ISBN-10:
0804755787
ISBN-13:
9780804755788
Pub. Date:
02/28/2007
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
Managing Multicultural Lives: Asian American Professionals and the Challenge of Multiple Identities / Edition 1

Managing Multicultural Lives: Asian American Professionals and the Challenge of Multiple Identities / Edition 1

by Pawan Dhingra

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780804755788
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 02/28/2007
Edition description: 1
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Pawan Dhingra is Associate Professor of Sociology at Oberlin College and Museum Curator (2011-2012) at the Smithsonian Institution.

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     ix
Introduction: Opening Up the Margins in the Mainstream     1
Uncovering Asian Americans: Examining Korean Americans and Indian Americans in Texas     16
Growing Up Takes (Identity) Work: Developing Ethnic Identities     44
Model Americans and Minorities: Racial Identities and Responses to Racism     84
Multiculturalism on the Job: The Work Domain     124
Aspiring to Authenticity: The Home Domain     157
Becoming Cultural Citizens: The Leisure and Civil Society Domains     189
Conclusion: Reconciling Identities, Recognizing Constraints     226
Questions     253
Notes     259
Bibliography     285
Index     309

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