Contemporary Asian America
A Multidisciplinary Reader 2nd Revised edition
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Contemporary Asian America by Min Zhou
Book DescriptionWhen Contemporary Asian America was first published, it exposed its readers to developments within the discipline, from its inception as part of the ethnic consciousness movement of the 1960s to the more contemporary theoretical and practical issues facing Asian America at the century's end. This new edition features a number of fresh entries and updated material. It covers such topics as Asian American activism, immigration, community formation, family relations, gender roles, sexuality, identity, struggle for social justice, interethnic conflict/coalition, and political participation. As in the first edition, Contemporary Asian America provides an expansive introduction to the central readings in Asian American Studies, presenting a grounded theoretical orientation to the discipline and framing key historical, cultural, economic, and social themes with a social science focus. This critical text offers a broad overview of Asian American studies and the current state of Asian America.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780814797136
(6466mm x 4531mm x 26mm)
Imprint: New York University Press
Publisher: New York University Press
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Min Zhou
Min Zhou is Tan Lark Sye Chair Professor of Sociology and Director of the Chinese Heritage Centre, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, as well as Professor of Sociology and Asian American Studies and Walter and Shirley Wang Endowed Chair in U.S.-China Relations and Communications, UCLA. She is the author of Contemporary Chinese America and co-author of The Asian American Achievement Paradox. J. V. Gatewood is a PhD candidate in American Civilization at Brown University.
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