Table of contents for Voices of the heart : Asian American women on immigration, work, and family / Huping Ling.

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Contents
Preface	ix
Acknowledgments	xi
A Historical Review and Synthesis 
of Asian American Women	xv
Part 1 - Chinese 	1
	1	The First America-born Women	4
	2	Foreign-born Women in Professional Fields	13
	3	Interracial Marriage	44
	4	Attaining Education	53
Part 2 - Filipinas	71
	5	Immigrant Women at Work	75
	6	Filipinas in the Health Industry	80
	7	The Younger Generation: Defining Identity	95
	8	Interracial Marriage	111
Part 3 - Japanese	129
	9	The Concentration Camp Experience	132
	10	Interracial Marriage and Immigrant Women 
in Professional Fields			135
	11	Attaining Education	152
Part 4 - Koreans	177
	12	Adoptees	179
	13	Immigrant Life	196
	14	Interracial Marriage	211
	15	Generational Conflict	249
Part 5 - Asian Indians and Pakistanis	257
	16	Preserving Traditions at Home	259
	17	Foreign-born Women in Professional Fields	271
	18	Factory Work and the Hotel Business	293
	19	Attaining Education	303
Part 6 - Vietnamese, Laotians, Hmong, and Thai	319
	20	The Refugee Experience	321
	21	Vietnamese Adoptees	351
	22	Interracial Marriage	359
	23	Generational and Cultural Conflict	369
The Asian American Mosaic	375
Bibliography	379
About the Author	
Index	

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Asian American women -- Middle West -- Social conditions -- Anecdotes.
Asian American women -- Middle West -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
Women immigrants -- Middle West -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
Asian American women -- Employment -- Middle West -- Anecdotes.
Acculturation -- Middle West -- Anecdotes.
Family -- Middle West -- Anecdotes.
Middle West -- Ethnic relations -- Anecdotes.
Middle West -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
Middle West -- Social conditions -- Anecdotes.
Oral history.