Award-Winning Books: Asian American Studies

818 reg

Chinatown

The Socioeconomic Potential of an Urban Enclave

Min Zhou

316 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-56639-337-9 $34.95 Feb 95
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0417-6 $34.95 Feb 95

Honorable Mention, 1993 Robert E. Park Award, American Sociological Association

1332 reg

Claiming America

Constructing Chinese American Identities during the Exclusion Era

Edited by K. Scott Wong and Sucheng Chan

226 pages
6 x 9
4 tables

PB: 978-1-56639-576-2 $31.95 Jan 98
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0770-2 $31.95 Jan 98

Book Award from the Association for Asian American Studies, 2001

1888 reg

The Coolie Speaks

Chinese Indentured Laborers and African Slaves in Cuba

Lisa Yun

336 pages
6 x 9
6 tables, 3 figs., 1 halftones

PB: 978-1-59213-582-0 $31.95 Feb 09
HC: 978-1-59213-581-3 $61.50 Feb 08
Ebook: 978-1-59213-583-7 $31.95 Feb 08

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2008

1335 reg

Cultural Compass

Ethnographic Explorations of Asian America

Edited by Martin F. Manalansan, IV

272 pages
7 x 10
1 table 5 figures

PB: 978-1-56639-773-5 $33.95 Jun 00
HC: 978-1-56639-772-8 $88.50 Jun 00

Cultural Studies Book Award, given by the Association for Asian American Studies, 2000

1522 reg

Desis in the House

Indian American Youth Culture in New York City

Sunaina Marr Maira

256 pages
6 x 9
16 halftones

PB: 978-1-56639-927-2 $28.95 Feb 02
HC: 978-1-56639-926-5 $81.50 Feb 02
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0673-6 $28.95 Feb 02

Honorable Mention for the Lora Romero First Book Publication Prize from the American Studies Association, 2003

997 reg

The First Suburban Chinatown

The Remaking of Monterey Park, California

Timothy P. Fong

240 pages
6 x 9
14 tables, 2 figs., 8 halftones

PB: 978-1-56639-262-4 $35.95 Jul 94
HC: 978-1-56639-123-8 $85.50 Jan 94
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0463-3 $35.95

Donald H. Pflueger Local History Award, Historical Society of Southern California, 1999
Outstanding Book Award in the Social Sciences, Association for Asian American Studies, 1995

1906 reg

Hapa Girl

A Memoir

May-lee Chai

232 pages
5.5 x 8.25
12 halftones

PB: 978-1-59213-616-2 $26.95 Oct 08
HC: 978-1-59213-615-5 $66.50 Mar 07
Ebook: 978-1-59213-617-9 $26.95 Mar 07

Named one of the Notable Books in the Kiriyama Prize, 2008
Honorable Mention at the Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Awards, 2007

2184 reg

Laotian Daughters

Working toward Community, Belonging, and Environmental Justice

Bindi Shah

216 pages
6 x 9
1 tables

PB: 978-1-4399-0815-0 $31.95 Dec 11
HC: 978-1-4399-0813-6 $91.50 Dec 11
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0814-3 $31.95 Dec 11

Association for Asian American Studies' Outstanding Book Award in the category Social Science, 2014
Honorable Mention, Asia and Asian America Section of the American Sociological Association, 2013

1793 reg

Literary Gestures

The Aesthetic in Asian American Writing

Edited by Rocío G. Davis and Sue-Im Lee

248 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-59213-365-9 $32.95 Nov 05
HC: 978-1-59213-364-2 $81.50
Ebook: 978-1-59213-366-6 $32.95

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2006

2299 reg

Making a Global Immigrant Neighborhood

Brooklyn's Sunset Park

Tarry Hum

300 pages
6 x 9
15 tables, 7 halftones, 1 maps

PB: 978-1-4399-1091-7 $33.95 Jun 14
HC: 978-1-4399-1090-0 $90.50 Jun 14
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1092-4 $33.95 Jun 14

Honorable Mention from the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning's Paul Davidoff Award, 2015

1473 reg

The Making of Asian America through Political Participation

Pei-te Lien

312 pages
6 x 9
21 tables

PB: 978-1-56639-895-4 $32.95 Sep 01
HC: 978-1-56639-894-7 $86.50 Sep 01
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0543-2 $32.95 Sep 01

Best Book published in the areas of Political Participation, Voting, Elections, and Political Behavior in Racial/Ethnic Politics by the Organized Section on Race, Ethnicity, and Politics of the American Political Science Association, 2002

1741 reg

Mobilizing an Asian American Community

Linda Trinh Võ

304 pages
6 x 9
4 tables, 4 figs., 4 maps

PB: 978-1-59213-262-1 $30.95 Jun 04
HC: 978-1-59213-261-4 $81.50 Jun 04

Social Science Book Honorable Mention, Association for Asian American Studies, 2006

981 reg

Organizing Asian American Labor

The Pacific Coast Canned-Salmon Industry, 1870-1942

Chris Friday

296 pages
6 x 9
6 tables, 6 halftones

PB: 978-1-56639-398-0 $34.95 Aug 95
HC: 978-1-56639-139-9 $66.50 May 94
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0379-7 $34.95

Outstanding Book in History Award, Association for Asian American Studies, 1995

1265 reg

Performing Asian America

Race and Ethnicity on the Contemporary Stage

Josephine Lee

256 pages
6 x 9
21 halftones

PB: 978-1-56639-637-0 $30.95 Mar 98
HC: 978-1-56639-502-1 $34.95 Feb 97
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0670-5 $30.95 Feb 97

Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association of Asian American Studies Conference, 2016

889 reg

The Politics of Diversity

Immigration, Resistance, and Change in Monterey Park, California

John Horton

296 pages
6 x 9
13 tables, 19 halftones, 3 maps

PB: 978-1-56639-328-7 $30.95 Jul 95
HC: 978-1-56639-327-0 $69.95 Jul 95
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0642-2 $32.95

Robert E. Park Award, Community and Urban Section of the American Sociological Association, 1996

1390 reg

Q & A

Queer in Asian America

edited by David L. Eng and Alice Y. Hom

445 pages
7 x 10


PB: 978-1-56639-640-0 $45.95 Aug 98
HC: 978-1-56639-639-4 $85.50 Aug 98
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1907-1 $45.95 Dec 18

Book Award from The Association for Asian American Studies, 2001
Honorable Mention for Outstanding Books Awards, Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights in North America, 1999
Lambda Literary Award for Best Book in Lesbian and Gay Anthologies/Non-Fiction, 1998

2061 reg

Searching for Mr. Chin

Constructions of Nation and the Chinese in West Indian Literature

Anne-Marie Lee-Loy

198 pages
5.5 x 8.5


HC: 978-1-4399-0130-4 $46.50 May 10
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0132-8 $46.50 May 10

Gordon K. and Sybil Lewis Book Award, 2011

2122 reg

Sweating Saris

Indian Dance as Transnational Labor

Priya Srinivasan

238 pages
6 x 9
6 halftones

PB: 978-1-4399-0430-5 $31.95 Nov 11
HC: 978-1-4399-0429-9 $76.50 Nov 11
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0431-2 $31.95 Nov 11

Emory Elliott Book Award, 2012

958 reg

To Save China, To Save Ourselves

The Chinese Hand Laundry Alliance of New York

Renqiu Yu

253 pages
6 x 9
8 figs.

PB: 978-1-56639-395-9 $34.95 Sep 95
HC: 978-0-87722-996-4 $67.50 Oct 92
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0771-9 $34.95 Oct 92

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 1994
Philadelphia Book Clinic Certificate of Award, 1993
Outstanding Book in History Award, Association for Asian American Studies, 1993

1706 reg

The World Next Door

South Asian American Literature and the Idea of America

Rajini Srikanth

304 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-59213-081-8 $29.95 Jul 04

Cultural Studies Book Award, Association for Asian American Studies, 2006
Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2005