The Asian American Achievement Paradox

Pub Date : 2015-06-30 | Author : Jennifer Lee | Publisher : Russell Sage Foundation

ISBN 10 : 9781610448505
ISBN 13 : 1610448502

Asian Americans are often stereotyped as the “model minority.” Their sizeable presence at elite universities and high household incomes have helped construct the narrative of A..

Asian American Parenting

Pub Date : 2017-09-22 | Author : Yoonsun Choi | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9783319631363
ISBN 13 : 3319631365

This important text offers data-rich guidelines for conducting culturally relevant and clinically effective intervention with Asian American families. Delving beneath longstanding ..

Getting Real About Race

Pub Date : 2017-09-12 | Author : Stephanie M. McClure | Publisher : SAGE Publications

ISBN 10 : 9781506339320
ISBN 13 : 1506339328

Getting Real About Race is an edited collection of short essays that address the most common stereotypes and misconceptions about race held by students, and by many in the United S..

Weathering Katrina

Pub Date : 2017-04-12 | Author : Mark J. VanLandingham | Publisher : Russell Sage Foundation

ISBN 10 : 9781610448642
ISBN 13 : 1610448642

In 2005, Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans. The principal Vietnamese-American enclave was a remote, low-income area that flooded badly. Many residents arrived decades earlie..

Asian Americans Education And Crime

Pub Date : 2016-12-14 | Author : Daisy Ball | Publisher : Lexington Books

ISBN 10 : 9781498526456
ISBN 13 : 1498526454

Asian/Americans, Education, and Crime: The Model Minority as Victim and Perpetrator analyzes Asian/Americans’ interactions with the U.S. criminal justice system as perpetrators a..

Diversity In The Power Elite

Pub Date : 2018-01-05 | Author : Richard L. Zweigenhaft | Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN 10 : 9781538103388
ISBN 13 : 1538103389

Diversity in the Power Elite is a provocative analysis of the diversity that exists—and doesn’t exist—among America’s powerful people. Richard L. Zweigenhaft and G. William..

Beyond Expectations

Pub Date : 2017-02-21 | Author : Onoso Imoagene | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 9780520292321
ISBN 13 : 0520292324

In Beyond Expectations, Onoso Imoagene delves into the multifaceted identities of second-generation Nigerian adults in the United States and Britain. She argues that they conceive ..