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The Color of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority

Ellen D. Wu

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157825
eISBN:
9781400848874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157825.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book tells of the astonishing transformation of Asians in the United States from the “yellow peril” to “model minorities”—peoples distinct from the white majority but lauded as well-assimilated, ... More


How American Are We?

Ellen D. Wu

in The Color of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157825
eISBN:
9781400848874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157825.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter illustrates how the experience of World War II was very different for Japanese and Chinese Americans. Configured as enemy aliens, Nikkei endured mass removal, internment, the effective ... More


Elites’ views on European institutions: national experiences sifted through ideological orientations

Daniel Gaxie and Nicolas Hubé

in The Europe of Elites: A Study into the Europeanness of Europe's Political and Economic Elites

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199602315
eISBN:
9780191738951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602315.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Comparative Politics

As elites’ attitudes toward supranational institutions cannot be reduced to a simple binary opposition between pro- (federalists) and anti- (‘sovereigntists’) integrationists, this chapter tries to ... More


“A Stroke of Manly Courage”

Honor Sachs

in Home Rule: Households, Manhood, and National Expansion on the Eighteenth-Century Kentucky Frontier

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300154139
eISBN:
9780300216530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300154139.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the separatist crisis that hit the Kentucky settlements as settlers began to question their place in the new nation. In 1793, Gilbert Imlay published The Emigrants, a novel that ... More


Arab Patriotism: The Ideology and Culture of Power in Late Ottoman Egypt

Adam Mestyan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691172644
eISBN:
9781400885312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172644.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book presents the essential backstory to the formation of the modern nation-state and mass nationalism in the Middle East. While standard histories claim that the roots of Arab nationalism ... More


Emotions and Political Identity: Mobilizing Affection for the Polity

Mabel Berezin

in Passionate Politics: Emotions and Social Movements

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226303987
eISBN:
9780226304007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226304007.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The collapse of postwar political arrangements in Eastern, and to some extent Western, Europe, the former Soviet Union, Africa, and Asia in the past decade has re-mapped geopolitical space and ... More


Children, Language, and the Rise of a Pluralist Society

Benjamin Bryce

in To Belong in Buenos Aires: Germans, Argentines, and the Rise of a Pluralist Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503601536
eISBN:
9781503604353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503601536.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter argues that immigrant teachers and their pupils broadened the definition of citizenship in Argentina. Those who ran these schools and the parents who sent their children to them clearly ... More


Introduction

Thomas Kühne

in Belonging and Genocide: Hitler's Community, 1918-1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121865
eISBN:
9780300168570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121865.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter sets out the book's focus, namely the constitutive rather than the destructive side of mass murder, and discusses how the perpetration and support of the Holocaust provided ... More


The artist as migrant worker

Anne Ring Petersen

in Migration Into Art: Transcultural Identities and Art-Making in a Globalised World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526121905
eISBN:
9781526132352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526121905.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Art History

Chapter 3 addresses an issue directly related to the institutional transformation of the art world explored in Chapter 2, namely how globalisation and migration have also changed the role and work of ... More


Orphans and American literature: texts, intertexts, and contexts

Maria Holmgren Troy, Elizabeth Kella, and Helena Wahlström

in Making home: Orphanhood, kinship and cultural memory in contemporary American novels

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089596
eISBN:
9781781707289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089596.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter situates the study in both literary and socio-historical contexts, focusing on earlier discussions of the American orphan figure in literary and social history and elaborating especially ... More


Bollywood Abroad: South Asian Diasporic Cosmopolitanism and Indian Cinema

Jigna Desai

in New Cosmopolitanisms: South Asians in the US

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752800
eISBN:
9780804767842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752800.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines South Asian American cosmopolitanism by surveying the ways in which cinema functions to produce and articulate transnational cosmopolitan subjects. It first introduces the ... More


Seeing Race and Sexuality: Origin Stories and Public Images of Trafficking

Julietta Hua

in Trafficking Women's Human Rights

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675609
eISBN:
9781452946375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675609.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines visual imagery accompanying state documents in order to make clear the sexualizing and racializing logic central to producing meanings around human difference and to connect ... More


Linguistic Atonement

Janet McIntosh

in Unsettled: Denial and Belonging Among White Kenyans

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520290495
eISBN:
9780520964631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290495.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyzes the link between settlers' competence in African languages and their ability to treat Africans humanely. These linkages to linguistic ability speak to sweeping matters of ... More


Christmas in Germany: A Cultural History

Joe Perry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833643
eISBN:
9781469604947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899410_perry
Subject:
History, European Modern History

For poets, priests, and politicians—and especially ordinary Germans—in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the image of the loving nuclear family gathered around the Christmas tree symbolized the ... More


Crazy for the Nation: Piri Thomas, Oscar “Zeta” Acosta, and the Urban Outlaw

David J. Vázquez

in Triangulations: Narrative Strategies for Navigating Latino Identity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816673261
eISBN:
9781452947310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673261.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In the late 1960s and early 1970s, a new generation of Latina/o authors including Piri Thomas and Oscar “Zeta” Acosta drew from the oppositional strands of the narratives of previous Latina/o ... More


Defeat Reconsidered: Heroes, Victims, and Perpetrators in the Popular Media

Akiko Hashimoto

in The Long Defeat: Cultural Trauma, Memory, and Identity in Japan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190239152
eISBN:
9780190239190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239152.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Chapter 3 describes how Japan remembers the war and the war dead at the annual commemorations on August 15. It shows how political performances and popular media discourses divide rather than unite ... More


Lord Byron’s ‘South American Project:’ Aristocratic Radicalism and the Question of Venezuelan Settlement

Rebecca Cole Heinowitz

in Spanish America and British Romanticism, 1777-1826: Rewriting Conquest

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638680
eISBN:
9780748651702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638680.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter discusses Lord Byron's letters of 1819–23, the later sections of Don Juan, and the anti-imperialist poems The Age of Bronze and The Island. It investigates Byron's main motivations for ... More


Vivid Defacements

Ruby C. Tapia

in American Pietàs: Visions of Race, Death, and the Maternal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816653102
eISBN:
9781452946153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816653102.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

By considering the role of maternal sentiment in national discourses of death and remembering, the book demonstrates the maternal visions that actually determine the value of life according to ... More


New National Heroes: Patriotism and Citizenship Reconfigured

Robyn Magalit Rodriguez

in Migrants for Export: How the Philippine State Brokers Labor to the World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665273
eISBN:
9781452946481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665273.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter discusses how the state has reconstructed meanings of nationalism and national belonging with respect to overseas migration, resulting in the so-called migrant citizenship. It examines ... More


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