The Sum of Our Parts: Mixed-heritage Asian Americans

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Temple University Press, 2001 - Social Science - 279 pages
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This collection of essays focuses on the construction of identity among people of Asian descent who claim multiple heritage. In their consideration of people of mixed Asian identities, the contributors to this study disrupt standard discussions.
 

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Contents

Multiraciality and Asian America Bridging
11
Possibilities of a Multiracial Asian America
25
Navigating Sociocultural Terrains of Family
57
Not Just at
71
An Asian American Identity
93
Remapping Political Landscapes
107
Multiracial Comedy as a Commodity in Hawaii 12 1
129
Multiracial Gays Lesbians
145
Mapping Discussions of Feminism
163
AsianDescent Multiraciality in Global
183
A Dutch Eurasian Revival?
197
The Racial Politics of Being Dogla and of Asian Descent
217
Thai and American Reactions
231
Bibliography
245
About the Contributors
277
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Williams-Leon is an Assistant Professor of Asian American Studies at California State University, Northridge.

Nakashima is a Ph.D. candidate in Comparative Ethnic Studies at University of California, Berkeley.

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