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Asian America : sociological and interdisciplinary perspectives

Author: Pawan Dhingra; Robyn Magalit Rodriguez
Publisher: Malden, Mass. : Polity Press, 2014.
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"[The authors] critically examine key sociological and interdisciplinary topics through the experiences of Asian Americans, including social hierarchies (of race, gender, and sexuality), work and class, education, family, culture, identity, media, pan-ethnicity, social movements, and politics. ... In addition, this text takes students beyond the boundaries of the United States to cultivate a comparative and global  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pawan Dhingra; Robyn Magalit Rodriguez
ISBN: 9780745647043 0745647049 9780745647036 0745647030
OCLC Number: 856054949
Description: vii, 243 p. : 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Race, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality --
Arrival and history --
Class and work lives --
Education --
Family and personal relations --
Citizenship --
Media and popular culture --
Identity --
Inter-minority relations --
Social movements and politics.
Responsibility: Pawan Dhingra and Robyn Magalit Rodriguez.

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Asian Americans are the fastest growing minority population in the country. Moreover, they provide a wonderful lens on the experiences of immigrants and minorities in the United States more  Read more...

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"Dhingra and Rodriguez provide a new overview on the diversity of Asian American communities in the 21st century. Drawing on racial formation theory and critical race theory throughout the book, Read more...

 
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