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作者 Diamond, Robin Holly
書名 One size does not fit all: The effect of the model minority stereotype on the academic journeys of ten Chinese American and Korean American women
國際標準書號 9780549515821
book jacket
說明 154 p
附註 Source: Dissertation Abstracts International, Volume: 69-03, Section: A, page: 0892
Adviser: James Giarelli
Thesis (Ed.D.)--Rutgers The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick, 2008
This study investigated the educational experiences of ten Asian American undergraduate women who were struggling academically and were placed on academic probation by their college. It was designed in the qualitative tradition to give voice to a population that traditionally has not had that option. The goal of the research was to gain an understanding of both the common and unique experiences of these 10 women as they related to their higher education struggles. The project proposed that institutions of higher learning are lacking in both their recognition and understanding of poorly performing Asian American students and that there is a subsequent lack of programs and services for these students
Participation in the study was limited to Chinese and Korean undergraduate women who self identified as either first generation or 1.5 generation Asian Americans. Data were collected by means of a three tiered semi-structured interview protocol. The study was influenced by the body of literature dealing with various aspects of the model minority stereotype (e.g. Fong, 2002: Lee, 1999; Nakanishi, 2000; Suzuki, 2002; Yeh, 2002)
In this study, the model minority construct was shown to have influence on the perceptions of the higher education experience even among students who were not familiar with the term as such. Pre-entrance perceptions of the university, familial expectations as related to academic success and choice of major, developmental and mental health issues were all found to have impacted the academic journey of the participants
School code: 0190
Host Item Dissertation Abstracts International 69-03A
主題 Women's Studies
Sociology, Ethnic and Racial Studies
Education, Higher
0453
0631
0745
Alt Author Rutgers The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick
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