Keywords for Asian American Studies

9781479874538: Hardback
Release Date: 8th May 2015

9781479803286: Paperback
Release Date: 8th May 2015

9781479883851: PDF
Release Date: 8th May 2015

Dimensions: 203 x 203

Number of Pages: 336

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NYU Press

Keywords for Asian American Studies

Hardback / £77.00
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Born out of the Civil Rights and Third World Liberation movements of the 1960s and 1970s, Asian American Studies has grown significantly over the past four decades, both as a distinct field of inquiry and as a potent site of critique. Characterized by transnational, trans-Pacific, and trans-hemispheric considerations of race, ethnicity, migration, immigration, gender, sexuality, and class, this multidisciplinary field engages with a set of concepts profoundly shaped by past and present histories of racialization and social formation.           
The keywords included in this collection are central to social sciences, humanities, and cultural studies and reflect the ways in which Asian American Studies has transformed scholarly discourses, research agendas, and pedagogical frameworks.Spanning multiple histories, numerous migrations, and diverse populations, Keywords for Asian American Studies reconsiders and recalibrates the ever-shifting borders of Asian American studies as a distinctly interdisciplinary field. 
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Introduction Cathy J. Schlund-Vials, Linda Trinh V?, and K. Scott Wong

1. Adoption Catherine Ceniza Choy

2. Art Margo Machida

3. Assilimilation Lisa Sun-Hee Park

4. Brown Nitasha Tamar Sharma

5. Citizenship Helen Jun

6. Class Min Hyoung Song

7. Commodification Nhi T. Lieu

8. Community Linda Trinh V?

9. Coolie Kornel Chang

10. Cosmopolitanism Lucy Mae San Pablo Burns

11. Culture Robert G. Lee

12. Deportation Bill Ong Hing

13. Diaspora Evelyn Hu-Dehart

14. Disability Cynthia Wu

15. Discrimination John S.W. Park

16. Education Shirley Hune

17. Empire Moon-Ho Jung

18. Enclave Yoonmee Chang

19. Entrepreneur Pawan Dhingra

20. Environment Robert T. Hayashi

21. Ethnicity Rick Bonus

22. Exclusion Greg Robinson

23. Family Evelyn Nakano Glenn

24. Film Jigna Desai

25. Food Anita Mannur

26. Foreign Karen Leong

27. Fusion Mari Matsuda

28. Gender Judy Tzu-Chun Wu

29. Generation Andrea Louie

30. Genocide Khatharya Um

31. Globalization Robyn Magalit Rodriguez

32. Health Grace Yoo

33. Identity Jennifer Ho

34. Immigration Shelley Sang-Hee Lee

Cathy J. Schlund-Vials is an Associate Professor in English and Asian/Asian American Studies at the University of Connecticut (Storrs).

K. Scott Wong is the James Phinney Baxter III Professor of History and Public Affairs at Williams College. 
Linda Trinh Võ  is an Associate Professor in the Department of Asian American Studies at the University of California, Irvine.

“This work provides a comprehensive overview of Asian American studies and contributes to related fields in the social sciences and humanities. Summing Up: Highly recommended.”-,Choice

"Keywords for Asian American Studies is an extraordinary volume, one positioned to make indispensable contributions to Asian American Studies specifically and to interdisciplinary scholarship more generally. With contributions from a diverse and distinguished group of scholars, this book illuminates the field with new clarity when viewed as the cumulative creation of people of diverse national, generational, and social identities, further demonstrating how and why Asian American Studies has become a generative site of new knowledge."-George Lipsitz,author of How Racism Takes Place