Download e-book for iPad: Encyclopedia of Asian American Issues Today 2 volumes by Wendy Ng, Edith Wen-Chu Chen, Grace J. Yoo

By Wendy Ng, Edith Wen-Chu Chen, Grace J. Yoo

ISBN-10: 0313347492

ISBN-13: 9780313347498

Encyclopedia of Asian American matters at the present time is the 1st significant reference paintings fascinated about the entire expanse of up to date Asian American reports within the usa. Drawing on over twenty years of study, it takes an extraordinary examine the most important matters confronting the Asian American group as an entire, and the categorical ethnic identities inside that community—from demonstrated teams resembling chinese language, jap, and Korean american citizens to more recent teams corresponding to Cambodian and Hmong Americans.Across volumes, Encyclopedia of Asian American matters this day deals one hundred ten entries at the present scenario, controversies, successes, and outlooks for destiny for Asian americans. The set is split into eleven thematic sections together with variety and demographics; schooling; future health; id; immigrants, refugees, and citizenship; legislations; media; politics; conflict; paintings and economic climate; formative years, kinfolk, and the elderly. participants comprise top specialists within the fields of Asian American reviews, schooling, public overall healthiness, political technological know-how, legislations, economics, and psychology.

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Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2004). Shinagawa, Larry Hajime and Dae Young Kim. A Portrait of Chinese Americans: A National Demographic and Social Profile of Chinese Americans (College Park: OCA and the Asian American Studies Program University of Maryland, 2008). NOTES 1. S. Census. American Community Survey, 2005–2007 3-year estimates. 2. Larry Hajime Shinagawa and Dae Young Kim, A Portrait of Chinese Americans: A National Demographic and Social Profile of Chinese Americans (College Park, MD: OCA and the Asian American Studies Program University of Maryland, 2008), 12.

Census Bureau. Note: All groups are single race and multirace combined, and not exclusive of Latino/Hispanic, except for white, which is single race only and non-Hispanic. in poverty. Among those 65 years and older, Asians have above average poverty rates: 12 percent compared to 10 percent nationally. Nine Asian groups have senior poverty rates above average, including more than a fifth of Korean, 16 percent of Chinese, and 15 percent of Vietnamese seniors. BUSINESS Asian-owned businesses have been experiencing great growth in recent years.

The Japanese American population is also highly regional, with nearly 60 percent of that population in just two states, California and Hawai‘i. 1 HISTORY The migration of Japanese workers to the Kingdom of Hawai‘i in significant numbers began in 1885 and was followed by similar migration to the West Coast of the North American continent by the 1890s. In the wake of Chinese exclusion, Japanese workers soon became the largest ethnic group among sugar plantation workers in Hawai‘i and a significant presence among migrant laborers on the West Coast, particularly in the agricultural arena.

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