School Connections: U.S. Mexican Youth, Peers, and School Achievement / Edition 1

School Connections: U.S. Mexican Youth, Peers, and School Achievement / Edition 1

by Margaret Gibson, Patricia C. Gandara, Jill Peterson Koyama
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807744379

ISBN-13: 9780807744376

Pub. Date: 04/03/2004

Publisher: Teachers College Press

This collection examines the ongoing social dynamic between peer relations and academic achievement, bringing together the latest thinking from prominent scholars in anthropology, psychology, sociology, and education.

Overview

This collection examines the ongoing social dynamic between peer relations and academic achievement, bringing together the latest thinking from prominent scholars in anthropology, psychology, sociology, and education.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807744376
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Publication date:
04/03/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

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Table of Contents

Forewordvii
Acknowledgmentsxi
1The Role of Peers in the Schooling of U.S. Mexican Youth1
2Social Capital Among Working-Class Minority Students18
3The Changing Shape of Aspirations: Peer Influence on Achievement Behavior39
4"Acting Out" and Being a "Schoolboy": Performance in an ELD Classroom63
5Gangs and Group Membership: Implications for Schooling87
6The Influence of Intergroup Relations on School Engagement: Two Cases107
7Belonging and School Participation: Lessons From a Migrant Student Club129
8"Like Family, You Know?": School and the Achievement of Peer Relations150
9Peers and School Performance: Implications for Research, Policy, and Practice173
About the Editors and the Contributors193
Index197

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