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The new Chinatown

Peter Kwong

The new Chinatown

by Peter Kwong

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Published by Hill and Wang in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Chinatown (New York, N.Y.),
  • New York (N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • Chinese Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Economic conditions,
    • Chinatown (New York, N.Y.) -- Economic conditions,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- Economic conditions

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPeter Kwong.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF128.68.C47 K96 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 198 p. ;
      Number of Pages198
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2385166M
      ISBN 100809072556
      LC Control Number87014068
      OCLC/WorldCa15857512

      ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vi, pages ; 21 cm: Contents: Introduction --The old chinatown ghettoes --Economic boom in New York's Chinatown --The woes of foreign capital --A model minority community --Chinatown's informal political structure --Tongs, gangs, and the godfather --The community and government institutions --The Chinese and the . Focusing on N.Y.C.'s Chinese ghetto, activist/academician Kwong (Pol. Sci./SUNY at Old Westbury) explores the socioeconomy of the nation's second-largest immigrant group. Kwong's polemic leans to the left; his aim is to explode myths, thus making room for an activist program able to revamp the archaic structure of America's Chinatowns, Myth #1: Chinatowns are a voluntary association of.

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