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Bridging Multiple Worlds: Cultures, Identities, and Pathways to College

Catherine R. Cooper

Abstract

How can youth in different cultural communities forge identities and college pathways without losing ties to their communities? New evidence, both quantitative and qualitative, about how youth navigate across the cultural worlds of their families, schools, peers, and community programs, is advancing research, practice, and policies to open academic pipelines. This book examines the academic pipeline problem, as students, especially ethnic minority, immigrant, and low—income youth, leave school too early. It considers research, practice, and policies relating to opening both pathways and pipeli ... More

Keywords: cultures, identities, college pathways, educational partnerships, ethnic minority youth, immigrant youth

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780195080209
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195080209.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Catherine R. Cooper, author
Department of Psychology University of California, Santa Cruz
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