Laotian Daughters: Working toward Community, Belonging, and Environmental Justice (Asian American History & Cultu)

Laotian Daughters: Working toward Community, Belonging, and Environmental Justice (Asian American History & Cultu)

By: Bindi V. Shah (author)Paperback

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How environmental activism in youth shapes political engagement and citizenship for Laotian American women

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

  • ISBN13: 9781439908150
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 216
  • ID: 9781439908150
  • ISBN10: 143990815X

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