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Newspapers today are filled with stories of corruption and strife in America's Chinatowns, reversing the popular view of Chinese Americans as a model minority of law-abiding, hard-working people whose diligent children end up in high-tech jobs. In The New Chinatown, Peter Kwong goes beyond the headlines in a compelling and detailed account of the political and cultural isolation of Chinese-American communities. This new edition offers a revised and updated text as well as a new chapter on Chinatown in the 1990s.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-220) and index.

About the Author

Peter Kwong, director of the Asian American Studies Program at Hunter College, is a Chinatown activist and the author of Chinatown, New York: Labor and Politics, 1930-1950.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780809015856
Author:
Kwong, Peter
Publisher:
Farrar Straus Giroux
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Minority Studies - Ethnic American
Subject:
Sociology - Urban
Subject:
New york (n.y.)
Subject:
Economic Conditions
Subject:
Chinese americans
Subject:
New York
Subject:
Chinese Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Economic conditions.
Subject:
Chinatown
Subject:
Ethnic Studies
Subject:
Chinese Americans -- New York (State)
Subject:
Chinatown (New York, N.Y.)
Subject:
Ethnic Studies-Immigration
Edition Number:
Rev. ed.
Edition Description:
Revised
Series Volume:
128.
Publication Date:
19960731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Includes notes, a bibliography, and an i
Pages:
210
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 x 0.532 in

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