The New Asian immigration in Los Angeles and global restructuring

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  • Includes bibliographical references.


  • I. Introduction. The political economy of capitalist restructuring and the new Asian immigration. II. Immigration patterns. U.S. immigration policies and Asian migration -- Pacific Rim development and the duality of post-1965 Asian immigration to the United States -- Asian immigrants in Los Angeles: diversity and divisions. III. Economic incorporation. Asians in the Los Angeles garment industry -- The migration and incorporation of Filipino nurses -- Chinese-Vietnamese entrepreneurs in California. IV. Political struggles. The new Chinese immigration and the rise of Asian American politics in Monterey Park, California -- The Korean-Black conflict and the state -- Class constraints on racial solidarity among Asian Americans
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