A Companion to Asian American Studies

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Kent A. Ono
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 15, 2008 - Social Science - 400 pages
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A Companion to Asian American Studies is comprised of 20 previously published essays that have played an important historical role in the conceptualization of Asian American studies as a field.
  • Essays are drawn from international publications, from the 1970s to the present
  • Includes coverage of psychology, history, literature, feminism, sexuality, identity politics, cyberspace, pop culture, queerness, hybridity, and diasporic consciousness
  • Features a useful introduction by the editor reviewing the selections, and outlining future possibilities for the field
  • Can be used alongside Asian American Studies After Critical Mass, edited by Kent A. Ono, for a complete reference to Asian American Studies.

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Cheung, King-Kok. "Heroism?." A Companion to Asian American Studies (2008): 157.


Retracing an Intellectual Course in Asian American Studies
Part I Defining Conversations in Asian American Studies
Part II Influential Essays in Asian American Studies

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Kent A. Ono is Professor of Asian American Studies and Communications, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, where he is also Director of the Asian American Studies Program. He is co-author, with John Sloop, of Shifting Borders (2002), and co-editor of Enterprise Zones (1996).

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