Researcher: Kim, Claire Jean and Jung, Moon-Ho

http://www.jstor.org.proxy.wexler.hunter.cuny.edu/stable/view/4624907?&Search=yes&searchText=underclass&searchUri=%2Faction%2FdoBasicSearch%3FQuery%3Dmodel%2Bminority%2Band%2Bthe%2Bunderclass%26Search%3DSearch%26gw%3Djtx%26prq%3Dmodel%2Bminority%26hp%3D25%26acc%3Don%26aori%3Da%26wc%3Don%26fc%3Doff 1. Above is an article titled “Complicating the Image of Model Minority Success: A Review of Southeast Asian American Education” by authors Bic Ngo and Stacey J. Lee. In order to access, you need your Hunter ID and password. It discusses about the model minority stereotypes of Asian Americans. The popular press or media […]

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Researcher#05

A growing trend is gaining attention across the country. Find out who “maternity tourists” are, why they’re coming to the U.S. to give birth and what it means for everyone involve.       http://www.asjournal.org/archive/49/15.html   Asian Americans and American Immigration and Naturalization Policy.       http://immigrationimpact.com/2013/02/08/survey-asian-americans-concerned-with-legalization-family-backlogs/ Survey – Asian Americans Concerned with Legalization, […]

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Researcher | Racial Capital, Racial Hierarchy

“What kind of Asian are you?” In this video, a European-American man begins to talk to an Asian-American woman and asks her where she’s from. There is a misunderstanding on both sides of the question. He wants to know what her ethnicity is, whereas she thinks he’s asking her what town she’s from. I think […]

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Primary reader (Racial Triangulation)

Chaire Jean Kim’s article is based on racialize minorities in America since 1850s. She states that white majorities are responsible for ordering the racial group which means white considered the racial position of minorities in the society. Both Blacks and Asians were “degenerated” as inferiority and foreigners respectively. Some cases Blacks and Asian were treated equally lower such as […]

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Primary Reader – Racial Capital, Racial Hierarchy

In Moon-Ho Jung’s “Introduction” and “Domesticating Labor,” he writes “Coolies confused the boundary between slavery and freedom, between black and white, causing the mass demand for Asian migrant laborers as well as appeals for their exclusion in the postbellum United States” (6). Coolies as I understand, is “cheap labor” or those with jobs that do not […]

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Research1 Project on Black Orietalism

As we have learned in our class last week white Americans are not the only one who discriminate Asians and Asian Americans. African Americans also discriminate and make racial comments towards the Asians and Asian Americans due to their deviant nature. Helen had stated that African Americans viewed Asians as Ugly, heather and violent. In […]

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Research (Ono,Jun,Lee)

http://colorblinding.tumblr.com/post/23593563622/afro-asian-history-black-orientalism A brief, but informative reading about Black Orientalism and Afro-Asian relations. In regards to last weeks conversation, I’ve been trying to find the video of the variety show I had mentioned, however, I believe it may have been taken down/or just disappeared. I did however, find an image still of the show’s performers in […]

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