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Voices of the heart [electronic resource] : Asian American women on immigration, work, and family / Huping Ling.

By: Ling, Huping, 1956-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: [Kirksville, Mo.] : Truman State University Press, c2007Description: 1 online resource (xxxvii, 385 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781935503897 (electronic bk.); 1935503898 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Asian American women -- Middle West -- Social conditions -- Anecdotes | Asian American women -- Middle West -- Biography -- Anecdotes | Women immigrants -- Middle West -- Biography -- Anecdotes | Asian American women -- Employment -- Middle West -- Anecdotes | Acculturation -- Middle West -- Anecdotes | Families -- Middle West -- Anecdotes | Middle West -- Ethnic relations -- Anecdotes | Middle West -- Biography -- Anecdotes | Middle West -- Social conditions -- Anecdotes | Oral history | Soziale Situation | Asiatin | Einwanderin | Mittlerer Westen | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Women's StudiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Voices of the heart.DDC classification: 305.48/8950092277 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preface -- Acknowledgments -- A historical review and synthesis of Asian American women -- Chinese -- The first America-born women -- Foreign-born women in professional fields -- Interracial marriage -- Attaining education -- Filipinas -- Immigrant women at work -- Filipinas in the health industry -- The younger generation : defining identity -- Interracial marriage -- Japanese -- The concentration camp experience -- Interracial marriage and immigrant women in professional fields -- Attaining education -- Koreans -- Adoptees -- Life of immigrant women -- Interracial marriage -- Generational conflict -- Asian Indians and Pakistanis -- At home and preserving traditions -- Foreign-born women in professional fields -- Factory work and the hotel business -- Attaining education -- Vietnamese, Laotians, Hmong, and Thai -- The refugee experience -- Vietnamese adoptees -- Interracial marriage -- Generational and cultural conflict -- The Asian American mosaic -- About the author -- Works cited -- Index.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Preface -- Acknowledgments -- A historical review and synthesis of Asian American women -- pt. 1. Chinese -- 1. The first America-born women -- 2. Foreign-born women in professional fields -- 3. Interracial marriage -- 4. Attaining education -- pt. 2. Filipinas -- 5. Immigrant women at work -- 6. Filipinas in the health industry -- 7. The younger generation : defining identity -- 8. Interracial marriage -- pt. 3. Japanese -- 9. The concentration camp experience -- 10. Interracial marriage and immigrant women in professional fields -- 11. Attaining education -- pt. 4. Koreans -- 12. Adoptees -- 13. Life of immigrant women -- 14. Interracial marriage -- 15. Generational conflict -- pt. 5. Asian Indians and Pakistanis -- 16. At home and preserving traditions -- 17. Foreign-born women in professional fields -- 18. Factory work and the hotel business -- 19. Attaining education -- pt. 6. Vietnamese, Laotians, Hmong, and Thai -- 20. The refugee experience -- 21. Vietnamese adoptees -- 22. Interracial marriage -- 23. Generational and cultural conflict -- The Asian American mosaic -- About the author -- Works cited -- Index.

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