Publisher: Columbia University Press (July 15, 2002)
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even supposing stereotypically portrayed as educational and monetary achievers, Asian americans usually stay in poverty, underserved via human prone, undercompensated within the team, and topic to discrimination. even supposing frequently perceived as a unmarried, homogenous team, there are major changes among Asian American cultures that have an effect on their adventure. Segal, an Asian American immigrant herself, analyzes Asian immigration to the united states, together with immigrants' purposes for leaving their nations, their charm to the united states, the problems they face in modern U.S. society, and the heritage of public attitudes and coverage towards them. Segal observes that the profile of the Asian American is formed not just by way of the immigrants and their descendents yet through the nation's reaction to their presence.