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New Book: The Generation Gap in Asian American Families

A new book explores the complex interpersonal and societal dynamics and conflicts that play themselves out between second generation Asian Americans (as children and adults) and their immigrant parents.

New Book: Orphaned Children in Modern China

A new book explores the political, economic, and cultural dynamics of western humanitarian organizations caring for orphan children, many with special needs, in modern China.

Links, Jobs, & Announcements #80

Calls for submissions and papers on intersections between Asia and Latin America, and on creative works by women of color academics.

In Memory of Muhammad Ali

A humble tribute to the great Muhammad Ali and especially to his impact on the Asian American community.

Chris Rock at the Oscars: An Asian American Mother’s Critique

Fellow academic Miliann Kang analyzes the Chris Rock/Academy Awards controversy from the perspective of an Asian American mother.

New Books: Asian American History and Achievement

As a new semester gets underway, new books provide details and sociological context about the history and contemporary dynamics of the Asian American community

Online Survey: Asian American Men and Discrimination

An online survey seeks participants for a study on experiences of discrimination by Asian American men.

Online Survey: International Separation During Childhood

An online survey seeks participants for a study on Chinese Americans who were internationally separated from their parents.

Deportations Punish Children Most

Miliann Kang explores how ongoing deportations devastate immigrant families and its cost for U.S. society as a whole.

Online Survey: Asian American Fathering

An online survey seeks participants for a study on parenting practices among Asian American fathers.

Interesting Statistics for Immigrant Heritage Month

Some interesting statistics and resources to commemorate June as Immigrant Heritage Month.

Links, Jobs, & Announcements #79

Calls for submissions and papers in Asian American Studies, public policy, intersectionality, cross-racial relationships, etc.

New Books: Educational Success and the Model Minority Image

Recent books explore Asian American academic and socioeconomic success, and their position in the larger U.S. racial landscape

The Affirmative Action Debate Among Asian Americans

A look at the sociological and historical background of the recent debate on the effects of affirmative action on Asian Americans.

Seeking Help to Identify Amerasian

A family seeks help to identify an Amerasian from Viet Nam.

40th Anniversary of the Fall of Saigon: Reflections from a Former Refugee

A personal reflection about being Vietnamese and American on the 40th anniversary of the Fall of Saigon.

New Book: Filipino American DJs in the Bay Area

A new book by sociologist Oliver Wang explores the rise and influence of the Filipino American mobile DJ scene in the San Francisco Bay Area in the 1990s.

Links, Jobs, & Announcements #78

Info on academic positions at CUNY Hunter, Syracuse, UC Riverside, American Univ., Indiana, ; Call for papers on race & media; conference on Southeast Asian American Studies, etc.

In Memory of Yuri Kochiyama

A personal tribute to the great Yuri Kochiyama, long-time civil rights activist and Asian American icon.

New Books: Asian Americans and Global Communities

New books focus on historical and contemporary dynamics of Asian immigrant and Asian American communities.

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