author
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