Brown Bodies and Xenophobic Bullying in US Schools: Critical Analysis and Strategies for Action

@article{Bajaj2016BrownBA,
  title={Brown Bodies and Xenophobic Bullying in US Schools: Critical Analysis and Strategies for Action},
  author={M. Bajaj and Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher and Karishma Desai},
  journal={Harvard Educational Review},
  year={2016},
  volume={86},
  pages={481-505}
}
In this essay, Monisha Bajaj, Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher, and Karishma Desai present an evidence-based action project that seeks to interrupt and transform bullying behaviors directed at South Asian American youth in schools in the United States. In the context of this essay and project, they argue that larger macro-level forces which promote misinformation about youth who inhabit brown bodies have given rise to bullying and, in some cases, harassment and hate crimes in schools. Conventional… Expand
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