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Introduction: A Crisis of Representation

Viet Thanh Nguyen

in Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195146998
eISBN:
9780199787890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146998.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

This chapter argues that the way critics have tended to read Asian American literature, as cultural works that demonstrate resistance or accommodation to the racist, sexist, and capitalist ... More


Conclusion: Model Minorities and Bad Subjects

Viet Thanh Nguyen

in Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195146998
eISBN:
9780199787890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146998.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

This chapter argues that contemporary Asian American intellectuals, who prefer to see themselves and the objects of their inquiry as bad subjects, are haunted by the specter of the model minority. ... More


The Asian American Writing Movement and Blackness: Race and Gender Politics in Asian American Anthologies

Chong Chon-Smith

in East Meets Black: Asian and Black Masculinities in the Post-Civil Rights Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462050
eISBN:
9781626745292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462050.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter explores Aiiieeeee! An Anthology of Asian-American Writers and Yardbird Reader 3 and shows how the editors utilize the rhetoric of Black radicalism as a means to conceptualize the racial ... More


Styles and Stereotypes: Laotian American Girls' Linguistic Negotiation of Identity

Mary Bucholtz

in Beyond Yellow English: Toward a Linguistic Anthropology of Asian Pacific America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195327359
eISBN:
9780199870639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327359.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The chapter considers the different ways in which Southeast Asian American youth may use local varieties of English to negotiate ideologies of race and Asianness in the production of identity. Based ... More


Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America

Viet Thanh Nguyen

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195146998
eISBN:
9780199787890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146998.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

This book argues that Asian American intellectuals have idealized Asian America, ignoring its saturation with capitalist practices. The idealization of Asian America means that Asian American ... More


Introduction: On Yellow English and Other Perilous Terms

Adrienne Lo and Angela Reyes

in Beyond Yellow English: Toward a Linguistic Anthropology of Asian Pacific America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195327359
eISBN:
9780199870639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327359.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Asian Pacific Americans are one of the fastest growing groups in the U.S, yet their linguistic practices remain relatively understudied. In this review, we examine how Asian Pacific Americans have ... More


Introduction

Josephine Nock-Hee Park

in Apparitions of Asia: Modernist Form and Asian American Politics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195332735
eISBN:
9780199868148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332735.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, American, 20th Century Literature

The introduction reads figures of transpacific alliance in the Orientalist verse of Walt Whitman and Ernest Fenollosa. Their grand visions of a union between East and West installed a poetics of ... More


Asian American Stereotypes as Circulating Resource

Angela Reyes

in Beyond Yellow English: Toward a Linguistic Anthropology of Asian Pacific America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195327359
eISBN:
9780199870639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327359.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the ways in which stereotypes of Asian Americans emerge as resources for Asian Americans. Drawing on theories and methods in linguistic anthropology, this chapter reveals how ... More


Korean American Evangelicals: New Models for Civic Life

Elaine Howard Ecklund

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195305494
eISBN:
9780199785155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305494.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In an age of what many call a declining civil society, it is crucial to ask how changes in the racial, ethnic, and religious composition of the United States will influence how we live together as ... More


Afro-Asian Rhythms and Rhymes: The Hip-Hop and Spoken Word Lyricists of I Was Born with Two Tongues and the Mountain Brothers

Chong Chon-Smith

in East Meets Black: Asian and Black Masculinities in the Post-Civil Rights Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462050
eISBN:
9781626745292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462050.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter addresses the conductive intersection of live performance by Asian American men in hip-hop music and spoken word and links the possibilities of Asian-Black cultural fusions and internet ... More


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