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The cultural capital of Asian American studies : autonomy and representation in the university

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Chiang,Mark

Source:

New York University Press, New York, p.251 (2009)

Call Number:

Cubb E184 .A75 C494 2009

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8398194

Keywords:

Asian Americans--Ethnic identity, Asian Americans--Politics and government, Asian Americans--Study and teaching (Higher), Autonomy, Education, Ethnicity--Political aspects--United States, Ethnology--Study and teaching (Higher)--United States--Case studies, Higher--Political aspects--United States, Minorities--Study and teaching (Higher)--United States--Case studies

Abstract:

Contents: From cultural politics to cultural capital -- Contradictions in the emergence of ethnic studies -- Disciplinarity and the political identity of Asian American studies -- The political economy of minority literature -- Asian American cultural capital and the crisis of legitimation.