Keywords for Asian American Studies (Paperback)

Keywords for Asian American Studies By Cathy J. Schlund-Vials (Editor), K. Scott Wong (Editor), Linda Trinh Võ (Editor) Cover Image
By Cathy J. Schlund-Vials (Editor), K. Scott Wong (Editor), Linda Trinh Võ (Editor)
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Introduces key terms, research frameworks, debates, and histories for Asian American Studies

Born out of the Civil Rights and Third World Liberation movements of the 1960s and 1970s, Asian American Studies has grown significantly over the past four decades, both as a distinct field of inquiry and as a potent site of critique. Characterized by transnational, trans-Pacific, and trans-hemispheric considerations of race, ethnicity, migration, immigration, gender, sexuality, and class, this multidisciplinary field engages with a set of concepts profoundly shaped by past and present histories of racialization and social formation.

The keywords included in this collection are central to social sciences, humanities, and cultural studies and reflect the ways in which Asian American Studies has transformed scholarly discourses, research agendas, and pedagogical frameworks. Spanning multiple histories, numerous migrations, and diverse populations, Keywords for Asian American Studies reconsiders and recalibrates the ever-shifting borders of Asian American studies as a distinctly interdisciplinary field.

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About the Author

Cathy J. Schlund-Vials is an Associate Professor in English and Asian/Asian American Studies at the University of Connecticut (Storrs).

Product Details
ISBN: 9781479803286
ISBN-10: 1479803286
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication Date: May 8th, 2015
Pages: 292
Language: English
Series: Keywords