Asian Pacific Islander American Women
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📒Asian Pacific Islander American Women ✍ Shirley Hune
✏Asian Pacific Islander American Women Book Summary : Asian/Pacific Islander American Women is the first collection devoted to the historical study of A/PI women's diverse experiences in America. Covering a broad terrain from pre-large scale Asian emigration and Hawaii in its pre-Western contact period to the continental United States, the Philippines, and Guam at the end of the twentieth century, the text views women as historical subjects actively negotiating complex hierarchies of power. The volume presents new findings about a range of groups, including recent immigrants to the U.S. and understudied communities. Comprised of original new work, it includes chapters on women who are Cambodian, Chamorro, Chinese, Filipino, Hmong, Japanese, Korean, Native Hawaiian, South Asian, and Vietnamese Americans. It addresses a wide range of women's experiences-as immigrants, military brides, refugees, American born, lesbians, workers, mothers, beauty contestants, and community activists. There are also pieces on historiography and methodology, and bibliographic and video documentary resources. This groundbreaking anthology is an important addition to the scholarship in Asian/Pacific American studies, ethnic studies, American studies, women's studies, and U.S. history, and is a valuable resource for scholars and students. Contributors: Xiaolan Bao, Sucheng Chan, Catherine Ceniza Choy, Vivian Loyola Dames, Jennifer Gee, Madhulika S. Khandelwal, Lili M. Kim, Nancy In Kyung Kim, Erika Lee, Shirley Jennifer Lim, Valerie Matsumoto, Sucheta Mazumdar, Davianna Pomaika'i McGregor, Trinity A. Ordona, Rhacel Salazar Parreñas, Amy Ku'uleialoha Stillman, Charlene Tung, Kathleen Uno, Linda Trinh Võ, Judy Tzu-Chun Wu, Ji-Yeon Yuh, and Judy Yung.
📒Asian And Pacific Islander Americans ✍ Daya Singh Sandhu
✏Asian and Pacific Islander Americans Book Summary : Scholars of psychology, education, social work, and counseling examine such topics as transracial adoption, women's issues, substance abuse, and the racial experiences of 43 different ethnic groups often statistically lumped together. Among the specific topics are Asian Indian women's bicultural experience, political ethnic identity versus cultural ethnic identity, ethnic variations in the adaptation of recent immigrant Asian adolescents regarding, and sexual abuse.
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📒Asian Pacific Islander American Health ✍ Loretta D. Ulincy
✏Asian pacific Islander American Health Book Summary : Lists selected references of monographs, journal articles, conference proceedings and abstracts, dissertations, and audiovisuals published from January 1990 through March 1995. Foreign language material is included. Arranged in subject categories following the "Healthy People 2000" initiative of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Serves as a useful resource for health professionals and designed for those who are interested in gaining a better understanding of health issues.
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📒Asian American Politics ✍ Don T. Nakanishi
✏Asian American Politics Book Summary : Asian Americans are emerging as a political force and yet their politics have not been systematically studied by either social scientists or politicians. Asian American politics transcend simple questions of voting behavior and elective office, going all the way back to early immigration laws and all the way forward to ethnic targeting. For the first time, this book brings together original sources on key topics influencing Asian American politics, knit together by expert scholars who introduce each subject and place it in context with political events and the greater emerging literature. Court cases, legislation, demographics, and key pieces on topics ranging from gender to Japanese American redress to the Los Angeles riots to Wen Ho Lee round out this innovative reader on a politically active group likely to grow in number and electoral impact.
📒Cultural Considerations In Asian And Pacific Islander American Mental Health ✍ Brittany N. Hall-Clark
✏Cultural Considerations in Asian and Pacific Islander American Mental Health Book Summary : In America's increasingly diverse society, it is imperative that mental health providers prioritize the development of their cultural competence to assure that they are equipped to meet the needs of their clients. Cultural Considerations in Asian and Pacific Islander American Mental Health offers a broad array of perspectives from clinicians and researchers actively working with racially/ethnically diverse populations. This book addresses psychosocial cultural issues that impact the mental health of the growing Asian American population. The book opens with the concept of what and who is an Asian American, as well as the myriad distinctions and differences among various Asian groups. Covered chapter topics include a historical overview of the diverse populations among Asian and Pacific Islander Americans; a discussion of the tensions and similarities between empirically supported treatments and cultural competence; Asian and Pacific Islander American elders and depression; and a psychodynamic perspective regarding the treatment of dual diagnosis with an Asian American client. This book is a must-read for mental health clinicians, students, community workers, school counselors, and nurses who work with diverse populations.
✏Confronting Critical Health Issues of Asian and Pacific Islander Americans Book Summary : This is the first book that exclusively addresses the range of health issues confronting Asian and Pacific Islanders in the United States. It critically examines and reviews the distribution of factors associated with health problems in specific Asian and Pacific Islander populations. Expert contributors address the top priority health problems and issues facing these groups including infectious diseases, diabetes, hypertension, cancer, AIDS//HIV, substance abuse, and mental health. In addition, current trends in health care policy are examined as well as the methodological problems that have hampered health research in Asian and Pacific Islander communities.
✏Voices of the Asian American and Pacific Islander Experience Book Summary : This unique work presents an extraordinary breadth of contemporary and historical views on Asian America and Pacific Islanders, conveyed through the voices of the men and women who lived these experiences over more than 150 years. * More than 300 primary source documents that take readers back in history through first-hand accounts of many events central to understanding Asian American experiences * Critical historical and contemporary contextualization for each document that makes the volume an ideal resource for classroom instruction * A chronology of important events beginning with the first wave of Asian immigration to the United States in 1848 * A bibliography of key resources for those wishing to know more
📒Dragon Ladies ✍ Sonia Shah
✏Dragon Ladies Book Summary : 'Groundbreaking....Dragon Ladies explores the emergence of a distinct Asian American feminist movement through the rich perspectives of well-known Asian American activists, writers, and artists who analyze personal experiences through a political lens.' Ms. MagazineThis book showcases the growing politicization of Asian American women and their emerging feminist movement. These prominent writers, artists, and activists draw on a wealth of personal experience and political analysis to address issues of immigration, work, health, domestic violence, sexuality, and the media. In doing so, they seize the power of their unique political perspectives and cultural backgrounds to transform the landscape of race, class, and gender in the United States.