John M. Liu

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Senior Lecturer, Asian American Studies
School of Humanities
Senior Lecturer, Sociology
School of Social Sciences
PH.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1985
Phone: (949) 824-7164
Fax: (949) 824-4717
University of California, Irvine
1408 Biological Sciences 3
Mail Code: 6900
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Race, Ethnic, and Minority Relations; Economy and Society
Research Abstract
Dr. Liu has been at UCI since 1985. Besides his principal interest in Asian American Studies, his fields of specialization include race/ethnic relations, public policy regarding immigration and economic development, social movements, social theory/methodology and community studies. His current research focuses on the impact of recent immigration on Asian American community development, Asian American populations in Orange County, and comparative Asian immigration to Canada and Australia.
"Asian Migration to the United States." The Cambridge Survey of World Migration. London: Cambridge University Press (forthcoming, 1996)

With Lucie Cheng. "Pacific Rim Development and The Duality of Post-1965 Asian Immigration to the United States." Pp. 74-99 in Struggles for a Place: The New Immigration in the Restructuring of Political Economy, edited Paul M. Ong, Edna Bonacich, and Lucie Cheng. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1994.

With Paul M. Ong. "U.S. Immigration Policies and Asian Migration." Pp. 44-73 in Struggles for a Place: The New Immigration in the Restructuring of Political "Contours of Asian Professional, Technical, and Kindred Worker Immigration, 1965-1988." Sociological Perspectives 35:4(Winter 1992):673-704.

With Paul M. Ong and Carolyn Rosenstein. 1991. "Dual Chain Migration: Post-1965 Filipino Immigration to the United States." International Migration Review 25:3(Fall):487-513.

"A Centennial Retrospective of the Asian American Legacy in Orange County." Journal of Orange County Studies No. 3/4 (1989/90):37-45.

"Asian American Studies and the Disciplining of Ethnic Studies." Pp. 271-283 in Nomura, Gail, Russell Endo, Stephen Sumida, and Russell Leong, eds., Frontiers of Asian American Studies: Writing, Research, and Community, Pullman: Washington State University, 1989.

With Gary Okihiro, Shirley Hune, Art Hansen, eds. Reflections on Shattered Windows: Promises and Prospects for Asian American Studies. Pullman: Washington State University Press, 1988.

"The Relationship of Migration Research to Asian American Studies: Unity and Diversity within the Curriculum." Pp. 117-125 in Reflections on Shattered Windows: Promises and Prospects for Asian American Studies, edited by Gary Y. Okihiro, and et al. Pullman: University of Washington State Press, 1988.

With Lucie Cheng. "A Dialogue on Race and Class: Asian American Studies and Marxism." The New Left Academy: Marxist Scholarship on American Campuses, v.3 (1986):139-163.

"Race, Ethnicity, and the Sugar Plantation System: Asian Labor in Hawaii, 1850-1900." Pp. 186-210 in Labor Immigration under Capitalism: Asian American Labor before World War II, edited by Lucie Cheng and Edna Bonacich. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1984.

"Towards an Understanding of the Internal Colonial Model." Pp. 160-168 in Counterpoint: Perspectives on Asian America, edited by Emma Gee. Los Angeles: UCLA Asian American Studies Center, 1976.
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