New PDF release: Alien Neighbors, Foreign Friends: Asian Americans, Housing,

By Charlotte Brooks

Between the early 1900s and the past due Fifties, the attitudes of white Californians towards their Asian American pals advanced from outright hostility to relative recognition. Charlotte Brooks examines this variation throughout the lens of California’s city housing markets, arguing that the perceived foreignness of Asian american citizens, which at first stranded them in segregated components, finally facilitated their integration into neighborhoods that defied different minorities.

Against the backdrop of chilly warfare efforts to win Asian hearts and minds, whites who observed little distinction among Asians and Asian american citizens more and more encouraged the latter group’s entry to middle-class lifestyles and the residential components that went with it. yet as they reworked Asian americans right into a “model minority,” whites purposefully missed the lengthy backstory of chinese language and jap american citizens’ early and mostly failed makes an attempt to take part in private and non-private housing courses. As Brooks tells this multifaceted tale, she attracts on a wide variety of assets in a number of languages, giving voice to an array of neighborhood leaders, reporters, activists, and homeowners—and insightfully conveying the complexity of racialized housing in a multiracial society.

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