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Asian American Women and Men: Labor, Laws, and Love / Edition 1
     

Asian American Women and Men: Labor, Laws, and Love / Edition 1

by Yen Le Espiritu
 

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ISBN-10: 0803972555

ISBN-13: 9780803972551

Pub. Date: 01/01/1996

Publisher: AltaMira Press

This groundbreaking volume is among the first to explore the Asian-American experience from a gendered perspective. Yen Le Espiritu documents how the historical and contemporary oppression of Asian-Americans has structured gender relationships among them, and has contributed to the creation of social institutions and systems of meaning.

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This groundbreaking volume is among the first to explore the Asian-American experience from a gendered perspective. Yen Le Espiritu documents how the historical and contemporary oppression of Asian-Americans has structured gender relationships among them, and has contributed to the creation of social institutions and systems of meaning.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803972551
Publisher:
AltaMira Press
Publication date:
01/01/1996
Series:
Gender Lens Series , #1
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Labor, Laws, and Love
Stretching Gender, Family, and Community Boundaries, 1840s-1930s
Changing Lives
World War II and the Postwar Years
Contemporary Asian America
Immigration, Increasing Diversity, and Changing Resources
Ideological Racism and Cultural Resistance
Constructing Our Own Images
Beyond Dualisms
Constructing an Imagined Community

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