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Ethnoburb: The New Ethnic Community in Urban America

Wei Li


This innovative work provides a new model for the analysis of ethnic and racial settlement patterns in the United States and Canada. Ethnoburbs—suburban ethnic clusters of residential areas and business districts in large metropolitan areas—are multiracial, multiethnic, multicultural, multilingual, and often multinational communities in which one ethnic minority group has a significant concentration but does not necessarily constitute a majority. This book documents the processes that have evolved with the spatial transformation of the Chinese American community of Los Angeles and that have co ... More

Keywords: ethnoburb, ghetto, business district, ethnic settlement, racial settlement, multi-ethnic community, multicultural community, multilingual community, Chinese American community, San Gabriel Valley

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780824830656
Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: November 2016 DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824830656.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Wei Li, author
Arizona State University

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