Contemporary Chinese America Immigration, Ethnicity, and Community Transformation

ISBN-10: 1592138586

ISBN-13: 9781592138586

Edition: 2009

Authors: Min Zhou

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List price: $32.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Temple University Press
Publication date: 5/28/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Min Zhou is Professor of Sociology and Founding Chair of the Department of Asian American Studies, University of California, Los Angeles. She is the author of Chinatown, co-author of Growing Up American, and co-editor of Asian American Youth.

List of Figures and Tables
Foreword, by
Acknowledgments
Introduction: A Personal Reflection on the Study of Chinatown and Beyond
Historical and Global Contexts
The Chinese Diaspora and International Migration
Immigration, Demographic Trends, and Community Dynamics
Demographic Trends and Characteristics of Contemporary Chinese America
In and Out of Chinatown: Residential Segregation and Mobility among Chinese Immigrants in New York City
Suburbanization and New Trends in Community Development: The Case of Chinese Ethnoburbs in the San Gabriel Valley, California, with
The Organizational Structure of the Ethnic Enclave
Immigrant Entrepreneurship and the Enclave Economy: The Case of New York City's Chinatown
Chinese-Language Media in the United States
Chinese Schools and the Ethnic System of Supplementary Education
The Family and the New Second Generation
The Other Half of the Sky: Immigrant Women in Chinatown's Enclave Economy
Negotiating Culture and Ethnicity: Intergenerational Relations in Chinese Immigrant Families
"Parachute Kids" in Southern California: The Educational Experience of Chinese Children in Transnational Families
The Future of Chinese America
Rethinking Assimilation: The Paradox of "Model Minority" and "Perpetual Foreigner"
Appendix: Recommended Films on the Chinese American Experience
Notes
Bibliography
Index
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