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Growing Up Asian American in Young Adult Fiction

Ymitri Mathison (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815064
eISBN:
9781496815101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815064.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Growing Up Asian American in Young Adult Fiction focuses on moving beyond stereotypes to examine how Asian American children and adolescents define their unique identities. For these kids, being or ... More


Poetic Inc.: Language as Hospitality in Cixous

Brigitte Weltman-Aron

in Algerian Imprints: Ethical Space in the Work of Assia Djebar and Hélène Cixous

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172561
eISBN:
9780231539876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172561.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Recalling that the Algerian Jews were gradually deprived of their mother tongue (Judeo-Arabic) during French colonization, Cixous examines instead how to write in another tongue resonating with more ... More


Akasaka in the High City: Born Shinto … Live Inari … Die Buddhist

Heine Steven

in Sacred High City, Sacred Low City: A Tale of Religious Sites in Two Tokyo Neighborhoods

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195386202
eISBN:
9780199918362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386202.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The third chapters examines the wide variety of shrines in Akasaka, including Sannō Hie Jinja, Toyokawa Inari, Nogi Jinja, and Hikawa Jinja, which are all dedicated to Inari, at least in part, ... More


Yes, But

Harlan Lane, Richard C. Pillard, and Ulf Hedberg

in The People of the Eye: Deaf Ethnicity and Ancestry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199759293
eISBN:
9780199863372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759293.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Chapters 1 and 2 led to the conclusion that the Deaf-World is an ethnic group. This chapter examines the major challenges to the concept of Deaf ethnicity. The issues are: resistance to assimilation; ... More


The Mexican Revolution in Chicago: Immigration Politics from the Early Twentieth Century to the Cold War

John H. Flores

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041808
eISBN:
9780252050473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041808.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book examines the political, labor, and assimilation history of Mexican immigrants in metropolitan Chicago during the first half of the twentieth century. Beginning in the mid-1920s and ... 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


Survival Schools: The American Indian Movement and Community Education in the Twin Cities

Julie L. Davis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674282
eISBN:
9781452947495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674282.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book provides the first history of the AIM survival schools, two alternative, culture-based, community-controlled schools founded by American Indian Movement organizers and other Indian parents ... More


Rebeca Raijman, South African Jews in Israel: Assimilation in Multigenerational Perspective. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2015. xviii + 271 pp.

Richard I. Cohen (ed.)

in Place in Modern Jewish Culture and Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190912628
eISBN:
9780190912659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912628.003.0050
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews the book South African Jews in Israel: Assimilation in Multigenerational Perspective (2015), by Rebeca Raijman. In South African Jews in Israel, Raijman explores Jewish ... More


The Copts’ Islamist Experience

Mariz Tadros

in Copts at the Crossroads: The Challenges of Building Inclusive Democracy in Egypt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165917
eISBN:
9781617975479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165917.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter inverts the usual question of the Islamist position on the Coptic question, to ask what are Coptic perceptions of the Muslim Brotherhood and the Islamist project. It examines the ... More


Immigration and National Identities in Latin America

Nicola Foote and Michael Goebel (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060002
eISBN:
9780813050461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060002.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book provides a comprehensive, comparative overview of immigration to Latin America, and presents original insight into the significance of immigration for regional national identities. The book ... More


Breaking History: Hélène Cixous’ L’histoire terrible mais inachevée de Norodom Sihanouk, Roi du Cambodge and Yiphun Chiem’s Apsara

Felicia McCarren

in French Moves: The Cultural Politics of le hip hop

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199939954
eISBN:
9780199347353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199939954.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Yiphun Chiem’s solo Apsara pairs breakdance with Cambodian traditional dance to describe the layering of identity in the migrant experience, and suggests the impact of both live performance and ... More


Critical Issues in Diversity and Schooling within Asia

Suk Ching Stella Chong

in Learning Diversity in the Chinese Classroom: Contexts and Practice for Students with Special Needs

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622098725
eISBN:
9789882207134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098725.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

This chapter explores some of the key issues associated with diversity and schooling in eleven countries in Asia: the ten member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), plus ... More


New Perspectives in Civil War Ethnic History and Their Implications for Twenty-First-Century Scholarship

Christian B. Keller

in This Distracted and Anarchical People: New Answers for Old Questions about the Civil War-Era North

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823245680
eISBN:
9780823252664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245680.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines current scholarship on ethnicity in the northern states during the era of the American Civil War, and, through analysis of neglected primary source documents, offers thematic ... More


Introduction

Jane Hiddleston

in Decolonising the Intellectual: Politics, Culture, and Humanism at the End of the French Empire

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380321
eISBN:
9781781381533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380321.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Introduction begins by exploring the evolution of France's policy of assimilation before charting its effects on francophone intellectuals. This introduction to the problems and paradoxes of ... More


Three Models of Coexistence

George Vasilev

in Solidarity Across Divides: Promoting the Moral Point of View

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748697304
eISBN:
9781474416153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697304.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 2 examines some prominent models of multicultural coexistence, and defends deliberative models as most consistent with the demands of solidarity. Through their emphasis on reason-giving and ... 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


Retrospect

John T. Juricek

Gene Allen Smith (ed.)

in Endgame for Empire: British-Creek Relations in Georgia and Vicinity, 1763-1776

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060743
eISBN:
9780813050881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060743.003.0009
Subject:
History, Social History

With the expulsion of France and Spain from eastern North America the native Indians became the main threat to British control. This prompted a much overdue effort to soothe relations. Mainly via the ... More


The Entry into the Real World: Labor Market Participation and Downward Assimilation

Alejandro Portes, Rosa Aparicio, and William Haller

in Spanish Legacies: The Coming of Age of the Second Generation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520286290
eISBN:
9780520961579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286290.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This last empirical chapter focuses on early labor-market entry, types of occupation, hours of work, and income for working respondents. Joining the work force rather than staying in school is not a ... More


“An Inconvenient Truth”: The Use of Federal Policy to Erase American Indians, Indian Tribes, and Indigenous Heritage

Kathleen Brown-Pérez

in Heritage at the Interface: Interpretation and Identity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056579
eISBN:
9780813053349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056579.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The concept of destroying Indigenous peoples in America has often meant physical eradication. However, as time passed and genocide became less politically correct, economical, or convenient, federal ... More


“We Must Fight for the Lord and Japan”: Christian Internationalism in the Pacific

Sarah M. Griffith

in The Fight for Asian American Civil Rights: Liberal Protestant Activism, 1900-1950

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041686
eISBN:
9780252050350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041686.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

In the years leading up to World War I, American liberal Protestants worked alongside their European and Japanese partners to expand the YMCA’s institutional reach in Japan. Despite its dramatic ... More


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