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Ethnicity and inequality in Hawaiʻi

Author: Jonathan Y Okamura
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2008
Series: Asian American history and culture
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Challenging the dominant view of Hawai'i as a "melting pot paradise" - a place of ethnic tolerance and equality - this title examines how ethnic inequality is structured and maintained in island  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Y Okamura
ISBN: 9781592137558 1592137555 9781592137565 1592137563
OCLC Number: 474121658
Description: xi, 238 s. ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1: Introduction; 2: Changing Ethnic Differences; 3: Socioeconomic Inequality and Ethnicity; 4: Educational Inequality and Ethnicity; 5: Constructing Ethnic Identities, Constructing Differences; 6: Japanese Americans: Toward Symbolic Identity; 7: Filipino Americans: Model Minority or Dogeaters?; 8: Conclusion
Series Title: Asian American history and culture
Responsibility: Jonathan Y. Okamura

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"In a carefully documented study, Okamura demonstrates persistent ethnic inequality characterized by stereotypes in the press, criminal justice unfairness, and differential access to scarce goods and Read more...

 
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