BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART:20130615T000000Z DTEND:20130615T000000Z DESCRIPTION:&nbsp\;During the 1960s when the civil rights movement was dema nding redress for the historic racial inequality in the United States\, Ja panese and other Asian Americans were often portrayed as &ldquo\;model min orities&rdquo\; who overcame discrimination through their own efforts.\n\n This talk will take another approach\, showing how Japanese Americans unde rwent a process of selective immigration\, return migration\, and family f ormation. The Nisei were a result of this triple-selection process because their parents were more educated and had a higher occupational status\, c ompared to both Japanese immigrants and Japanese in Japan.\n\n<em></em><em >Masao Suzuki is professor of economics at Skyline College.&nbsp\; He has a Ph.D. in e</em><em>conomics from Stanford\, where he wrote his dissertat ion on Japanese American economic achievement\, 1900 to 1942.&nbsp\; He li ves in San Jose with his wife and daughter&nbsp\; and is a long-time activ ist with the Nihonmachi Outreach Committee and the South Bay Committee Aga inst Political Repression.</em>\nCost: Event is free with admission to the museum (non-members\, $5\; students and seniors over age 65\, $3\; JAMsj members and children under 12\, free).\nPlease email&nbsp\;<a href="http:/ / mp\;messageId=NjUyODQgSzg3Mw%2BvUDExJysxMXHwrUn%2B&amp\;purpose=display&am p\;bodyType=htmlNoExternals#"></a>&nbsp\;or call t he JAMsj office at (408) 294-3138 to reserve your spot.\n DTSTAMP:20240614T210140Z SUMMARY:Success Story? Japanese Immigrant Economic Achievement Before WW 2 URL:/en/events/2013/06/15/success-story-japanese-immigrant-economic-achieve / END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR