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Asian American College Students and Civic Engagement

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dc.contributor.author Chang, Mitchell J. en_US
dc.contributor.author Poon, Oiyan A. en_US
dc.contributor.author Lin, Monica H. en_US
dc.contributor.author Park, Julie en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-11-13T14:58:03Z en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2013-07-10T15:08:12Z
dc.date.available 2009-11-13T14:58:03Z en_US
dc.date.available 2013-07-10T15:08:12Z
dc.date.issued 2009-11-13T14:58:03Z en_US
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dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2374.MIA/4377 en_US
dc.description.abstract This chapter centers Asian American young adults within a discussion about civic engagement by highlighting findings from 35 years of data on Asian American college freshmen. It will also address future directions for Asian American undergraduate student civic engagement, taking immigration and population trends into account. Calling attention to Asian American civic engagement within the college context achieves at least two main goals. First, it will help scholars, practitioners, and policy makers move beyond racial stereotypes of this group and consider their complete college experiences, including their involvement outside the classroom. Doing so will help facilitate efforts to develop curricular and co-curricular practices that can better serve the learning and development of this fast-growing population in higher education. Second, examining these patterns of civic engagement will shed light on how Asian American students, as part of the future of our nation, are positioned for greater participation in a democratic U.S. society. en
dc.title Asian American College Students and Civic Engagement en
dc.type Text en_US
dc.date.published 2008 en_US


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