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Higher education and first-generation students : cultivating community, voice, and place for the new majority

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Palgrave Macmillan, Volume 1st, New York, p.212 (2010)

Call Number:

Cubb LC4069.6 .J44 2010

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8834047

Keywords:

Education, First-generation college students--United States, Higher--Social aspects--United States, Multiculturalism--United States, People with social disabilities--Education (Higher)--United States

Abstract:

Contents: A long way from home: deeping our understanding of first-generation students -- Strangers without codebooks: isolation and marginalization -- Reimagining with university: theoretical approaches to serving first-generation college students -- Toward community, connectedness, and care -- Rationale and design for the multicultural learning community -- Belonging and finding place -- Claiming self: identity and academic voice -- On critiques and possibilities.

Publication Language:

eng