Laotian Daughters: Working Toward Community, Belonging, and Environmental Justice (Asian American History and Culture Series)

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

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About Author

Bindi V. Shah is Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Southampton, United Kingdom.

Contents

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

Product Details

  • publication date: 02/12/2011
  • ISBN13: 9781439908150
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 216
  • ID: 9781439908150
  • weight: 295
  • ISBN10: 143990815X

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