Asian American Studies 60B Lecture 4

Asian American Studies 60B Lecture 4 - Asian American...

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Asian American Studies 60B Lecture 4 Globalization 1945-1965; Nationalism in the US lead to political tension (institutional racism), economic tension (secondary service economy), and cultural tension over identity in the US. The US developed a masculine identity of conquering conflicts, and other countries took notice. Minorities and women in the US began to question the freedoms and equality they were offered during the war and after the war. Women began to lose their jobs, told to go back home. They did not follow these suggestions and fought to maintain their status in society. New students in the US were returning soldiers; they wanted certain rights to be able to obtain a college education. They also got help in buying homes and health care. Soldiers begin to learn Greek, Latin, and poetry. They figured that this was not useful and changed the criteria for obtaining a college degree. Planned communities began to sprout up due to the influx of people.
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This note was uploaded on 03/15/2010 for the course BIO SCI 97 07777 taught by Professor Yi during the Spring '10 term at UC Irvine.

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