Category Archives: Asian American Studies

In North Korea: An American Travels through an Imprisoned

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To the average consumer the transportation system appears to be working reasonably well but the amount of money needed to restore and expand it is so enormous that few taxpayers can relate. PhD Dissertation, California State University, Long Beach. This belief has been a frequent theme voiced by multicultural communities. Multidisciplinary databases are extremely useful for finding articles published in interdisciplinary journals or in journals outiside of the discipline of American history that may still be relevant to your research topic.

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Invisibility In African and Asian American Literature A

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These two minority groups account for just over two-thirds of all minority-owned businesses. If the AA community keeps producing people like 33 year old Desmond Hatchett (Tennessee man with 30 children by 11 different women) it won't take long for AA's to be the majority race. A. (Major and minor) in First Nations Studies; M. The two films come closed captions, Spanish subtitles, and a robust 60-page discussion guide to use in classrooms.

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Hmong America: Reconstructing Community in Diaspora (Asian

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As a side note, it is important to be cautious when comparing these rates across studies, as they are derived from different measures of DUI (i.e., ever driving under the influence of alcohol [NSDUH]; driving after having too much to drink more than once [NESARC]; driving after drinking enough that you would be in trouble if stopped by police [Hispanic national groups study]). The University Muslim Medical Association, for example, is a free health care clinic in Los Angeles founded in 1992 by American Muslim college students at UCLA and Charles Drew University to serve a diverse inner-city community.

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The Mississippi Chinese: Between Black and White

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Now he has nightmares only when he feels stressed out. International Journal of Aging & Human Development, 71, 4, 323-44. The ratio of people ages 16–64 to those age 65 and over (the aged dependency ratio) is projected to decline from 5.1 in 2000 to 2.9 in 2050, a 43% decline. And the high school graduation rate for black males still trails that for white males, according to a report released this week. Humans have benefited, birds have been the loser.

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Trying to Find Chinatown: The Selected Plays of David Henry

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Please see the Schedule of Classes and/or the University Catalog for the most up-to-date list. Enough to supply 2 million families flow out of the state, much of the lost water leaves through the Colorado River and is used by Arizona and California. Enlisted recruits in 2006 and 2007 came primarily from middle-class and upper-middle-class backgrounds. The second uppercase letter in parentheses identifies the Course Level.

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The Rising Tide of Color: Race, State Violence, and Radical

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If anyone is living off the government, it is the rich corporations that pay little or no taxes, but yet send jobs oversees. The clinician may counter those emotions by empathizing with them and encouraging them to verbalize this feeling. Census Bureau. (as of 2012) In 2010, unmarried households were 45% of all U. A comprehensive on-line resource to provide information and education about the health needs of Asian American women and families.

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Strange Fruit of the Black Pacific: Imperialism's Racial

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After 37 days at sea, 52 of 110 survived. More than 140 federal laws are administered by 20 agencies, there has to be a national ocean-policy-coordinating body. Gail Hickey, “as practical and comprehensive a guide for teaching local history at the K-6 level as I have seen.” Uncovering the "invisible" history of their school--once the only black public high school in Raleigh, North Carolina--taught students at Ligon Middle School both new skills and old truths about their community.

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The Cultural Capital of Asian American Studies: Autonomy and

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The share of Mexican immigrants residing in these four states dropped from 89 percent in 1990 to 72 percent in 2002, while the number residing in these states increased by 87 percent from 3.8 million to 7.1 million. The most dramatic increases in type 2 diabetes are occurring in societies in which there have been major changes in the type of diet consumed, reductions in physical activity, and increases in overweight and obesity. It typically has the smallest margins of error of the Census’ ACS datasets.

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Teaching about Asian Pacific Americans: Effective

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History presented from only one perspective may obscure other agents of change and defeat the purposes of multicultural education. In both developed and developing countries the rapid growth of metropolitan areas with their wide range of problems has also been classified as a “population problem” on the mistaken assumption that this is primarily due to the birth rate rather than to migration, which has been the principal factor.

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All the Conspirators

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The initial effect of modernization is a fall in the death rate, apparently owing to higher levels of living and to the introduction of epidemic controls and other elementary public health measures. Overview of the demographic, social cultural, structural and historical aspects of Asian American families in the United States. For example, Pinterest holds particular appeal to female users (women are four times as likely as men to be Pinterest users), and LinkedIn is especially popular among college graduates and internet users in higher income households.

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