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Asian American Politics

Law, Participation, and Policy (Spectrum Series)

by James S. Lai

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  • 1 Currently reading

Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian studies,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Politics and government,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Civil Rights,
  • Political Science / Civil Rights,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Asian Americans

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7924584M
    ISBN 100742518493
    ISBN 109780742518490

    Summary. Asian Americans have quite recently emerged as an increasingly important force in American politics. In , more than Asian and Pacific Americans were elected to federal, state, and local offices; today, more than 2, hold appointive positions in government. Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America. Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America is Viet’s first book (Oxford University Press, ). Beginning with Onoto Watanna in and ending with Lois-Ann Yamanaka in , Race and Resistance looks at how Asian American literature has played an important role in the politics of Asian Americans.

    Professor. James S. Lai is a Professor in the Ethnic Studies department with a courtesy appointment in the Department of Political Science. Lai received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Southern California () and his M.A. in Asian American Studies from the University of . Lisa Lowe is Professor and Chair, Department of Comparative Literature at the University of California, San Diego, and is the author of Critical Terrains: French and British Orientalisms and coeditor (with David Lloyd) of The Politics of Culture in the Shadow of Capital (Duke University Press).

    11/6/16 Voice of America: "Growth of Asian Electorate Translates to Political Power" by Elizabeth Lee LOS ANGELES — Asians are the fastest-growing racial group in the United States, and that is resulting in a surge in the Asian-American electorate. The impact of the Asian vote can be especially prominent in California, the state with the. Asian Americans have quite recently emerged as an increasingly important force in American politics. In , more than Asian and Pacific Americans were elected to federal, state, and local offices; today, more than 2, hold appointive positions in government. Asian American voices have been.


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Written to be easily accessible to students, the book covers historical and cultural context, political behavior and attitudes, interest groups and parties, elected officials, and public policies that have an important impact on Asian Americans.

Asian Americans are emerging as a political force and yet their politics have not been systematically studied by either social scientists or politicians. Asian American politics transcend simple questions of voting behavior and elective office, going all the way back to early immigration laws and all the way forward to ethnic targeting.

For the first time, this book brings together original. Her book is noteworthy for its breathtakingly skillful deployment of ‘materialist methodology,’ its penetrating and sensitive interpretations of various works of literature and film, and its attention to the relationships between Asian American cultural production and social and political issues in Asian American communities.

Immigrant Acts Author: Lisa Lowe. Oct 01,  · Asian American Political Participation is based on data from the authors’ groundbreaking National Asian American Survey of more than 5, Chinese, Indian, Vietnamese, Korean, Filipino, and Japanese Americans.

The book shows that the motivations for and impediments to political participation are as diverse as the Asian American population.

Asian American Sexual Politics explores the topics of beauty, self-esteem, and sexual attraction among Asian Americans. The book draws on sixty in-depth interviews to show how constructions of Asian American gender and sexuality tend to reinforce the social and political dominance for whites, particularly white males, even in the supposed "post-racial" United States/5.

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Benito Legarda y Tuason and Pablo Ocampo joined the House in as Resident Commissioners, becoming the first Asian Americans to serve in the Congress, albeit as non-voting members, and beginning the representation of the Philippines which ended in Dalip Singh Saund, an Indian American from Imperial and Riverside Counties, was the first South Asian American elected into.

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Asian American Feminisms and Women of Color Politics brings together groundbreaking essays that speak to the relationship between Asian American feminisms, f. Dec 02,  · a new book from Lynn Fujiwara, professor of ethnic studies and a CSWS faculty affiliate Asian American Feminisms and Women of Color Politics Edited by Lynn Fujiwara and Shireen Roshanravan (University of Washington Press, Dec.

) From the publisher. Her second book, Immigrant Acts: On Asian American Cultural Politics (), analyzed the contradictions of Asian immigration to the United States, observing that Asian immigrants have been included in the workplaces and markets of the U.S., yet through exclusion laws and bars from citizenship, are distanced from national culture and Alma mater: University of California, Santa.

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Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Making its case through a wide range of Asian American literature, which remains a critical arena of cultural production for Asian Americans, the book demonstrates that the literature embodies the complexities, conflicts, and potential future options of Asian American culture and politics.

“We have now an opportunity to make a difference,” said Frank Wu, a professor at the University of California Hastings College of Law who frequently writes about Asian Americans and American politics.“It's no longer astonishing to believe that someone Asian American could aspire to the highest offices in the land.”.

Sangay K. Mishra’s book is the first of its kind involving the politics of South Asians in the United States. Desis Divided fills an important gap in the study of Asian American politics and speaks to a larger literature on minority political incorporation, showing both.

Unequivocally, Flashpoints for Asian American Studies investigates the multivalent ways in which the field has at times and—more provocatively, has not—responded to various contemporary crises, particularly as they are manifest in prevailing racist, sexist, homophobic, and exclusionary politics at home, ever-expanding imperial and Cited by: 1.

32 Essential Asian-American Writers You Need To Be Reading Maxine Hong Kingston is the National Book Award–winning author of Maxine Hong Kingston is one of the most influential voices in. “Walt Trowbridge conducted his campaign as placidly as though he were certain to win.

He did not spare himself, but he did not moan over the Forgotten Men (he'd been one himself, as a youngster, and didn't think it was so bad!) nor become hysterical at a private bar in a scarlet-and-silver special tram.Asian American Sexual Politics explores the topics of beauty, self-esteem, and sexual attraction among Asian Americans.

The book draws on sixty in-depth interviews to show how constructions of Asian American gender and sexuality tend to reinforce the social and political dominance for whites, particularly white males, even in the supposed "post.(source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary For the first time, this book brings together original sources on key topics influencing Asian American politics, knit together by expert scholars who introduce each subject and place it in context with political events and the greater emerging literature.