Offering a broad overview of the Asian American experience, Asian Americans provides an accessible resource for all students interested in the expanding and important Asian American population. While historical information is provided for each group, the main focus is on the variables and issues that impact Asian American life today. The scholars who author the chapters look at topics such as labor force participation and economic status, educational achievements, intermarriage, intergroup relations, and settlement patterns. Photo essays help to enhance the presentations.

The Socioeconomic Attainments of Asian Americans

The socioeconomic attainments of Asian Americans
ArthurSakamoto and YuXie

In this chapter, we summarize what is known about the socioeconomic attainments of Asian Americans. By socioeconomic attainment, we refer to the possession of scarce economic resources and social characteristics that are valued in society. ...

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