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  1. Asian American Women and Men: Labor, Laws, and Love (Gender Lens)
    Asian American Women and Men: Labor, Laws, and Love (Gender Lens)
    Asian American Women and Men: Labor, Laws, and Love (Gender Lens)
    Asian American Women and Men: Labor, Laws, and Love (Gender Lens)
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  2. Asian American Women and Men: Labor, Laws, and Love (Gender Lens)

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Labor, laws, and love. Yen Le Espiritu explores how racist and gendered labor conditions and immigration laws have affected relations between and among Asian American women and men. Asian American Men and Women documents how the historical and contemporary oppression of Asians in the United States has (re)structured the balance of power between Asian American women and men and shaped their struggles to create and maintain social institutions and systems of meaning. Espiritu emphasizes how race, gender, and class, as categories of difference, do not parallel but instead intersect and confirm one other.

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Yen Le Espiritu
Brand: Rowman n Littlefield Publishers
Used Book in Good Condition
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

I really enjoyed reading this book. Even though, I "knew" the political and societal situations of Asian Americans in the United States, it still was an eye opener. This book gave me an oppertunity to understand some of my believes and how they were formed. I think it is a must read for everyone who is from Asian decent and who would like to understand the Asian American experiences. The author did a wonderful job of integrating all aspects of Asian culture. I highly recommend this book.
Once again Professor Espiritu has written a book that not only conveys the Asian American experience but more importantly the human experience. This book is for those of us who live the Asian American experience and for those willing to educate themselves about our country's racial heirarchy compounded by the disparity between genders.
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