Asian-Americans and the 'bamboo ceiling'
- June 16, 2015
- An op-ed by Jennifer Lee, sociology professor, is featured in the Houston Chronicle June 16, 2015
From the Houston Chronicle:
Asian-American students are positively stereotyped by teachers, guidance counselors, and school administrators as smart, high-achieving, and hard-working. The positive racial stereotypes and biases can result in what I've called stereotype promise – people expect the best, and that expectation can enhance students' academic performance…. [Jennifer Lee is a professor of sociology at the University of California, Irvine.]
For the full story, please visit http://www.houstonchronicle.com/local/gray-matters/article/Asian-Americans-and-the-bamboo-ceiling-6328596.php.
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