Filipino Americans: Transformation and Identity by Maria P. P. Root

By Maria P. P. Root

When Asian american citizens are mentioned within the media the reference is usually to humans of chinese language or jap descent. even if, the biggest Asian American ethnic staff is Filipino, a bunch of which little is understood or written regardless of its long-standing historical past with the USA.

This interdisciplinary research rectifies this dearth of data by way of addressing ethnic identification, the influence of alternative colonizations on ethnic id, own and kin relationships, psychological wellbeing and fitness, race, and racism. additionally, the sociopolitical context is tested in every one bankruptcy, making the quantity worthwhile as a foundational instrument for speculation iteration, empirical learn, coverage research and making plans, and literature assessment.

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