A Critical Review of the Model Minority Myth in Selected Literature on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Higher Education

@article{Poon2016ACR,
  title={A Critical Review of the Model Minority Myth in Selected Literature on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Higher Education},
  author={Oiyan A. Poon and Dian D. Squire and Corinne Maekawa Kodama and Ajani Byrd and Jason Chih-Yu Chan and Lester J. Manzano and Sara Furr and Devita Bishundat},
  journal={Review of Educational Research},
  year={2016},
  volume={86},
  pages={469 - 502}
}
This article presents a critical review of 112 works of research on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) in higher education. It focuses on ways previous scholarship framed AAPIs in higher education, and specifically on how those works engaged in a sustained project of countering the model minority myth (MMM). Many publications on AAPIs in higher education mentioned the MMM and neglected to account for the original purpose of the MMM—to maintain anti-Black racism and White supremacy… 

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