Asian American Politics Law, Participation, and Policy

ISBN-10: 0742518507
ISBN-13: 9780742518506
Edition: 2002
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List price: $55.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/4/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

For the first time, this book brings together original sources on key topics influencing Asian American politics, knit together by expert scholars who introduce each subject and place it in context with political events and the greater emerging literature. Court cases, legislation, demographics, and key pieces on topics ranging from gender to Japanese American redress to the Los Angeles riots to Wen Ho Lee round out this innovative reader on a politically active group likely to grow in number and electoral impact.

Figures, Illustrations, and Photographs
Boxes and Tables
Preface
Introduction: Understanding Asian American Politics
Historical Forms of Civic Engagement and Protest: Selected United States Supreme Court Cases
Introduction
Historical Struggles for Equal Protection Rights
Yick Wo v. Hopkins, 118 U.S. 356 (1886)
Korematsu v. United States, 323 U.S. 214 (1944)
Historical Struggles for Naturalization Rights
Takao Ozawa v. United States, 260 U.S. 178 (1922)
United States v. Bhagat Singh Thind, 261 U.S. 204 (1923)
The Impact of Immigration Laws on Asian America
Introduction
Immigration Act of 1924
Making and Remaking Asian Pacific America: Immigration Policy
The Period of Political Incorporation (1965 to Present)
Introduction
Political Research and Demographic Trends
Asian American Politics: An Agenda for Research
Becoming Citizens, Becoming Voters: The Naturalization and Political Participation of Asian Pacific Immigrants
The Asian American Movement and Beyond: 1960 to Present
The 'Four Prisons' and the Movements of Liberation: Asian American Activism from the 1960s to the 1990s
Serve the People: An Exploration of the Asian American Movement
Transnational Politics and Identities
New Immigrants, New Forms of Transnational Community: Post-1965 Indian Migrations
Asian Pacific American Voting Behavior
Ethnicity and Political Adaptation: Comparing Filipinos, Koreans, and the Vietnamese in Southern California
Gender and Political Involvement among Chinese Americans in Southern California
Asian Pacific American Non-Voting Behavior
Beyond "Politics by Other Means"? Empowerment Strategies for Los Angeles' Asian Pacific Community
Prospects for Pan-Ethnicity: Coalition or Competition?
Asian Pacific Americans and the Pan-Ethnic Question
Politics, Media, and Racial Profiling
The Backdoor and the Backlash: Campaign Finance and the Politicization of Chinese Americans
Race, Class, Citzenship, and Extraterritoriality: Asian Americans and the 1996 Campaign Finance Scandal
Profiling Principle: The Prosecution of Wen Ho Lee and the Defense of Asian Americans
Wen Ho Lee and the Consequences of Enduring Asian American Stereotypes
Elected Leadership
Campaigns, Elections, and Elected Officials
Transcending the Bamboo and Glass Ceilings: Defining the Trajectory to Empower Asian Pacific Islander American Women in Politics
Remarks at the Tenth Annual Conference of the Committee of 100
The One-Hundred Year Journey: From Houseboy to the Governor's Office
Remarks at the University of Rochester Annual Meliora Weekend
My Story: Being American Means Setting Expectations High
Contemporary Public Policy Issues in the New Millennium
Introduction
Affirmative Action
The Affirmative Action Divide
Japanese American Redress and Reparations
Japanese American Redress: The Proper Alignment Model
Labor Organizing
Building an Asian Pacific Labor Alliance: A New Chapter in Our History
Urban Riots: A Case Study of the 1992 Los Angeles Uprising
America's First Multiethnic 'Riots'
Political Redistricting
Asian Pacific Americans and Redistricting Challenges in 2001
Index
About the Contributors

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