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Civil rights issues facing Asian Americans in the 1990s : a report of the United States Commission on Civil Rights.

Author: United States Commission on Civil Rights.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : United States Commission on Civil Rights : U.S. Government Printing Office, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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United States Commission on Civil Rights.
Civil rights issues facing Asian Americans in the 1990s.
Washington, D.C. : United States Commission on Civil Rights : U.S. Government Printing Office, 1992
(OCoLC)1030126788
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: United States Commission on Civil Rights.
OCLC Number: 26983174
Notes: "February 1992."
Description: 233 pages ; 28 cm
Contents: Chapter 1: Introduction --
Asians in the United States : a brief history --
Asian Americans in the 1990s : a demographic and socioeconomic portrait --
Discrimination and barriers to equal opportunity for Asian Americans : some contributory factors --
Chapter 2 : Bigotry and violence against Asian Americans --
Recent incidents of bigotry and violence against Asian Americans --
Statistics on hate crimes against Asian Americans --
Chapter 3 : Police-community relations --
Asian Americans' access to police protection --
Police department Asian American outreach approaches --
Lowell, Massachusetts : a case study of police-community relations --
Chapter 4 : Access to educational opportunity : Asian American immigrant children in primary and secondary schools --
Asian American immigrants students in American schools --
The provision of educational programs for Asian American LEP students --
Equal educational opportunity for LEP students : legal protections and federal enforcement --
Racial tensions in public schools --
Improving the education of Asian American immigrant children --
Barriers and promising avenues --
Chapter 5 : Access to educational opportunity : higher education --
The controversy --
Three case studies --
Chapter 6 : Employment discrimination --
Glass ceiling --
Language rights in the workplace --
The certification of foreign-educated professionals --
Discrimination caused by the immigration reform and control act --
Discrimination in contruction unions --
Employment discrimination against Asian American women --
Chapter 7 : Other civil rights issues confronting Asian Americans --
Political representation --
Access to health care --
Access to the judicial system --
The plight of battered Asian American women --
Asian Americans and the media --
Religious accommodation --
Chapter 8 : Conclusions and recommendations.

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