Using social network and interview data, this case study illuminates why acting White is not applied to a predominantly Somali African American school in the U.S. Specifically, this case study shows that high-achieving Somali working-class students were not isolated from their peer networks in their school. Furthermore, this study suggests that Acting White may be not applicable to schools where schools are structurally small-sized, culturally college-bound, and ethnically-homogenous.
|Published - 2010
|2010 Annual meeting of American Educational Research Association : Understanding Complex Ecologies in a Changing World - Denver, United States
Duration: 30 Apr 2010 → 04 May 2010
|2010 Annual meeting of American Educational Research Association : Understanding Complex Ecologies in a Changing World
|30/04/10 → 04/05/10