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Locating Filipino Americans ethnicity and the cultural politics of space by Rick Bonus

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Published by Temple University Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States,
  • California, Southern,
  • California, Southern.

Subjects:

  • Filipino Americans -- Ethnic identity -- Case studies.,
  • Filipino Americans -- Social conditions -- Case studies.,
  • Space and time -- Social aspects -- United States -- Case studies.,
  • Filipino Americans -- California, Southern.,
  • United States -- Ethnic relations -- Case studies.,
  • California, Southern -- Ethnic relations.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-212) and index.

StatementRick Bonus.
GenreCase studies.
SeriesAsian American history and culture
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE184.F4 B66 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 217 p. ;
Number of Pages217
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL118103M
ISBN 101566397782, 1566397790
LC Control Number99462220

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Locating Filipino Americans, an ethnographic study of Filipino American communities in Los Angeles and San Diego, presents a multi-disciplinary cultural analysis of the relationship between ethnic identiy and social space. Author Rick Bonus argues that alternative community spaces enable Filipino Americans to respond to and resist the ways in which the larger society has historically and Brand: Rick Bonus. Locating Filipino Americans is one of the few books that offers a grounded approach to theoretical analyses of ethnicity and contemporary culture in the U.S. Author note: Rick Bonus is Assistant. Locating Filipino Americans is one of the few books that offers a grounded approach to theoretical analyses of ethnicity and contemporary culture in the U.S. "Bonus draws on contemporary insights of cultural studies while grounding its tendency toward idealism in a very material sense of power. His subjects are actors, not victims of narratives. His first book, Locating Filipino Americans: Ethnicity & the Cultural Politics of Space, is a highly accessible ethnographic study that analyzes the seemingly mundane worlds of Filipino "Oriental" stores and strip malls, community newspapers and beauty pageants in Southern California, and uncovers a powerfully rich and complex network of community building and resistance to racialization by Filipino 5/5.

Locating Filipino Americans: ethnicity and the cultural politics of space. This book presents an ethnographic study of Filipino American communities in Los Read more Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews # Locating Filipino Americans: ethnicity and the cultural politics of space\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema:name\/a. Locating Filipino Americans is one of the few books that offers a grounded approach to theoretical analyses of ethnicity and contemporary culture in the U.S. Author note: Rick Bonus is Assistant Professor of American Ethnic Studies at the University of Washington, Seattle. It provides comprehensive coverage of the recent Filipino American experience, from the pivotal Immigration and Nationality Act of , under which most Filipinos entered this country, to their values and customs, economic and political status, organizational affiliations, and contemporary issues and Reviews: 1. Best Books by Filipino Authors The book must be authored by a Filipino author. It doesn't matter if it's in Tagalog or English as long as the author is a Filipino. All Votes Add Babaylan: An Anthology of Filipina and Filipina-American Writers by.

Book Review: Locating Filipino Americans: Ethnicity and the Cultural Politics of Space. Pawan Dhingra. International Migration Review 2, Download Citation. If you have the appropriate software installed, you can download article citation data to the citation manager of your choice. Simply select your manager software from the Author: Pawan Dhingra.   First published in , this classic memoir by well-known Filipino poet Carlos Bulosan describes his boyhood in the Philippines, his voyage to America, and his years of hardship and despair as an itinerant laborer following the harvest trail in the rural West. Read an . His first book, Locating Filipino Americans: Ethnicity and the Cultural Politics of Space  (Temple ), is a study of transnational Filipino experiences in the U.S. within the contexts of U.S. imperial histories, labor recruitment, and ethnic community formations. Identity Struggles of Second-Generation Filipino Americans "In the Philippines, we always have chaperons when we go out. When we go to dances, we have our uncle, our grandfather, and auntie all behind us to make sure that we behave in the dance hall. Nobody goes necking outside.