Bindi V. Shah's Laotian Daughters: Working toward Community, Belonging, and PDF

By Bindi V. Shah

Laotian Daughters focuses on second-generation environmental justice activists in Richmond, California. Bindi Shah's pathbreaking ebook charts those younger women's efforts to enhance the degraded stipulations of their neighborhood and explores the methods their activism and political practices face up to the damaging stereotypes of race, classification, and gender linked to their ethnic group.

Using ethnographic observations, interviews, concentration teams, and archival info on their participation in Asian adolescence Advocates—a formative years management improvement project—Shah analyzes the kids' mobilization for social rights, cross-race family members, and negotiations of gender and inter-generational family members. She additionally addresses problems with ethnic early life, and immigration and citizenship and the way those form nationwide identities.

Shah eventually unearths that citizenship as a social perform isn't just an grownup event, and that ethnicity is an ongoing strength within the political and social identities of second-generation Laotians.

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