Contemporary Chinese America : immigration, ethnicity, and community transformation / Min Zhou ; foreword by Alejandro Portes.
By: Zhou, Min.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Asian American history and culture: Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple Univ. Press, 2009Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 310 pages) : illustrations, maps.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781592138593; 1592138594.Subject(s): 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 StatesAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Contemporary Chinese America.DDC classification: 305.895/1073 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-297) and index.
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.
A sociologist of international migration examines the Chinese American experience.
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