Intersectionality in Interaction: Immigrant Youth Doing American from an Outsider-Within Position

@inproceedings{Kwon2015IntersectionalityII,
  title={Intersectionality in Interaction: Immigrant Youth Doing American from an Outsider-Within Position},
  author={Hyeyoung Kwon},
  year={2015}
}
Current sociological studies on children of immigrants largely focus on how well children integrate into U.S society. Working against this outcome-oriented framework, which undermines the importance of children’s social location and situated doings, this study employs an interactional, intersectional approach to examine how bilingual youth navigate multiple inequalities when they translate for their immigrant parents. Based on 72 interviews with Mexican American and Korean American youth, my… CONTINUE READING