Asian American Religious Cultures [2 volumes] by Jonathan H. X. Lee

By Jonathan H. X. Lee

A source perfect for college kids in addition to normal readers, this two-volume encyclopedia examines the variety of the Asian American and Pacific Islander non secular experience.

• Covers either universal motifs in Asian American spiritual tradition, resembling chinese language New yr fairs and mortuary rituals, in addition to many newly confirmed religion traditions

• comprises entries on hardly ever addressed issues inside Asian American faith, similar to Hezhen Shamanism

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In Handbook of Asian American Psychology, public health scholars Lawrence Hsin Yang and Ahtoy Won Pat-Borja theorize that bodily complaints are culturally mediated metaphors that allow Asian Americans to convey a message parallel to an affective message and thus obtain help without incurring stigma.  Caregivers need to recognize that the histories of most Asian American groups’ immigration to the United States have their origins in economic exploitation, and that Asian Americans endure persistent discrimination, injustice, and trauma to various degrees.

Foskett, Mary F. ” Semeia 90–91 (2002): 135–44. , Jeffrey Kah-Jin Kuan, and John Ahn, eds. Ways of Being, Ways of Reading: Asian American Biblical Interpretation. Indianapolis: Chalice Press, 2006. Care and Service 17 Kim, Eunjoo Mary. ” Semeia 90–91 (2002): 269–90. Kim, Eunjoo Mary. ” Semeia 90–91 (2002): 87–104. Kim, Uriah (Yong-Hwan). ” Semeia 90–91 (2002): 69–85. Liew, Tat-Siong Benny. : Reading the New Testament. Intersections: Asian and Pacific American Transcultural Studies. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2008.

These attacks resonate with what Jasbir K. Puar and others are consistently recognizing, that is, that racialization, sexuality, religion, and gender are often simultaneously deployed to work against people. In the context of heteronormativity and patriarchy, then, those who are racialized and experience gender failure (demasculinization/feminization) will project their ambivalence and anxiety onto others, such as women and sexual dissidents. For Liew, such essentializing moves only provide more excuses to the dominant and imperial cultures for continuing their hegemony.

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