ERIC Number: ED189253
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Civil Rights Issues of Asian and Pacific Americans: Myths and Realities.
Chin, Laura, Ed.; And Others
This report contains papers presented and the transcripts of proceedings of a consultation to the United States Commission on Civil Rights on the civil rights of Asian and Pacific Americans. The proceedings are divided into nine sections. Each section contains the transcripts of summarized presentations of papers, discussions on each topic, and the formal papers prepared for the consultation. Topics of the sections are: (1) an overview including presentations on civil rights, the identification of issues, and Federal exclusionary policy; (2) the policy, methodology, and impact of census issues; (3) women's issues, including discussions on poverty, politics, legal issues, military wives, the emerging role of Asian immigrant women, and health issues; (4) immigration issues including refugee policy, undocumented aliens, and policy impact and strategies; (5) the concerns of Pacific Americans; (6) issues in education; (7) employment issues; (8) housing issues; and (9) health and social service issues. (MK)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Commission on Civil Rights, Washington, DC.
Note: Some Exhibits may be marginally legible due to reproducibility factors; Consultation held at George Washington University (Washington, DC, May 8-9, 1979).