Academic journal article Asian American Policy Review

From the Editors

Academic journal article Asian American Policy Review

From the Editors

Article excerpt

With the presidential primaries at its heated peak, the entire nation is talking about change and reform. It is at such a time, however, that we at AAPR found it fitting and perhaps necessary to take heed of the old wisdom that lessons for the future are frequently learned from the past. We want to invite you into the collaborative effort of taking a step back to see what our policy community has already done, for better and for worse, before deciding where we should go next.

Thus, our theme this year is "Looking Forward through the Past: Defining Future Challenges in Asian American Policy."

In this issue, you will find a range of articles, interviews, and commentaries that illuminate our theme in different ways. In the academic research section, you will find authors present rigorous, original analyses of past policies or decisions in the education, political, business, and management sectors and provide recommendations for improvement.

In our interview section, we spoke with a diverse range of leaders and pioneers in fields of U.S. politics, mass media, and film production, and a living survivor of the tragedy of North Korean separated families. Each of these individuals open up about the barriers they had to overcome in the past and how being an Asian American influences, changes, and defines the current and future meaning of their experiences in each of their sectors.

Our commentary section includes pieces on the evolution and future place of the Asian American voting bloc as well as a film review of Journey from the Fall, which captures parts of the Vietnamese American experience not covered by history books. …

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