Book Review: Relationships Among Asian American Women. By J. L. Chin. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2000, 251 pp., $39.95 (hardcover)

Book Review: Relationships Among Asian American Women. By J. L. Chin. Washington, DC: American... P1: GVG/GAY P2: GDW/GIR Sex Roles [sers] PP229-343647 August 23, 2001 11:2 Style file version Nov. 19th, 1999 Sex Roles, Vol. 44, Nos. 7/8, 2001 Book Review Relationships Among Asian American Women. By J. L. Chin. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2000, 251 pp., $39.95 (hard- cover). Although the title of this edited book emphasizes relationships among Asian American women, it is an excellent reference for historical and contextual issues related to diverse Asian American women. Contributors are psycholo- gists mostly in private practice, with some chapters written by academics, and the editor contributing three chapters. After a forward from noted Japanese American feminist psychologist Reiko Homma True, the book has four main sections. The first section summarizes demographics about Asian American women, focusing on diversity (Jean Lau Chin) and social advocacy (Kem B. Louie). The second section focuses on sociopolitical and historical informa- tion, including attitudes toward Asian American women (Liang Tien), World War II’s impact on second generation Japanese American women (Donna K. Nagata), and domestic violence (Carolee GioaUyen Tran & Kunya Des Jardins). The third section focuses on biculturalism and dualism and includes chapters on ancestoral relationships (Christine Chao), mother–daughter re- lationships (J. Chin), Asian Indian http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sex Roles Springer Journals

Book Review: Relationships Among Asian American Women. By J. L. Chin. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2000, 251 pp., $39.95 (hardcover)

Sex Roles , Volume 44 (8) – Oct 3, 2004
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Kluwer Academic Publishers-Plenum Publishers
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Copyright © 2001 by Plenum Publishing Corporation
Subject
Psychology; Gender Studies; Sociology, general; Medicine/Public Health, general
ISSN
0360-0025
eISSN
1573-2762
D.O.I.
10.1023/A:1011938330646
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P1: GVG/GAY P2: GDW/GIR Sex Roles [sers] PP229-343647 August 23, 2001 11:2 Style file version Nov. 19th, 1999 Sex Roles, Vol. 44, Nos. 7/8, 2001 Book Review Relationships Among Asian American Women. By J. L. Chin. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2000, 251 pp., $39.95 (hard- cover). Although the title of this edited book emphasizes relationships among Asian American women, it is an excellent reference for historical and contextual issues related to diverse Asian American women. Contributors are psycholo- gists mostly in private practice, with some chapters written by academics, and the editor contributing three chapters. After a forward from noted Japanese American feminist psychologist Reiko Homma True, the book has four main sections. The first section summarizes demographics about Asian American women, focusing on diversity (Jean Lau Chin) and social advocacy (Kem B. Louie). The second section focuses on sociopolitical and historical informa- tion, including attitudes toward Asian American women (Liang Tien), World War II’s impact on second generation Japanese American women (Donna K. Nagata), and domestic violence (Carolee GioaUyen Tran & Kunya Des Jardins). The third section focuses on biculturalism and dualism and includes chapters on ancestoral relationships (Christine Chao), mother–daughter re- lationships (J. Chin), Asian Indian

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