Mixed Race Students in College: The Ecology of Race, Identity, and Community on Campus / Edition 1

Mixed Race Students in College: The Ecology of Race, Identity, and Community on Campus / Edition 1

by Kristen A. Renn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0791461645

ISBN-13: 9780791461648

Pub. Date: 07/28/2004

Publisher: State University of New York Press

“It’s kind of an odd thing, really, because it’s not like I’m one or the other, or like I fit here or there, but I kind of also fit everywhere. And nowhere. All at once. You know?” — Florence

“My racial identity, I would have to say, is multiracial. I am of the future. I believe there is going to come a day when a very, very

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“It’s kind of an odd thing, really, because it’s not like I’m one or the other, or like I fit here or there, but I kind of also fit everywhere. And nowhere. All at once. You know?” — Florence

“My racial identity, I would have to say, is multiracial. I am of the future. I believe there is going to come a day when a very, very large majority of everybody in the world is going to be mixed with more than one race. It’s going to be multiracial for everybody. Everybody and their mother!” — Jack

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791461648
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
07/28/2004
Series:
SUNY series, Frontiers in Education Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacexi
Chapter 1The Context of Mixed Race Students in American Higher Education1
Chapter 2The Ecology of Multiracial Identity on Campus--An Analytic Framework and Research Design27
Chapter 3Patterns of Multiracial Identity among College Students67
Chapter 4I'm Black--Monoracial Identity95
Chapter 5I'm Asian and Latina--Multiple Monoracial Identities123
Chapter 6I'm Mixed--Multiracial Identity155
Chapter 7I Don't Check Any Boxes--Extraracial Identity193
Chapter 8It Depends--Situational Identity219
Chapter 9From Patterns to Practice--What Mixed Race Identity Patterns Mean for Educational Practice243
Appendix ARevisions to the Standards for the Classification of Federal Data on Race and Ethnicity259
Appendix BSummary of Study Participants261
Appendix CInterview and Focus Group Protocols267
Notes269
References275
Index287

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