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Crossing Borders: International Women Students in American Higher Education
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Crossing Borders: International Women Students in American Higher Education (Paperback)

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This book explores the processes of self-understanding that take place in a group of Chinese women studying in universities in the United States. In the past few decades, there has been an increasing number of Chinese women attending U.S. universities, yet their psychological experiences within American culture have not been a focus of study by researchers in higher education. Those who crossed geographic, cultural, and psychological borders to study in the U.S. described their change as a basic psychological process called 'reweaving a fragmented self.' This book contributes to the educator's understanding of the diversity of international women's student experiences, expectations, and desires.

EducationEducation TheoryHigher & further education, tertiary education Publisher: University Press of America Publication Date: 15/05/2009 ISBN-13: 9780761844839  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Dongxiao Qin, Ph.D., is associate professor of psychology at Western New England College in Springfield, Massachusetts. She has been published in Feminism & Psychology, International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, Encyclopedia of Women and Gender, and Diversity and Development.

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