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Americans by heart : undocumented Latino students and the promise of higher education / William Pérez.

By: Pérez, William, 1974-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Multicultural education series (New York, N.Y.): Publisher: New York : Teachers College Press, [2012]Copyright date: ©2012Description: xiv, 191 pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780807752838 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0807752835 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780807752845 (alk. paper); 0807752843 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Hispanic Americans -- Education (Higher) | Hispanic Americans -- Education (Higher) -- Social aspects | Hispanic Americans -- Social conditions | Illegal aliens -- Education (Higher) -- United StatesDDC classification: 378.1/98268073
Contents:
1. Exceptional students, marginal lives -- Undocumented immigrants -- Undocumented children and young adults -- The study.
2. Growing up American and undocumented -- Socioeconomic characteristics of undocumented families -- Social and educational constraints -- Social and psychological resources -- Conclusion.
3. Academic engagement -- Academic resilience -- Academic engagement -- Extracurricular activities -- Conclusion.
4. Civic engagement -- Factors that shape civic engagement -- Undocumented student activism -- Conclusion.
5. The primary gateway to higher education -- The community college as gateway and gatekeeper -- Undocumented students at the community college -- Conclusion.
6. Undocumented college graduates and the impact of legal status -- Liminal legality -- Undocumented college graduates -- Legalization and integration -- Formerly undocumented college graduates -- Conclusion.
7. Conclusion -- Overview of main findings -- Immigrant paradox -- Next steps -- Final thoughts.
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Book University of Texas At Tyler
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LC2670.6 .P47 2012 (Browse shelf) Available 0000002139624

Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-176) and index.

1. Exceptional students, marginal lives -- Undocumented immigrants -- Undocumented children and young adults -- The study.

2. Growing up American and undocumented -- Socioeconomic characteristics of undocumented families -- Social and educational constraints -- Social and psychological resources -- Conclusion.

3. Academic engagement -- Academic resilience -- Academic engagement -- Extracurricular activities -- Conclusion.

4. Civic engagement -- Factors that shape civic engagement -- Undocumented student activism -- Conclusion.

5. The primary gateway to higher education -- The community college as gateway and gatekeeper -- Undocumented students at the community college -- Conclusion.

6. Undocumented college graduates and the impact of legal status -- Liminal legality -- Undocumented college graduates -- Legalization and integration -- Formerly undocumented college graduates -- Conclusion.

7. Conclusion -- Overview of main findings -- Immigrant paradox -- Next steps -- Final thoughts.

Author notes provided by Syndetics

<p>William Pérez is an associate professor of education at Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California.</p>

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