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Asian American Panethnicity Bridging Institutions and Identities by Yen Espiritu

Asian American Panethnicity Bridging Institutions and Identities

Part of the Asian American History & Cultu Series


Asian American Panethnicity Bridging Institutions and Identities by Yen Espiritu

A case study of how cultural diversity among Asian Americans is subsumed for social and political advantage


Original and stimulating.... [Espiritu's] study raises compelling questions about the existing literature on ethnicity and her findings open up new avenues for research and analysis. -Michael Omi, University of California, Berkeley, co-author of Racial Formation in the U.S. from the 1960s to the 1980s

About the Author

Yen Le Espiritu is Assistant Professor in the Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of California, San Diego, and is the author of Filipino American Lives (Temple).

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Publication date

1st February 1993


Yen Espiritu

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Temple University Press,U.S.


139 pages


Physical anthropology



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