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Asian American studies now : a critical reader



Year/Format: 2010, Book, xviii, 654 p. ;
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Publication information: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2010.
ISBN: 0813545749 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0813545757 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780813545745 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780813545752 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Physical description: xviii, 654 p. ; 27 cm.
Language: English
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Record ID: 2903616
Format: Regular Print Book
More creator details: edited by Jean Yu-wen Shen Wu and Thomas C. Chen.
Contents note: When and where I enter / Gary Y. Okihiro -- Neither black nor white / Angelo N. Ancheta -- Detroit blues: "Because of you motherfuckers" / Helen Zia -- A dialogue on racial melancholia / David L. Eng and Shinhee Han -- Home is where the Han is: a Korean American perspective on the Los Angeles upheavals / Elaine H. Kim -- Recognizing native Hawaiians: a quest for sovereignty / Davianna Pomaika'i McGregor -- Situating Asian Americans in the political discourse on affirmative action / Michael Omi and Dana Takagi -- Racism: from domination to hegemony / Howard Winant -- The Chinese are coming. How can we stop them? Chinese exclusion and the origins of American gatekeeping / Erika Lee -- Public health and the mapping of Chinatown / Nayan Shah -- The secret Munson Report / Michi Nishiura Weglyn -- Asian American struggles for civil, political, economic, and social rights / Sucheng Chan -- Out of the shadows: camptown women, military brides, and Korean (American) communities / Ji-Yeon Yuh -- The Cold War origins of the model minority myth / Robert G. Lee -- Why China? Identifying histories of transnational adoption / Sara Dorow -- The "four prisons" and the movements of liberation: Asian American activism from the 1960s to the 1990s / Glenn Omatsu -- Youth culture, citizenship, and globalization: South Asian Muslim youth in the United States after September 11th / Sunaina Maira -- Asian immigrant women and global restructuring, 1970s-1990s / Rhacel Salazar Parreñas -- Medical, racist, and colonial constructions of power in Anne Fadiman's The spirit catches you and you fall down / Monica Chiu -- Searching for community: Filipino gay men in New York City / Martin F. Manalansan IV -- How to rehabilitate a mulatto: the iconography of Tiger Woods / Hiram Perez -- Occult racism: the masking of race in the Hmong Hunter incident / a dialogue between anthropologist Louisa Schein and filmmaker/activist Va-Megn Thoj -- Collateral damage: Southeast Asian poverty in the United States / Eric Tang -- Whither Asian American studies? / Sucheng Chan -- Freedom schooling: reconceptualizing Asian American studies for our communities / Glenn Omatsu -- Asians on the rim: transnational capital and local community in the making of contemporary Asian America / Arif Dirlik -- Crafting solidarities / Vijay Prashad -- We will not be used: are Asian Americans the racial bourgeoisie? / Mari Matsuda -- The struggle over parcel C: how Boston's Chinatown won a victory in the fight against institutional expansionism and environmental racism / Andrew Leong -- Race matters in civic engagement work / Jean Y. Wu -- Homes, borders, and possibilities / Yen Le Espiritu.
Added author: Chen, Thomas C.
Added author: Wu, Jean Yu-wen Shen, 1948-
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