Forever Foreign? Asian Australians Assimilating to Australian Culture Are Still Perceived as Less Australian Than White Australians

  title={Forever Foreign? Asian Australians Assimilating to Australian Culture Are Still Perceived as Less Australian Than White Australians},
  author={Michael Thai and Nicholas A. Szeszeran and Matthew J. Hornsey and Fiona Kate Barlow},
  journal={Social Psychological and Personality Science},
  pages={812 - 820}
Westerners of Asian descent emphasize their engagement with national culture to assert their national identity. The present research investigates whether this strategy effectively enhances observers’ perceptions of Asian Westerners’ national identity. In Study 1 (N = 160), Australian participants evaluated an Asian or White target, manipulated to be either hyper-Australian or not. In Study 2 (N = 440), targets were additionally manipulated to be either Australian-born or not. Across both… 
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