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Becoming "Japanese": Colonial Taiwan and the Politics of Identity Formation

Leo Ching

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225510
eISBN:
9780520925755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225510.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In 1895 Japan acquired Taiwan as its first formal colony after a resounding victory in the Sino-Japanese war. For the next fifty years, Japanese rule devastated and transformed the entire ... More


Assimilation

Benjamin Harshav

in Language in Time of Revolution

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520079588
eISBN:
9780520912960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520079588.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter states that in the Diaspora today, when Jews are integrated into the polysystem of the general society, Jewish institutions are mostly reduced to purely “Jewish” issues. The individual ... More


Echoes from Dharamsala: Music in the Life of a Tibetan Refugee Community

Keila Diehl

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520230439
eISBN:
9780520936003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230439.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book uses music to understand the experiences of Tibetans living in Dharamsala, a town in the Indian Himalayas that for more than forty years has been home to Tibet's government-in-exile. The ... More


Spanish Legacies: The Coming of Age of the Second Generation

Alejandro Portes, Rosa Aparicio, and Williiam Haller

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520286290
eISBN:
9780520961579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286290.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This is a study of the adaptation of second-generation immigrants—children of immigrants—in Spain. It is based on a sample of close to seven thousand students, who were originally interviewed in ... More


Beyond Expectations: Second-Generation Nigerians in the United States and Britain

Onoso Imoagene

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520292314
eISBN:
9780520965881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292314.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

More Than Just Black delves into the experiences of second generation Nigerian adults in the United States and Britain, examining how race, ethnicity, and class (both parental and individual) affect ... More


The Origins of Indigenism: Human Rights and the Politics of Identity

Ronald Niezen

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520235540
eISBN:
9780520936690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235540.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

“International indigenism” may sound like a contradiction in terms, but it is indeed a global phenomenon and a growing form of activism. This book examines the ways the relatively recent emergence of ... More


Explaining Youth Cultures, Improving Academic Achievement

Natasha K. Warikoo

in Balancing Acts: Youth Culture in the Global City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262102
eISBN:
9780520947795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262102.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter provides some reflections on how the peer cultures of students may change, as they grow older; and on the cultural and structural influences on second-generation academic achievement. ... More


Why Minsk Was Different

Barbara Epstein

in The Minsk Ghetto 1941-1943: Jewish Resistance and Soviet Internationalism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520242425
eISBN:
9780520931336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242425.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the extraordinary collaboration between the Jews and the Byelorussians in Minsk during the Holocaust period. Three factors point to the partnership of Jews and Byelorussians. ... More


Conclusion: The Forging of a New America: Lessons for Theory and Policy

Alejandro Portes and Rubén G. Rumbaut

in Ethnicities: Children of Immigrants in America

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230118
eISBN:
9780520927513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230118.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter explores the principal findings reported in the analyses of particular groups, and reflects on their implications for theory and policy in the forging of a new America. It discusses the ... More


Antiquities Collections in the Imperial Museum

Wendy M. K. Shaw

in Possessors and Possessed: Museums, Archaeology, and the Visualization of History in the Late Ottoman Empire

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233355
eISBN:
9780520928565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233355.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter describes the antique collections of Ottoman museums. It discusses the establishment of the sarcophagus museum and the museum enterprises outside of Istanbul. The chapter suggests that ... More


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