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James A. Geschwender
SUNY Research Foundation, Binghamton (Binghamton, NY 13902-4600)

Strategies of Group Advancement Utilized by Japanese-Americans in Hawaii

To examine the relationship between the strategy for group advancement selected by an immigrant, (individual mobility, racial/ethnics politics, class politics) and the groups ultimate social position in American society. Grantee will also attempt to ascertain those conditions which stimulated the development of inter-group strain and hostility among Japanese-Americans in Hawaii. The experiences of other minorities in Hawaii will be examined and compared to those of the Japanese-Americans. Japanese-Americans in Hawaii have moved from an initial position as contract laborers to political, educational, and occupational prominence

Project fields:

Fellowships for University Teachers

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$17,294 (approved)
$17,294 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1976 – 8/31/1977