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

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

by Robert Teranishi, Marcelo M. SuÃrez-Orozco (Foreword by)
 

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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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807751305
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Publication date:
08/06/2010
Series:
Language & Literacy Practitioners Bookshelf , #43
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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