ASIAN AMERICAN WOMEN AND RACIALIZED FEMININITIES “ Doing ” Gender across Cultural Worlds

@inproceedings{PYKE2003ASIANAW,
  title={ASIAN AMERICAN WOMEN AND RACIALIZED FEMININITIES “ Doing ” Gender across Cultural Worlds},
  author={KAREN D. PYKE},
  year={2003}
}
  • KAREN D. PYKE
  • Published 2003
Integrating race and gender in a social constructionist framework, the authors examine the way that second-generation Asian American young women describe doing gender across ethnic and mainstream settings, as well as their assumptions about the nature of Asian and white femininities. This analysis of interviews with 100 daughters of Korean and Vietnamese immigrants finds that respondents narratively construct Asian and Asian American cultural worlds as quintessentially and uniformly patriarchal… CONTINUE READING

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