A Companion to Asian American Studies by Kent A. Ono

By Kent A. Ono

A spouse to Asian American reviews is constituted of 20 formerly released essays that experience performed a major ancient function within the conceptualization of Asian American experiences as a box.

  • Essays are drawn from foreign guides, from the Nineteen Seventies to the current
  • Includes assurance of psychology, heritage, literature, feminism, sexuality, identification politics, our on-line world, popular culture, queerness, hybridity, and diasporic awareness
  • Features an invaluable advent by means of the editor reviewing the decisions, and outlining destiny chances for the sphere
  • Can be used along Asian American stories After serious Mass , edited via Kent A. Ono, for a whole connection with Asian American reports.
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    If the traits are no longer adaptive for attaining proclaimed goals, then they must be changed. 31 Stanley Sue and Derald W. Sue Our conclusion is not that Chinese-Americans have an extremely high rate of mental illness as Tom suggests in his Chinatown sample. We do feel, however, that the mental health needs of Chinese are sufficient to warrant great concern, especially since few individuals have addressed themselves to these needs. Attempts to rationalize the results on the grounds that the research instruments are culturally biased are no longer adequate.

    Apparently, she felt very hostile towards Chinese customs and especially the Chinese male, whom she described as introverted, passive, and sexually unattractive. Further exploration revealed a long-standing history of attempts to deny her Chinese ancestry by associating only with Caucasians. When in high school, Janet would frequently bring home white boyfriends which greatly upset her parents. It was as though she blamed her parents for being born a Chinese, and she used this method to hurt them.

    Kirk, Psychological Characteristics of Chinese-American Students. Paper submitted for publication, 1971. 18 S. Sue, and D. W. Sue, The Reflection of Culture Conflict in the Psychological Problems of Chinese Americans. Parts of this paper presented at the First National Conference on AsianAmerican Studies, Los Angeles, California, April, 1971. 19 D. C. Klein, Community Dynamics and Mental Health (New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1968), 13. 20 Sue and Sue, The Reflection of Culture Conflict. 34 CHAPTER TWO The Ghetto of the Mind: Notes on the Historical Psychology of Chinese America* Ben R.

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