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Capital, Alienation, or Challenge? What Matters for Pathways to College a

Catherine R. Cooper, Robert G. Cooper, Margarita Azmitia, Gabriela Chavira, and Yvette Gullatt

in Bridging Multiple Worlds: Cultures, Identities, and Pathways to College

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195080209
eISBN:
9780199893225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195080209.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The previous chapter examined how adolescents’ growing maturity, including their college–going identities, can be motivated by a sense of agency and connectedness in the service of their own dreams ... More


Managing “At-Risk” Selves and “Giving Back”: Aspiration Management among Working-Class Youth

Elsa Davidson

in The Burdens of Aspiration: Schools, Youth, and Success in the Divided Social Worlds of Silicon Valley

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720875
eISBN:
9780814785065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720875.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter examines a pattern of aspiration among first- and second-generation, low-income Latino youth participating in a public school biotechnology academy with corporate connections to Silicon ... More


Defying the Odds: Latino Youth, the Agents of Change

Hannah Gill

in The Latino Migration Experience in North Carolina: New Roots in the Old North State

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834282
eISBN:
9781469603926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899380_gill.9
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter highlights the stories of immigrant and U.S.-born Latinos raised in North Carolina. It examines the incorporation of Latino youth into U.S. society and their risk of being permanently ... More


“Every Youth a Start-up”: Education and Training in Silicon Valley

Elsa Davidson

in The Burdens of Aspiration: Schools, Youth, and Success in the Divided Social Worlds of Silicon Valley

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720875
eISBN:
9780814785065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720875.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter examines the education and training of Latino youth within the local and national context, with particular emphasis on the emergent civic agenda around the digital divide in Silicon ... More


The Burdens of Aspiration: Schools, Youth, and Success in the Divided Social Worlds of Silicon Valley

Elsa Davidson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720875
eISBN:
9780814785065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720875.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

During the tech boom, Silicon Valley became one of the most concentrated zones of wealth polarization and social inequality in the United States—a place with a fast-disappearing middle class, ... More


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