Exceptional Outgroup Stereotypes and White Racial Inequality Attitudes toward Asian Americans.

  title={Exceptional Outgroup Stereotypes and White Racial Inequality Attitudes toward Asian Americans.},
  author={Jerry Z. Park and Brandon C Martinez and Ryon J. Cobb and Julie Ju Young Park and Erica Ryu Wong},
  journal={Social psychology quarterly},
  volume={78 4},
Stereotypes of outgroups help create social identificational boundaries for ingroups. When the ingroup is dominant, members employ individualist sentiments to justify their status. In this study, we build on advances in social psychological research that account for multiple outgroup stereotypes. We argue the Asian American model minority stereotype is analogous to the "cold but competent" position of perceptions toward Asians in Fiske's stereotype content model. Asian Americans are perceived… CONTINUE READING
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