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Ethnic Studies Review. 2003; 26167–86 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2003.26.1.67
Published: 01 January 2003
...-Chinatown Black Tigers Ch inatown Black Tigers: Black Mascu l i n ity and Chinese Heroism i n Fran k Ch i n ' s Gunga Din Highway Crystal S. Anderson Ohio University Images of om i nous vi l l a i ns and asexua l heroes i n l i ter­ atu re and ma instream American cu lture tend to re l egate As ian American...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2001; 2411–28 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2001.24.1.1
Published: 01 January 2001
... Chinatown Frank Chin Gunga Din Highway Model Minority Chinese Diaspora Asian American Analytical Traditions San Juan-Gunga Din Highway From Chinatown to Gunga Din Highway: Notes on Frank Chin's Writing Strategy E. San Juan, Jr. Exploring Frank Chin's work, particularly in his latest novel Gunga Din...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 1999; 221131–133 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.1999.22.1.131
Published: 01 January 1999
...Russell Endo Copyright ©ESR, The National Association for Ethnic Studies, 1999 1999 Jan Lin . Reconstructing Chinatown: Ethnic Enclaves and Global Change . ( Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 1998 ). Xix, 248 pp., $49.95 cloth, $19.95 paper. Book Reviews Russian...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2019; 42262–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2019.42.2.62
Published: 01 October 2019
.... Additionally, in the fall of 1968 , I became involved in community youth tutorials in San Francisco s Chinatown and with issues of poverty in the Asian American community. After AAPA ended its operations in January of 1970 , many of the former members continued our activism in San Francisco s Chinatown and...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2019; 422151–157 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2019.42.2.151
Published: 01 October 2019
... reporter for the AAPA Newsletter, Wei Min Bao, Pacific Basin Reports, United Front Press, and Pacific Imperialism Notebook. I also moved to San Francisco s Chinatown and worked to help organize garment, restaurant, and immigrant workers. There, I was involved with tenant struggles, such as the battle to...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2019; 42249–55 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2019.42.2.49
Published: 01 October 2019
... Guangdong Province, China, and raised in San Francisco s Chinatown and the Sacramento River Delta; I was born in sunny Ventura, California. My parents believed in the American dream of upward mobility through hard work and education, and my father worked nearly forty-five years as a manager for National...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2007; 30175–92 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2007.30.1.75
Published: 01 January 2007
... ever before. (Lai and Arguelles, 2003). Despite these transitions and increasing heterogeneity, discourses about Asian American communities have focused on ethnic enclaves such as Chinatowns, Koreatowns, and Little Saigons where coethnic residents, businesses, services, institutions and organizations...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2018; 39-401165–173 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2018.39-40.1.165
Published: 01 January 2018
..., critiques, confuses, and dismantles traditional expectations concerning race and gender in early twentieth-century Asian American fiction. In The Sing Song Woman, Ah Oi is a Chinese actress, an occupa- tion traditionally considered unrespectable for a woman, who is living in an American Chinatown. Bold in...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2011; 34169–88 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2011.34.1.69
Published: 01 January 2011
... varied cultural heritages through publications and video productions ." 1 5 The Dear Diane project was also launched by A WU under the leadership of its director, Elaine Kim, the co-founder and former president at AWU. The writer, Diane Yen-Mei Wong, who was the former Chinatown Youth Director and...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2011; 341107–133 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2011.34.1.107
Published: 01 January 2011
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2010; 331130–157 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2010.33.1.130
Published: 01 January 2010
... "authoritative" condescension he adopts in the previous excerpt , describes a Chinatown "Joss House , " a temple for the worship of Joss , a Chinese deity, which serves also as a communal gaming ha l l . With heavy i rony, the speaker compliments the pragmatism of "these people" in so conveniently blending thei...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2007; 301125–134 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2007.30.1.125
Published: 01 January 2007
... with those who were also from their homeland, hence the development of Ametica's 01inatowns. The Hong; moved to the Stockton, Califomia Chinatown, and tl1ey "settled mnong inunigmnts who had also been their neighborn in tl1e ancestral land" (15-16) because giving mnong one's own c1nigiaIJt villagei-s...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2003; 2610–i doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2003.26.1.0
Published: 01 January 2003
... American life. In "Chinatown Black Tigers: Black Masculinity and Chinese Heroism in Frank Chin's Gunga Din Highway" Professor Crystal S. Anderson tackles the issue of masculinity in the United States and how Chin in mirroring another culture critiques and helps to define his own. In Time Is Not a River...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2001; 241161–163 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2001.24.1.161
Published: 01 January 2001
... vidual ism and American capital ist material ism as has ever been published. Or that Fae Myenne Ng's Bone is a femin ist novel about how three young Chinese American women in San Francisco's Chinatown respond to traditional obl igations to their fami ly and their ancestors , their "bone." The obedient...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2001; 241159–161 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2001.24.1.159
Published: 01 January 2001
... Myenne Ng's Bone is a femin ist novel about how three young Chinese American women in San Francisco's Chinatown respond to traditional obl igations to their fami ly and their ancestors , their "bone." The obedient daughter chooses suicide rather than rebel l ion or compliance. The post-femin ist daughter...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2001; 241i–ii doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2001.24.1.i
Published: 01 January 2001
... circumscribed by color lines. The first article, "From Chinatown to Gunga Din Highway," by E. San Juan, Jr. , urges a careful reading of Frank Chin's latest novel. Its messages, according to San Juan, add insight to the role of literary texts in providing both a description of the chal­ lenges facing Chinese...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2001; 24158–84 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2001.24.1.58
Published: 01 January 2001
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2000; 231158–160 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2000.23.1.158
Published: 01 January 2000
... generations. S imi larly, Reyes' terrific work on the Vietnamese American commun ities in New Jersey and Cal ifornia would benefit from some refer­ ence to recent work in Asian American studies on other Asian American communities , e .g . , Chinatowns on the east and west coasts , or limothy P. Fong's book on...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2000; 231160–162 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2000.23.1.160
Published: 01 January 2000
... .g . , Chinatowns on the east and west coasts , or limothy P. Fong's book on Monterey Park. Reyes' central point-that traumatic d isplacement raises specif ic issues-would not have been lost by connecting Vietnamese resettlement to the h istory of other Asian American communi ­ ties (both voluntary...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2000; 23181–96 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2000.23.1.81
Published: 01 January 2000
... of people . Such ethnically d istinct groups are qu ite fami l iar i n terms of ethnic ghettoes, such as Chinatown, el Barrio, o r Litt le I taly. These were areas characterized by people who came d i rectly from China, Mexico, or I taly or by people who, being only a generation away from the...