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Published: 26 January 2017

184 Pages | 8


ISBN: 9780190219765

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Asian American History: A Very Short Introduction

Madeline Y. Hsu

Very Short Introductions

  • Highlights how Asian immigration has shaped the evolution of ideological and legal interpretations of America as a "nation of immigrants."
  • Deals explicitly with the racial repositioning of Asians during the mid-20th century stemming from the retreat from segregation as the dominant racial ideology.
  • Illustrates the shifting of immigration threat to hemispheric migrations.
  • Considers critical themes of contemporary relevance such as immigration policy, socioeconomic inequality of the minorities, refugee policy, integration of immigrants, and international labour markets.