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Asian American Students in Higher Education offers the first comprehensive analysis and synthesis of existing theory and research related to Asian American students’ experiences in postsecondary education. Providing practical and insightful recommendations, this sourcebook covers a range of topics including critical historical and demographic contexts, the complexity of Asian American student identities, and factors that facilitate and hinder Asian American students’ success in college. The time has come for institutions of higher education to develop more holistic and authentic understandings of this significant and rapidly growing population, and this volume will help educators acquire deeper and more intricate knowledge of Asian American college students’ experiences. Thisresource is vital for college educators interested in better serving Asian American students in their institutions.
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Critical Racial Contexts
Chapter 3: Critical Historical Contexts
Chapter 4: Critical Demographic Contexts
Chapter 5: Asian American Identity in College
Chapter 6: Asian American Race Relations in College
Chapter 7: Asian American Success in College
Chapter 8: Future Directions for Research on Asian American Students in College
This exciting new series, Diverse College Students: Promoting Student Success, offers practical and insightful recommendations to inform higher education practice. Based on solid research, this unique series is accessible to practitioners and scholars alike. Each book in the series will focus on the experiences, identities, challenges, and successes for various underrepresented student groups. Our overarching goal and vision for the series is to promote and support a pathway to student success for all students, providing professionals with resources on student groups traditionally marginalized in literature and practice.