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Framework for Immigration Applications to Asians in the United States

ISBN-10: 0231120834

ISBN-13: 9780231120838

Edition: 2002

Authors: Uma A. Segal

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Description:

Segal observes that the profile of the Asian Americans is shaped not only by the immigrants and their descendents, but by the nation's response to their presence.
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Book details

List price: $36.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 8/14/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Uma Segal is associate professor in the Department of Social Work at the University of Missouri at St. Louis anda fellow there in both the Public Policy Research Center and the Center for International Studies.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Prologue: Racism
Introduction: A Framework for the Immigration Experience
Pre-1965 Emigration: Leaving the Homeland for the United States
Post-1965 Emigration: Changes in U.S. Immigration Policy
Entry Into the United States and the Nation's Response to Asian Immigration
Asian Adjustment
Public Policies: Social Welfare, Housing, Education, and Criminal Justice
Public Policies: Health, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse
U.S.--Born Asian Americans
Implications, Directions, and Action Guidelines
Epilogue: Author's Immigration Experience
Notes
References
Index