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The New Chinatown

The New Chinatown Newspapers today are filled with stories of corruption and strife in America s Chinatowns reversing the popular view of Chinese Americans as a model minority of law abiding hard working people whose

  • Title: The New Chinatown
  • Author: Peter Kwong
  • ISBN: 9780809015856
  • Page: 463
  • Format: Paperback
  • Newspapers today are filled with stories of corruption and strife in America s Chinatowns, reversing the popular view of Chinese Americans as a model minority of law abiding, hard working people whose diligent children end up in high tech jobs In The New Chinatown, Peter Kwong goes beyond the headlines in a compelling and detailed account of the political and cultural isoNewspapers today are filled with stories of corruption and strife in America s Chinatowns, reversing the popular view of Chinese Americans as a model minority of law abiding, hard working people whose diligent children end up in high tech jobs In The New Chinatown, Peter Kwong goes beyond the headlines in a compelling and detailed account of the political and cultural isolation of Chinese American communities This new edition offers a revised and updated text as well as a new chapter on Chinatown in the 1990s.

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    1 thought on “The New Chinatown

    1. This book provides an interesting hxstorical overview into Chinatown. Two fascinating insights that Kwong provides is 1) into the relations between Chinatown residents and American labor unions and 2) the emergence of left coalition and organizing in the 1970s and how they [the Chinatown left] responded in the 1980s with interesting hxstorical resonances to the present moment.This book was a solid read, yet Kwong has a way of writing that seemed particularly prescriptive. And it bothered me qui [...]

    2. This book is about Chinese People in the United States. It describes the living conditions of the Chinese immigrants and their next generations in the United States. It describes the early Chinese immigrants and how they were being cheap labors because they could not communicate with the Americans. In addition to that, it talks about Chinese were forbidden to come to the United States after the construction of the Transcontinental Railroad. However, during the late 20th century when Chinese peop [...]

    3. A great insight into the historical and social development of Chinatown and how it has evolved over the years. A great record of Chinatown's origins, especially with the influx of Fujianese and Mandarin speakers replacing the original population of Chinatown, so that its rich history is not forgotten.

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