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ASA 2 Final Exam Review Sheet Identifications For each identification: (i) Thoroughly define the term (ii) State its specific source from the course materials (iii) Detail the term’s relevance to our understanding of Contemporary Asian American Studies. Provide context for your explanation. Labor paternalism Transnational households Ethnic enclave economy Ethnic-based models of identity Strategic essentialism Ethnic separatism Sa-I-Gu Heterogeneity Outsider Racialization Essay Questions Both Jennifer Lee and Edna Bonacich rely on cases studies to examine Korean immigrant entrepreneurship. Although they both focus on the same community, they have differing perspectives in their assessments and conclusions. What are the differences in perspective between the arguments presented by Lee and Bonacich? Be sure to explain any key concepts they each present in their analysis. Be concrete in your answers and provide examples as necessary for clarity. Explain David Palumbo-Liu’s theory regarding the liminal position of Asian
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Unformatted text preview: Americans in the United States. Are Asian Americans “white” or “black”? Provide at least three specific examples of when Asian Americans have been used to erase the relationship of inequality between whites and other people of color. • Is the Asian American family a site of oppression or resistance/support? Cite at least three specific examples from class readings and films, noting both cultural and structural forces in each example. • Drawing from the course materials , provide at least two specific examples of how Asian American men and two specific examples of how Asian American women have historically been represented in media. Explain the rise and prevalence of these stereotypes and discuss whether these images have changed or not changed over time. Finally, explain Espiritu and Shimizu's solutions to these stereotypes. How do these solutions differ?...
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