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Asian American connective action in the age of social media : civic engagement, contested issues, and emerging identities

Title
Asian American connective action in the age of social media : civic engagement, contested issues, and emerging identities / James S. Lai.
ISBN
9781439919088
1439919089
9781439919095
1439919097
9781439919101
Publication
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Temple University Press, 2022.
Copyright Notice Date
©2022
Physical Description
xii, 211 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary
"Develops a 'connective action' model for Asian Americans to examine the relationship between social media platforms and civic engagement"-- Provided by publisher.
Other formats
Online version: Lai, James S. (James Siu-Fong), 1968- Asian American connective action in the age of social media Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2022
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
March 30, 2022
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Chapter 1. Logging On and Getting Civically Connected
Chapter 2. The Racial Paradox and Emerging Political Contours of Asian Americans: How Connective Action Challenges and Amplifies Them
Chapter 3. Conceptualizing a Model for Asian American Connective Action
Chapter 4. Case Study 1: The 2016 Trial of New York Police Department Officer Peter Liang and the Connective Action Mobilization by First Generation Chinese Americans
Chapter 5. Case Study 2: The Asian American Community's Online and Offline Affirmative Action Battle Over the 2012 California Senate Constitutional Amendment 5 Bill
Chapter 6. Case Study 3: Data Disaggregation and the 2016 California Assembly Bill 1726: How Connective Action Helped Determine the Narrative and Outcome
Chapter 7. Case Study 4: The 18 Million Rising Website and Its Role as an Online Conduit for Progressive Asian American Activism
Chapter 8. Case Study 5: The 2016 California Textbook Controversy: South Asian Americans and the #DontEraseIndia Campaign
Chapter 9. Case Study 6: Establishing World War II Korean Comfort Women Memorials in U.S. Cities and the Online Mobilization Against Them
Chapter 10. On the Virtues and Perils of Asian American Connective Action.
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