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Author Tolentino, Cynthia H.
Title America's experts : race and the fictions of sociology / Cynthia H. Tolentino.
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2009.
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 Floor4  PS153.M56 T65 2009    IN LIBRARY
Description xxvi, 125 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Sociological interests, racial reform: Richard Wright's Intellectual of color -- Americanization as black professionalization: Gunnar Myrdal's An American dilemma -- Training for the American century: professional Filipinos in Carlos Bulosan's America is in the heart -- Not black, not coolies: pathologization, Asian American citizenship, and Jade Snow Wong's Fifth Chinese daughter.
Subject American literature -- Minority authors -- History and criticism.
Assimilation (Sociology) in literature.
Race in literature.
Literature and society -- United States.
National characteristics, American, in literature.
ISBN 9780816651108 (hc : acid-free paper)
9780816651115 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
0816651108 (hc : acid-free paper)
0816651116 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
OCLC number 312096776