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Youth Held at the Border Immigration, Education, and the Politics of Inclusion

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ISBN-10: 0807753890

ISBN-13: 9780807753897

Edition: 2013

Authors: Lisa (Leigh) Patel, Judah Schwartz

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Illegal. Undocumented. Remedial. DREAMers. All of these labels have been applied to immigrant youth. Using a combination of engaging narrative and rigorous analysis, this book explores how immigrant youth are included in, and excluded from, various sectors of American society, including education. Instead of the land of opportunity, immigrant youth often encounter myriad new borders long after their physical journey to the U.S. is over. With an intimate storytelling style, the author invites readers to rethink assumptions about immigrant youth and what their often liminal positions reveal about the politics of inclusion in America.This book features: engaging case studies that capture the…    
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Book details

List price: $40.50
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University
Publication date: 12/15/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.30" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Scott M. Hofer is Professor of Human Development and Family Sciences and Director, Psychosocial Core, Center for Healthy Aging Research at the Oregon State University. He received his Ph.D. in Psychology from University of Southern California in 1994 and held postdoctoral positions at the University of Manchester and the Center for Developmental and Health Genetics at the Pennsylvania State University. His research examines the role of aging and health on changes in cognitive functioning, in interaction with demographic and psychosocial influences, and on statistical analysis and design issues for understanding developmental and aging processes. He collaborates with national and…    

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Preface
Introduction
Wana: Wigs, Husbands, and Documentation
Lina and Schooling
Double Consciousness
The Single Story of Adolescence
Lost in Translation
There's Learning and Then There's Schooling
There's a New Sheriff in Town
You Must Be This Tall to Ride
The Devil You Know
Measures of Adulthood
Black Market, White Market
Rethinking Contact Zones
Afterword
References
Index
About the Author