Read Straight A's: Asian American College Students in Their Own Words by Christine R. Yano Neal K. Adolph Akatsuka Online

straight-a-s-asian-american-college-students-in-their-own-words

The American Dream of success for many Asian Americans includes the highest levels of education. But what does it mean to live that success? In Straight A’s Asian American students at Harvard reflect on their common experiences with discrimination, immigrant communities, their relationships to their Asian heritage, and their place in the university. They also examine the dThe American Dream of success for many Asian Americans includes the highest levels of education. But what does it mean to live that success? In Straight A’s Asian American students at Harvard reflect on their common experiences with discrimination, immigrant communities, their relationships to their Asian heritage, and their place in the university. They also examine the difficulties of living up to family expectations and the real-world effects of the Model Minority stereotype. While many of the issues they face are experienced by a wide swath of college students, their examinations of race, ethnicity, gender and sexuality, and culture directly speak to the Asian American experience in US higher education. Unique and revealing, intimate and unreserved, Straight A’s furthers the conversation about immigrant histories, racial and ethnic stereotypes, and multiculturalism in contemporary American society....

Title : Straight A's: Asian American College Students in Their Own Words
Author :
Rating :
ISBN : 9781478000242
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 232 Pages
Status : Available For Download
Last checked : 21 Minutes ago!

Straight A's: Asian American College Students in Their Own Words Reviews