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With vivid examples and lucid discussion of a broad range of theories, the authors demonstrate the contributions of the discipline of sociology to understanding Asian Americans, and vice versa. In addition, this text takes students beyond the boundaries of the United States to cultivate a comparative and global understanding of the Asian experience, as it has become increasingly transnational and diasporic.
Bridging sociology and the growing interdisciplinary field of Asian American studies, and uniquely placing them in dialogue with one another, this engaging text will be welcome in undergraduate and graduate sociology courses such as race and ethnic relations, immigration, and social stratification, as well as on ethnic studies courses more broadly.
Pawan Dhingra is Professor and Chair of Sociology and Professor of American Studies at Tufts University.
Robyn Magalit Rodriguez is Associate Professor of Asian American Studies at the University of California, Davis.
Table of Contents
- Chapter 1 Introduction
- Chapter 2 Race, Gender, and Sexuality
- Chapter 3 Arrival and History
- Chapter 4 Class and Work Lives
- Chapter 5 Education
- Chapter 6 Family
- Chapter 7 Citizenship
- Chapter 8 Media
- Chapter 9 Identity
- Chapter 10 Interethnic/Inter-Minority Relations
- Chapter 11 Social Movements and Politics