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Asian American Women. New York: Asian American/Asian Research Institute (AAARI), 2008. 115p.

A City University of New York Bulletin of Asian American/Asian Affairs. It is Proceedings of the AAARI Conference on Asian American Women held on May 16, 2008. It consists of presentations on health and wellness; literature; business, leadership, and professional development; science and engineering; balancing career and family; public administration and government; community advocacy; new demographics; and media, visual, and performing arts.

Cheng, Lucie, Suellen Cheng, Judy Chu, Peelie Lee, Majorie Lee, Susie Ling, Elaine Lou, and Sucheta Mazumdar. Linking Our Lives: Chinese American Women of Los Angeles. A joint project of Asian American Studies Center, University of California, Los Angeles and Chinese Historical Society of Southern California. Los Angeles: The Society, 1993. 122p

Ling, Huping. Surviving on the Gold Mountain: A History of Chinese American Women & Their Lives. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1998. 252p.

Tong, Benson. Unsubmissive Women: Chinese Prostitutes in Nineteenth-Century San Francisco. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1994. 300p.

Yung, Judy. Chinese women of America: A Pictorial History. Seattle: University of Washington Press for Chinese culture Foundation of San Francisco, 1986. 138p.

A research result of the Chinese Women of American Research Project from a journey to major Chinese communities across the United States and to China and 274 oral interviews.. A traveling exhibit of some 1,000 photographs on Chinese Women, 1834-1982 began in San Francisco in August 1983. This book, an expansion of the exhibit, collects 135 photographs and adds illustrations divided into three parts: (1), pioneering women, 1834-1900; (2) year of struggle, 1900-1945; and (3) contemporary women, 1945-1985. Appendixes include Chinese population in US by sex, 1960-1980, Chinese American female population by states, 1870, 1900, 1940, 1980, Chinese American woman and labor force, and major occupations of Chinese American women, 1920, 1940, 1960, 1980.



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