The Routledge Handbook of Asian American Studies

Editor: Cheng, Cindy I-Fen
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Routledge

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-41-573825-5
Category: Social Sciences - Ethnic Studies
Book Status: Available
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This volume engages contemporary research, which draws on new archives, art, literature, film, and music, to examine how Asian Americans are redefining their national identities, and to show how race interacts with gender, sexuality, class, and the built environment to reveal the diversity of the United States.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Tables
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: On Reclaiming the Political Project of Asian American Studies - Cindy I-Fen Cheng
  • Part One: Shifting Paradigms
  • On Racial Stereotyping - Leslie Bow
  • On the Asian American Question - Joshua Chambers-Letson
  • Postcolonialism and Asian American Studies - Erin Suzuki
  • Diaspora as Frame and Object of Analysis in Asian American Studies - Martin Joseph Ponce
  • American Antipodes: Anna Kazumi Stahl's Flores de un solo día - Michelle Har Kim
  • Part Two: War, Colonization, and U.S. Imperialism
  • The Vietnam War and the “Good Refugee” - Yen Le Espiritu
  • Refugee Memoryscape: The Rhetoric of Hmong Refugee Writing - Chong A. Moua
  • Prosecuting the Khmer Rouge: Cambodian American Memory Work - Cathy J. Schlund-Vials
  • Asian Settler Colonialism's Histories - Bianca Kai Isaki
  • The Strange Career of the Filipino “National”: Empire, Citizenship, and Racial Statecraft - Rick Baldoz
  • The Arab American Experience: From Invisibility to Heightened Visibility - Louise Cainkar
  • Part Three: Globalization, Global Restructuring, and the Question of National Belongings
  • Popular Music, Globalization, and Asian/America - Christine Bacareza Balance
  • The Sports Loyalty Test: Asian Athletes and Asian American Cultural Politics - Rachael Miyung Joo
  • Jeremy Lin, Global Asian American - Timothy Yu
  • Beneath Each Layer of Cloth: Chinese Women in the New York City Garment Industry - Margaret M. Chin
  • Part Four: Representations Within and Across Nations
  • The Globality of Af-Pak: U.S. Empire and the Muslim Problem - Junaid Rana
  • The Japanese American Transnational Generation: Rethinking the Spatial and Conceptual Boundaries of Asian America - Michael Jin
  • Migration, Citizenship, and Sexuality in Asian/America - Yu-Fang Cho
  • From Noxious Quarters to Affluent Ethno-Burbs: Race and Space in Asian American History - Shelley Sang-Hee Lee
  • The Invention of the Model Minority - Ellen D. Wu
  • Part Five: Social Change and Political Participation
  • Asian American Studies and/as Digital Humanities - Lori Kido Lopez and Konrad Ng
  • Asian American Queer and Trans Activisms - Jian Neo Chen
  • “Other”: Reconsidering Asian Exclusion and Immigrant Rights - Sujani K. Reddy
  • Afro-Asian Solidarity Through Time and Space: Roads Taken and Not Taken - Yuichiro Onishi
  • The Political Participation of Asian Americans - Pei-te Lien