Contemporary Asian American Experience Beyond the Model Minority

ISBN-10: 0130918342

ISBN-13: 9780130918345

Edition: 2nd 2002

Authors: Timothy P. Fong
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Description: This book examines the contemporary history, culture, and social relationships that form the fundamental issues confronted by Asians in America today. Comprehensive, yet concise, it focuses on abroad range of issues, and features a unique comparative approach that analyzes how race, class, and gender intersect throughout the contemporary Asian American experience. Chapter topics cover the history of Asians in America; emerging communities, changing realities; Asian Americans and educational opportunity; workplace issues; anti-Asian violence; Asian Americans and the media; Asian American families and identities; and political empowerment. For anyone interested in an understanding and awareness beyond the simplistic stereotype of the “model minority”through the exposure to important concerns of Asian American groups and communities.

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Book details

List price: $58.60
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 9/5/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 358
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Preface
Introduction: Changing Asian America
The History of Asians in America
Emerging Communities, Changing Realities
The Right to Excel: Asian Americans and Educational Opportunity
Workplace Issues: Beyond Glass Ceilings
Anti-Asian Violence: Breaking the Silence
Charlie Chan No More: Asian Americans and Media Images
More Than "Family Values": Asian American Families and Identities
The Final Frontier: Asian American Political Empowerment
Conclusion: Coming Full Circle
Bibliography
Index
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