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A·sian A·mer·i·can

also A·sian-A·mer·i·can  (ā′zhən-ə-mĕr′ĭ-kən)
A US citizen or resident of Asian ancestry. See Usage Note at Amerasian.

A′sian-A·mer′i·can adj.
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Noun1.Asian American - an American who is of Asian descent
American - a native or inhabitant of the United States
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Although musicologists reading Soundtracks of Asian America might hunger for closer engagement with musical texts, the lack of traditional analysis does not impede Wang in the task at hand, which is to explicate from a more qualitative perspective how "music both muddles and upholds racial boundaries" (p.
In a world of increased transnational flows of media, information, and bodies, Global Asian American Popular Cultures is a highly welcome addition to scholarship that is increasingly considering the ways in which Asian America participates in a globalized perspective of identity and culture.
She is a contributor and essayist for NBC News Asian America, teaches Asian/ 1 Pacific Islander American Studies at the University of Michigan, and previously served as executive director of American Citizens for Justice.
Serve the People: Making Asian America in the Long Sixties
Serve the People: Making Asian America in the Long Sixties brings readers back to a time when there were no 'Asian Americans', but isolated ethnic groups billed as "Orientals".
Serve the People: Making Asian America in the Long Sixties is a cultural history of how the concept of "Asian-American" came to be.
Her 2013 book The Changs Next Door to the Diazes: Remapping Race in Suburban California won the 2014 Book Award from the American Sociological Association's Section on Asia and Asian America.
Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965, The Making of Asian America is required reading for anyone who would understand the scope, influences and face of modern Asian America.
Racial Feelings: Asian America in a Capitalist Culture of Emotion.
Vietnamese American University of Southern California professor Viet Thanh Nguyen is the author of Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America (2002) and the coeditor of Transpacific Studies: Framing an Emerging Field (2014).
Citizens of Asian America is an important and valuable addition to the scholarly literature on race relations in the Cold War period.

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