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SF State Strike Puts pressure on the system—act of resistance First Asian American campus uprising—1968-1969 Third world liberation front Demands: open admissions, school of ethnic studies, community control of education Main point: question structure of society o Change of Conscience “culture” and “politics” as connected not separate Key words: conscientiousness, theory, ideology,. .purpose: encourage asian am to become active participant Shift in Trends Corporate offensive of the mid 1970 Ecomonic crisis and staggering inflation Corporate executives blamed too much democracy Restore faith in free enterprise Changes in Asian America 1965 Immigration reform- increase AA pop. Growing poverty-esp refugees Advances- new enclaves created, rise of professional class, increase AAs in colleges Diversification of political viewpoints “model minority”- idea that Asians are the model minority. Sets Asians apart from other
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