Resources for Teaching on APAs
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Christian Collet - University of California, Irvine
Political Science 129B
Asian Americans and California Politics
Pei-te Lien - University of California, Santa Barbara
As.Am. Studies / Political Science 160
Asian American Politics
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Selected List of Publications on Asian Pacific American Politics (by Pei-te Lien Oct. 2018)
*Modified by Loan Le Nov. 2018
Aoki, Andrew, and Pei-te Lien. Eds. 2018. Politics, Groups, and Identities 6(3): 331-527. (Special Issue on Asian Pacific American Politics). https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rpgi20/current?nav=tocList
Asian American Justice Center. 2012. A Community of Contrasts: Asian Americans in the United States 2011. Washington: Asian American Center for Advancing Justice.
Azuma, Eiichiro. 2005. Between Two Empires: Race, History, and Transnationalism in Japanese America. New York: Oxford University Press.
Chan, Sucheng. 1991. Asian Americans: An Interpretive History. Boston: Twayne Publishers.
-----. Ed. 2006. Chinese American Transnationalism: The Flow of People, Resources, and Ideas Between China and America During the Exclusion Era. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.
Chang, Edward. 1988. “Korean Community Politics in Los Angeles: The Impact of the Kwangju Uprising.” Amerasia Journal 14 (1): 51-67.
Chu, Judy. 1989. “Asian Pacific American Women in Mainstream Politics.” Pp. 405-421 in Asian Women United of California ed., Making Waves: An Anthology of Writings By and About Asian American Women. Boston: Beacon Press.
Collet, Christian, and Pei-te Lien. Eds. 2009. The Transnational Politics of Asian Americans. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.
Espiritu, Augusto. 2009. “Journeys of Discovery and Difference: Transnational Politics and the Union of Democratic Filipinos.” Pp. 64-93 in Christian Collet and Pei-te Lien eds., The Transnational Politics of Asian Americans. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.
Filler, Nicole, and Pei-te Lien. 2016. “Asian Pacific Americans in U.S. Politics: Gender and Pathways to Elected Office.” Pp. 218-233 in Nadia Brown and Sarah Allen Gershon eds., Distinct Identities: Minority Women in U.S. Politics. New York: Routledge.
Furuya, Hiroko, and Christian Collet. 2009. “Contested Nation: Vietnam and the Emergence of Saigon Nationalism in the United States.” Pp. 94-118 in Christian Collet and Pei-te Lien eds., The Transnational Politics of Asian Americans. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.
Grieco, Elizabeth, Yesenia Acosta, Patricia de la Cruz, Christine Gambino, Tom Gryn, Luke Larsen, Edward Trevelyan, and Nathan Walters. 2014. Foreign-Born Population of the United States: 2012. Washington: Bureau of the Census, CB14-TPS.44.
Haas, Michael. 1992. Institutional Racism: The Case of Hawaii. Westport, CT: Praeger.
Hajnal, Zoltan, and Taeku Lee. 2011. Why Americans Don't Join the Party: Race, Immigration, and the Failure (of Political Parties) to Engage the Electorate. Princeton: Princeton University Press.
Hardy-Fanta, Pei-te Lien, Dianne Pinderhughes, and Christine Sierra. 2016. Contested Transformation: Race, Gender and Political Leadership in Twenty-First Century America. New York: Cambridge University Press.
Harvie, Jeanette Yih, and Pei-te Lien. 2016. “Minority Voting in the United States: East Asian Americans.” Pp. 283-303 in Kyle Kreider and Thomas Baldino eds. Minority Voting in the United States, Vol. 2. Praeger.
Hoeffel, Elizabeth, Sonya Rastogi, Myoung Ouk Kim, and Hasan Shahid. 2012. The Asian Population: 2010. Washington: Bureau of the Census, 2010 Census Briefs, C2010BR-11.
Hosakawa, Bill. 1969. Nisei: The Quiet Americans, the Story of a People. New York: Morrow.
Jones, Jeffrey M. 2010. “Asian Americans Lean Left Politically: Asian Americans More Liberal Than Other Racial/Ethnic Groups.” <http://www.gallup.com/poll/125579/asian-americans-lean-left-politically.aspx>
Le, Loan and Su, Phi. 2018. "Party Identification and the Immigrant Cohort Hypothesis: The Case of Vietnamese Americans." Politics, Groups and Identities 6(5): 743-763.
Lai, James. 2011. Asian American Political Actions: Suburban Transformations. Boulder, CO: Lynn Rienner Publishers.
Li, Wei. 2008. Ethnoburb: The New Ethnic Community in Urban America. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press.
Lien, Pei-te. 2001. The Making of Asian America Through Political Participation. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.
-----. 2004. “Asian Americans and Voting Participation: Comparing Racial and Ethnic Differences in Recent U.S. Elections.” International Migration Review 38(2):493-517.
-----. 2006. “Transnational Homeland Concerns and Participation in U.S. Politics: A Comparison Among Immigrants from China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong.” Journal of Chinese Overseas 2 (1): 56–78.
-----. 2007. “Ethnic Homeland and Chinese Americans: Conceiving a Transnational Political Network.” Pp. 107-121 in Tan Chee Beng ed., Chinese Transnational Networks. New York and London: Rutledge.
-----. 2010. "Pre-emigration Socialization, Transnational Ties, and Political Participation Across the Pacific: A Comparison Among Immigrants from China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong." Journal of East Asian Studies 10(3): 453-482.
-----. 2011. “Race, Nativity, and the Political Participation of Asian and Other Americans.” Pp. 24-45 in David Ericson ed., The Politics of Inclusion and Exclusion: Identity Politics in Twenty-first Century America. New York: Routledge.
---. 2017. “The Political Participation of Asian Americans.” Pp. 355-366 in Cindy I-Fen Cheng eds., The Routledge Handbook of Asian American Studies. New York: Routledge.
----, and Jeanette Y. Harvie. 2018. “Unpacking Chinese America: The Political Participation of Taiwanese Americans in Early 21st Century U.S.” Journal of Asian American Studies 21(1):31-63.
-----, and Janelle Wong. 2009. “Like Latinos? Transnational Political Practices and their Correlates among Asian Americans.” Pp. 137-152 in Christian Collet and Pei-te Lien eds., The Transnational Politics of Asian Americans. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.
-----, M. Margaret Conway, and Janelle Wong. 2004. The Politics of Asian Americans. New York: Routledge.
-----, Christian Collet, Janelle Wong, and Karthick Ramakrishnan. 2001. “Asian Pacific American Politics Symposium: Public Opinion and Political Participation.” PS: Political Science & Politics XXXIV (3): 625-30.
Liu, Michael, Kim Geron, and Tracy Lai. 2008. The Snake Dance of Asian American Activism: Community, Vision, and Power. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.
Misha, Sangay. 2009. “The Limits of Transnational Mobilization: Indian American Lobby Groups and the India-US Nuclear Deal.” Pp. 174-194 in Christian Collet and Pei-te Lien eds., The Transnational Politics of Asian Americans. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.
Maeda, Daryl. 2012. Rethinking the Asian American Movement. New York: Routledge.
McClain, Charles. 1994. In Search of Equality: The Chinese Struggles Against Discrimination in Nineteen Century America. Berkeley: University of California Press.
Nagasawa, Richard. 1986. Summer Wind: The Story of an Immigrant Chinese Politician. Tuscon, AZ: Westernlore Press.
Ramakrishnan, Karthick, and Taeku Lee. 2012. "Public Opinion of a Growing Electorate: Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in 2012." http://www.naasurvey.com/resources/Home/NAAS12-sep25-election.pdf.
Verba, Sidney, Kay Schlozman, and Henry Brady. 1995. Voice and Equality: Civic Volunteerism in American Politics. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
Wei, William. 1993. The Asian American Movement. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.
Wong, Janelle, S. Karthick Ramakrishnan, Taeku Lee, and Jane Junn. 2011. Asian American Political Participation: Emerging Constituents and Their Political Identities. New York: Russell Sage Foundation.