Asian Americans

Personality Patterns, Identity, and Mental Health by Laura Uba

Publisher: The Guilford Press

Written in English
Cover of: Asian Americans | Laura Uba
Published: Pages: 302 Downloads: 655
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  • Psychology,
  • Ethnic Studies - Asian American Studies,
  • Mental Health,
  • Personality,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Psychotherapy,
  • Psychotherapy - General
The Physical Object
Number of Pages302
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8734458M
ISBN 101572309121
ISBN 109781572309128

Jul 01,  · “The ‘model minority’ stereotype constitutes seriously flawed thought, according to sociologists Jennifer Lee and Min Zhou in their compelling new book. The Asian American Achievement Paradox is replete not only with crisp, articulate sociological analyses about why many Chinese and Vietnamese Americans are successful in education and in. Jun 06,  · Asian/Americans—a diverse group—are neglected in studies, analyses, and media representations. A new book, Asian/Americans, Education, and Crime: The Model Minority as Victim and Perpetrator, edited by Daisy Ball and Nicholas Hartlep, aims to address this gap. A chief issue is the distortion generated by the “model minority” stereotype. Apr 14,  · In her book, “The Color of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority,” historian Ellen Wu explained how the American mainstream finally changed its mind about Asian Americans. Oct 14,  · The Asian disadvantage (that's being ignored) among Asian Americans can also be explained by the fact that some live in multi-generational homes with .

Asian Customs and Values. Asian Americans Then and Now. A look at the long history of Asian Americans and its role in shaping American identity. Asian Americans and US-Asia Relations. How issues of race and power have shaped both popular attitudes and foreign policy for years. Hoping to start a group for Asian Americans in interested in reading and writing about Asian American culture and themes. I'd love to incorporate both if possible - maybe alternating months spe. 16 Extraordinary Asian Americans. Student Book. Lobb, Nancy. Asian Americans have made many contributions to American life. The U.S. Census showed that Asian Americans represented about 3% of the total U.S. population. This textbook presents the stories of 16 Asian Americans and their significant Nancy Lobb. Aug 29,  · But for Asian Americans who want to connect with their cultural practices, it's a different story. Finding easily obtainable information on Asian beliefs like Taoism and shamanistic divination — let alone an active practicing community — is difficult, and even when a rare book on Asian occultism appears, many are written from a Western perspective that may have lost nuance due to Abby Schreiber.

I would not have been able to publish this second edition of Asian Americans in a timely manner without cooperation by a number of people. They deserve my formal gratitude here. First of all, I owe many debts to the eight contributors who completed 7 of the 12 chapters of this book and Steve Gold, who selected photo images and wrote the captions. ASIAN AMERICANS "Asian American" is a general term for Asians and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) living in the United yosi-k.coming to U.S. Race and Ethnic Standards for Federal Statistics and Administrative Reporting (), Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders refer to persons who can trace their original background to the Far East, Southeast Asia, the Indian subcontinent, or the Pacific. Asian Americans in Michigan makes clear the significant contributions by individuals in many fields—including art, business, education, religion, sports, medicine, and politics—and demonstrates the central role of community organizations in bringing ethnic groups together and preserving memories. Readers interested in Michigan history. In a lot of ways, Asian Americans have done remarkably well in achieving "the American dream" of getting a good education, working at a good job, and earning a good living. So much so that the image many have of Asian Americans is that we are the "model minority" -- a bright, shining example of hard work and patience whose example other.

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Ships from and sold by FREE Shipping. Details. All I Asking for Is My Body (Kolowalu Cited by: Discover the best Children's Asian & Asian American Books in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. This series presents concise histories of individual ethnic groups and their impact on American life and culture.

With comprehensive examinations of the immigrant experience, it serves as a resource for both young students and experienced researchers. Each book in the series is written by a qualified scholar and includes notes, references, a selected bibliography and a complete index. Asian Americans book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

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"Compared to many existing texts on this subject, which tend to take a rather historical approach, this book focuses on more contemporary Asian experiences. Thus, Min has provided a new tool for those of use who have looked for adequate material to teach current Asian American trends in advanced undergraduate courses in the sociology of race as well as in ethnic studies.

Asian Americans consist of immigrants from China, Japan, Korea, India, the Philippines, the Pacific Islands and Southeast Asia. Small numbers of Asians first arrived in the Americas in the midth century, but the main influx began just in the midth century.

Asian Americans are Americans of Asian ancestry. The term refers to a panethnic group that includes diverse populations, which have origins in East Asia, South Asia, or Southeast Asia, as defined by the U.S.

Census Bureau. This includes people who indicate their race(s) on the census as "Asian" or reported entries such as "Chinese, Filipino, Indian, Korean, Japanese, Vietnamese, and Other Asian".California: 5, Jan 23,  · Asian Americans and the Media provides a concise, thoughtful, critical and cultural studies analysis of U.S.

media representations of Asian Americans. The book also explores ways Asian Americans have resisted, responded to, and conceptualized the terrain of challenge and resistance to those representations, often through their own media Format: Ebook/DAISY3.

Common Sense Media editors help you choose Asian and Asian American Books. From ancient tales to immigrant struggles in the U.S., this list offers a wide variety of stories. Another commendable point of this book is the strength of its contributors. This book is accessible to a wide range of audiences.

Min and his contributors provide an excellent introduction to contemporary Asian American studies. Instructors looking for texts on sociological studies of Asian Americans would do well to consider Asian Americans.".

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Ugly Americans: The True Story of the Ivy League Cowboys Who Raided the Asian Markets for Millions is a book by Ben Mezrich that recounts the exploits of an American called John Malcolm (a pseudonym) arbitraging index futures in Japan in the s.

The book was released on May 4, by William Morrow and Ben Mezrich. Jul 17,  · Their book, which is built on psychoanalytic theory, readings of classic Asian-American literature, and Han’s case studies, attempts to shade in the broader contexts that help produce, or Author: Hua Hsu.

Oct 21,  · Asian-Americans are still regarded as “other” by many of their fellow-citizens, and yet one finds among some Asian-Americans a reluctance to call out racism.

The huge immigrations of recent years have prompted a surge of interest in the new Asian American experience. In Asian Americans, these immigrants and their families present their own stories—why they came to America and what it means to be Asian in America today. Jun 22,  · A new book, Asian Americans in Michigan--Voices from the Midwest, is taking a closer look at Asian Americans in the heartland, where because of small numbers, the community's experience is.

A “comprehensive fascinating” (The New York Times Book Review) history of Asian Americans and their role in American life, by one of the nation’s preeminent scholars on the the past fifty years, Asian Americans have helped change the face of America and are now the fastest growing group in Released on: August 16, A new book, Asian Americans in Michigan--Voices from the Midwest, is taking a closer look at Asian Americans in the heartland, where because of small numbers, the community's experience is vastly different from that on the coasts, and where cross-cultural multiethnic and multiracial coalitions and community groups have always been a reality.

Hoping to start a group for Asian Americans in interested in reading and writing about Asian American culture and themes.

I'd love to incorporate both if possible - maybe alternating months spent reading a book by an Asian American author and sharing our own writing and getting feedback.

It is a tip-off to the persistent notion that people of Asian ancestry are not real Americans, that 'Orientals' never really stop being loyal to a foreign homeland.

Confronting the cultural stereotypes that have been attached to Asian-Americans, this title seizes the label 'Oriental' and asks where it came from. Nov 07,  · One expects the book to be about “yellow folk,” or Asian-Americans.

As it turns out, only three of its 13 essays address issues related to Asian-Americans. His book, which calls out and to. Get this from a library. Asian Americans: an interpretive history. [Sucheng Chan] -- Traces the history of Asian immigration from the California gold rush to Vietnamese boat people, describes patterns of work, social adaptation, and family formation, and explains how they coped with.

Some other comics by Asian Americans authors and/or illustrators worth reading are Same Difference by Derek Kirk Kim, Shortcomings by Adrian Tomine, and Amulet by Kazu Kibuishi. There are also plenty of incredible comics exploring diverse topics such as mental illness, relationships, and Neha Patel.

With thousands of Asian Americans residing in the United States, and thousands more entering each year as immigrants and refugees, Social Work Practice with Asian Americans is essential reading for students and professionals in social work, ethnic studies.

Jun 18,  · Navigating Body Image in Asian American Communities Is No Easy Task – But Here Are 4 Places to Start. This piece is primarily focused on the experiences of East Asian Americans and is written from the perspective of someone who identifies as Taiwanese American.

Book a Speaker. STAY CONNECTED. Contact Rachel Kuo. Representing a range of fields including history, literary studies, sociology, and cultural studies, Asian Americans in Dixie emphasizes the necessity of understanding Asian Americans in the South within the context of global empire, immigration, transnationalism, and a deeper understanding of race and ethnicity.

Nov 29,  · The image of the hard-working Asian became an extremely convenient way to deny the demands of African Americans. As Wu describes in her book, Author: Jeff Guo. May 22,  · THE U.S. ASIAN POPULATION is a diverse one. A record 20 million Asian Americans trace their roots to more than 20 countries in East and Southeast Asia and the Indian subcontinent, each with unique histories, cultures, languages and other characteristics.While many scholars and activists characterize this as a myth, pundits claim that Asian Americans’ educational attainment is the result of unique cultural values.

In The Asian American Achievement Paradox, sociologists Jennifer Lee and Min Zhou offer a compelling account of the academic achievement of the children of Asian immigrants.

Drawing.Today Asian Americans are one of the fastest-growing ethnic groups in the country. About 15 million people of Asian descent live in the United States. Although most of them have arrived here recently, they are among the most successful of all immigrant groups.