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The Filipino Americans

Author: Barbara Mercedes Posadas
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999.
Series: New Americans (Westport, Conn.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the year 2000, Filipino Americans will be the largest Asian American group. This volume is the first detailed historical study of the major post-1965 immigration of Filipinos to the United States. It provides comprehensive coverage of the recent Filipino American experience, from the pivotal Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965, under which most Filipinos entered this country, to their values and customs,  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Posadas, Barbara Mercedes, 1945-
Filipino Americans.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999
(OCoLC)606468272
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Mercedes Posadas
ISBN: 0313297428 9780313297427
OCLC Number: 40838602
Description: xvi, 190 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Series foreword --
Preface --
Acknowledgments --
pt. 1. Before 1965 --
[ch.] 1. The Philippines --
[ch.] 2. Filipinos in the United States before 1965 --
pt. 2. Filipino immigration after 1965 --
[ch.] 3. U.S. law and Filipino immigration --
[ch.] 4. Filipino values and customs in an american setting --
[ch.] 5. Creating and transforming ethnic and cultural identity --
[ch.] 6. Economic and political power --
pt. 3. Filipino Americans entering the twenty-first century --
[ch.] 7. Contemporary issues among Filipino Americans --
[ch.] 8. The future of Filipino immigration --
[ch.] 9. Filipino American identity as American identity --
Appendix 1. Filipinos in the U.S. Census --
Appendix 2. Notable Filipino Americans --
Glossary --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: New Americans (Westport, Conn.)
Responsibility: Barbara M. Posadas.

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