Mobilizing an Asian American community

Võ, Linda Trinh, 1964-

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  • Creator Linda Trinh Võ
  • Format Books
  • Publication Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2004.
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  • Physical Details
    • xii, 288 pages : maps ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 9781592132614, 1592132618, 9781592132621, 1592132626
  • OCLC ocm53896737

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-281) and index.

Contents

  • 1. Introduction : paths of resistance and accommodation for Asian Americans -- 2. Asian immigration and settlement in San Diego -- 3. The politics of social services for a "model minority" : the union of Pan Asian communities -- 4. Cultural images and the media : racialization and oppositional practices -- 5. Economic positioning : resources, opportunities, and mobilization -- 6. "Where do we stand?" Politics, representation, and leadership -- 7. Mapping Asian America : in search of "our" history and "our" community -- 8. Ambiguities and contradictions : narratives of identity and community -- 9. Conclusion : milestones and crossroads for Asian Americans
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