Us Education In A World Of Migration: Implications For Policy And Practice by Jill KoyamaUs Education In A World Of Migration: Implications For Policy And Practice by Jill Koyama

Us Education In A World Of Migration: Implications For Policy And Practice

EditorJill Koyama, Mathangi Subramanian

Hardcover | April 3, 2014

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Given the protracted, varied, and geographically expansive changes in migration over time, it is difficult to establish an overarching theory that adequately analyzes the school experiences of immigrant youth in the United States. This volume extends the scholarly work on these experiences by exploring how immigrants carve out new identities, construct meanings, and negotiate spaces for themselves within social structures created or mediated by education policy and practice. It highlights immigrants that position themselves within global movements while experiencing the everyday effects of federal, state, and local education policy, a phenomenon referred to as glocal (global-local) or localized global phenomena.

Chapter authors acknowledge and honor the agency that immigrants wield, and combine social theories and qualitative methods to empirically document the ways in which immigrants take active roles in enacting education policy. Surveying immigrants from China, Bangladesh, India, Haiti, Japan, Colombia, and Liberia, this volume offers a broad spectrum of immigrant experiences that problematize policy narratives that narrowly define notions of "immigrant," "citizenship," and "student."

Jill Koyamais Assistant Professor in Educational Policy Studies and Practice at the University of Arizona. Her publications include her 2010 book,Making Failure Pay: For-Profit Tutoring, High-Stakes Testing, and Public Schoolsand articles inAnthropology and Education Quarterly,British Journal of Sociology of Education,Journal of Educat...
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Title:Us Education In A World Of Migration: Implications For Policy And PracticeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:286 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:April 3, 2014Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. IntroductionJill Koyama and Mathangi SubramanianPart I: Identity-Staking2.The Proverbial Monkey on Our Backs: Exploring Politics of Belonging among Transnational African High School Students in the USKrystal A. Smalls3. Narrating the Nation and Challenging DiscoursesAnita Chikkatur4. "Spanish-Speakers" and "Normal People": The Linguistic Implications of Segregation in US High SchoolsAvary Carhill-Poza5. Problematizing My Position as a Researcher: Studying the Construction of Class by Chilean and Colombian International StudentsAna Luisa Munoz-Garc'/I> 6. Negotiating the Meaning of Citizenship: Chinese Academics in the Transnational SpaceQiongqiong ChenPart II: Place-Taking7. "Luchando Por Una Vida Nueva": A Socio-Spatial Analysis of Academic Aspirations among Rural Latino Students in the US SouthMelissa Wicks-Asbun and Rebecca Torres8. The Neoliberal Turn in US Higher Education: Implications for Indian F-1 Students' Negotiations of BelongingSusan Thomas9. Misalignment of Teacher Outcomes and Student Goals: Transnational Migrants in an Adult ESL ProgramRonald Fuentes10. Internationally Recruited Teachers and Migration: Structures of Instability and Tenuous SettlementOmar Kamara and Karen MonkmanPart III: Space-Making11. Why Bother Continue Learning a Heritage Language?: Mainstream Policies and Politics of Heritage Language MaintenanceNeriko Musha Doerr and Kiri Lee12. In Search of Success: Where School and Marriage Meet in the Educational Lives of Immigrant African Girls with Limited Formal SchoolingRamatu T. Bangura13. (Counter)Storytelling for Social Change: Pathways for Youth Participation in PolicymakingMathangi Subramanian14. Navigating Institutional Structures: The Politics of Supporting Undocumented Students in Higher EducationAngela Chuan-Ru Chen