Researcher for 6/19

http://www.cis.org/1965ImmigrationAct-MassImmigration Like many of the analyses I could find online, the above defends the Immigration Act of 1965, discussed extensively in the Lowe piece.  I thought this one was worth posting because it contains several quotes from American politicians, illustrating the controversy that surrounded the bill.  While the Lowe piece gives the opinion of one […]

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Researcher: Kim, Claire Jean and Jung, Moon-Ho

http://www.jstor.org.proxy.wexler.hunter.cuny.edu/stable/view/4624907?&Search=yes&searchText=underclass&searchUri=%2Faction%2FdoBasicSearch%3FQuery%3Dmodel%2Bminority%2Band%2Bthe%2Bunderclass%26Search%3DSearch%26gw%3Djtx%26prq%3Dmodel%2Bminority%26hp%3D25%26acc%3Don%26aori%3Da%26wc%3Don%26fc%3Doff 1. Above is an article titled “Complicating the Image of Model Minority Success: A Review of Southeast Asian American Education” by authors Bic Ngo and Stacey J. Lee. In order to access, you need your Hunter ID and password. It discusses about the model minority stereotypes of Asian Americans. The popular press or media […]

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Researcher#05

A growing trend is gaining attention across the country. Find out who “maternity tourists” are, why they’re coming to the U.S. to give birth and what it means for everyone involve.       http://www.asjournal.org/archive/49/15.html   Asian Americans and American Immigration and Naturalization Policy.       http://immigrationimpact.com/2013/02/08/survey-asian-americans-concerned-with-legalization-family-backlogs/ Survey – Asian Americans Concerned with Legalization, […]

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Research1 Project on Black Orietalism

As we have learned in our class last week white Americans are not the only one who discriminate Asians and Asian Americans. African Americans also discriminate and make racial comments towards the Asians and Asian Americans due to their deviant nature. Helen had stated that African Americans viewed Asians as Ugly, heather and violent. In […]

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Researcher#04

The Video from PBS – “Do Asian Women Have ‘White Fever?’”   It doesn’t seem not to related to racial hierarchy but according to the video, Asian women are attracted to White men not just because of their looks or confidence, but also because of the Caucasian’s higher social status.         The video […]

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South Asians and Race formation (Research #2)

This link below is a Journal which is related to Omi and Winant’s work and even there research is included in this writing. I think to understand the racial formation in the United State this article is helpful. In general this writing deals with the  racial self- identification of South Asian.    http://as.nyu.edu/docs/IO/1043/S.Asian.Race.ID.JEMS.January.2001.pdf

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Researcher#03

Professor Kurashige On The Yellow Peril & Model Minority Stereotypes Of Asians In The U.S. In this video, Professor Kurashige talks about the history of the yellow peril in the US and the stereotypes about Asians in the US.     http://therumpus.net/2013/04/yellow-peril-and-the-american-dream/ The article above is written by Catherine Chung and she tells about a […]

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Researcher: Racial formation, the state, capital

In the piece Racial Formation, the question of the state’s role in providing special treatment for members of races who have faced institutional discrimination in the past is raised. “Neo-conservative” and “liberal” reactions to this dilemma are presented, which nicely sum up the two poles of the American debate: one which aims to propagate institutional […]

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Researcher#02

According to Omi and Winant, race is not just a socially constructed identity. It is a social concept that based on social, economic and institutional forces. Also, race was the means for separating minority groups and justifying the inequality and moreover racial classification through out the history of mankind.     http://www.alternet.org/speakeasy/chaunceydevega/are-chechens-really-white-racial-formation-theory-and-boston-marathon   The link above […]

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Researcher : Nayan Shah’s article.

https://web.archive.org/web/20131122220657/http://library.thinkquest.org/20619/Chinese.html This article provides the history of Chinese immigration and the creation of the first Chinatown in San Francisco. It also includes two black and white photos; first one shows the overcrowded situation Nayan Shah has talked about which led to the danger of health issues. The second images shows the Promontory Point at Central Pacific Railroad […]

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