Model Minority Stereotyping, Perceived Discrimination, and Adjustment Among Adolescents from Asian American Backgrounds

@article{Kiang2016ModelMS,
  title={Model Minority Stereotyping, Perceived Discrimination, and Adjustment Among Adolescents from Asian American Backgrounds},
  author={Lisa Kiang and Melissa R. Witkow and Taylor L Thompson},
  journal={Journal of Youth and Adolescence},
  year={2016},
  volume={45},
  pages={1366-1379}
}
The model minority image is a common and pervasive stereotype that Asian American adolescents must navigate. Using multiwave data from 159 adolescents from Asian American backgrounds (mean age at initial recruitment = 15.03, SD = .92; 60 % female; 74 % US-born), the current study targeted unexplored aspects of the model minority experience in conjunction with more traditionally measured experiences of negative discrimination. When examining normative changes, perceptions of model minority… Expand

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