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By Kent A. Ono

ISBN-10: 1405115947

ISBN-13: 9781405115940

ISBN-10: 1405137096

ISBN-13: 9781405137096

A better half to Asian American reviews is constituted of 20 formerly released essays that experience performed an incredible old position within the conceptualization of Asian American stories as a box.

  • Essays are drawn from overseas courses, from the Nineteen Seventies to the current
  • Includes assurance of psychology, historical past, literature, feminism, sexuality, id politics, our on-line world, popular culture, queerness, hybridity, and diasporic awareness
  • Features an invaluable advent by way of the editor reviewing the choices, and outlining destiny chances for the sphere
  • Can be used along Asian American stories After severe Mass , edited through Kent A. Ono, for a whole connection with Asian American reports.
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    The Asian-American must be assertive, questioning, and active in order to develop in his present environment. The Asian-American also faces conflicts. Since he is attempting to find an identity with other Asian-Americans, the group is extremely important to him. Anyone who is perceived to threaten the Asian-American group is, in a real sense, threatening his identity. Thus he may feel quite intolerant of the Traditionalist and particularly of the Marginal Man who wants to assimilate. Since he feels that much of the problems of minority groups are due to the host society, he must somehow reconcile this belief with the observations that there are ‘‘uncle toms’’ in his own racial group.

    It is our belief, however, that the Marginal Man has not resorted to widespread physical violence toward his own group because of subcultural values emphasizing restraint of disruptive feelings and because of underlying guilt feelings regarding violence to one’s own group. The Marginal Man’s over-Westernized behavior is frequently in opposition to parental values and to Chinese culture, and may arouse intense feelings of guilt. Again, Allport describes a similar process in the Jew: . . the member who denies his allegiance suffers considerable conflict.

    31 Stanley Sue and Derald W. Sue Our conclusion is not that Chinese-Americans have an extremely high rate of mental illness as Tom suggests in his Chinatown sample. We do feel, however, that the mental health needs of Chinese are sufficient to warrant great concern, especially since few individuals have addressed themselves to these needs. Attempts to rationalize the results on the grounds that the research instruments are culturally biased are no longer adequate. They tend to deny the urgency of the problem and to undermine effective search for solutions.

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