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Author Lien, Pei-Te

Title The Political Participation of Asian Americans : Voting Behavior in Southern California
Published Florence : Routledge, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (201 pages)
Series Studies in Asian Americans Ser
Studies in Asian Americans Ser
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Tables; Figures; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; The Current Status: A Two-Tiered Picture; The Puzzle and Some Macro Answers; An Alternative Approach: Studying the Individuals; 2. Theories of Ethnicity and Political Participation; Definition of Key Concepts; Ethnicity; Asian American Panethnicity; Political Participation; Models of Minority Group Political Participation; Group Culture Model; Socioeconomic Model; Demographic Model; Socio-Psychological Model; Legal Constraint Model; 3. Methodology; Studying Asian American Political Participation
5. Another Look at Asian American Ethnicity: Integration of Korean Immigrants in Los Angeles, 1992Koreans in Los Angeles; Preliminary Observations from Summary Statistics; The Structure of Korean Immigrant Ethnicity; Results from Multiple Regression Analysis; 6. Does (Under- )Participation Matter?; The Issues; The Meaning of Participation Among Asian Americans; The Meaning of Asian Participation in a Comparative Perspective; 7. Conclusion; Summary of Findings; Political Parties; Ethnic Community Organizations; Ethnic Media; Appendices
A: Voting and Registration in the Elections of November 1992 and 1994B: A Comparison of Selected Characteristics of Asian Americans from Four Sources; C: A Comparison of Selected Characteristics of Korean Americans in Los Angeles County to the 1990 Census; D: Question Wording for the Surveys of Southern Californians and of Koreans in Los Angeles; E: The Korean American Perspective on inter-Group Relations in Los Angeles, February-March 1992; References; Index
The Need for Survey DataLimitations of Secondary Survey Analysis; Data; Method; Operational Definitions; Political Participation; (Pan)ethnicity-Function of Objective Background; (Pan)ethnicity-Function of Subjective Factors; The Structures of Panethnicity Across Racial/Ethnic Groups; 4. The Political Participation of Asian Americans in a Multiethnic Setting: Results of the Southern California Survey; Comparing Asian American to Other Racial/Ethnic Groups in the Aggregate; Understanding Asian American Participation in a Comparative Perspective; Sorting Out Correlates of Participation
Summary First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
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Subject Asian Americans -- California -- Ethnic identity
Asian Americans -- California -- Politics and government
Asian Americans -- California -- Social conditions
Political participation -- California.
Voting -- California
Asian Americans -- Ethnic identity.
Asian Americans -- Politics and government.
Asian Americans -- Social conditions.
Political participation.
Form Electronic book
Author Ng, Franklin
ISBN 1317776933