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Asian american youth : culture, identity, and ethnicity

Author: Jennifer Lee; Min Zhou
Publisher: New York ; London : Routledge, ©2004.
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This interdisciplinary volume covers such topics as Asian immigration, acculturation, assimilation, intermarriage, socialization, sexuality, and ethnic identification.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Lee; Min Zhou
ISBN: 0415946697 9780415946698
OCLC Number: 848765370
Description: xiii, 359 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The Making of Culture, Identity, and Ethnicity among Asian American Youth, Min Zhou and Jennifer Lee PART I: Population Dynamics and Diverse Contexts of Growing Up American 1. Coming of Age at the Turn of the Twnty-First Century: A Demographic Profile of Asian American Youth, Min Zhou 2. Intermarriage and Multiracial Identification: The Asian American Experience and Implications for Changing Color Lines, Jennifer Lee and Frank D. Bean PART II: Historical Patterns of Cultural Practices among Asian American Youth 3. Rizal Day Queen Contests, Filipino Nationalism, and Femininity, Arleen de Vera 4. Nisei Daughters' Courtship and Romance in Los Angeles before World War II, Valerie J. Matsumoto 5. Hell's A Poppin': Asian American Women's Youth Consumer Culture, Shirley Jennifer Lim 6. Shifting Ethnic Identity and Consciousness: U.S.-born Chinese American Youth in the 1930s and 1950s, Gloria Heyung Chun PART III: Emerging Youth Cultural Forms and Practices 7. Instant Karma: The Commercialization of Asian Indian Culture, Sabeen Sandhu 8. Transnational Cultural Practices of Chinese Immigrant Youth and Parachute Kids, Christy Chiang-Hom 9. Reinventing the Wheel: Import Car Racing in Southern California, Victoria Namkung 10. "No Lattes Here": Asian American Youth and the Cyber Cafe Obsession, Mary Yu Danico and Linda Trinh Vo 11. Filipinotown and the DJ Scene: Cultural Expression and Identity Affirmation of Filipino American Youth in Los Angeles, Lakandiwa M. de Leon 12. A Shortcut to the American Dream? Vietnamese Youth Gangs in Little Saigon, James Diego Vigil, Steve C. Yun, and Jesse Cheng 13. Lost in the Fray: Cambodian American Youth in Providence, Rhode Island, Sody Lay PART IV: Negotiating and Affirming Identity, Space, and Choice 14. Made in the U.S.A.: Second-Generation Korean American Campus Evangelicals, Rebecca Y. Kim 15. Performing Race, Negotiating Identity: Asian American Professional Actors in Hollywood, Nancy Wang Yuen 16. Searching for Home: Voices of Gay Asian American Youth in West Hollywood, Mark Tristan Ng 17. Marriage Dilemmas: Partner Choices and Constraints for Korean Americans in New York City, Sara S. Lee 18. A Commentary on Young Asian American Activists from the 1960s to the Present, William Wei Conclusion: Reflections, Thoughts, and Directions for Future Research, Jennifer Lee and Min Zhou
Responsibility: edited by Jennifer Lee and Min Zhou.
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"The Asian American population of the United States has grown exponentially over the last couple of decades. Yet the state of scholarly and popular knowledge of the Asian American experience remains Read more...

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