Civil rights issues facing Asian Americans in the 1990s : a report of the United States Commission on Civil Rights.

"A report of the United States Commission on Civil Rights."--T.p.

Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: United States Commission on Civil Rights (Author)
Format: Government Document eBook
Published: [Washington, District of Columbia] : United States Commission on Civil Rights, [1992]
Series:Civil rights and social justice.
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • Chapter 1: Introduction
  • Asians in the United States : a brief history
  • Asian Americans in the 1990s : a demographic and socioeconomic portrait
  • Discrimination and barriers to equal opportunity for Asian Americans : some contributory factors
  • Chapter 2 : Bigotry and violence against Asian Americans
  • Recent incidents of bigotry and violence against Asian Americans
  • Statistics on hate crimes against Asian Americans
  • Chapter 3 : Police-community relations
  • Asian Americans' access to police protection
  • Police department Asian American outreach approaches
  • Lowell, Massachusetts : a case study of police-community relations
  • Chapter 4 : Access to educational opportunity : Asian American immigrant children in primary and secondary schools
  • Asian American immigrants students in American schools
  • The provision of educational programs for Asian American LEP students
  • Equal educational opportunity for LEP students : legal protections and federal enforcement
  • Racial tensions in public schools
  • Improving the education of Asian American immigrant children
  • Barriers and promising avenues
  • Chapter 5 : Access to educational opportunity : higher education
  • The controversy
  • Three case studies
  • Chapter 6 : Employment discrimination
  • Glass ceiling
  • Language rights in the workplace
  • The certification of foreign-educated professionals
  • Discrimination caused by the immigration reform and control act
  • Discrimination in contruction unions
  • Employment discrimination against Asian American women
  • Chapter 7 : Other civil rights issues confronting Asian Americans
  • Political representation
  • Access to health care
  • Access to the judicial system
  • The plight of battered Asian American women
  • Asian Americans and the media
  • Religious accommodation
  • Chapter 8 : Conclusions and recommendations.