Ethnic Differences: An Overview

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Jeppe E. Larsen (Editor)

Series: Cultural Studies in the Third Millennium
BISAC: SOC008000

Ethnic Differences: An Overview opens with a study evaluating the extent to which ethnic/racial differences are present in the reading achievement of Texas grade four boys and girls in special education.
In addition, the degree to which differences are present in the reading performance of grade four Texas students as a function of their ethnicity/race is examined.

The degree to which differences are present in the assignment of Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Program placements as a function of the ethnicity/race in Texas grades six, seven, and eight boys for the 2012-2013 through the 2015-2016 school years is also addressed.

Differences in second semester GPAs for students with dual credit enrollment status in Texas community colleges are analyzed for the 2012-2013, 2013-2014, and 2014-2015 academic years.

Continuing, a multiyear, statewide investigation is used to assess the graduation rates of Hispanic and white students in Texas community colleges for the 2008-2009 through the 2014-2015 academic years.

The concluding study reviews prevention and treatment techniques for Asian scars, including steroids, surgery, laser and fat grafting. The importance of preventing scarring and specific treatments for Asian populations are also discussed.

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Preface

Chapter 1. Ethnic/Racial Differences in Reading of Texas Grade 4 Boys and Girls in Special Education: A Multiyear Statewide Investigation
(Matthew M. Pariseau, Frederick C. Lunenburg, John R. Slate and George W. Moore, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX, US)

Chapter 2. Ethnic/Racial Differences in the Reading Performance of Texas Grade 4 Students: A Multiyear, Statewide Investigation
(LaTracy Harris, John R. Slate, George W. Moore and Frederick C. Lunenburg, Beneke Elementary School, Spring Independent School District, Houston, TX, US, and others)

Chapter 3. Ethnic/Racial Inequities in Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Program Placements of Texas Grades 6, 7, and 8 Boys: A Multiyear, Statewide Investigation
(Christopher A. Eckford, John R. Slate and Cynthia Martinez-Garcia, Galena Park Independent School District, TX, US, and others)

Chapter 4. Second Semester GPA Differences by Dual-Credit Enrollment Status for Texas Community College Students: A Multiyear Investigation
(Dorothy B. Dixon, John R. Slate, George W. Moore, Frederick C. Lunenburg and Wally Barnes, Sam Houston State University, TX, US)

Chapter 5. Differences in Graduation Rates between Hispanic and White Students Enrolled in Texas Community Colleges
(Danielle R. Stagg, John R. Slate and Frederick C. Lunenburg, Houston Community College, Houston, Texas, US, and others)

Chapter 6. Scar Management on Asian Populations
(Rou Wan, MD, Anooj Patel, MD, Migeul Carabano, MD, Chitang J. Joshi, MD and Robert D. Galiano, MD, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, US)

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