Is political apathy a problem for contemporary Asian American students? Does Asian American student activism have a place within qpeople of colorq identity politics? How does it fit within the historical legacy of Asian American activism during the 1960s and 1970s? An alternative to these paradigms, and indeed, the purpose of this study, is to suggest understandings of activism toward social justice rooted in personal experiences. That is, rather than preserving and promoting a mold for student activism---a qtop-downq approach---dictated by the historical legacy of Asian American activism, this dissertation proposes a dialogical method where theory, specifically women of color feminism, informs an analysis of contemporary Asian American student activism and where students' experiences inform theories for imagining relevant modes of activism and social justice.I remember asking my mom what it was in English. She would try to explain it ... In ninth grade my English teacher assigned: write an essay describing your most frightening experience, your most embarrassing, whatever. So it was supposed to anbsp;...
|Title||:||Relevant Activism: Contexts, Challenges, and Possibilities for Asian American Students|
|Author||:||Jennifer Youn Mi Chung|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2009|