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From Race to EthnicityInterpreting Japanese American Experiences in Hawaii$
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Jonathan Y. Okamura

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780824839505

Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: November 2016

DOI: 10.21313/hawaii/9780824839505.001.0001

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Conclusion

Conclusion

Beyond Japanese American Experiences in Hawai‘i

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(p.204) Chapter 8 Conclusion
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From Race to Ethnicity
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Jonathan Y. Okamura

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University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824839505.003.0008

This concluding chapter summarizes the book's principal arguments regarding the historical and contemporary experiences of Japanese Americans in Hawaiʻi. It first emphasizes the importance of race and ethnicity in interpreting Japanese American experiences before discussing Hawaiʻi's multiculturalism in the broader context of the United States as a multiracial nation. It then considers the socioeconomic and political status of Japanese Americans compared with that of other racial and ethnic minorities in Hawaiʻi, including Asian Indians and Chinese Americans. It also compares local Japanese to Asian Americans in general, particularly in relation to the model minority stereotype and to the more recent representation of Asian Americans as “becoming white” and the “new Jews”.

Keywords:   race, Japanese Americans, Hawaiʻi, ethnicity, multiculturalism, ethnic minorities, Asian Indians, Chinese Americans, Asian Americans, model minority

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