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Studies in Asian Americans

Reconceptualizing Culture, History, Politics

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  1. Politicizing Asian American Literature

    Towards a Critical Multiculturalism

    By Youngsuk Chae

    Series: Studies in Asian Americans

    This book examines U.S. multiculturalism from the perspective of Asian American writings, drawing contrasts between politically acquiescent multiculturalism and politically conscious multiculturalism. Chae discusses the works of writers who have highlighted a critical awareness of Asian Americans’...

    Published December 8th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Modeling Minority Women

    Heroines in African and Asian American Fiction

    By Reshmi J. Hebbar

    Series: Studies in Asian Americans

    This powerful study reconceptualizes ideas of ethnic literature while investigating the construction of ethnic heroines, shifting the focus away from cultural politics and considering instead narrative or poetic qualities which involve surprising relationships between Anglo-American women's writing...

    Published March 17th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Global Spaces of Chinese Culture

    Diasporic Chinese Communities in the United States and Germany

    By Sylvia Van Ziegert

    Series: Studies in Asian Americans

    This book is an exploration of how Chinese communites in the United States and Germany create and disseminate a sense of diasporic Chinese identity. It not only compares the local conditions of the Chinese communities in the two locations, but also moves to a global dimension to track the...

    Published April 28th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Asian Americans and the Shifting Politics of Race

    The Dismantling of Affirmative Action at an Elite Public High School

    By Rowena Robles

    Series: Studies in Asian Americans

    Asian Americans and the Shifting Politics of Race examines the political and discursive struggles around the dismantling of race-based admissions policies in an elite public high school in San Francisco. The book analyzes the arguments put forth by plaintiffs in and the media's depiction of the...

    Published April 28th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Chicago Korean-Americans

    Identity and Politics in a Transnational Community

    By Jung-Sun Park

    Series: Studies in Asian Americans

    Based on a Chicago Korean-American case, this dissertation examines the transformation of identity and politics in a transnational immigrant community in the late 1980s and early 1990s....

    Published December 14th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Hmong American Concepts of Health

    By Dia Cha

    Series: Studies in Asian Americans

    America's healthcare system in the twenty-first century faces a variety of pressures and challenges, not the least of which is that posed by the increasingly multicultural nature of American society itself. Large numbers among the Hmong, immigrants from the landlocked Asian nation of Laos,...

    Published June 12th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Between the Home and the Diaspora

    The Politics of Theorizing Filipino and Filipino American Identities

    By Susanah Lily L. Mendoza

    Series: Studies in Asian Americans

    Arguing for the contingent nature of theories and the need for nuanced perspectives in their invocation across politically-uneven contexts, this study models a way of productively engaging the current debates between deconstructive cultural criticism and the project of indigenization as these are...

    Published December 20th 2001 by Routledge

  8. Strangers in the City

    The Atlanta Chinese, Their Community and Stories of Their Lives

    By Jianli Zhao

    Series: Studies in Asian Americans

    Based largely on interviews from residents of Atlanta's Chinese community, this book provides new insights on the rise of Asian communities in the Southeast United States since the US immigration policy changes in 1965....

    Published December 6th 2001 by Routledge

  9. Chinese American Masculinities

    From Fu Manchu to Bruce Lee

    By Jachinson Chan

    Series: Studies in Asian Americans

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 15th 2001 by Routledge

  10. Hometown Chinatown

    A History of Oakland's Chinese Community, 1852-1995

    By Eva Armentrout Ma

    Series: Studies in Asian Americans

    Focusing on the local history of the Chinese in Oakland, California, this study examines common stereotypes in the early Chinese community and Chinatown organizations....

    Published November 28th 2000 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Aging Among Japanese American Immigrants: Activating Ethnicity
    By Itsuko Kanamoto
    To Be Published January 14th 2015

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