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We used to have garba at our house growing up. My "White" American friends came over and they loved it. We had a blast.
It was fun teaching them how to do it and doing it with them. These two quotes suggest the multifaceted nature of an answer to how people maintain multiple commitments. Samit feels highly Americanized yet still attached to an ethnic culture that distinguishes him from the majority, as seen in the first quote.
At times he is able to bridge those parts, such as with a ras garba festival that translates well to other Americans, as seen in the second quote. Similarly, when I asked James, a twenty-seven-year-old second- generation Korean American, what effect the model minority stereotype of Asian.
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No cover image. Read preview. Excerpt How does an individual make sense of and handle his or her multiple, sometimes conflicting identities? D45 Unknown. More options.
Managing Multicultural Lives: Asian American Professionals and the Challenge of Multiple Identities
Find it at other libraries via WorldCat Limited preview. Bibliography Includes bibliographical references p. Contents Contents: Acknowledgmentsix 1. Introduction: Opening Up the Margins in the Mainstream 2. Multiculturalism on the Job: The Work Domain 6.
Aspiring to be Authentic: The Home Domain 7. Do they necessarily compartmentalize their personal lives from their professional lives?
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These Asian Americans' ability to handle group boundaries fluidly leads them to both resist and support stratified social patterns. It also indicates new, more nuanced understandings of immigrant adaptation, multiculturalism, and identity management that pertain to multiple types of immigrant groups.
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