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The Asian American movement

Author: William Wei
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, [1994], ©1993.
Series: Asian American history and culture.
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Largely unexamined until recently, the Asian American Movement has been active for more than two decades. William Wei traces to the late 1960s the initial genesis of an Asian American identity, culture, and activism through which members of this pan-Asian group could assert their right to belong to and be respected as responsible members of this society. Although its antecedents were the civil rights and Black Power  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Wei
ISBN: 1566391830 9781566391832
OCLC Number: 145580097
Description: xvi, 355 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Origins of the movement --
Who am I? creating an Asian American identity and culture --
Race versus gender: the Asian American women's movement --
Speaking out: the Asian American alternative press --
Activists and the development of Asian American studies --
"To serve the people": reformers and community-based organizations --
The emergence and eclipse of Maoist organizations --
From radical to electoral politics: the Asian American odyssey for empowerment.
Series Title: Asian American history and culture.
Responsibility: William Wei.

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A history and analysis of the Asian American Movement, this work traces to the late 1960s, the genesis of an Asian American identity, culture, and activism. It analyzes the Asian American women's  Read more...

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