By Kent A. Ono
A better half to Asian American experiences is made from 20 formerly released essays that experience performed an incredible old position within the conceptualization of Asian American stories as a box.
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Additional resources for A Companion to Asian American Studies
The individual may strive to maintain his hardworking image by being obedient and conforming. A Chinese who rebels against this stereotype faces the wrath of his teachers for violating their notions of a ‘‘good’’ Chinese. Institutional racism refers to systematic discrimination in various institutions. For example, in the past, laws in some states prevented Chinese from marrying Caucasians; and current business practices may keep Chinese from attaining high executive positions in large corporations.
Notes 1 DeVos and K. Abbott, The Chinese Family in San Francisco. MSW Dissertation, University of California, Berkeley, 1966. 33 Stanley Sue and Derald W. Sue 2 S. Cattell, Health, Welfare, and Social Organization in Chinatown, New York City. Report prepared for the Department of Public Affairs, 1962. 3 L. ’’ Amerasia Journal 1 (1971): 52–63. 4 W. Fenz, and A. Arkoff, ‘‘Comparative Need Patterns of Five Ancestry Groups in Hawaii’’. Journal of Social Psychology 58 (1962): 82. 5 DeVos and Abbott, The Chinese Family.
He believes that rejection by the girl’s parents is an isolated situation rather than a reflection of pervasive individual racism. Although he feels that it can happen again, the situation does not change his desire to assimilate. , the Caucasian girls are ‘‘forbidden fruits’’. The Marginal Man finds it difficult to admit widespread racism since to do so would be to say that he aspires to join a racist society. As in individual racism, the Marginal Man also minimizes or denies the impact of institutional racism.