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Contemporary Asian America

A Multidisciplinary Reader
  • 550 Pages
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  • English

NYU Press
Ethnic studies, Ethnography, Social & cultural anthropology, Social Science, Ethnic Issues, Sociology, USA, Ethnic Studies - Asian American Studies, Sociology - General, Asian Americans, Study and tea
ContributionsMin Zhou (Editor), J. V. Gatewood (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9455720M
ISBN 10081479713X
ISBN 139780814797136

Contemporary Asian America is a superbly organized anthology, presenting topics ranging from immigration, family, and community to activism, identity, sexuality, race relations and transnationalism.

The new research and updated materials on previously understudied Asian ethnic groups are most : $ As the new millennium unfolds, one cannot help but to notice dramatic changes that have transformed contemporary Asian America. Most significantly, the rapid pace of globalization and September 11 have altered the contours of our national identity while creating new challenges for Asian Americans.

Contemporary Chinese America is the most comprehensive sociological investigation of the experiences of Chinese immigrants to the United States—and of their offspring—in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries.

The author, Min Zhou, is a well-known sociologist of the Chinese American experience. In this volume she collects her original research on a range of Cited by: When Contemporary Asian America was first published, it exposed its readers to developments within the discipline, from its inception as part of the ethnic consciousness movement of the s to the more contemporary theoretical and practical issues facing Asian America at the century’s new Contemporary Asian America book features a number of fresh entries and updated material.

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Contemporary Asian America by Min Zhou, James V. Gatewood, J. Gatewood; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Asian Americans, Study and teaching, Ethnic. Traversing Borders: Contemporary Asian Immigration to the United States 4.

Transforming Asian America: Globalization and Contemporary Immigration to the United States Min Zhou and J. Gatewood 5. The Waves of War: Refugees, Immigrants, and New Americans from Southeast Asia Carl L.

Bankston III and Danielle Antoinette Hidalgo 6. This book examines the contemporary history, culture, and social relationships that form the fundamental issues confronted by Asians in America today. Comprehensive, yet concise, it focuses on a broad range of issues, and features a unique comparative approach that analyzes how race, class, and gender intersect throughout the contemporary Asian American experience.

This volume integrates a range of multi-disciplinary research on the ways in which the intersection of Asian immigration, community development, and socialization affect Asian-American communities.

This title also examines immigration, economic, family, community and spiritual life amongst others. (source: Nielsen Book Data).

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxv, pages ; 26 cm: Contents: Claiming visibility: the Asian American movement --Traversing borders: contemporary Asian immigration to the United States --Ties that bind: the immigrant family and the ethnic community --Struggling to get ahead: economy and work.

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Contemporary Asian America by Min Zhou, James V. Gatewood, J. Gatewood,New York University Press edition, in EnglishCited by: Contemporary Asian America: A Multidisciplinary Reader. Min Zhou and James Gatewood, eds.

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New York: New York University Press, $; ISBN ; Call () NYUP to order. The edited volume attempts to provide an introductory Asian American Studies reader for undergraduate education. TY - BOOK.

T1 - Performing Asian America. T2 - Race and ethnicity on the contemporary stage. AU - Lee, Josephine. PY - Y1 - N2 - At a time when Asian American theater is enjoying a measure of growth and success, Josephine Lee tells us about the complex social and political issues depicted by Asian American by: Contemporary Asian America (second edition): A Multidisciplinary Reader by Min Zhou and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Contemporary Asian American Communities.

In this Book. summary. Once thought of in terms of geographically bounded spaces, Asian America has undergone profound changes as a result of post immigration as well as the growth and reshaping of established communities.

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Then, when he was in college, villagers in China decide to punish a woman who became pregnant while her husband was away in America.

Contemporary Art in Asia is a retrospective selection of those seminal essays by theorists, curators, and art historians that over the past two decades have given voice to the exponential rise of Asia's art, an accelerating process of cultural counterpoint that in itself brings legitimacy to the very concept of Asian art.

Asian American Literary Review: The Asian American Literary Review is a biannual literary magazine. It publishes poetry, prose, and other literary art by writers who—as said in its website—“consider the designation ‘Asian American’ a fruitful starting point for artistic vision and community.” Its issues are often of a creative nature.

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Margo Machida is Associate Professor of Art History and Asian American Studies at the University of Connecticut. She is a co-editor of Fresh Talk/Daring Gazes: Conversations on Asian American Art, winner of the Association of Asian American Studies’ Cultural Studies Book a curated the groundbreaking Asia Society group exhibition.

Contemporary Chinese America is the most comprehensive sociological investigation of the experiences of Chinese immigrants to the United States—and of their offspring—in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries.

The author, Min Zhou, is a well-known sociologist of the Chinese American experience. In this volume she collects her original. For undergraduate courses in Sociology of Asian Americans or Introduction to Asian American Studies. Combining the rigor of scholarship with the accessibility of journalism, this text examines the contemporary history, culture, and social relationships that form the fundamental issues confronted by Asians in America today.

Get this from a library. The contemporary Asian American experience: beyond the model minority. [Timothy P Fong] -- Examines the contemporary history, culture, and social relationships that form the fundamental issues confronted by Asians in America today, using a comparative approach that analyzes how race.

Karen Ishizuka’s Serve the People (Verso, ) peers behind the contemporary narrative of Asian Americans achieving “visibility,” with an intricate depiction of the movement that originated the Asian American vision, starting in the late s and lasting through the late s—the tail end of the “Long Civil Rights Movement.”.

When Contemporary Asian America was first published, it exposed its readers to developments within the discipline, from its inception as part of the ethnic consciousness movement of the s to the more contemporary theoretical and practical issues facing Asian America at the century’s end. This new edition features a number of.

Need new book ideas now that your Asian-American Literature class is over. Check out some of the books published by Asian-American authors in From food to family, comedy to color, these. Transforming Asian America: Globalization and Contemporary Immigration to the United States / Min Zhou and J.

Gatewood 5. The Waves of War: Immigrants, Refugees, and New Americans from Southeast Asia / Carl L. Bankston III and Danielle Antoinette Hidalgo. Book is in Like New / near Mint Condition.

Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Taiwan and North America, as well as individual essays on leading artists such as Rirkrit Tiravanija, Xu Bing and Michael Joo. Above all, Yang explores the challenges that contemporary Asian and Asian American art poses to artists, critics.

Asian Americans: Contemporary trends and issues Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc. doi: / Min, Pyong G., ed. Asian Americans: Contemporary Trends and Issues.

2nd ed Association for Asian American Studies and as a cowinner of the Outstanding Book Award by the Asian and Asian American Section of the. ‘The Making of Asian America,’ by Erika Lee 70s that produced the very concept of “Asian America,” and she ends the book by highlighting key examples of how contemporary Asian.Contemporary Chinese America is the most comprehensive sociological investigation of the experiences of Chinese immigrants to the United States—and of their offspring—in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries.

The author, Min Zhou, is a well-known sociologist of the Chinese American experience.