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The Asian American movement

Verfasser/in: William Wei
Verlag: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1993.
Serien: 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  Weiterlesen…
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Dokumenttyp: Buch
Alle Autoren: William Wei
ISBN: 1566390494 9781566390491 1566391830 9781566391832
OCLC-Nummer: 26504745
Beschreibung: xvi, 355 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Inhalt: 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.
Serientitel: Asian American history and culture.
Verfasserangabe: William Wei.
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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  Weiterlesen…

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