Compelled to Excel
Immigration, Education, and Opportunity among Chinese Americans
Vivian S. Louie

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Compelled to Excel

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Part One. FAMILY JOURNEYS TO AMERICA

1.      Mainstream, Suburban America

2.      Urban, Ethnic-Enclave America

Part Two. HOW CHILDREN MAKE SENSE OF EDUCATION: A FAMILY MATTER

3.      Ethnic Culture, Immigration, and Race in America

4.      Cultures-in-Transition: Gender and Migration

5.      "Ending Up" at Hunter

6.      A Place at Columbia

Part Three. THE SECOND-GENERATION EXPERIENCE

7.      Parental Sacrifice and the Obligations of Children

8.      Second-Generation Identities

CONCUSION. Looking toward the Future: A Raceless World or a World Divided by Race?

Methodological Notes

Notes

References

Index