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You Are What You Speak? Language Discrimination and Regard of Asian International Students


Abstract Despite the increasing number of Asian international students in the United States, American society remains discriminatory against the population. Asian international students are exposed to ethnic-racial discrimination against Asians, as well as language discrimination against non-native English speakers. The purpose of this study was to examine whether the two types of discrimination relate to Asian international students’ regard, which refers to their positive or negative evaluations about Asians in American society. It was hypothesized that language discrimination, a particularly relevant form of discrimination for non-native English-speaking immigrants, will be associated with public and private regard, after controlling for ethnic-ra... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Park, Jimin (Author) / Tran, Alisia G.T. (Advisor) / Yoo, Brandon H.C. (Committee member) / Capielo Rosario, Cristalís (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Mental health
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 80 pages
Language English
Copyright
Note Masters Thesis Counselor Education 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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