Asian American Studies After Critical Mass / Edition 1

Asian American Studies After Critical Mass / Edition 1

by Kent A. Ono
     
 

Asian American Studies After Critical Massis a dynamic collection that showcases the most exciting scholarship in the field from a critical and cultural studies perspective. Comprised of ten original essays written by a group of scholars at the vanguard of the discipline, this collection takes on a range of topics and concerns, including Asian American film

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Asian American Studies After Critical Massis a dynamic collection that showcases the most exciting scholarship in the field from a critical and cultural studies perspective. Comprised of ten original essays written by a group of scholars at the vanguard of the discipline, this collection takes on a range of topics and concerns, including Asian American film and popular culture; Asian Americans at the dawn of the twenty-first century; globalization and transnational citizenship; and queer Asian America. Addressing some of the most exciting issues and ideas in Asian American studies, this book strikes a bold new path for the field.

This book can be used in conjunction with the Blackwell Companion to Asian American Studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405115971
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/03/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
1,423,403
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors.

Acknowledgments.

Asian American Studies in Its Second Phase: Kent A. Ono (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign).

PART I: Representations.

1 What is the Political? American Culture and the Example of Viet Nam: Viet Nguyen (University of Southern California).

2 Ethnography, the Cinematic Apparatus, and Asian American Film Studies: Peter Feng (University of Delaware).

3 Culinary Fictions: Immigrant Foodways and Race in Indian American Literature: Anita Mannur (Wesleyan University).

PART II: Identities.

4 Foregrounding Native Nationalisms: A Critique of Anti-Nationalist Sentiment in Asian American Studies: Candace Fujikane (University of Hawaii).

5 A World Make-Over? An Asian American Queer Critique: Martin Manalansan IV (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign).

6 Asian American Studies Through (Somewhat) Asian Eyes: Integrating “Mixed Race” into the Asian American Discourse: Cynthia Nakashima (University of California at Berkeley).

PART III: Disciplines and Methodologies.

7 Asian American Studies and the “Pacific Question”: J. Kehaulani Kauanui (Wesleyan University).

8 Planet Youth: Asian American Youth Cultures, Citizenship, and Globalization: Sunaina Maira (University of California, Davis).

9 The Problematics of History and Location of Filipino American Studies within Asian American Studies: Helen Toribio (San Francisco State University).

10 Rethinking Asian American Victimhood: Understanding the Complexity of Race and Citizenship in America: Taro Iwata (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign).

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