Week6 - On "Interethnic Tensions and Alliances in the...

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On “Interethnic Tensions and Alliances in the 1920s and 1930s” Asian American Studies 20A Professor Catherine Ceniza Choy
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On Gender Conceptualize gender broadly (not solely as “women”) Both men and women are gendered subjects Both men and women are subject to social norms of masculine and feminine behavior
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On Sexuality Conceptualize sexuality broadly (not solely as sexual identity or preference, e.g. heterosexual, gay, or lesbian) Consider sexualized norms of behavior (for example, behaviors such as marriage, children, a single detached home) Nayan Shah, Contagious Divides: Epidemics and Race in San Francisco’s Chinatown (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2001) Shah’s concept of “queer domesticity” refers to alternative domestic arrangements such as multiple men living together without women and children or multiple women and children living together without husbands and fathers
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Anti-Miscegenation Laws in Asian American History: see Rachel F. Moran,
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