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Being Japanese American

Being Japanese American Author Gil Asakawa
ISBN-10 9781611720228
Release 2015
Pages 191
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A celebration of JA culture: facts, recipes, songs, words, and memories that every JA will want to share.

Encyclopedia of Asian American Issues Today

Encyclopedia of Asian American Issues Today Author Edith Wen-Chu Chen
ISBN-10 0313347514
Release 2010
Pages 1005
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This two volume encyclopedia set focuses on the full expanse of contemporary Asian American experiences in the United States. Drawing on over two decades of research, it takes an unprecedented look at the major issues confronting the Asian American community as a whole, and the specific ethnic identities within that community -- from established groups such as Chinese, Japanese, and Korean Americans to newer groups such as Cambodian and Hmong Americans. The volumes offer 110 entries on the current state of affairs, controversies, successes, and outlooks for future for Asian Americans. The set is divided into 11 thematic sections including diversity and demographics; education; health; identity; immigrants, refugees, and citizenship; law; media; politics; war; work and economy; youth, family, and the aged. Contributors include leading experts in the fields of Asian American studies, education, public health, political science, law, economics, and psychology.

How to Be an American Housewife

How to Be an American Housewife Author Margaret Dilloway
ISBN-10 110118924X
Release 2010-08-05
Pages 352
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A mother-daughter story about the strong pull of tradition, and the lure and cost of breaking free of it. When Shoko decided to marry an American GI and leave Japan, she had her parents' blessing, her brother's scorn, and a gift from her husband-a book on how to be a proper American housewife. As she crossed the ocean to America, Shoko also brought with her a secret she would need to keep her entire life... Half a century later, Shoko's plans to finally return to Japan and reconcile with her brother are derailed by illness. In her place, she sends her grown American daughter, Sue, a divorced single mother whose own life isn't what she hoped for. As Sue takes in Japan, with all its beauty and contradictions, she discovers another side to her mother and returns to America unexpectedly changed and irrevocably touched.

Here Comes the Sun

Here Comes the Sun Author Leza Lowitz
ISBN-10 9781611729139
Release 2015-06-01
Pages 264
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At 44, a Berkeley-raised American woman teaching yoga in Japan seeks to adopta story of triumphant love for families everywhere."

500 Essential Graphic Novels

500 Essential Graphic Novels Author Gene Kannenberg
ISBN-10 9780061474514
Release 2008-08-05
Pages 528
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500 Essential Graphic Novels is an all-in-one guide to this exciting form of visual literature. Including more than 350 authors and 400 artists, this lush volume contains an essential mix of some of the finest visually-stunning stories of our time. From politically-charged non-fiction sagas to imaginative fantasy tales, this ultimate guide has something to satisfy everyone's taste. The first of its kind, this book focuses on each graphic novel separately, honing in on art technique, style and prose, plus an age rating system so parents will know what is suitable for their children. Chapters are divided by genre, complete with individual plot synopses and star-scaled reviews for each book, providing the reader with a concise and balanced understanding of today's best graphic novels.

Part Asian 100 Hapa

Part Asian  100  Hapa Author Kip Fulbeck
ISBN-10 9780811875806
Release 2010-07-01
Pages 264
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Once a derogatory label derived from the Hawaiian word for half, Hapa is now being embraced as a term of pride by many people of Asian or Pacific Rim mixed-race heritage. Award-winning film producer and artist Kip Fulbeck has created a forum in word and image for Hapas to answer the question they're nearly always asked: "What are you?" Fulbeck's frank, head-on portraits are paired with the sitters' own statements of identity. A work of intimacy, beauty, and powerful self-expression, Part Asian, 100% Hapa is the book Fulbeck says he wishes he had growing up. An introduction to the rest of the world and an affirmation for Hapas themselveswho now number in the millions—it offers a new perspective on a rapidly growing population.

A New Era in Focus Group Research

A New Era in Focus Group Research Author Rosaline S. Barbour
ISBN-10 9781137586148
Release 2017-08-18
Pages 433
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This volume provides a critical approach to using focus groups, examining how focus groups have been utilized to research a diverse set of research questions covering a broad spectrum of substantive fields. The collection acknowledges the tensions between different research traditions, disciplinary emphases, funding climates, cultural, political, and ethical contexts, and the ever-changing policy backdrop. Contributors to this book encourage researchers to question and surmount disciplinary and terminological labels and disputes in order to capitalize on the full potential of focus groups, to illuminate the complex collaborative processes involved in forming, debating, contesting, and revising opinions; making decisions; and forging identities. The four sections that comprise this collection address, respectively, using focus groups in novel contexts; employing focus groups in mixed methods research designs; innovations in generating focus group data; and new theoretical developments. A New Era in Focus Group Research will be of interest to students and scholars across disciplines as well as focus group practitioners outside of academia.

Phenomenology of Human Understanding

Phenomenology of Human Understanding Author Brian Cronin
ISBN-10 9781498292832
Release 2017-05-09
Pages 300
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The problem of human knowing has been foundational for the enterprise of philosophy since the time of Descartes. The great philosophers have offered different accounts of the power and limits of human knowing but no generally acceptable system has emerged. Contemporary writers have almost given up on this most intractable issue. In this book, Brian Cronin suggests using the method of introspective description to identify the characteristics of the act of human understanding and knowing. Introspection--far from being private and unverifiable--can be public, communal, and verifiable. If we can describe our dreams and our feelings, then, we can describe our acts of understanding. Using concrete examples, one can identify the activities involved--namely, questioning, researching, getting an idea, expressing a concept, reflecting on the evidence and inferring a conclusion. Each of these activities can be described clearly and in great detail. If we perform these activities well, we can understand and know both truth and value. The text invites readers to verify each and every statement in their own experience of understanding. This is a detailed and verifiable account of human knowing: an extremely valuable contribution to philosophy and a solution to the foundational problem of knowing.

Becoming an Academic Writer

Becoming an Academic Writer Author Patricia Goodson
ISBN-10 9781483376271
Release 2016-03-01
Pages 296
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With its friendly, step-by-step format, Becoming an Academic Writer by Patricia Goodson helps writers improve their writing by engaging in deep and deliberate practice—a type of practice adopted by expert performers in areas such as sports or music. Featuring 50 exercises, this practical, self-paced guide is flexibly organized so readers can either work their way through all of the exercises in order or focus on the specific areas where they need additional practice building their skills. The Second Edition is enhanced by a new appendix on literature review, new feature boxes, and new chapter summaries.

Library Journal

Library Journal Author
ISBN-10 IND:30000093087132
Release 2004
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Library Journal has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Library Journal also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Library Journal book for free.

White Washing American Education The New Culture Wars in Ethnic Studies 2 volumes

 White  Washing American Education  The New Culture Wars in Ethnic Studies  2 volumes Author Denise M. Sandoval
ISBN-10 9781440832567
Release 2016-10-03
Pages 614
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Recent attacks on Ethnic Studies, revisionist actions in curriculum content, and anti-immigrant policies are creating a new culture war in America. This important work lays out the current debates—both in K–12 and higher education—to uncover the dangers and to offer solutions. • Presents an innovative exploration of the new culture wars that address the various debates and views on Ethnic Studies that are under attack in American education, both in grades K–12 and in higher education • Provides information and insights presented by outstanding editors and contributors who are influential in the field • Includes case studies of Ethnic Studies at risk in higher education as well as personal narratives regarding the challenges and struggles of Ethnic Studies scholars and practitioners • Suggests solutions for strengthening diverse curricula in K–12 classrooms and in higher education classrooms

Color Japan Color Therapy

Color Japan  Color Therapy Author Star Books
ISBN-10 1518646573
Release 2015-10-16
Pages 64
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Japan has a rich cultural and artistic history spanning thousands of years. Enjoy the colorful Japanese artistic tradition in this coloring book. Color Japan features a wealth of fine details, perfect for exploring with your finest art supplies. You're sure to get hours of enjoyment out of this beautiful coloring book inspired by traditions, folk festivals, and life in Japan. This is the perfect way to relax after a long, stressful day!

Principles of Meat Science

Principles of Meat Science Author Elton D. Aberle
ISBN-10 0787247200
Release 2001
Pages 354
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Principles of Meat Science has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Principles of Meat Science also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Principles of Meat Science book for free.

The Four Immigrants Manga

The Four Immigrants Manga Author Henry (Yoshitaka) Kiyama
ISBN-10 1880656337
Release 1998-10-01
Pages 152
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A visual chronicle of the author's experiences as an immigrant in San Francisco in the early 1900s

How to Take a Japanese Bath

How to Take a Japanese Bath Author Leonard Koren
ISBN-10 0962813796
Release 1992
Pages 40
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Drawn in an adult Japanese comic book style, this book is a guide to exotic ritual as well as a curious objet.

Biblical Foundations of Spirituality

Biblical Foundations of Spirituality Author Barbara Ellen Bowe
ISBN-10 9780742531567
Release 2003-01-01
Pages 221
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Biblical Foundations of Spirituality offers seekers guidance on what to read, how to read, and why to read the Bible as a source of spiritual nourishment. Informed by the latest scholarship, this book makes the Bible more intelligible and "user friendly" for contemporary audiences by stressing the spiritual dimension of the search for God evident in our biblical ancestors and showing how the Bible can be a friend and companion in our search for God today.


Money Author Tris Dixon
ISBN-10 9780857908438
Release 2017-09-21
Pages 384
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Fully updated to include Mayweather’s battle with UFC star Conor McGregor, reaching the historic 50-0 fight victories that take him past heavyweight legend Rocky Marciano’s long-held record. Floyd Mayweather Jr’s father was a boxer, as were his two uncles. His dad also dealt drugs and one day brought his work home with him, when he used his son as a human shield to stop a rival dealer from shooting him. The gunman instead shot his father in the leg, curtailing his own ring career. This is the only biography of the planet’s wealthiest sports star – and one of the world’s most controversial. With exclusive interviews with Mayweather’s friends, family, entourage, combined with Tris Dixon’s expert knowledge of the sport, this remains an essential purchase for sports fans. Floyd Mayweather Jr has never married, has four children by two women, and is a habitual gambler, known to win and lose millions on a single half of US football or basketball. He is obsessed with money, almost as obsessed as he is about protecting his unbeaten record and his staggering aim to go 49 professional bouts without defeat, to match the achievements of the great Rocky Marciano, a goal that he intends to achieve in late 2015, just shy of his 40th birthday. Tris Dixon explores his extraordinary life story in this searing, insightful and often brutal exposé of one of the greatest athletes the world has ever seen.