Political Activation of Japanese American Youth

  title={Political Activation of Japanese American Youth},
  author={Minako Kurokawa Maykovich},
Japanese Americans have been cited as a model minority who have attained middle class status through hard work and conformity to social order. Recently, however, the validity of the quiet, conforming Japanese American image is challenged by politically active third-generation Japanese American youth (Sansei). A total of 508 Sansei college students in California were interviewed to identify sociological correlates of Sansei activism. Political activists are not homogeneous; hence the Sansei were… CONTINUE READING