Asian Americans in Class: Charting the Achievement Gap Among Korean American Youth

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Juni 2003



Challenges the "model minority" stereotype of Asian American students as a critical step toward educating all children well. Focusing on Korean American youth in New York City schools, this work compares high-achieving students attending a competitive magnet high school with students who have dropped out of a neighborhood high school.


Jamie Lew is Assistant Professor of Urban Education at Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey.


"Powerful evidence that we must look beyond the classroom for ways to improve the education and life chances of poor students." - From the Foreword by Jean Anyon, City University of New York "At last, a book that effectively dispels the model minority myth. Lew's detailed and powerful analysis reminds us that culture not only does not determine achievement but that class matters in profound and complex ways." - Pedro Noguera, New York University "A nuanced account of the impact of social class variability on Asian American achievement. This book makes a significant contribution to our understanding of immigrant students." - Stacey J. Lee, University of Wisconsin, Madison"
EAN: 9780807746936
ISBN: 0807746932
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2003
Seitenanzahl: 133 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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