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Lai, James S
Asian American political action : suburban transformations / James S. Lai
Boulder, Colo. : Lynne Rienner Publishers, c2011
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  E184.A75 L35 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Asian Americans -- Politics and government
Asian Americans -- Politics and government -- Case studies
Immigrants -- Political activity -- United States
Political participation -- United States
Suburbs -- United States
Suburban life -- United States
Subject United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-
United States -- Ethnic relations
Physical Description xiv, 279 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-262) and index
Contents The suburbanization of Asian American politics -- Political mobilization and incorporation : an analytical framework -- From exclusion to inclusion : the four stages of Asian American politics -- Locating contemporary political incorporation : the suburb vs. the metropolis -- Cupertino, California : a pan-ethnic suburb in Silicon Valley -- Garden Grove and Westminster, California : Vietnamese American political incorporation in Orange County's "Little Saigon" -- Gardena, California : two generations of a Japanese American majority city council -- Montgomery County, Maryland : emerging Asian American suburbs inside the Washington Beltway -- Sugar Land, Texas : the political awakenings of Asian Americans in a Houston suburb -- Bellevue, Washington : Asian American politics in a Pacific Northwest suburb -- Daly City, California : the barriers to Filipino American political incorporation -- Eau Claire, Wisconsin : the political rise of the Hmong American community -- Fitchburg, Massachusetts : the political incorporation of Asian Americans in a Boston suburb -- Forging ahead : the future political trajectories of Asian Americans

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