Immigrant stories ethnicity and academics in middle childhood by Cynthia T. GarcГ­a Coll

Cover of: Immigrant stories | Cynthia T. GarcГ­a Coll

Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .

Written in English

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  • Children of immigrants -- United States,
  • Children of immigrants -- Education -- United States,
  • Child development -- Cross-cultural studies

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-282) and index.

Book details

StatementCynthia García Coll, Amy Kerivan Marks.
GenreCross-cultural studies
SeriesChild development in cultural context, Child development in cultural context
ContributionsMarks, Amy Kerivan.
LC ClassificationsHQ792.U5 G37 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 288 p. :
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23395953M
ISBN 100195174593
ISBN 109780195174595
LC Control Number2007045273

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