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amst_saito_chapter_2 - Saito, Race and Politics, Chapter 2...

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Saito, Race and Politics , Chapter 2 Vocabulary : White privilege Racial hierarchies Whiteness Ethnography Citizens for Atlantic Square Restoration (CARE) Anglo culture Atlantic Square Mediterranean Economic/demographic transformation Good restaurants “China” Urbanization “American” Summary: Chapter 2 deals with the area of Monterey Park and its decision to remodel its Atlantic Square, which was a run-down shopping center. White and Latino residents mainly occupied Monterey Park, yet the Asian American influence was beginning to emerge. To make sure that Atlantic Square upheld what the white and Latino population wanted the organization CARE formed which was an organization to talk about the architecture, types of restaurants and stores, and lack of community input on the project. CARE became a leading organization in the project in voicing the people’s opinions, wants, and needs. Asian Americans were usually absent from many of CARE’s meetings, mainly
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This note was uploaded on 09/03/2009 for the course AMST 101gm taught by Professor Saito during the Fall '07 term at USC.

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