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Race for citizenship : Black Orientalism and Asian uplift from pre-emancipation to neoliberal America / Helen Heran Jun.

By: Jun, Helen Heran.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Nation of newcomers: Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2011Description: 1 online resource (x, 198 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780814743324; 0814743323.Subject(s): Citizenship -- United States -- History | African Americans -- Social conditions | Asian Americans -- Social conditions | Orientalism -- United States -- HistoryAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Race for citizenship.DDC classification: 305.896/073 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
The press for inclusion: nineteenth-century black citizenship and the anti-Chinese movement -- "When and where I enter--": Orientalism in Anna Julia Cooper's narrratives of modern black womanhood -- Blackness, manhood, and the aftermath of internment in John Okada's No-no boy (1957) -- Becoming Korean American: blackface and gendered racialization in Ronyoung Kim's Clay walls (1987) -- Black surplus in the Pacific century: ownership and dispossession in the hood film -- Asian Americans in the age of neoliberalism: human capital and bad choices in a.k.a. Don bonus (1995) and Better luck tomorrow (2002).
Summary: Helen Heran Jun explores how the history of U.S. citizenshiphas positioned Asian Americans and African Americans in interlocking socio-political relationships since the mid nineteenth century. Rejecting the conventional emphasis on 'inter-racial prejudice, ' Jun demonstrates how a politics of inclusion has constituted a racial Other within Asian American and African American discourses of national identity. Race for Citizenship examines three salient moments when African American and Asian American citizenship become acutely visible as related crises: the 'Negro Problem' and the 'Yellow Questio.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The press for inclusion: nineteenth-century black citizenship and the anti-Chinese movement -- "When and where I enter--": Orientalism in Anna Julia Cooper's narrratives of modern black womanhood -- Blackness, manhood, and the aftermath of internment in John Okada's No-no boy (1957) -- Becoming Korean American: blackface and gendered racialization in Ronyoung Kim's Clay walls (1987) -- Black surplus in the Pacific century: ownership and dispossession in the hood film -- Asian Americans in the age of neoliberalism: human capital and bad choices in a.k.a. Don bonus (1995) and Better luck tomorrow (2002).

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Helen Heran Jun explores how the history of U.S. citizenshiphas positioned Asian Americans and African Americans in interlocking socio-political relationships since the mid nineteenth century. Rejecting the conventional emphasis on 'inter-racial prejudice, ' Jun demonstrates how a politics of inclusion has constituted a racial Other within Asian American and African American discourses of national identity. Race for Citizenship examines three salient moments when African American and Asian American citizenship become acutely visible as related crises: the 'Negro Problem' and the 'Yellow Questio.

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