Immigrants and Education

Margaret A. Gibson, Jill P. Koyama

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10 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationA Companion to the Anthropology of Education
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Pages389-407
Number of pages19
ISBN (Print)9781405190053
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 14 2011
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Accommodation and acculturation without assimilation
  • Anthropologists, examining educational experiences - of immigrant-origin
  • Cultural ecology theory - sharp criticism for being overly deterministic
  • Immigrant/involuntary minority typology
  • Membership and marginalization - in school settings
  • Ogbu, maintaining that learning - "is a common human phenomenon...discontinuities"
  • Roles, experiences, and institutions - immigrants and education
  • Segmented assimilation - immigrant and refugee populations
  • Shortcomings of cultural-ecological theory
  • Theoretical insights, into educational experiences - of immigrant children and youth

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)

Cite this

Gibson, M. A., & Koyama, J. P. (2011). Immigrants and Education. In A Companion to the Anthropology of Education (pp. 389-407). Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444396713.ch23