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Immigrant acts : on Asian American cultural politics

Author: Lisa Lowe
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 1996.
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Argues that understanding Asian immigration to the United States is fundamental to understanding the racialised economic and political foundations of the nation. This book examines the historical,  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lowe, Lisa.
Immigrant acts.
Durham : Duke University Press, 1996
(OCoLC)606032400
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Lowe
ISBN: 082231858X 9780822318583 0822318644 9780822318644
OCLC Number: 34767455
Description: xii, 252 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Immigration, citizenship, racialization : Asian American critique --
Canon, institutionalization, identity : Asian American studies --
Heterogeneity, hybridity, multiplicity : Asian American differences --
Imagining Los Angeles in the production of multiculturalism --
Decolonization, displacement, disidentification : writing and the question of history --
Unfaithful to the original : the subject of Dictée --
Work, immigration, gender : Asian "American" women.
Responsibility: Lisa Lowe.

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"Lisa Lowe has written a brilliant, erudite, and meticulously thorough `genealogy' and critique of the U.S. institution of citizenship and immigration acts. Immigrant Acts will take its place as an Read more...

 
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