Award Winning Books: 2001

Claiming America

Constructing Chinese American Identities during the Exclusion Era

Edited by K. Scott Wong, and Sucheng Chan

Book Award from the Association for Asian American Studies, 2001

A collection of essays that recovers the lives and experiences of individuals who staked their claim to Chinese American identity

226 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 tables


Language Policy and Identity Politics in the United States

Ronald Schmidt Sr.

"Best Book Award" from the American Political Science Association Section on Race, Ethnicity and Politics for the category of "Public Policies, Legal and Social Analysis of Racial and Ethnic Politics", 2001

An engaging discussion about the use of English and other languages in the United States

296 pages | 6 x 9 | 14 tables


Paper Son

One Man's Story

Tung Pok Chin, with Winifred C. Chin

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2001

A rare, first person account of an experience shared by thousands of Chinese

184 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 16 halftones


Q & A

Queer in Asian America

Edited by David L. Eng, and Alice Y. Hom

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

A spirited collection of essays, personal testimonies, fiction, and art on what it means to be queer in Asian-America now

445 pages | 7 x 10


Striking Steel

Solidarity Remembered

Jack Metzgar

Winner of the Sidney Hillman Foundation Award, 2001

A middle-class son remembers his father's union and the steel strike of 1959

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 tables, 1 figure, 16 halftones


Veils and Daggers

A Century of <u>National Geographic</u>'s Representation of the Arab World

Linda Steet

The American Educational Studies Association (AESA) Critics’ Choice Award, 2001

Critically unpacks National Geographic's portrayal of the Arab World

224 pages | 6 x 9 | 34 halftones