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Honor Killing

Author : David E. Stannard
ISBN : 9781440649219
Genre : True Crime
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In the fall of 1931, Thalia Massie, the bored, aristocratic wife of a young naval officer stationed in Honolulu, accused six nonwhite islanders of gang rape. The ensuing trial let loose a storm of racial and sexual hysteria, but the case against the suspects was scant and the trial ended in a hung jury. Outraged, Thalia’s socialite mother arranged the kidnapping and murder of one of the suspects. In the spectacularly publicized trial that followed, Clarence Darrow came to Hawai’i to defend Thalia’s mother, a sorry epitaph to a noble career. It is one of the most sensational criminal cases in American history, Stannard has rendered more than a lurid tale. One hundred and fifty years of oppression came to a head in those sweltering courtrooms. In the face of overwhelming intimidation from a cabal of corrupt military leaders and businessmen, various people involved with the case—the judge, the defense team, the jurors, a newspaper editor, and the accused themselves—refused to be cowed. Their moral courage united the disparate elements of the non-white community and galvanized Hawai’i’s rapid transformation from an oppressive white-run oligarchy to the harmonic, multicultural American state it became. Honor Killing is a great true crime story worthy of Dominick Dunne—both a sensational read and an important work of social history

Asian American Society

Author : Mary Yu Danico
ISBN : 9781483365602
Genre : Reference
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Asian Americans are a growing, minority population in the United States. After a 46 percent population growth between 2000 and 2010 according to the 2010 Census, there are 17.3 million Asian Americans today. Yet Asian Americans as a category are a diverse set of peoples from over 30 distinctive Asian-origin subgroups that defy simplistic descriptions or generalizations. They face a wide range of issues and problems within the larger American social universe despite the persistence of common stereotypes that label them as a “model minority” for the generalized attributes offered uncritically in many media depictions. Asian American Society: An Encyclopedia provides a thorough introduction to the wide–ranging and fast–developing field of Asian American studies. Published with the Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS), two volumes of the four-volume encyclopedia feature more than 300 A-to-Z articles authored by AAAS members and experts in the field who examine the social, cultural, psychological, economic, and political dimensions of the Asian American experience. The next two volumes of this work contain approximately 200 annotated primary documents, organized chronologically, that detail the impact American society has had on reshaping Asian American identities and social structures over time. Features: More than 300 articles authored by experts in the field, organized in A-to-Z format, help students understand Asian American influences on American life, as well as the impact of American society on reshaping Asian American identities and social structures over time. A core collection of primary documents and key demographic and social science data provide historical context and key information. A Reader's Guide groups related entries by broad topic areas and themes; a Glossary defines key terms; and a Resource Guide provides lists of books, academic journals, websites and cross references. The multimedia digital edition is enhanced with 75 video clips and features strong search-and-browse capabilities through the electronic Reader’s Guide, detailed index, and cross references. Available in both print and online formats, this collection of essays is a must-have resource for general and research libraries, Asian American/ethnic studies libraries, and social science libraries.

Asians And Pacific Islanders In American Football

Author : Joel S. Franks, San Jose State University
ISBN : 9781498560986
Genre : History
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This study examines the historical and contemporary experiences of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders with American football. It analyzes how they have used the sport to maintain a sense of community while encountering racial exclusion, labor exploitation, and colonialism.

Transpacific Americas

Author : Eveline Dürr
ISBN : 9781317409014
Genre : Social Science
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This volume explores cultural, social and economic connections between the Americas and the South Pacific. It reaches beyond Sino-American collaborations to focus on rather neglected, and sometimes invisible, Southern linkages, asking how these connections originated and have developed over time, which local responses they have generated, and what impact these processes have in the region in terms of representational forms and strategies, new cultural practices, and empowerment of individuals in (post)colonial contexts. The volume also compares and contrasts intriguing parallels of politics and identity formation. By extending the focus beyond East Asia to the Southern Pacific region, including Island connections with the Americas, the volume provides a more comprehensive understanding of recent dynamics and shifting relations across the Pacific. By approaching the Transpacific Americas as an assemblage or relational space, which is created and becomes meaningful through multiple localities and their translocal connections, the book complicates the Euro-American distinction between "centre" and "rim". While the collection offers a distinctive geographical focus, it simultaneously emphasizes the translocal qualities of specific locations through their entanglements in transpacific assemblages within and across cultural, social and economic spheres. Furthermore, without neglecting the inextricable, historical dimension of anthropological perspectives, the focus is on the diverse and unexpected contemporary forms of cultural, social and economic encounters and engagements, and on (re)emerging Indigenous networks. Primarily based on empirical research, the volume explores face-to-face encounters, relations "from below," and transcultural interactions and relationships in, as well as ideas and conceptualizations of, cultural spaces across localities that have long been perceived as separate, but are indeed closely interconnected.

Teaching Strategies For Ethnic Studies

Author : James A. Banks
ISBN : 0205594271
Genre : Education
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Written by the leading authority in the field, the Eighth Edition of this classic text has been rewritten and updated to reflect current and emerging theory, research, and scholarship in the fields of ethnic studies and multicultural education. Divided into five parts, Teaching Strategies for Ethnic Studies emphasizes that the main goal of the multicultural curriculum should be to help students develop the ability to make reflective decisions so that they can, through thoughtful action, influence their personal, social, and civic worlds and help make them more democratic and just.

Multicultural Review

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ISBN : UOM:49015003137214
Genre : Intercultural communication
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Asian Settler Colonialism

Author : Candace Fujikane
ISBN : UCSD:31822037115961
Genre : History
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Asian Settler Colonialism is a groundbreaking collection that examines the roles of Asians as settlers in Hawai'i. Contributors from various fields and disciplines investigate aspects of Asian settler colonialism to illustrate its diverse operations and impact on Native Hawaiians. Essays range from analyses of Japanese, Korean, and Filipino settlement to accounts of Asian settler practices in the legislature, the prison industrial complex, and the U.S. military to critiques of Asian settlers' claims to Hawai'i in literature and the visual arts.

Books In Print 2009 2010

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ISBN : 0835250210
Genre : Publishers' catalogs
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Der Mensch Und Seine Symbole

Author : Carl G. Jung
ISBN : 3843602948
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Bei Lebendigem Leib

Author : Souad
ISBN : 9783732552733
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Mit siebzehn verliebt sich Souad in einen jungen Mann und wird schwanger. Für ihre Dorfgemeinschaft im Westjordanland ein Skandal. Die Ehre der Familie ist unwiderruflich beschmutzt. Das Gesetz kennt nur eine Konsequenz: Souad muss sterben. Ihr Schwager Hussein verbrennt sie bei lebendigem Leib. In den Augen der Dorfgemeinschaft ist dieser Mann ein Held. Und seine Tat ein "Ehrenmord". Doch mit letzter Kraft kann Souad fliehen. Im Krankenhaus bringt sie ihren Sohn zur Welt, der ihr sofort genommen wird. Als sie nach 25 Jahren endlich ihr Kind wiederfindet, entschließt Souad sich, Zeugnis abzulegen - um der Weltöffentlichkeit die Augen über dieses grausame, archaische Gesetz gegen die Frauen zu öffnen!

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