Asian American Identity: Shared Racial Status and Political Context

  title={Asian American Identity: Shared Racial Status and Political Context},
  author={Jane Junn and Natalie Masuoka},
  journal={Perspectives on Politics},
  pages={729 - 740}
Amidst rising levels of ethnic diversity in the United States, scholars struggle to understand how group consciousness functions among other non-black minority groups such as Asian Americans and Latinos. Most of the literature in this area focuses on the relationship between identity and immigration incorporation or the debate between national origin and panethnicity. We argue that the Asian American community offers an important case study to understand how social context and one's perceived… 
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