Second-Generation Asian American Pan-Ethnic Identity: Pluralized Meanings of a Racial Label

  title={Second-Generation Asian American Pan-Ethnic Identity: Pluralized Meanings of a Racial Label},
  author={Jerry Z. Park},
  journal={Sociological Perspectives},
  pages={541 - 561}
  • Jerry Z. Park
  • Published 1 August 2008
  • Sociology
  • Sociological Perspectives
Recent research on the collective identity label described as Asian American, which was originally formulated as a political movement symbol, shows only some support among the various Asian ethnic groups that reside in the United States at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Based on a sample of second-generation Asian American student leaders in four public universities, this study provides empirical evidence that the definition of the term Asian American has multiplied as a result of… 

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