ERIC Number: ED360409
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
The State of Asian Pacific America: Policy Issues to the Year 2020. A Public Policy Report.
California Univ., Los Angeles. Asian American Studies Center.; Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics (LEAP) Asian Pacific American Policy Inst.
Nineteen chapters consider major public policy implications for demographic projections of the Asian Pacific American population to the year 2020. A preface by D. T. Nakanishi and J. D. Hokoyama introduces the studies. Policy recommendations from the Asian American Public Policy Institute follow, recommending multiculturalism and intracultural sensitivity, extending civil rights concepts to Asian Americans, and expanding programs for Asian immigrants. The following essays are included: (1) "An Overview of Asian Pacific American Futures: Shifting Paradigms" (S. Hune); (2) "The Growth of the Asian Pacific American Population: Twenty Million in 2020" (P. Ong); (3) "Exclusion or Contribution? Education K-12 Policy" (P. N. Kiang and V. W.-F. Lee); (4) "Trends in Admissions for Asian Americans in Colleges and Universities: Higher Education Policy" (L. L.-C. Wang); (5) "Health Care Needs and Service Delivery for Asian and Pacific Islander Americans: Health Policy" (T. Guillermo); (6) "The Changing Asian American Population: Mental Health Policy" (S. Sue); (7) "Asian American Arts in the Year 2020: Arts Policy" (G. D. Yoshitomi); (8) "Is There a Future for Our Past? Cultural Preservation Policy" (F. S. Odo); (9) "Making and Remaking Asian Pacific America: Immigration Policy" (B. O. Hing); (10) "Work Issues Facing Asian Pacific Americans: Labor Policy" (P. Ong and S. J. Hee); (11) "Legal and Civil Rights Issues in 2020: Civil Rights Policy" (W. R. Tamayo); (12) "The Case of the Southeast Asian Refugees: Policy for a Community At-Risk" (N. Le); (13) "Empowering Our Communities: Political Policy" (S. Kwoh and M. Hui); (14) "Out of the Melting Pot and into the Fire" (M. Omi); (15) "Asian Pacific Islanders and the Glass Ceiling--New Era of Civil Rights Activism? Affirmative Action Policy" (H. Der); (16) "Language Rights Issues to the Year 2020 and Beyond: Language Rights Policy" (K. K. Imahara); (17) "Meditations on the Year 2020: Policy for Women" (E. H. Kim); (18) "Will the Real Asian Pacific American Please Stand Up? Media Policy" (D. Y.-M. Wong); and (19) "South Asians in the United States with a Focus on Asian Indians: Policy on New Communities" (S. Mazumdar). An appendix lists specific policy recommendations. (SLD)
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Civil Rights, Cultural Awareness, Demography, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Groups, Higher Education, Immigrants, Multicultural Education, Pacific Americans, Population Growth, Population Trends, Program Development, Public Policy, Racial Composition
Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics (LEAP), 327 East Second Street, Suite 226, Los Angeles, CA 90012-4210.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: James G. Irvine Foundation, San Francisco, CA.
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Los Angeles. Asian American Studies Center.; Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics (LEAP) Asian Pacific American Policy Inst.