Debra Woo (2000)

Debra Woo (2000) - Debra Woo(2000 I II Le cture 24 As ian...

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3/1/12 Debra Woo (2000) 1/2 www2.fiu.edu/Agirardc/4700±sian.24.htm Lecture 24. Asian Americans I. Demog: 3 rd largest minor; @ 9.9 mil 2000;4% US pop.;1990, 3%; 1980, 1.5% A. Foreign born: 63% APA¶s > Hispanics (36% for born) vs. 8% of U.S. II. Model Minority? Are cultural factors the primary reason for success? A. media image:¶ 66, US News, NY Times compare blacks to Chinese model B. bimodal distribution: APAs concentrate at extremes—high/low SES C. Geo: metro areas hi cost liv states: 3/5 in 3 states: NY, CA, Hawaii i. num wage earners: >Asian households; also unpaid family D. Structural variables explaining higher education and status: i. pre-immigration: training or commercial exper, access to capital ii. Fam borrowing: provide $ for educ pursuits or business ventures iii. Rotate credit assoc: +some access large-scale venture capital firms iv. Entrepreneurialism (self-employ) creates launching pad v. Struc barrier aid self-emp: lang barrier, no transfer credent/deg 1.Why no black business?:
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