Free book cd download The Changs Next Door to the Diazes: Remapping Race in Suburban California

The Changs Next Door to the Diazes: Remapping Race in Suburban California

The Changs Next Door to the Diazes: Remapping Race in Suburban California

by Wendy Cheng

Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 9780816679829
Pages: 304
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 8 Mb
Date posting: 2021-05-05
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U.S. suburbs are typically imagined to be predominantly white communities, but this is increasingly untrue in many parts of the country. Examining a multiracial suburb that is decidedly nonwhite, Wendy Cheng unpacks questions of how identity—especially racial identity—is shaped by place. She offers an in-depth portrait, enriched by nearly seventy interviews, of the San Gabriel Valley, not far from downtown Los Angeles, where approximately 60 percent of residents are Asian American and more than 30 percent are ...