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A Framework for Immigration : Applications to Asians in the United States / Uma Segal.

By: Segal, Uma.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, NY : Columbia University Press, [2002]Copyright date: ©2002Description: 1 online resource : 4 figures.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780231506335.Subject(s): Asian Americans -- Government policy | Asian Americans -- Services for | Asian Americans -- Social conditions | Law, other | LawDDC classification: 305.895073 Online resources: De Gruyter Rights, Action, and Social Responsibility
Contents:
Frontmatter -- CONTENTS -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Prologue: Racism -- 1. Introduction: A Framework for the Immigration Experience -- 2. Pre-1965 Emigration: Leaving the Homeland for the United States -- 3. Post-1965 Emigration: Changes in U.S. Immigration Policy -- 4. Entry Into the United States and the Nation’s Response to Asian Immigration -- 5. Asian Adjustment -- 6. Public Policies: Social Welfare, Housing, Education, and Criminal Justice -- 7. Public Policies: Health, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse -- 8. U.S.–Born Asian Americans -- 9. Implications, Directions, and Action Guidelines -- Epilogue: Author’s Immigration Experience -- Notes -- References -- Index
Title is part of eBook package:CUP eBook Package Backlist 2000-2013Title is part of eBook package:CUP eBook Package Backlist 2000-2014Summary: Rights, Action, and Social Responsibility: Public debates surrounding immigration policy, climate change, international relations, and constitutional and human rights are currently at the forefront of our national discourse. Critical reasoning, supported through academic research is needed. As a result, De Gruyter, along with its partner presses, is making freely available books and journal articles across nine topical areas for all students and faculty. Broadening access to this scholarship enables more people to address these issues in an informed manner: it helps us combat false news sources, to consider the nature of truth and ethics, and to understand the struggles of all members of society.Summary: Segal analyzes Asian immigration to the U.S., including immigrants' reasons for leaving their countries, their attraction to the U.S., the issues they face in contemporary U.S. society, and the history of public attitudes and policy toward them.
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Frontmatter -- CONTENTS -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Prologue: Racism -- 1. Introduction: A Framework for the Immigration Experience -- 2. Pre-1965 Emigration: Leaving the Homeland for the United States -- 3. Post-1965 Emigration: Changes in U.S. Immigration Policy -- 4. Entry Into the United States and the Nation’s Response to Asian Immigration -- 5. Asian Adjustment -- 6. Public Policies: Social Welfare, Housing, Education, and Criminal Justice -- 7. Public Policies: Health, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse -- 8. U.S.–Born Asian Americans -- 9. Implications, Directions, and Action Guidelines -- Epilogue: Author’s Immigration Experience -- Notes -- References -- Index

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Rights, Action, and Social Responsibility: Public debates surrounding immigration policy, climate change, international relations, and constitutional and human rights are currently at the forefront of our national discourse. Critical reasoning, supported through academic research is needed. As a result, De Gruyter, along with its partner presses, is making freely available books and journal articles across nine topical areas for all students and faculty. Broadening access to this scholarship enables more people to address these issues in an informed manner: it helps us combat false news sources, to consider the nature of truth and ethics, and to understand the struggles of all members of society.

Segal analyzes Asian immigration to the U.S., including immigrants' reasons for leaving their countries, their attraction to the U.S., the issues they face in contemporary U.S. society, and the history of public attitudes and policy toward them.

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