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Ethnoburb: The New Ethnic Community in Urban America

Wei Li

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830656
eISBN:
9780824869939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830656.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This innovative work provides a new model for the analysis of ethnic and racial settlement patterns in the United States and Canada. Ethnoburbs—suburban ethnic clusters of residential areas and ... More


Co-ethnic Cultural Guardianship: Space, Race, and Region

Glenda M. Flores

in Latina Teachers: Creating Careers and Guarding Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479839070
eISBN:
9781479802296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479839070.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Chapter 4 provides a window into how Latina teachers navigate their professional lives with mostly African American and Asian colleagues, students, and parents. Controlling images of school district ... More


Ethnoburb: An Alternative Ethnic Settlement

Wei Li

in Ethnoburb: The New Ethnic Community in Urban America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830656
eISBN:
9780824869939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830656.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter describes the ethnoburb, a new type of suburb that expresses a set of contemporary ethnic relations involving interethnic group and intraethnic class tension or cooperation in a unique ... More


Changing Chinese Settlement

Wei Li

in Ethnoburb: The New Ethnic Community in Urban America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830656
eISBN:
9780824869939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830656.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the transformation of Chinese settlement in U.S. urban areas from traditional ghettos and ethnic enclaves to sites for international investment and urban renewal efforts, with ... More


Building Ethnoburbia

Wei Li

in Ethnoburb: The New Ethnic Community in Urban America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830656
eISBN:
9780824869939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830656.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on the emergence of the Chinese ethnoburb as a new type of ethnic settlement in San Gabriel Valley and how it surpassed Chinatown as the center of Chinese residential, ... More


From Ethnic Service Center to Global Economic Outpost

Wei Li

in Ethnoburb: The New Ethnic Community in Urban America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830656
eISBN:
9780824869939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830656.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on the evolution of the Chinese ethnoburb from an ethnic service center to a global economic outpost in Los Angeles. It first considers the increase in demand for an ethnic ... More


Anatomy of an Ethnoburb

Wei Li

in Ethnoburb: The New Ethnic Community in Urban America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830656
eISBN:
9780824869939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830656.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the characteristics of an ethnoburb in order to provide a theoretical explanation of the process of ethnoburb formation as well as a general portrait of the ethnoburb ... More


Portraits of Ethnoburban Chinese

Wei Li

in Ethnoburb: The New Ethnic Community in Urban America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830656
eISBN:
9780824869939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830656.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the trajectories of some ethnoburban subgroups by providing portraits of individual Chinese immigrants in order to personalize the hurdled masses of Chinese residents and ... More


Opportunities and Challenges for Ethnoburbs

Wei Li

in Ethnoburb: The New Ethnic Community in Urban America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830656
eISBN:
9780824869939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830656.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book has explored how Los Angeles's Chinese community has evolved into an ethnoburb, comparing it with downtown Chinatown to highlight its differences from the traditional ethnic enclave. It has ... More


Introduction

Wei Li

in Ethnoburb: The New Ethnic Community in Urban America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830656
eISBN:
9780824869939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830656.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book focuses on the emergence of a new model of contemporary urban ethnic community: the ethnoburb. Drawing on the experience of the Chinese community in Greater Los Angeles, from downtown ... More


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