Laotian Daughters: Working Toward Community, Belonging, and Environmental Justice (Asian American History and Culture Series)
By: Bindi V. Shah (author)Paperback
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How environmental activism in youth shapes political engagement and citizenship for Laotian American women
Bindi V. Shah is Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Southampton, United Kingdom.
Acknowledgments 1 "Where We Live, Where We Work, Where We Play, Where We Learn": The Asian Pacific Environmental Network 2 From Agent Orange to Superfund Sites to Anti-immigrant Sentiments: Multiple Voyages, Ongoing Challenges 3 New Immigration and the American Nation: A Framework for Citizenship and Belonging 4 The Politics of Race: Political Identity and the Struggle for Social Rights 5 Negotiating Racial Hierarchies: Critical Incorporation, Immigrant Ideology, and Interminority Relations 6 Family, Culture, Gender: Narratives of Ethnic Reconstruction 7 Building Community, Crafting Belonging in Multiple Homes 8 Becoming "American": Remaking American National Identity through Environmental Justice Activism APPENDIX Socio-demographic Information on Second-Generation Laotians Who Participated in the Study NotesReferencesIndex
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