The Resource The new Chinese America : class, economy, and social hierarchy, Xiaojian Zhao, (electronic resource)

The new Chinese America : class, economy, and social hierarchy, Xiaojian Zhao, (electronic resource)

Label
The new Chinese America : class, economy, and social hierarchy
Title
The new Chinese America
Title remainder
class, economy, and social hierarchy
Statement of responsibility
Xiaojian Zhao
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The New Chinese America explores the historical, economic, and social foundations of the Chinese American community, revealing the emergence of a new social hierarchy after the 1965 Immigration Act. Xiaojian Zhao uses class analysis to illuminate the difficulties of everyday survival for poor and undocumented immigrants and analyzes the process through which social mobility occurs. While the growth of the ethnic economy enhances ethnic bonds by increasing mutual dependencies among different groups of Chinese Americans, it also determines the limits of possibility for various individuals d
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Zhao, Xiaojian
Dewey number
  • 973.04951
  • 973/.04951
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
E184.C5
LC item number
Z43123 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chinese Americans
  • Chinese Americans
  • Chinese Americans
  • Community life
  • Immigrants
  • Social classes
  • Dominance (Psychology)
  • United States
  • United States
Label
The new Chinese America : class, economy, and social hierarchy, Xiaojian Zhao, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Introduction: Rethinking Chinese America -- Contemporary Chinese American population : the documented and the invisible -- Drawing lines of class distinctions -- "Serve the people" : the ethnic economy -- The "spirit of change" : constructing a regional identity -- Surviving poverty in an ethnic social hierarchy -- Conclusion: Inclusion or exclusion?
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (217 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813549125
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)870069
  • (OCoLC)642200646
  • (SSID)ssj0000423964
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11310408
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000423964
  • (PQKBWorkID)10441225
  • (PQKB)11583495
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC870069
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse8198
  • (EXLCZ)992560000000014670
Label
The new Chinese America : class, economy, and social hierarchy, Xiaojian Zhao, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Introduction: Rethinking Chinese America -- Contemporary Chinese American population : the documented and the invisible -- Drawing lines of class distinctions -- "Serve the people" : the ethnic economy -- The "spirit of change" : constructing a regional identity -- Surviving poverty in an ethnic social hierarchy -- Conclusion: Inclusion or exclusion?
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (217 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813549125
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)870069
  • (OCoLC)642200646
  • (SSID)ssj0000423964
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11310408
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000423964
  • (PQKBWorkID)10441225
  • (PQKB)11583495
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC870069
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse8198
  • (EXLCZ)992560000000014670

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