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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/25470

Title: Migration Stories: Experiences of Recently Arrived Latino Youth in the Canadian Public School System
Authors: Arráiz Matute, Alexandra
Advisor: Gaztambide-Fernandez, Ruben
Department: Curriculum, Teaching and Learning
Keywords: Latino
identification
immigration
Issue Date: 17-Dec-2010
Abstract: The purpose of this study is to investigate, through narrative analysis, the arrival stories of Latino/a immigrants into the Canadian school system, and to examine how their migration experience influences their identification process. The data to be analysed was collected during interviews conducted for the Proyecto Latin@ project; a research that looks into the perspectives of Latino/a youth towards school desertion and their experiences as Latino/a students in Canada. Interviews analysed included students with recent arrival dates into Canada ( < 3 years at the time of interviews). Their narratives displayed a shift in ideology as students internalized the dominant discourse and present a conundrum for students struggling in school. This analysis attempts to add to the growing body of knowledge on the specific difficulties faced by the Latino/a youth upon their arrival into Canada, as well as how their identities develop and shift during this process.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/25470
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