Search results for: Venzant Chambers Terah T.
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“That Fuego, that Fire in their Stomach”: Academically Successful Latinas/os and Racial Opportunity Cost
This article discusses the racial opportunity cost of academic achievement for Latina/o students who graduated from urban high schools and participated in a larger study of 18 high-achieving students of color. The article focuses on the ways the school context influenced their success. Interviews with the seven Latina/o participants reveal that while the original findings encompassed their perspectives, there were additional dimensions to their experiences that expanded the notion of racial opportunity cost.
Updated: Mar. 29, 2017
In this article, the authors seek to (1) investigate the applicability of theories of insider/outsider status to research conducted by and with multiracial individuals, (2) interrogate their own research experiences as multiracial scholars conducting research with multiracial students, and (3) identify implications from their analysis for other researchers. The authors conclude that understandings of methodological terms related to monoracial populations are limited in their applicability to research with multiracial individuals.
Updated: Jul. 13, 2010