Transferred intent - the pervasivness of hate crimes, Michelle Yoshida-- the interrelationships between anti-Asian violence and Asian America, Victor M. Hwang-- hate crime on the Internet - the University of California, Irvine Case, Mavis Lee-- from Vincent Chin to Kuan Chung Ko - restoring the dignity to their lives, Eric Mar-- some substitute stories out of school, Ashok Mathur-- fire at my face - growing up immigrant, Ritz Chow-- am I beautiful now?, Jia Ling-- newly immigrated to America - a narrative of violence, Misa Joo-- to serve and protect, Terry Watada-- my noose, Doug A. Tang.
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This volume discusses the multidimensional impacts of crimes and racial hatred in the lives of Asian people living in North America. It reflects on the relationship between the physical or verbal acts and issues of ethnic identity, social history, law, sexuality, language and violence, institutionalized racism, immigration, family and other important issues. Some of the contributors write in a narrative style to blend personal experience with social theory or political commentary. (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Violent and sometimes fatal acts of racial hatred are drawing increasing attention around the nation. Asian American and Asian Canadian authors discuss the impacts of racial crime, exploring the relationship between the physical or verbal acts to issues of ethnic identity, civil rights of immigrants, Internet racism, sexual violence, language and violence, economic scapegoating, and police brutality. They offer suggestions for combating hate crime with coalition building and community resisatnce, as well as legal prosecution and police training. The compelling narratives are a valuable resource for courses in Asian American studies, race and ethnic studies, sociology, criminology, and for anyone who wants to understand racial violence in North America. Visit our website for sample chapters!. (source: Nielsen Book Data)