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Asian American Studies After Critical Mass - Kent A. Ono

Asian American Studies After Critical Mass

By: Kent A. Ono (Editor)

Paperback Published: 27th December 2004
ISBN: 9781405115971
Number Of Pages: 224

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<i>Asian American Studies After Critical Mass</i>is a dynamic collection that showcases the most exciting scholarship in the field from a critical and cultural studies perspective. Comprised of ten original essays written by a group of scholars at the vanguard of the discipline, this collection takes on a range of topics and concerns, including Asian American film and popular culture; Asian Americans at the dawn of the twenty-first century; globalization and transnational citizenship; and queer Asian America. Addressing some of the most exciting issues and ideas in Asian American studies, this book strikes a bold new path for the field.<br><p><br><p>This book can be used in conjunction with the Blackwell Companion to Asian American Studies.

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?A stimulating set of essays from a new generation of Asian American Studies scholars. The collection opens new questions for the field and suggests important theoretical possibilities.? David Palumbo-Liu, Stanford University

Notes on Contributors.


Asian American Studies in Its Second Phase: Kent A. Ono (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign).

PART I: Representations.

1 What is the Political? American Culture and the Example of Viet Nam: Viet Nguyen (University of Southern California).

2 Ethnography, the Cinematic Apparatus, and Asian American Film Studies: Peter Feng (University of Delaware).

3 Culinary Fictions: Immigrant Foodways and Race in Indian American Literature: Anita Mannur (Wesleyan University).

PART II: Identities.

4 Foregrounding Native Nationalisms: A Critique of Anti-Nationalist Sentiment in Asian American Studies: Candace Fujikane (University of Hawaii).

5 A World Make-Over? An Asian American Queer Critique: Martin Manalansan IV (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign).

6 Asian American Studies Through (Somewhat) Asian Eyes: Integrating ?Mixed Race? into the Asian American Discourse: Cynthia Nakashima (University of California at Berkeley).

PART III: Disciplines and Methodologies.

7 Asian American Studies and the ?Pacific Question?: J. Kehaulani Kauanui (Wesleyan University).

8 Planet Youth: Asian American Youth Cultures, Citizenship, and Globalization: Sunaina Maira (University of California, Davis).

9 The Problematics of History and Location of Filipino American Studies within Asian American Studies: Helen Toribio (San Francisco State University).

10 Rethinking Asian American Victimhood: Understanding the Complexity of Race and Citizenship in America: Taro Iwata (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign).


ISBN: 9781405115971
ISBN-10: 1405115971
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 27th December 2004
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 229.11 x 153.93  x 17.09
Weight (kg): 0.32
Edition Number: 1