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Ethnic Studies Review (2011) 34 (1): 185–198.
Published: 01 January 2011
... newly arrived Japanese immigrant to the U.S., experiments with a multitude of different identities through clothes. Both narratives appropriate (cross-) dressing as a means of overcoming gender, cultural, and class borders. Shônagon and Noguchi engage in “authorial crossdressing” to inhabit a social...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2011) 34 (1): 69–88.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Hong Cai This paper employs assimilation theory to examine the experiences of Chinese and Jewish immigrant women at similar stages of their encounters with America. By focusing on the letters in Dear Diane: Letters from Our Daughters (1983), and Dear Diane: Questions and Answers for Asian American...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2011) 34 (1): 89–105.
Published: 01 January 2011
... unflattering depictions of Italian immigrants arriving in the United States. Copyright ©ESR, The National Association for Ethnic Studies, 2011 2011 Immigration Race Ethnicity Italian Civilization Africa "FOR HEART, PATRIOTISM, AND NATIONAL DIGNITY" : THE ITALIAN LANGUAGE PRESS IN NEW YORK CITY...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2010) 33 (1): 1–35.
Published: 01 January 2010
... Hope for ships travelling between Europe and the Far East. 1 From that time the region has experienced several periods of deepening incorporation into the global system. Copyright ©ESR, The National Association for Ethnic Studies, 2010 2010 South Africa Immigration Race Politics Comparative...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2009) 32 (2): 1–23.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Matthew Miller In Chang-rae Lee's A Gesture Life, the elderly, wellrespected and fastidious Franklin “Doc” Hata begins an introspective journey toward a revitalized and reimagined identity. For Lee, this journey affords the chance to address ethnicity and immigration under a unique transnational...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2009) 32 (2): 92–119.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Susan Miyo Asai Growing nationalist thinking and anti-immigration legislation in American politics today calls for a critical historicizing of the continuing ambiguities of U.S. citizenry and notions of what it is to be an American. The identity crisis of Nisei-second generation Japanese...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2008) 31 (2): 1–34.
Published: 01 January 2008
... stage of history and of a solution to the problem of unwanted immigrants. A group of Chinese male laundry-workers are so taken aback by this product that their pigtails stand in erect consternation. Their reaction stems both from the realization that they must return to China because their services have...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2008) 31 (2): 153–181.
Published: 01 January 2008
... the arranged marriage is an example of “the continued impact of premigration cultural beliefs and social practices” that South Asian immigrants have transported to the United States (Foner 1997, 964). She offers an interpretive synthesis by showing that “[n]ew immigrant family patterns are shaped by...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2008) 31 (1): 55–64.
Published: 01 January 2008
... decades and have also received academic interest. 3 Copyright ©ESR, The National Association for Ethnic Studies, 2008 2008 Immigration Finnish Migration New York Rifton Finns Ethnicity: Questions Trends and Interpretations RIFTON FINNS: AN ETHNIC ENCLAVE IN ULSTER COUNTY, NEW YORK...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2007) 30 (1): 125–134.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Diane Todd Bucci In The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts, Maxine Hong Kingston tells the story of her immigrant family and their efforts to rise above their working-class status in America, which optimistic Chinese regard as the Golden Mountain. The Hongs' experience is not unlike...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2007) 30 (1): 75–92.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Barbara W. Kim According to the 2000 census, over 12 million Asian Americans, almost 70 percent of them either immigrants who came to the U.S. after 1970 or their children, comprised an ethnically and socioeconomically diverse population that was more regionally dispersed throughout the U.S. than...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2006) 29 (1): 49–75.
Published: 01 January 2006
... and again against - some other thing - me - a thing I couldn't name or inhabit, for I had no words. I remember this sensation now when I want to know what it must have been like for my immigrant mother when, as an eight-year-old Slovak peasant child, she first arrived in America in 1929. Copyright...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2005) 28 (2): 37–60.
Published: 01 January 2005
... ©ESR, The National Association for Ethnic Studies, 2005 2005 Immigration Creoles Creoles of Color People of Color Louisiana Racial Segregation Reconstruction Shifting Identities Jolivette-Movement MIGRATORY MOVEMENT: THE POLITICS OF ETHNIC COMMUNITY (RE) CONSTRUCTION AMONG CREOLES OF...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2005) 28 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Scooter Pégram Since the early 1960s, large numbers of Haitians have emigrated from their native island nation. Changes in federal immigration legislation in the 1970s in both the United States and Canada enabled immigrants of colour a facilitated entry into the two countries, and this factor...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2005) 28 (1): 39–58.
Published: 01 January 2005
... Association for Ethnic Studies, 2005 2005 Ethnicity Literature Portuguese American Immigration Challenges of Identity Formation Silva-Impulse THE ETHNIC IMPULSE IN FRANK X. GASPAR'S POETRY AND FICTION Reinaldo Silva University of Aveiro, Portugal Although a compelling and award-winning voice in...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2005) 28 (1): 59–76.
Published: 01 January 2005
.... My father and sister were so impressed with the compassion and dedication of this reverend that they resolved to attend the Buddhist church services from there on out. Copyright ©ESR, The National Association for Ethnic Studies, 2005 2005 Asian Americans Japanese Americans Immigration...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2003) 26 (1): 135–156.
Published: 01 January 2003
...Özlem Ögüt Christine Garcia's The Aguero Sisters and Julia Alvarez's How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents are novels that revolve around the conflicts and tensions among the members of the two immigrant families, the Aguero sisters from Cuba and the Garcia sisters from the Dominican Republic...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2001) 24 (1): 58–84.
Published: 01 January 2001
... achieved much, yet have some serious challenges still ahead. Copyright ©ESR, The National Association for Ethnic Studies, 2001 2001 Immigration Citizenship Hmong Americans Acculturation Americanization Analytical Traditions Ethnic Studies Review Volume 24 Becom i ng America n : The H mong...
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Ethnic Studies Review (1998) 21 (1): 27–50.
Published: 01 January 1998
...Nicolás Kanellos Various scholars have treated ethnic newspapers in the United States as if they all have evolved from an immigrant press.(i) While one may accept their analysis of the functions of the ethnic press, there is a substantial and qualitative difference between newspapers that were...