Asian Americans: Contemporary Trends and Issues

Asian Americans: Contemporary Trends and Issues

Margaret M. Chin, Professor of Sociology at Hunter College, reviews Asian Americans: Contemporary Trends and Issues. This collection of individually written chapters examines the issues that Asian Americans face. The text contemplates the topic through chapters dedicated to pan-Asian Americans, as well as Asian Americans separated by ethnicity and countries of origin. Themes of the book include the model minority thesis, second generation individuals, and religion. This text achieves its goal of showcasing what issues are common across all Asian Americans and how their own individual experiences are shaped differently by their unique backgrounds, modes of entry, and other aspects of their pasts.

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Publication Part Of International Migration Review
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Edited by Pyong Gap Min, Queens College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York
Reviewed by Margaret M. Chin, Hunter College

Journal International Migration Review
Date of Publication Fall 2006
Pages 737-738
DOI 10.1111/j.1747-7379.2006.040_4.x
Volume 40
Issue Number 3


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