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Writing in the tradition of W. E. B. Du Bois, Cornel West, and others who confronted the "color line" of the twentieth century, journalist, scholar, and activist Frank H. Wu offers a unique perspective on how changing ideas of racial identity will affect race relations in the twenty-first century. Wu examines affirmative action, globalization, immigration, and other controversial contemporary issues through the lens of the Asian-American experience. Mixing personal anecdotes, legal cases, and journalistic reporting, Wu confronts damaging Asian-American stereotypes such as "the model minority" and "the perpetual foreigner." By offering new ways of thinking about race in American society, Wu's work dares us to make good on our great democratic experiment.

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A leading voice in America's Asian community tackles what it means to be Asian American in contemporary America.

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Here, Frank H. Wu offers a perspective on how changing ideas of racial identity will affect race relations in the 21st century. Wu examines affirmative action, globalization, immigration and other controversial contemporary issues through the lens of the Asian-American experience.

Synopsis:

A leading voice in America's Asian community tackles what it means to be Asian American in contemporary America.

About the Author

The first Asian American to serve as a law professor at Howard University Law School in Washington, D.C., Frank H. Wu has written for a range of publications including the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune, and The Nation, and writes a regular column for Asian Week. He lives in Washington, D.C.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780465006403
Author:
Wu, Frank H.
Publisher:
Basic Books (AZ)
Author:
Wu, Frank
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Race relations
Subject:
Asian americans
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Asian American Studies
Subject:
World
Subject:
United States Race relations.
Subject:
Asian Americans -- Social conditions.
Subject:
Politics - General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
no. 115
Publication Date:
20030331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
8 x 5.31 in 15 oz

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A leading voice in America's Asian community tackles what it means to be Asian American in contemporary America.
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