U.S. Immigration and Education
Cultural and Policy Issues Across the Lifespan
Edited by Elena L. Grigorenko
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U.S. Immigration and Education by Elena L. Grigorenko
Book DescriptionThis handbook helps readers to both understand and craft policies to aid the successful acculturation of immigrants in the US. It is an excellent road map for researchers in immigration and education, as well as educational and developmental psychologists, sociologists, economists, and public policy makers. An immigrant from Russia, Dr. Grigorenko weaves her first-hand experiences and strategies into this unique text. It encompasses all available research on immigration and acculturation, from new information on bilingual education to studies of low-skill versus high-skill workers. Key Topics: Immigration and America: a current snapshot of US immigration policy and a demographic profile Immigration and education: Pre-K though grade12, higher, and adult education, and the labor market Immigration and incorporation into society: Implications for human development, health, and policy
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780826111074
(229mm x 161mm x 30mm)
Imprint: Springer Publishing Co Inc
Publisher: Springer Publishing Co Inc
Publish Date: 15-Nov-2012
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Elena L. Grigorenko
Dr. Elena L. Grigorenko received her PhD in General Psychology from Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, and her PhD in Developmental Psychology and Genetics from Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut. Currently, she is Associate Professor of Child Studies and Psychology at Yale and Associate Professor of Psychology at Moscow State University. Dr. Grigorenko has published more than 200 peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and books, and has received awards for her work from five different divisions of the American Psychological Association.
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