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Immigrant stories : ethnicity and academics in middle childhood / Cynthia García Coll, Amy Kerivan Marks.

Author/Creator:
García Coll, Cynthia T.
Publication:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Series:
Child development in cultural context.
Child development in cultural context
Format/Description:
Book
x, 288 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Children of immigrants -- United States.
Children of immigrants -- Education -- United States.
Child development -- Cross-cultural studies.
Contents:
Immigrant stories: ethnicity and educational pathways during middle childhood
Why study children of immigrants?
The developmental tasks of middle childhood
The children of immigrants: development in context (CIDC) study
The Cambodian community: small, isolated, and resilient
The Dominican community: recent, growing, and vibrant
The Portuguese community: steady, long established, and partially integrated
Modeling children of immigrants' academic achievement
Final reflections.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-282) and index.
Contributor:
Marks, Amy Kerivan.
ISBN:
9780195174595
0195174593
OCLC:
180852038
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