The new meritocracy or over-schooled robots? Public attitudes on Asian–Australian education cultures

@article{Ho2017TheNM,
  title={The new meritocracy or over-schooled robots? Public attitudes on Asian–Australian education cultures},
  author={Christina Ho},
  journal={Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies},
  year={2017},
  volume={43},
  pages={2346 - 2362}
}
  • Christina Ho
  • Published 10 July 2017
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies
ABSTRACT The academic success of Asian–Australian students has become increasingly visible over the last decade. They are over-represented in high-performing schools, gifted and talented programmes and prestigious university courses. These achievements have generated both admiration and anxiety. Congratulatory voices depict Asian–Australians as a model minority, whose work ethic promises to enhance Australian schooling and propel the nation’s meritocracy forward. Anxious voices worry about the… 

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