ERIC Number: ED177251
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-May-8
Consultation Focus: Identification of Issues.
This paper discusses some of the problems faced by Asian Americans. Major topics addressed include: (1) the lack of accurate census statistics on minorities, especially Asian and Pacific Americans; (2) the employment, health, and stereotypic portrayal problems faced by Asian and Pacific American women; (3) racially discriminatory immigration laws and their harmful effects on Asians and Indochinese refugees; (4) the lack of information available on Pacific Americans; (5) the availability of bilingual education; (6) educational opportunities; (7) employment opportunities; (8) housing opportunities; and (9) health and welfare needs. Specific strategies and suggestions for helping Asian and Pacific Americans cope with problems of discrimination and false stereotyping in each of these areas are outlined. (EB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A