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1st Edition

Asian American Students in Higher Education

ISBN 9780415844314
Published November 8, 2013 by Routledge
192 Pages

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Book Description

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. This resource is vital for college educators interested in better serving Asian American students in their institutions.

Table of Contents

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

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Samuel D. Museus is an Associate Professor of Higher Education at the University of Denver, USA.