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Choo, Suzanne S. – Harvard Educational Review, 2017
With global risks such as terrorism, fundamentalism, and xenophobia permeating our everyday consciousness, there is a pressing need for educators to cultivate in their students a cosmopolitan hospitality toward multiple and marginalized others in the world. Yet, despite growing interest in ethics among literary scholars, theorizations of ethical…
Descriptors: Ethics, Literature, Teaching Methods, Criticism
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Dyrness, Andrea; Sepúlveda, Enrique, III – Harvard Educational Review, 2015
In this article, Dyrness and Sepúlveda argue that in El Salvador, young people are participants in a diasporic social imaginary that connects them with Salvadorans and other Latinos in the United States--before they have ever left the country. The authors explore how this transnational relationship manifests in two school communities in San…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Hispanic Americans, Private Schools, Violence
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Coe, Cati; Shani, Serah – Harvard Educational Review, 2015
What does cultural capital mean in a transnational context? In this article, Cati Coe and Serah Shani illustrate through the case of Ghanaian immigrants to the United States that the concept of cultural capital offers many insights into immigrants' parenting strategies, but that it also needs to be refined in several ways to account for the…
Descriptors: Cultural Capital, Immigrants, Cultural Influences, Child Rearing
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Filindra, Alexandra; Blanding, David; Coll, Cynthia Garcia – Harvard Educational Review, 2011
Children of immigrant backgrounds--children who are immigrants themselves or were born to immigrant parents--are the largest segment of growth in the U.S. school population. In this exploratory interdisciplinary analysis, Filindra, Blanding, and Garcia Coll ask whether the context of policy and political receptivity, even when they are not…
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, Educational Objectives, Outcomes of Education, Graduation
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Suarez-Orozco, Carola; Yoshikawa, Hirokazu; Teranishi, Robert T.; Suarez-Orozco, Marcelo M. – Harvard Educational Review, 2011
Unauthorized immigrants account for approximately one-fourth of all immigrants in the United States, yet they dominate public perceptions and are at the heart of a policy impasse. Caught in the middle are the children of these immigrants--youth who are coming of age and living in the shadows. An estimated 5.5 million children and adolescents are…
Descriptors: Ethics, Immigrants, Foreign Policy, Undocumented Immigrants
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Hernandez, Ingrid; Mendoza, Fermin; Lio, Mario; Latthi, Jirayut; Eusebio, Catherine – Harvard Educational Review, 2011
Debate goes on about the proposed Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act. In presidential speeches, one-minute congressional floor statements, and intermittent media coverage, we hear passionate arguments for and against this federal legislation that would provide a path toward citizenship for hundreds of thousands of…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Autobiographies, Immigration, Immigrants
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Harvard Educational Review, 2011
This article presents the author's personal narrative as an immigrant from Sierra Leone who has undergone so many challenges in life and ended up turning all these obstacles into opportunities. In this article, the author describes his life growing up in Sierra Leone, his first experience of the horrors of war, his life as a student, and his dream…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Personal Narratives, Phenomenology, Career Development
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Vallejos, Vanessa – Harvard Educational Review, 2011
America is supposed to be a place of freedom and kindness. People from other countries look at America and see a place of opportunity where they can raise their children. Immigrants see America as a place where their children can receive a solid education and have a chance for a better life. Unfortunately, many Americans do not see it the way…
Descriptors: Freedom, Altruism, Economic Impact, Immigrants
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Gutierrez, M. – Harvard Educational Review, 2011
In this article, the author describes his life experiences and how difficult it was for him as a Mexican immigrant living in the United States. His life changed when he moved to America, but his character changed when he started middle school. He had been constantly insulted by his classmates, and at the time he wanted to get revenge. The kids he…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Phenomenology, Personal Narratives, Migrant Problems
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Fairbanks, Colleen M.; Crooks, Penny Mason; Ariail, Mary – Harvard Educational Review, 2011
In this article, Fairbanks, Crooks, and Ariail followed Esme Martinez, a Spanish-speaking Latina, from the sixth grade to the eleventh grade, focusing on her perspectives of schooling and her shifting identities related to home, school, friendships, and future. Drawing on the construct of artifacts, a sociohistorical concept that understands…
Descriptors: Individual Development, Identification (Psychology), Foreign Countries, Sociocultural Patterns
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Ong, Maria; Wright, Carol; Espinosa, Lorelle L.; Orfield, Gary – Harvard Educational Review, 2011
In this article, Maria Ong, Carol Wright, Lorelle Espinosa, and Gary Orfield review nearly forty years of scholarship on the postsecondary educational experiences of women of color in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Their synthesis of 116 works of scholarship provides insight into the factors that influence the retention,…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Females, Disproportionate Representation, Engineering
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Moreno, Kriztyan Alberto – Harvard Educational Review, 2011
In this article, the author describes his experiences as a Mexican living "illegally" in the United States and how Esperanza Community Collegial Academy has given him a second chance to find himself and his place in this world. At Esperanza he is part of a program that promotes higher education, MEXA (Movimiento Estudiantil Xicano de…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Undocumented Immigrants, Individual Development, Educational Experience
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Li, Mei-Hua – Harvard Educational Review, 2011
In this article, the author describes the opportunities she had for putting her cultural and language skills to use. She shares her experiences at the Asian Voices of Organized Youth for Community Empowerment (A-VOYCE) program and at the Participatory Chinatown project. The author never thought that learning about her identity and using what she…
Descriptors: Empowerment, Multilingualism, Language Skills, Immigrants
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Abu El-Haj, Thea Renda – Harvard Educational Review, 2010
In this article, Thea Renda Abu El-Haj draws on qualitative research conducted with Palestinian American high school students to explore school as a key site for nation building. By focusing on their teachers' talk and practice, she examines how U.S. nationalism and national identities are produced through everyday racialized and gendered…
Descriptors: High School Students, Immigrants, Muslims, Political Attitudes
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Dance, L. Janelle; Gutierrez, Rochelle; Hermes, Mary – Harvard Educational Review, 2010
In this article, educational scholars L. Janelle Dance, Rochelle Gutierrez, and Mary Hermes share insights from their lived experience as qualitative researchers trying to work in collaboration with diverse populations. They refer to these insights as "improvisations on conventional qualitative methods," reminding readers that their…
Descriptors: Classical Music, Music, Educational Researchers, Interpersonal Relationship
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