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Asian American 20A Lecture October 31, 2008 1. The Consolidation of Communities - CA: prevented aliens from 12 occupations (attorneys, pharmacists, teachers, etc) 2. The Growth and Emergence of an American-born Generation - Opportunities and constraints: right to become American citizens, but still restrictions  in labor market - “second-generation dilemma’ - 1935 –Chinese Digest; Chinese Times - Chinese American Citizens Alliance (1915): publishes the Chinese Times - Vehicles being established: media - “structure of opportunity” 3. Patterns of Economic and social Discrimination - 4. Edward K. Strong and “Vocational Guidance” - Strong vocational interest blank test: what jobs you may be suited to do - There should be a relationship between the kinds of occupations the society needs  and the talent available to fulfill those demands
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Unformatted text preview: -A lot of people have aspirations, but might not be suited to it problem in society: mismatch-Efficient society: people cut out to do those jobs, employed in those jobs-it is quite likely that some Japanese planning to enter these four professions really belong in farmingagriculture offers the greatest opportunity for employment, the establishment of homes, and the chance to prosper. The Second Generation Japanese Problem (1934)-The mere fact of being Japanese is an asset in itself in certain situations, particularly if it is accompanied by a pleasing personality. Certain exclusive retail organizations employ Japanese to lend atmosphere to an establishment....
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