The importance of context: Vietnamese, Somali, and Iranian refugee mothers discuss their resettled lives and involvement in their children’s schools

@article{Mcbrien2011TheIO,
  title={The importance of context: Vietnamese, Somali, and Iranian refugee mothers discuss their resettled lives and involvement in their children’s schools},
  author={J. Mcbrien},
  journal={Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education},
  year={2011},
  volume={41},
  pages={75 - 90}
}
  • J. Mcbrien
  • Published 2011
  • Sociology
  • Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education
Parental involvement in schools is regarded as critical to student success in Australia, Canada, and the USA, the world’s top refugee resettlement countries. Refugees can be disadvantaged when they are unfamiliar with the practices and when their own cultural beliefs conflict with expectations in their new communities, or when they are consumed by other pressing needs. As part of an evaluation of a nonprofit US refugee agency’s liaison program, three groups of refugee mothers from different… Expand
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