Learning to be Chinese American: Community, Education, and Ethnic Identity

Learning to be Chinese American: Community, Education, and Ethnic Identity

By: Du Liang (author)Hardback

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Based on original ethnographic material collected in an upper-middle class Chinese American community, this book aims at exploring the complicated identity production process within the community in relation to the rapidly changing global and local contexts. The book is expected to expand the scope of existing literature on identity production among immigrants of color in both empirical and methodological terms.

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About Author

Liang Du is assistant professor in the School of Education at Beijing Normal University.

Contents

Chapter 1: Chinese Americans: Community, Education, and Identities Chapter 2: Rationales behind an Education: "That Box Doesn't Belong to You" Chapter 3: The Creation of a Diaspora Identity Chapter 4: The Limits of Ethnicity: Community-based Education as a Contesting Site Chapter 5: Learning to Be Chinese Americans in New Times: Community, Identity, and Globalization

Product Details

  • publication date: 23/09/2010
  • ISBN13: 9780739138489
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 152
  • ID: 9780739138489
  • weight: 399
  • ISBN10: 0739138480

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