Unpacking Chinese America: The Political Participation of Taiwanese Americans in the Early Twenty-First-Century United States

@article{Lien2018UnpackingCA,
  title={Unpacking Chinese America: The Political Participation of Taiwanese Americans in the Early Twenty-First-Century United States},
  author={Pei-te Lien and Jeanette Yih Harvie},
  journal={Journal of Asian American Studies},
  year={2018},
  volume={21},
  pages={31 - 63}
}
Who are (or can count as) Taiwanese Americans? To what extent and in what ways do they participate politically in the United States? This study attempts to unpack the concept of Chineseness by examining various formations of identity boundaries of Taiwanese Americans. We empirically assess their “success” in political participation and incorporation by analyzing patterns of political participation of U.S. voting-age adults who were born in or originated from Taiwan, as compared to those who… CONTINUE READING

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