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Author Zhou, Min, 1956-

Title Contemporary Chinese America : immigration, ethnicity, and community transformation / Min Zhou ; foreword by Alejandro Portes.

Imprint Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  305.8951073 Z61c 2009    ---  Available
Description xvi, 310 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Series Asian American history and culture
Asian American history and culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [273]-297) and index.
Contents Introduction : A personal reflection on the study of Chinatown and beyond -- Part I. Historical and global contexts : The Chinese diaspora and international migration -- Part II. Immigration, demographic trends, and community dynamics : Demographic trends and characteristics of contemporary Chinese America -- In and out of Chinatown: residential segregation and mobility among Chinese immigrants in New York City -- Suburbanization and new trends in community development: The case of Chinese ethnoburbs in the San Gabriel Valley, California, / with Yen-Fen Tseng and Rebecca Y. Kim -- The organizational structure of the ethnic enclave : Immigrant entrepreneurship and the enclave economy: the case of New York City's Chinatown -- Chinese-language media in the United States -- Chinese schools and the ethnic system of supplementary education -- The family and the new second generation : The other half of the sky: immigrant women in Chinatown's enclave economy -- Negotiating Chinese and ethnicity: intergenerational relations in Chinese immigrant families -- "Parachute kids" in Southern California: the educational experience of Chinese children in transnational families -- The future of Chinese America : Rethinking assimilation: the paradox of "model Minority" and "perpetual foreigner" -- Appendix : Recommended films on the Chinese American experience.
Subject Chinese Americans -- Social conditions.
Chinese -- United States -- Social conditions.
Immigrants -- United States -- Social conditions.
Chinese American families.
Chinese Americans -- Ethnic identity.
Community life -- United States.
Intergenerational relations -- United States.
China -- Emigration and immigration.
United States -- Emigration and immigration.
ISBN 9781592138586 (paper : alk. paper)
9781592138579 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1592138578 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1592138586 (paper : alk. paper)

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