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Filipino Americans
Transformation and Identity

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Ethnic Studies (General)

July 1997 | 368 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
When Asian Americans are discussed in the media the reference is often to people of Chinese or Japanese descent. However, the largest Asian American ethnic group is Filipino, a group of which little is known or written, despite its long-standing history with the United States.

This interdisciplinary analysis rectifies this dearth of information by addressing ethnic identity, the impact of different colonizations on ethnic identity, personal and family relationships, mental health, race and racism. In addition, the sociopolitical context is examined in each chapter, making the volume useful as a foundational tool for hypothesis generation, empirical research, policy analysis and planning, and literature review.

Fred Cordova
Foreword
Maria P P Root
Introduction
Peter Bacho
The Tragic Sense of Filipino History
Juanita Tamayo Lott
Demographic Changes Transforming the Filipino American Community
Antonio J A Pido
Macro/Micro Dimensions of Filipino Immigration to the United States
Nilda Rimonte
Colonialism's Legacy
The Inferiorizing of the Filipino  
Leny Mendoza Strobel
Coming Full Circle
Narratives of Decolonization among Post-1965 Filipino Americans  
Maria P P Root
Contemporary Mixed-Heritage Filipino Americans
Fighting Colonized Identities  
Linda A Revilla
Filipino American Identity
Transcending the Crisis  
Concepcion A Montoya
Living in the Shadows
The Undocumented Immigrant Experience of Filipinos  
Raquel Z Ordoñez
Mail-Order Brides
An Emerging Community  
Cynthia C Mejia-Giudici
Part of the Community
A Profile of Deaf Filipino Americans in Seattle  
Theodore S Gonzalves
The Day the Dancers Stayed
On Filipino Cultural Nights  
Jon Y Okamura and Amefil R Agbayani
Pamantasan
Filipino American Higher Education  
Allan L Bergano and Barbara L Bergano-Kinney
Images, Roles and Expectations of Filipino Americans by Filipino Americans
Rick Bonus
Homeland Memories and Media
Filipino Images and Imaginations in America  
M Evelina Galang
Deflowering the Sampaguita
Trinity A Ordona et al
Tomboy, Dyke, Lezzie and Bi
Filipina Lesbian and Bisexual Women Speak Out  
Martin F Manalansan IV
At the Frontiers of Narrative
The Mapping of Filipino Gay Men's Lives in the United States  
Antonio T Tiongson, Jr
Throwing the Baby Out with the Bathwater
Situating Young Filipino Mothers and Fathers Beyond the Dominant Discourse on Adolescent Pregnancy  
Jacqueline T Jamero Berganio, Leonardo A Tacata Jr and Peter M Jamero
The Prevalence and Impact of Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs on Filipino American Communities
Emilie Gaborne Dearing
The Family Tree
Dicovering Oneself  
Peter M Jamero
The Filipino American Young Turks of Seattle
A Unique Experience in the American Sociopolitical Mainstream  
Felix I Rodriguez
Filipino Americans and Ecology
New Challenges in the Global Future  
Thelma B Burgonio-Watson
Filipino Spirituality
An Immigrant's Perspective  

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