This study documents and analyzes 1.5 and second-generation Chinese American young adolescents' explorations of their cultural, ethnic, national, and racial identity. In addition, it investigates the possibility of creating a comfortable and healthy space in a school setting to negotiate identity. Model minority status has obscured the struggles and limitations Chinese Americans experience in both acculturating and assimilating in the United States. In the process of reading and discussing multicultural fiction and non-fiction texts, students raise salient issues regarding the social construction of race and ethnicity.... ita#39;s called Neda#39;s Declassified [Neda#39;s Declassified School Survival Guide on Nickelodeon] . Ita#39;s like each episode tells you like how they do in middle school and stuff. And then therea#39;s this girl and shea#39;s supposed to be really, really smart, shea#39;sanbsp;...
|Title||:||Firing the Canon: Identity Negotiation Among Chinese American Youth Through the Mediation of Multicultural Literature|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|