Asian American Stereotypes

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Pertaining to Tracy Laiís article titled, ďAsian American WomenĒ, Lai discusses how stereotypes dehumanize people while turning them into objects to be manipulated. Lai touches on the topic of how Asian people and cultures are stereotyped as being inferior and exotic. The problem that Lai brings to our attention is that it is a struggle to be an Asian in America due to the fact that Asians have been denied political, economic and social …

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…African American. This example just goes to show you that stereotypes do dehumanize people and turns them into something they are not. In retrospect, Asians and other cultures are being denied political, economic, and social equality which is not equitable to these people. I feel that by reading Laiís article has made me realize that stereotyping has no boundaries, because it is occurring in many different cultures and it is effecting many different people.