Crossing Borders: International Women Students in American Higher Education
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.
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Chapter 02 A Critical Review of Traditional Models of Self Development
Chapter 03 Grounded Theory Approach
Chaptr 04 Reweaving a Fragmented Self in CrossCultural Contexts
Chapter 05 Theoretical Implications
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