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Asian and Undocumented: Illuminating a Silenced Past Embedded within Contemporary Narratives

Kevin Escudero

in Organizing While Undocumented: Immigrant Youth's Political Activism under the Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479803194
eISBN:
9781479877812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479803194.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter focuses on the case of Asian undocumented youth to explain immigrant youth activists’ efforts to unearth the silenced history of Asian undocumented immigration and to place this history ... More


Gender and Labor in Asian Immigrant Families

Yen Le Espiritu

in Gender and U.S. Immigration: Contemporary Trends

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225619
eISBN:
9780520929869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225619.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The chapter serves as an initial attempt to survey the field of modern Asian immigrants, as well as the effects of employment patterns on gender relations. It shows that the development of ... More


Unequal in the Court of Public Opinion: Mexican and Asian Immigrant Disruptions in the United States

Takeyuki Tsuda

in Migration and Disruptions: Toward a Unifying Theory of Ancient and Contemporary Migrations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060804
eISBN:
9780813050874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060804.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter discusses why the American public has a significantly more negative opinion of Mexican immigrants than Asian immigrants. Anti-immigrant sentiment is directed almost exclusively at ... More


The International Asian Business Success Story?: A Comparison of Chinese, Indian, and Other Asian Businesses in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom

Robert W. Fairlie, Julie Zissimopoulos, and Harry Krashinsky (eds)

in International Differences in Entrepreneurship

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226473093
eISBN:
9780226473109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226473109.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter discusses the flow of Asian immigrants to Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States, to analyze the selection in with regard to entrepreneurship and success in running the ... More


Desi Networks: Linking Race, Class, and Immigration to Homeland

Madhavi Mallapragada

in Virtual Homelands: Indian Immigrants and Online Cultures in the United States

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038631
eISBN:
9780252096563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038631.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter explores how desi activism reimagines the Indian immigrant location and seeks to mobilize the politics of citizenship around issues of race and class. Using drumnyc.org, the homepage of ... More


The New Gold Mountain

Willow S. Lung-Amam

in Trespassers?: Asian Americans and the Battle for Suburbia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520293892
eISBN:
9780520967229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293892.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter explores why the valley became such an important hub of racial and ethnic diversity, especially among recently arrived Asian immigrants in the latter half of the 20th century and the ... More


Immigrant Women Workers at the Center of Social Change: Asian Immigrant Women Advocates

Jennifer Jihye Chun, George Lipsitz, and Young Shin

in Immigrant Women Workers in the Neoliberal Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037573
eISBN:
9780252094828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037573.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines the role that grassroots organizing and leadership development play in tackling social and economic inequalities along multiple axes of difference, including race, gender, ... More


Intertwined Violence: Implications of State Responses to Domestic Violence in South Asian Immigrant Communities

Soniya Munshi

in The Sun Never Sets: South Asian Migrants in an Age of U.S. Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814786437
eISBN:
9780814786451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814786437.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines how South Asian immigrants were affected by the 1996 Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act (IIRIRA), which significantly increased the number of deportable ... More


Illegal Immigrant Acts: Dengue Fever and the Racialization of Cambodian America

Joshua Takano Chambers-Letson

in A Race So Different: Performance and Law in Asian America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738399
eISBN:
9780814745250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738399.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter traces the ways in which Dengue Fever band centralizes the figure of the immigrant in its performance practice, reading the band within the historical and legal context responsible for ... More


Introduction: Government and Citizenship

Aihwa Ong

in Buddha Is Hiding: Refugees, Citizenship, the New America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229983
eISBN:
9780520937161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229983.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This introductory chapter is concerned with Asian immigrants, specifically Cambodians, Mien, and Laotians. It first discusses the debate surrounding American citizenship before looking at the various ... More


Racism without Recognition: Toward a Model of Asian American Racialization

Amy Brandzel and Jigna Desai

in Asian Americans in Dixie: Race and Migration in the South

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037832
eISBN:
9780252095955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037832.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter looks at Seung-Hui Cho and the violence at Virginia Tech to critically interrogate Asian American masculinity and racial formations in relation to contemporary postracial discourses in ... More


Paradoxes of Patriarchy: Contradicting Experiences of South Asian Women in Ethnic Labor Markets

Pallavi Banerjee

in Immigrant Women Workers in the Neoliberal Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037573
eISBN:
9780252094828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037573.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines the paradoxes of patriarchy by drawing on the experiences of South Asian immigrant women in ethnic labor markets. Most South Asian women who work in the South Asian labor market ... More


Sustaining Faith Traditions: Race, Ethnicity, and Religion among the Latino and Asian American Second Generation

Carolyn Chen and Russell Jeung (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717356
eISBN:
9780814772898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717356.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Over fifty years ago, Will Herberg theorized that future immigrants to the United States would no longer identify themselves through their races or ethnicities, or through the languages and cultures ... More


No Danger among Them: Asian Immigrants as Industrial Workers

Robert F. Zeidel

in Robber Barons and Wretched Refuse: Ethnic and Class Dynamics during the Era of American Industrialization

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748318
eISBN:
9781501748332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748318.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines how numerous companies sought the services of Asian immigrants. Efficiency, availability, and manageability, along with the fact that they would work for lower wages than white ... More


Introduction: The Many Storytellers of Asian American Fiction

Stephen Hong Sohn

in Racial Asymmetries: Asian American Fictional Worlds

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479800070
eISBN:
9781479800551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800070.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This introductory chapter argues that Asian American literature is traditionally understood as a body of texts written in English that depicts a specific social history in which individuals of ... More


Ingratitude: The Debt-Bound Daughter in Asian American Literature

erin Khuê Ninh

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758441
eISBN:
9780814759196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758441.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Anger and bitterness tend to pervade narratives written by second-generation Asian American daughters, despite their largely unremarkable upbringings. This book explores this apparent paradox, ... More


Introduction: Immigrant Women and Labor Disruptions

Maura Toro-Morn, Anna Romina Guevarra, and Nilda Flores-González

in Immigrant Women Workers in the Neoliberal Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037573
eISBN:
9780252094828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037573.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book explores the labor experiences of immigrant women, primarily Asians and Latinas, engaged in low-wage work in the era of neoliberal globalization. It assesses the impact of neoliberal ... More


Two Faces of Exclusion: The Untold History of Anti-Asian Racism in the United States

Lon Kurashige

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629438
eISBN:
9781469629452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629438.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

From the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 to the Immigration Act of 1924 to Japanese American internment during World War II, the United States has a long history of anti-Asian policies. But Lon ... More


Filipino American Faith in Action: Immigration, Religion, and Civic Engagement

Joaquin Jay Gonzalez

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731963
eISBN:
9780814733257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731963.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Filipinos are now the second largest Asian American immigrant group in the United States, with a population larger than Japanese Americans and Korean Americans combined. Surprisingly, there is little ... More


Queer Compulsions: Race, Nation, and Sexuality in the Affairs of Yone Noguchi

Amy Sueyoshi

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834975
eISBN:
9780824870683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834975.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In September 1897 Yone Noguchi (1875–1947) contemplated crafting a poem to his new love, western writer Charles Warren Stoddard. He viewed their relationship as doomed by their introverted ... More


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