Forever Foreigners or Honorary Whites?: The Asian Ethnic Experience Today

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What does it mean to be an Asian-American in the United States today? Are Asian-Americans considered "honorary whites" or forever thought of as "foreigners?" Mia Tuan examines the salience and meaning of ethnicity for later generation Chinese- and Japanese-Americans, and asks how their concepts of ethnicity differ from that of white ethnic Americans. She interviewed 95 middle-class Chinese and Japanese Californians and analyzes the importance of ethnic identities and the concept of becoming a "real" American for both Asian ...

Forever Foreigners or Honorary Whites?: The Asian Ethnic Experience Today 1999, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780813526249

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