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Asian American Women and Gender

A Reader

by Franklin Ng

  • 286 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Multicultural studies,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Sociology,
  • Sex role,
  • Social Science,
  • Gender Studies,
  • USA,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • Feminism,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Asian American women,
  • Social conditions,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8048150M
    ISBN 100815334362
    ISBN 109780815334361

    In American studies and cultural studies, as in the humanities more broadly, scholars use the term “gender” when they wish to expose a seemingly neutral analysis as male oriented and when they wish to turn critical attention from men to women. In this way, a gender analysis exposes the false universalization of male subjectivity and remarks. All month we’ve been celebrating Women’s History Month with inspiring quotes from pioneering Asian American women. Today we look at 10 books we love by Asian American women authors, from groundbreaking modern classics to literary heavy-hitters to comic romps. The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts, by Ma.

      "In The Managed Hand, Miliann Kang makes a significant contribution to the existing literature on Asian-American women, gender relations, service workers, beauty and the body. Based on fieldwork in nail salons, Kang reveals the social and emotional negotiations between and amongst women in . The situation for Asian femininity was somewhat different. The roles accorded to Asian and Asian American women in the studio era were of course constrained by Hollywood conceptions of gender. Career women, regardless of race, were portrayed as homewreckers or dragon ladies of a sort.

    "Asian Immigrant Women in Las Vegas Nail Salon Work," presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, Las Vegas, NV (Aug. ). Gendered Transnational Politics of Family, Work and Motherhood in the Asian Diaspora," presented at the annual meeting of the National Women’s Studies Association, Denver, CO (Nov. ).   In recent years, scholars examining American women during World War II have synthesized and built on the foundations laid by the previous generation, taking further the equations linking gender, sexuality, personal autonomy, and the media’s role in guiding individual and collective self-awareness, behavior, and cultural values. The historians Cited by: 2.


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Asian American Women and Gender by Franklin Ng (Editor) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The digit and digit formats both work. Format: Paperback. Get this from a library. Asian American women and gender.

[Franklin Ng;] -- "Women have played important roles in Asian American Communities. The history of Asian American women touches on issues such as immigrant prostitution, the arrival of picture brides, arranged. Get this from a library. Asian American women and gender. [Franklin Ng;] -- Women have shaped immigrant families, reared new generations, and pioneered significant changes in their communities.

These essays illuminate the complex and changing roles of Asian American women. Indo-Caribbean Women from Trinidad and Guyana: Hardships, Conflict, and Resiliency Working for the Sabbath: Sabbath in the Jewish Immigrant Neighborhoods of New York The “Comfort” Of Critical Consolidation: Pedagogy, Ethical Alienation, and Asian American Literary Studies.

"Asian America has masked a series of internal tensions," writes Karin Aguilar-San Juan in the Foreword of Dragon Ladies: Asian American Feminists Breathe Fire (edited by Sonia Shah, South End Press). To explain what that means and to elaborate on the variety of issues confronting Asian American women throughout history and continuing today, this section reprints several paragraphs from that.

Asian American men, however, have never fit this mold. Unlike Asian American women, who have long been fetishized in the West, we have been desexualized ever since the first Chinese communities Author: Andrew Kung. Shireen Roshanravan is associate Professor in the Department of American Ethnic Studies, and affiliated faculty member in Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies.

She works at the intersection of Women of Color coalition politics, decoloniality, critical race and feminist/queer of color theory, comparative ethnic and Asian American studies. The class and citizenship status of Asian American men largely defined the legal identities of Asian American women.

The gender makeup of the Asian American community has been transformed in the post–World War II period, particularly after the passage of the Immigration Act. In addition, Asian American women are additionally marginalized by the patriarchy imported from many Asian cultures and the homegrown Christian patriarchal society.

A book that has revealed the reality of Chinese American lives, is Amy Tan's novel The Joy Luck : Grace Ji-Sun Kim.

Labor, laws, and love. Yen Le Espiritu explores how racist and gendered labor conditions and immigration laws have affected relations between and among Asian American women and men.

Asian American Men and Women documents how the historical and contemporary oppression of Asians in the United States has (re)structured the balance of power between Asian American women and men and shaped their 5/5(1). Integrating race and gender in a social constructionist framework, the authors examine the way that second-generation Asian American young women describe doing gender across ethnic and mainstream settings, as well as their assumptions about the nature of Asian and white by:   The erasure of Asian women from history has a profoundly negative impact on Asian-American women everywhere: It helps perpetuate the “bamboo ceiling,” Author: Katherine Oung.

PROFILE: Jennifer Jihye Chun is Associate Professor in the Asian American Studies Department and the International Institute at UCLA. She was previously on the faculty at the University of Toronto () and the University of British Columbia (). Her research explores the interconnected worlds of gender, race, ethnicity, migration and labor through a comparative and [ ].

American Muslim women negotiating race, class, and gender within the ummah / by: Karim, Jamillah Ashira, Published: () Asian American assimilation ethnicity, immigration, and socioeconomic attainment / by: Le, C.

Published: (). Part of the American Women series, these essays provide a more in-depth exploration of particular events of significance in women's history, including the woman suffrage parade, the campaign for the equal rights amendment, and more. Part of the American Women series, this essay, by Susan Ware, traces the evolution and current status of the field of women's history, highlighting major.

“The Hypersexuality of Race promises to be an influential and perhaps notorious book. Refusing to shy away from the complexity of sexuality and its contradictory meanings, Celine Parreñas Shimizu does not distinguish between positive (or politically correct) and negative sex acts but rather situates Asian (American) women’s expressions of sexuality in relation to racial formation, class Author: Celine Parrenas Shimizu.

In my ongoing series of interviews with Asian American academics that highlight new books and research that illuminate different aspects and details of the Asian American experience, I am very happy to present an interview with my friend and colleague, Professor Angie Y.

Chung, faculty in Sociology at the University at Albany, State University of New York, regarding her new book Saving Face. Add to Book Bag Remove from Book Bag. Saved in: Asian American women and gender / Bibliographic Details; Other Authors: Ng, Franklin, Format: Book: Language: English: Published: New York: Garland Pub., t The Development of Feminist Consciousness Among Asian American Women / |r Esther Ngan-ling Chow.

The volume focuses on women who, due to gender inequalities, are sometimes more likely to move outside of their ethnic Muslim spaces and interact with other Muslim ethnic groups in search of gender justice. American Muslim Women explores the relationships and sometimes alliances between African Americans and South Asian immigrants, drawing on.

Miliann Kang is associate professor in Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where she is also affiliated faculty in Sociology and Asian/Asian American Studies.

Her book, The Managed Hand: Race, Gender and the Body in Beauty Service Work (, University of California Press) addresses gendered processes. 32 Essential Asian-American Writers You Need To Be Reading.

gender, cultural conflict particularly the transformations that South Asian women undergo to adjust to a new home and culture.Women have shaped immigrant families, reared new generations, and pioneered significant changes in their communities. These essays illuminate the complex and changing roles of Asian American women, examing such diverse subjects as war brides, international marriages, split households, stereotyping, women-centered kin networks, employment, immigrant prostitution, conflict with patriarchal.

She concludes with a call to create an 'imagined community' of cross-gender, cross-cultural, -- Evelyn Hu-DeHart, University of Colorado, Boulder * CHOICE * Asian American Women and Men by Yen Le Espiritu offers a piercing and sensitive account of the experiences of first- and second-generation Asian American women and men, showing that gender /5(44).