Asians And Pacific Islanders In The United States Examines In Comprehensive Detail The Most Rapidly Growing And Quickly Changing Minority Group In The United States Once A Small Population, This Group Is Now Recognized By Official Census Counts And By Society As A Diverse People, Comprised Of Japanese, Chinese, Koreans, Filipinos, Hawaiians, Samoans, And Many Other Heritages However, The Conception That Asians Are A Single And Successful Model Minority Still Exists, Though They Are In Fact A Complex And Multidimensional People Still Struggling In The Pursuit Of The American Dream A Major Addition To The Literature On Recent Immigration The Book Is Lucidly Written By Three Demographers Eager To Convey Their Findings And Analyses To General Readers As Well As To Fellow Professionals It Provides Easily Accessible Information And Useful Commentary, Making It An Excellent Resource For Anyone Interested In Those Groups Now Lumped Together Under A Single Census Bureau Rubric Choice This Is A Demographer S Delight.The Major Question Addressed In This Book Is How Well Are The New Asian Immigrants Adapting To American Society Barringer, Gardner, And Levin Cogently Argue And Convincingly Demonstrate That The Response To The Question Is Much Complex Than Suggested By Articles In The Popular Press.an Important Book And Highly Recommended Contemporary Sociology For The Real Scoop On The State Of Asian America, Turn To The Russell Sage Foundation S Excellent Asians And Pacific Islanders Of The United States The Best Demographic Overview, It Makes A Strong Case For Asian American Success Without Overlooking Genuine Problems Reason A Comprehensive Study Of The Size, Diversity, And Complexity Of The Asian And Pacific Islander Populations Based On The 1980 Census And Subsequent Mid Census Assessments Prior To The 1990 Census.sheds A Particularly Interesting Light On The Shifting Nature Of Recent Asian And Pacific Islander Immigration And The Related But Often Undocumented Secondary Movement Of Populations After Arrival The Annals Of The American Academy Of Political And Social Science A Volume In The Russell Sage Foundation Census Series
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- 391 pages
- Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States
- Herbert R. Barringer
- 20 September 2019 Herbert R. Barringer