Serve The People By Karen L. Ishizuka



Serve The People By Karen L. Ishizuka


“Serve the People: Making Asian America in the Long Sixties” by Karen L. Ishizuka explores the Asian American movement in the 1960s and 1970s, highlighting activism, identity, and the fight for civil rights amidst social and political upheaval in the United States.

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  • Historical Context: The book delves into the social and political climate of the 1960s and 1970s in the United States, a period marked by significant civil rights movements and social change.
  • Asian American Activism: Ishizuka explores how Asian Americans played a pivotal role in the broader civil rights movements of the era, advocating for justice, equality, and recognition.
  • Identity and Community: The narrative examines the formation of Asian American identity and community solidarity amidst challenges of discrimination, stereotypes, and systemic racism.
  • Key Figures and Movements: The book profiles influential figures and organizations within the Asian American movement, highlighting their contributions to advocacy and social change.
  • Intersectionality: Ishizuka discusses the intersectional nature of activism, addressing issues of race, gender, class, and ethnicity within the Asian American experience and movement.
  • Legacy and Impact: “Serve the People” reflects on the lasting impact of the Asian American movement, its contributions to American society, and ongoing struggles for equality and social justice.

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Weight 580 g

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