Vanessa L. Fong

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As researchers, we attempt to better understand the mechanisms and processes of parental involvement in children’s education since it is often negatively associated with child academic outcomes. China provides an interesting context in which to investigate this issue knowing that Chinese parents are extremely invested in their children’s education and are(More)
Based on participant observation and interviews conducted between 2003 and 2006, this paper examines the experiences of three young adult Chinese sojourners in Ireland and the United Kingdom who return to the People's Republic of China for permanent residence because of personal or familial health crises. Their experiences illustrate the plight of failed(More)
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