"Where are you really from?": Asian Americans and identity denial.

@article{Cheryan2005WhereAY,
  title={"Where are you really from?": Asian Americans and identity denial.},
  author={Sapna Cheryan and B. Monin},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={2005},
  volume={89 5},
  pages={
          717-30
        }
}
Five studies investigate identity denial, the situation in which an individual is not recognized as a member of an important in-group. Asian Americans are seen as less American than other Americans (Study 1) and realize this is the case, although they do not report being any less American than White Americans (Studies 2A and 2B). Identity denial is a common occurrence in Asian Americans' daily lives (Study 3). They react to instances of identity denial by presenting American cultural knowledge… Expand
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