Yellow and Brown: Emerging Asian American Immigrant Populations and Residential Segregation
New York University
Ways in which resources & social networks translate into educational mobility, and emphasize how these resources vary among Asian Americans.
Journal Name or Institutional Affiliation:
Equity and Excellence in Education
Vol. 37, No. 3, pp. 255-263
- Challenges of Asian Americans have been ignored in the debate of educational equity.
- Segregation among Asian Americans cannot be addressed the same way segregation among Black and Latinos is addressed.
- Brown does not include the Asian American population.
- The impact of racial segregation needs to be examined in the context of language, culture, immigration status and socioeconomic situations that vary for different subpopulations among Asian Americans.
Journal Article Empirical Research
Brown vs Board of Education, Equality, Segregation, Social Capital
Focus groups, Interviews
Method of Analysis:
Unit of Analysis:
- Data were collected from four public comprehensive high schools in California located in neighborhoods with high concentrations of Vietnamese or Hmongs.
- Vietnamese studies in Westminster and San Jose & Vietnamese in Sacramento and Fresno.
- Used statewide data of seniors who were college bound or at least considering college as a postsecondary option were the respondents.
- Sample of 106 students respondents: 56 Hmong and 50 Vietnamese's minimum GPA 3.2
- Focus groups --> 1 hour long interviews
- All interviews were tape-recorded