Ethnic Studies Review

Ethnic Studies Review is a magazine focusing on Social Sciences

Articles from Vol. 30, No. 1/2, Winter

Affirmative Action in College Admissions: A Compelling Need and a Compelling Warning
Introduction. Higher education has been historically recognized as the very door to opportunity and success for our nation's youths and future leaders. Following the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s, the cry and pressure for access to America's...
Canadian Multiculturalism Ideology: Mere Tolerance or Full Acceptance
IntroductionSeptember 11, 2001 will forever be etched in the memory of Canadians who were deeply affected by the events of that day. This cataclysmic occurrence had a pivotal place not only upon the private troubles of those directly related but also...
Chinese Americans and the Borderland Experience on Golden Mountain: The Development of a Chinese American Identity in the Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood among Ghosts
In The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts, Maxine Hong Kingston tells the story of her immigrant family and their efforts to rise above their working-class status in America, which optimistic Chinese regard as the Golden Mountain. The...
Diversity as an Orientalist Discourse
The goal of promoting diversity is deep-rooted in the post-civil rights activities of U.S. educational institutions. Universities across the country attempt to foster diversity by seeking a diverse student body, creating initiatives that promote diversity,...
Editor's Notes
This double issue features a range of articles which explore topics, issues and subject matter important to ethnic studies scholars, students, and the general public. In an important interdisciplinary way, these articles are each interdisciplinary explorations...
"For a Few Days We Would Be Residents in Africa": Jessie Redmon Fauset's "Dark Algiers the White"
"The battle ground of the race is no longer-bounded by America's shores. Today, It is the world"from "The American Negro and Foreign Opinion", William S. NelsonThe Crisis, August 1923American scholarship on the Harlem Renaissance has, until recently,...
Petit Apartheid and the "Tb" Syndrome: Police Racial Profiling of Chicana/o Youths in San Jose, California
I like to go out on Friday nights and Saturday nights and join up with my homies and walk around the hot spots and get some food. I like to check out the girls and see if I can get something going with them. But every weekend the cops stop me. What the...
Signing and Signifyin': Negotiating Deaf and African American Identities1
For individuals who are both African American and Deaf finding a place to belong is a process of navigating their many cultural identities. In this paper I explore the following questions: where do individuals who are African American and Deaf find and...
"Their Sleep Is to Be Desecrated": The Central Valley Project and the Wintu People of Northern California, 1938-1943
O, white man, take the land of ours,Guard well its hills, streams, and bowers,Guard well the Mounds where Wintoons sleep,Guard well these canyons wild and deep.Alfred C. Gillis, "To The Wenem Mame River" Excerpt1The morning of July 14, 1944, was intended...
The Ties That Bind: Asian American Communities without "Ethnic Spaces" in Southeast Michigan
INTRODUCTIONAccording to the 2000 census, over 12 million Asian Americans, almost 70 percent of them either immigrants who came to the U.S. after 1970 or their children, comprised an ethnically and socioeconomically diverse population that was more regionally...