The Second Generation: Ethnic Identity among Asian Americans (Critical Perspectives on Asian Pacific Americans 9)

The Second Generation: Ethnic Identity among Asian Americans (Critical Perspectives on Asian Pacific Americans 9)

By: Pyong Gap Min (author)Hardback

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Min provides a critical overview of Asian American identity issues among second generation ethnic Asians. From the social constructionist perspective, the book is an anthology of empirical studies of Asian Americans' ethnic or pan-ethnic identities, examining ethnic attachments among second-generation Filipino, Vietnamese, Indian, Korean Americans, Chinese and Japanese Americans.

About Author

Pyong Gap Min teaches in the Department of Sociology, Queens College, New York.

Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Multiple Identities of Second-Generation Filipinos: The Intersection of Race, Ethnicity, and Class Chapter 3 Formation of Ethnic Identity among Second-Generation Vietnamese Americans Chapter 4 Engendering Ethnicity in Indian Immigrant Families in the United States: Disciplining Desire in Making Home Chapter 5 Ethnic Attachment among Second-Generation Korean Americans Chapter 6 Filipino American Youth Gangs, "Party Culture," and Ethnic Identity in Los Angeles Chapter 7 Formation of Ethnic and Racial Identities: Narratives by Asian-American Professionals Chapter 8 College and Notions of "Asian American": Second-Generation Chinese and Korean Americans Chapter 9 Clues from the Asian Ethnic Experience: Second Generation Asian American Identity

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780759101753
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 280
  • ID: 9780759101753
  • weight: 540
  • ISBN10: 0759101752

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