The New Face of Asian Pacific America

Co-editors: Eric Lai and Dennis Arguelles

312 pages, 8x10. Essays. Photos. Charts. Graphics.

Paperback Edition - $20.00
ISBN: 093405236-0

 

BOOK DESCRIPTION

THE NEW FACE OF ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICA is the most comprehensive look at the demographic and cultural changes sweeping the Asian Pacific American community at the dawn of the 21st century. Drawing heavily upon U.S. 2000 Census data, The New Face analyzes the latest population and socioeconomic trends in the 12.5 million-strong APA population. Illustrated with hundreds of informative charts, maps, and photo, The New Face is an invaluable resource and reference for scholars and students, policymakers, foundations and community groups, libraries and marketers.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

SECTION I. OVERVIEW

1. Asian Pacific American Demographics in 2000: Past, Present and Future
2. Census Policy
3. Immigration
4. Socioeconomics

SECTION II. ETHNICITY

1. Chinese
2. Filipinos
3. Asian Indians
4. Koreans
5. Vietnamese
6. Japanese
7. Native Hawaiians
8. Pacific Islanders
9. Southeast Asians (including Hmong, Cambodians, Laotians, Thai)
10. South Asians (including Bangladeshi, Nepalese, Pakistanis, and Sri Lankans)
11. Hapas: the Emerging Community of Multiethnic and Multiracial APAs

SECTION III. GEOGRAPHY

1. California
2. Northeast
3. Hawaii
4. West
5. Canada
6. Midwest
7. South

SECTION IV. CULTURE AND SOCIETY

1. Arts and Entertainment
2. Culture
3. Education
4. Politics and Civil Rights
5. Work, Labor and the Glass Ceiling
6. Health
7. Business and Hi-Tech
8. Gay and Lesbian
9. Religion and Spiritual Life

NEWS INFORMATION

News: The New Face of Asian Pacific America: Numbers, Diversity and Change in the 21st Century is the most comprehensive, up-to-date analysis of demographic and cultural changes of Asian Pacific America and includes the latest census information. Please click here for more information.

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