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Snake Dance of Asian American Activism: Community, Vision, and Power
This text reinterprets a misunderstood and overlooked epoch of the Asian American experience, the Asian American Movement (AAM). The authors argue that, contrary to the common view of the movement as a passing phase limited to college youth, the Asian American Movement spanned diverse political viewpoints and became increasingly sophisticated and effective. Asian Americans ...more
Hardcover, 209 pages
Published September 8th 2008 by Lexington Books
(first published September 1st 2008)
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Important background of the moment we are in with Asian American activism. Explains the legacy and origins of important campaigns (Vincent Chin, internment reparations) and institutions in the community from health centers and service organizations to grassroots groups. For anybody who wants to figure out how to do good in the world, especially in the Asian American community.