2. A Theory of Asian Immigration.
3. Pre-1965 Asian Immigration.
4. Post-1965 Asian Immigration.
5. Impacts of Asian Immigration on U.S. Society.
6. Adaptation of Asian Immigrants and Their Children.
7. Conclusion Notes.
Pyong Gap Min, Queens College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York
"The content of this book is rich and balanced from a sociological perspective with a unique Asian American studies sensitivity. Professor Yang is an expert in the area of international migration and Asian immigration to the United States. His formal training in demography and methodology adds empirical sophistication and analytical rigor to existing literature on Asian immigration and immigrants."
Min Zhou, University of California, Los Angeles
"Yang's Asian Immigration to the United States is a very fluid and accessible study. It is structurally sound and complete, and will be a very useful reference for researchers, students, policy-makers, and anyone who is interested in Asian immigration."
Huping Ling, Truman State University
- An overview of Asian immigration to the US with solid theoretical grounding and illuminating empirical analyses
- The book is unique in its up-to-date and comprehensive focus on immigration rather than more general issues related to Asian Americans
- Addresses theoretical frameworks for studying Asian immigration, historical developments, immigrant adaptation, and effects on US society
- The volume is written from a rich sociological perspective with a unique Asian American Studies sensitivity, reflecting the author's expertise