Focuses exclusively on the legal issues affecting APA communities; seeks to facilitate discourse on issues affecting South Asian, Southeast Asian, East Asian, and Pacific Islander communities in the United States. Full Text: 09/01/2007 to present
Covers contemporary developments in the entire Pacific Islands region, including Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia. Features articles that examine social, economic, political, ecological, and cultural topics. 03/01/2003 to present (with a 12 Month delay)
Race and Justice serves as a forum for scholarship on race, ethnicity, and justice. Of particular interest are policy-oriented papers that examine how race/ethnicity intersects with justice system outcomes across the globe. It aims to test or expand theoretical perspectives exploring the intersection of race/ethnicity, class, gender, and justice. In Nexis-Uni database, Nexis Uni. Full text available from 01/01/2019.
The following subjects provide a good starting point for your research of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders:
American Samoa--Social life and customs.
East Asian Americans.
East Indian Americans.
Northern Mariana Islands.
Pacific Islanders--American Samoa.
Pacific Islander Americans.
South Asian Americans.
Southeast Asian Americans.
Asian American & Pacific Islander Studies
You'll use the library catalog to search for books on your topic. Below are just a few examples of books at the MJC Library. Feel free to use some of the useful keywords for your book search.
We have several video databases at the MJC Library and some other databases that include videos in addition to the other materials they provide. Below are a few examples.
This site "illustrates nineteenth and early twentieth century Chinese immigration to California through about 8,000 images and pages of primary source materials." Resources drawn from collections at The Bancroft Library, University of California Berkeley; The Ethnic Studies Library, University of California Berkeley; and The California Historical Society, San Francisco.
Documents the experience of Japanese Americans in WWII internment camps. Primary source materials include photographs, documents, manuscripts, paintings, drawings, letters, and oral histories. From Calisphere.
The Filipino American Library Collection consists of materials owned by the Filipino American Library in Historic Filipinotown that were transferred to the University of Southern California Special Collections in 2017.