ERIC Number: ED449251
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
The State of Asian Pacific America: Transforming Race Relations. A Public Policy Report, Volume IV.
Ong, Paul M., Ed.
The papers in this collection respond to the importance of race in U.S. society by providing a comprehensive, multidisciplinary empirical analysis of the diverse ways in which Asian Pacific Americans are redefining and transforming contemporary U.S. race relations. Following a preface by Don T. Nakanishi and J. D. Hokoyama, the chapters are: (1) "The Asian Pacific American Challenge to Race Relations" (Paul M. Ong); (2) "'Who Are You Calling Asian?' Shifting Identity Claims, Racial Classifications, and the Census" (Yen Le Espiritu and Michael Omi); (3) "Racial Attitudes and the Color Line(s) at the Close of the Twentieth Century" (Taeku Lee); (4) "Fu Manchu Lives! Asian Pacific Americans as Permanent Aliens in American Culture" (Robert Lee); (5) "Residential Patterns of Asian Pacific Americans" (Tarry Hum and Michela Zonta); (6) "From Vincent Chin to Joseph Ileto: Asian Pacific Americans and Hate Crime Policy" (Karen Umemoto); (7) "Asian Pacific Americans and Human Rights/Relations Commissions" (Pauline Agbayani-Siewert); (8) "The Affirmative Action Divide" (Paul M. Ong); (9) "Asians and Race Relations in Britain" (Shamit Saggar); (10) "Asians and Race Relations in Australia" (Christine Inglis); (11) "Multiracial Collaborations and Coalitions" (Leland T. Saito and Edward J. W. Park); and (12) "Reaching toward Our Higher Aspirations: The President's Initiative on Race" (Angela Oh). Each chapter contains references. (Contains 26 tables and 10 figures.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Cultural Awareness, Hate Crime, Pacific Americans, Racial Discrimination, Racial Identification, Racial Relations
LEAP Asian Pacific American Public Policy Institute, 327 E. Second Street, Suite 226, Los Angeles, CA 90012 ($20). Tel: 213-485-1422; Fax: 213-485-0050; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.leap.org.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics (LEAP) Asian Pacific American Policy Inst.; California Univ., Los Angeles. Asian American Studies Center.