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Laotian daughters: working toward community, belonging, and environmental justice

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Laotian Daughters focuses on second-generation environmental justice activists in Richmond, California. The book charts these women's efforts to improve the degraded conditions in their community and explores the ways their activism and political practices resist the negative stereotypes of race, class, and gender associated with their ethnic group.

Using ethnographic observations, interviews, focus groups and archival data on their participation in Asian Youth Advocates - a youth leadership development project - the book analyses the teenagers' mobilization for social rights, cross-race relations, and negotiations of gender and inter-generational relations. She also addresses issues of ethnic youth, and immigration and citizenship and how these shape national identities.

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Citation

Shah, Bindi (2012) Laotian daughters: working toward community, belonging, and environmental justice, Pennsylvania, US, Temple University Press, 201pp.

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Published date: January 2012
Organisations: Sociology, Social Policy & Criminology

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Local EPrints ID: 338959
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/338959
ISBN: 978-1-4399-0813-6
PURE UUID: 9643adfc-3b22-4cc0-8d83-969a08a6fddd

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Date deposited: 22 May 2012 14:45
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 05:56

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Author: Bindi Shah

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