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Studies in Asian Americans

Reconceptualizing Culture, History, Politics

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  1. Aging Among Japanese American Immigrants

    Activating Ethnicity

    By Itsuko Kanamoto

    Series: Studies in Asian Americans

    Aging is inevitable. Every individual experiences life's pathos of diminishing strength, flexibility, beauty, roles, relationships, and memory. On the other hand, aging is a group experience that differs from culture to culture. Especially in multicultural societies like the United States, aging...

    Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Diaspora and Class Consciousness

    Chinese Immigrant Workers in Multiracial Chicago

    By Shanshan Lan

    Series: Studies in Asian Americans

    This book is an ethnographic study of the multi-linear process of racial knowledge formation among a relatively invisible population in the Chinese American community in Chicago, namely the working class. Shanshan Lan defines "Chinese immigrant workers" as Chinese immigrants with limited English...

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Taiwanese American Transnational Families

    Women and Kin Work

    By Maria W.L. Chee

    Series: Studies in Asian Americans

    This book explores the differences for participants when the wives migrate for reproductive labor in the United States. This book also adds a much needed non-working class dimension to the impact of migration on women and marital relations, particularly in the Pacific Rim: where husbands remain in...

    Published August 28th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Evangelical Church in Boston's Chinatown

    A Discourse of Language, Gender, and Identity

    By Erika A. Muse

    Series: Studies in Asian Americans

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 1st 2013 by Routledge

  5. Mobile Homes

    Spatial and Cultural Negotiation in Asian American Literature

    By Su-Ching Huang

    Series: Studies in Asian Americans

    The writers discussed in the book include Chiang Yee, Hualing Nieh, David Wong Louie, Fae Myenne Ng, John Okada, and Toshio Mori. Their publication dates span from the 1940s up to 2000....

    Published May 1st 2013 by Routledge

  6. Racial Attitudes and Asian Pacific Americans

    Demystifying the Model Minority

    By Karen Kurotsuchi Inkelas

    Series: Studies in Asian Americans

    This study examines the complex sources and implications of the racial attitudes of Asian Pacific American (APA) college students, who, as one of the fastest growing demographics in higher education enrollments, play an increasingly significant role in campus race relations....

    Published January 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Us, Hawai'i-born Japanese

    Storied Identities of Japanese American Elderly from a Sugar Plantation Community

    By Gaku Kinoshita

    Series: Studies in Asian Americans

    This is a book about the collective identities of Japanese American elderly in a former sugar plantation community in the rural town of Puna, Hawai'i....

    Published December 15th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Cultural Identity in Kindergarten

    A Study of Asian Indian Children

    By Susan Laird Mody

    Series: Studies in Asian Americans

    The purpose of this study is to explore play and story as forms of early childhood discourse in which cultural identity is both constructed and expressed in the Asian Indian community....

    Published October 29th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Protestant Missionaries, Asian Immigrants, and Ideologies of Race in America, 1850–1924

    By Jennifer Snow

    Series: Studies in Asian Americans

    This book examines how in defending Asian rights and their own version of Christian idealism against scientific racism, missionaries developed a complex theology of race that prefigured modern ideologies of multiculturalism and reached its final, belated culmination in the liberal Protestant...

    Published October 10th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Consumption and Identity in Asian American Coming-of-Age Novels

    By Jennifer Ho

    Series: Studies in Asian Americans

    This interdisciplinary study examines the theme of consumption in Asian American literature, connection representations of cooking and eating with ethnic identity formation. Using four discrete modes of identification--historic pride, consumerism, mourning, and fusion--Jennifer Ho examines how...

    Published June 28th 2012 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Race, Beauty, and Politics in Chinese American Festivals: A History of National and Transnational Identity Construction
    By Jinzhao Li
    To Be Published December 15th 2015

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