Asian American community composed of no less than 20 different ethnic groups is one of the most diverse and complex minority groups in the nation. This article examines the civil rights perspective on Asian Americans through a historical account of major Asian immigrant groups who have experienced and are confronting institutionalized discrimination and violence; and analyzes contemporary civil rights issues affecting Asian Americans in the areas of public and higher education, the work place, and voting rights.
David, Gerson and Lin, Jan
"Civil Rights and Asian Americans,"
The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare: Vol. 24
, Article 2.
Available at: http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/jssw/vol24/iss1/2