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Asian America: Forming New Communities, Expanding Boundaries
by Huping Ling (Goodreads Author) , Haiming Liu , Min Zhou , Ling Arenson , Linda Trinh Vo , Allyson Tintiangco-Cubalse , Wei Zeng , Wei Li , more…Yuan Shu , Angie Chung , Peter Li , Li Zong …less
The last half century witnessed a dramatic change in the geographic, ethnographic, and socioeconomic structure of Asian American communities. While traditional enclaves were strengthened by waves of recent immigrants, native-born Asian Americans also created new urban and suburban areas.Asian America is the first comprehensive look at post-1960s Asian American communities ...more
Hardcover, 304 pages
Published July 5th 2009 by Rutgers University Press
(first published May 15th 2009)
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Book was ok - 11 essays, not one on South Asian American communities, and a very lazy summary of Asian American demographics by Min Zhou ("Most Indian immigrants are proficient in English, as India also designates English as an official language" was one favorite quote from the essay, as well as a summary of the prevalent languages spoken in the Indian American community... with a reference footnote to Wikipedia's list of languages spoken in India). For both of these points she could have used C ...more