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Book Reviewed By Ezekiel Joubert Iii: Lam, K. D. (2015). Youth Gangs, Racism, And Schooling: Vietnamese American Youth In A Postcolonial Context. New York, Ny: Springer. 179 Pp. $47.45 (Hardcover). Isbn: 978-1-137-47558-9., Ezekiel Joubert Iii Sep 2016

Book Reviewed By Ezekiel Joubert Iii: Lam, K. D. (2015). Youth Gangs, Racism, And Schooling: Vietnamese American Youth In A Postcolonial Context. New York, Ny: Springer. 179 Pp. $47.45 (Hardcover). Isbn: 978-1-137-47558-9., Ezekiel Joubert Iii

Journal of Southeast Asian American Education and Advancement

Book Reviewed by Ezekiel Joubert III: Lam, K. D. (2015). Youth Gangs, Racism, and Schooling: Vietnamese American Youth in a Postcolonial Context. New York, NY: Springer


Book Reviewed By Sarah Kahn: Bich Minh Nguyen. (2014). Pioneer Girl. New York, Ny: Viking Press. 296pp. $26.95 (Hardcover). Isbn: 978-0-670-025-09-1, Sarah Kahn Sep 2016

Book Reviewed By Sarah Kahn: Bich Minh Nguyen. (2014). Pioneer Girl. New York, Ny: Viking Press. 296pp. $26.95 (Hardcover). Isbn: 978-0-670-025-09-1, Sarah Kahn

Journal of Southeast Asian American Education and Advancement

Book reviewed by Sarah Kahn: Pioneer Girl by Bich Minh Nguyen. New York, NY: Viking Press.


Resettlement Struggles Of Burmese Refugee Students In U.S. High Schools: A Qualitative Study, Madhavi Tandon Dr. Sep 2016

Resettlement Struggles Of Burmese Refugee Students In U.S. High Schools: A Qualitative Study, Madhavi Tandon Dr.

Journal of Southeast Asian American Education and Advancement

This article presents findings from a qualitative study that examined how five Burmese refugee students adjusted and navigated two public school high schools in a Midwestern urban city in the U.S. The purpose of the study was to capture their unique histories and migration stories from which they drew strength as they resettled in the U.S. The present study focused specifically on the barriers faced by them in achieving high school graduation and impediments to higher education. Important findings included lack of navigational capital, linguicism and the intense shame of being a multilingual learner, birth order, and poor ...


A Historical Analysis Of Southeast Asian Refugee Communities: Post-War Acculturation And Education In The U.S., Stacy M. Kula, Susan J. Paik Mar 2016

A Historical Analysis Of Southeast Asian Refugee Communities: Post-War Acculturation And Education In The U.S., Stacy M. Kula, Susan J. Paik

Journal of Southeast Asian American Education and Advancement

This analysis considers the circumstances of Southeast Asian refugee immigration following the Vietnam War as well as the political and social environment in the US upon their arrival, in order to examine the historical factors that link to their subsequent educational trends. Receptive government policies enabled these communities to survive; however, with the exception of first-wave Vietnamese refugees, their limited job skills, English language knowledge, and education upon arrival were exacerbated by overall prejudiced societal reception and the lack of an existing co-ethnic community to buffer their entry into US society. All groups have generally experienced low academic achievement except ...