The Contemporary Asian American Experience

The Contemporary Asian American Experience : Beyond the Model Minority

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For undergraduate courses in Sociology of Asian Americans, Introduction to Asian American Studies, or any course focusing on Asian Americans.

Combining the rigor of scholarship with the accessibility of journalism, this text examines the contemporary history, culture, and social relationships that form the fundamental issues confronted by Asians in America today. Comprehensive, authoritative, yet concise, it focuses on a broad range of issues, and features a unique comparative approach that analyzes how race, class, and gender intersect throughout the contemporary Asian American experience.
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  • Paperback | 358 pages
  • 149.86 x 226.06 x 17.78mm | 521.63g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130918342
  • 9780130918345

Table of contents

Introduction: Changing Asian America.

1. The History of Asians in America.

2. Emerging Communities, Changing Realities.

3. The Right to Excel: Asian Americans and Educational Opportunity.

4. Workplace Issues: Beyond Glass Ceilings.

5. Anti-Asian Violence: Breaking the Silence.

6. Charlie Chan No More: Asian Americans and the Media.

7. More Than "Family Values": Asian American Families and Identities.

8. The Final Frontier: Asian American Political Empowerment.

Conclusion: Coming Full Circle.


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