Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Asian American Movement” as Want to Read:
The Asian American Movement
Largely unexamined until recently, the Asian American Movement has been active for more than two decades. William Wei traces to the late 1960s the initial genesis of an Asian American identity, culture, and activism through which members of this pan-Asian group could assert their right to belong to and be respected as responsible members of this society. Although its ...more
Paperback, 472 pages
Published October 6th 1993 by Temple University Press
(first published June 1993)
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Useful source of information about the origins and development of the Asian American movement from the 1960s to the 1990s. Wei distinguishes between the situations faced by Asian Americans in California, New York and the Midwest; acknowledges the tensions between nationality specific and pan-Asian American groups; and details the experience of student organizations, publishing outlets, community service groups, and traditional politicians.