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Liu, Michael, 1948-
The snake dance of Asian American activism : community, vision, and power / Michael Liu, Kim Geron, and Tracy Lai
Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, c2008
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 3rd Floor  E184.A75 L58 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Asian Americans -- Politics and government -- 20th century
Asian Americans -- Social conditions -- 20th century
Political activists -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Social movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Community life -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Social justice -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Power (Social sciences) -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Subject United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century
United States -- Social conditions -- 20th century
Physical Description xix, 209 p., [10] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-196) and index
Contents Exploring the Asian American Movement using social movement theory -- Background to the formation of the AAM -- Swelling rhythm: the 1960s era and the conditions for change -- The birth of the movement: stepping toward new values and new community -- The Mature Movement (1976-1982): weaving through new surroundings -- From Vincent Chin to Jesse Jackson (1983-1989): the horned snake rattles -- Last dance and a new motion in a tube of bamboo (post-1990)
Alternate Author Geron, Kim, 1951-
Lai, Tracy A. M., 1951-

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