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The Asian American movement : a social history

Author: William Wei
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1993.
Series: Asian American history and literature series
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The Asian American movement began a middle-class reform effort to achieve racial equality, social justice, and political empowerment. Presenting a history and analysis of the movement, this book  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Wei
ISBN: 1566390494 9781566390491
OCLC Number: 59992259
Description: [1 volume].
Contents: Preface Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Origins of the Movement 2. Who Am I? Creating an Asian American Identity and Culture 3. Race versus Gender: The Asian American Women's Movement 4. Speaking Out: The Asian American Alternative Press 5. Activists and the Development of Asian American Studies 6. "To Serve the People": Reformers and Community-Based Organizations 7. The Emergence and Eclipse of Maoist Organizations 8. From Radical to Electoral Politics: The Asian American Odyssey for Empowerment Conclusion Abbreviations Notes Index
Series Title: Asian American history and literature series
Responsibility: William Wei.


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"This is the first-ever study of the Asian American movement. It is a unique source and is going to have a significant audience among all those interested in the Asian American experience." -Richard Read more...

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