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The Resource Made in America : immigrant students in our public schools, Laurie Olsen

Made in America : immigrant students in our public schools, Laurie Olsen

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Made in America : immigrant students in our public schools
Title
Made in America
Title remainder
immigrant students in our public schools
Statement of responsibility
Laurie Olsen
Title variation
Immigrant students in our public schools
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Focusing on a prototypical public high school, this study reveals that over 20 percent of the school's students were born in another country, and over a third speak limited English or come from homes in which English is not spoken. Here is what it looks and feels like to go to school and to teach in a time of increasingly complex cultural relations
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DUR
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Olsen, Laurie
Dewey number
371.826/91
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Edwards, Rebekah
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  • Children of immigrants
  • Immigrants
  • Acculturation
  • Americanization
  • Marginality, Social
Label
Made in America : immigrant students in our public schools, Laurie Olsen
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 268-276)
Contents
Foreword / Herbert Kohl -- Ch. 1. At the Crossroads -- Ch. 2. The Maps of Madison High: On Separation and Invisibility -- Ch. 3. We Make Each Other Racial: The Madison High World As Perceived by the "American" Student -- Ch. 4. Learning the Language of America -- Ch. 5. To Find Your Race and Your Place: Race Tracks at Madison High -- Ch. 6. Love and Marriage: How Young Immigrant Women Negotiate the Terrain between Cultures -- Ch. 7. Creating a Support Place for Immigrants -- Ch. 8. Adults in the Crossroads -- Ch. 9. A Different Voice, A Daily Struggle -- Ch. 10. Madison High, the State, and the Nation -- Ch. 11. Conclusions: What Futures Will We Choose As a Multicultural Society?
Control code
ocm37720577
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
276 pages ;
Isbn
9781565844001
Other physical details
illustrations
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(Sirsi) o
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Made in America : immigrant students in our public schools, Laurie Olsen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 268-276)
Contents
Foreword / Herbert Kohl -- Ch. 1. At the Crossroads -- Ch. 2. The Maps of Madison High: On Separation and Invisibility -- Ch. 3. We Make Each Other Racial: The Madison High World As Perceived by the "American" Student -- Ch. 4. Learning the Language of America -- Ch. 5. To Find Your Race and Your Place: Race Tracks at Madison High -- Ch. 6. Love and Marriage: How Young Immigrant Women Negotiate the Terrain between Cultures -- Ch. 7. Creating a Support Place for Immigrants -- Ch. 8. Adults in the Crossroads -- Ch. 9. A Different Voice, A Daily Struggle -- Ch. 10. Madison High, the State, and the Nation -- Ch. 11. Conclusions: What Futures Will We Choose As a Multicultural Society?
Control code
ocm37720577
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
276 pages ;
Isbn
9781565844001
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(Sirsi) o

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