The Asian American Achievement Paradox

The Asian American Achievement Paradox

by Jennifer Lee, Min Zhou

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ISBN-13: 9781610448505
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
Publication date: 06/30/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 266
Sales rank: 1,235,394
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

JENIFFER LEE is professor of sociology at the University of California, Irvine. MIN ZHOU is professor of sociology at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, and the University of California, Los Angeles.

Table of Contents

Contents List of Figures and Tables About the Authors Preface Chapter 1. What Is Cultural About Asian American Achievement? Chapter 2. Immigration, Hyper-Selectivity, and Second-Generation Convergence Chapter 3. The Success Frame and the Asian F Chapter 4. Reinforcing the Success Frame Chapter 5. Comparing Success Frames Chapter 6. Symbolic Capital and Stereotype Promise Chapter 7. Mind-Sets and the Achievement Paradox Chapter 8. Success at All Costs Chapter 9. The Asian American Achievement Paradox: Culture, Success, and Assimilation Notes References Index

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