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dc.contributor.advisorFerdon, Douglas Robert, 1945-
dc.contributor.authorYang, Yueqin, 1987-
dc.date.accessioned2011-09-14T13:09:09Z
dc.date.available2011-09-14T13:09:09Z
dc.date.copyright2011-08
dc.date.issued2011-09-14
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2104/8249
dc.description.abstractThis thesis commits to highlighting major stereotypes concerning Asians and Asian Americans found in the U.S. media, the “Yellow Peril,” the perpetual foreigner, the model minority, and problematic representations of gender and sexuality. In the U.S. media, Asians and Asian Americans are greatly underrepresented. Acting roles that are granted to them in television series, films, and shows usually consist of stereotyped characters. It is unacceptable to socialize such stereotypes, for the media play a significant role of education and social networking which help people understand themselves and their relation with others. Within the limited pages of the thesis, I devote to exploring such labels as the “Yellow Peril,” perpetual foreigner, the model minority, the emasculated Asian male and the hyper-sexualized Asian female in the U.S. media. In doing so I hope to promote awareness of such typecasts by white dominant culture and society to ethnic minorities in the U.S.en_US
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dc.rightsBaylor University theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission. Contact librarywebmaster@baylor.edu for inquiries about permission.en_US
dc.subjectStereotypes.en_US
dc.subjectAsians.en_US
dc.subjectAsian Americans.en_US
dc.subjectUnited States.en_US
dc.subjectMedia.en_US
dc.titleStereotypes of Asians and Asian Americans in the U.S. media : appearance, disappearance, and assimilation.en_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.description.degreeM.A.en_US
dc.rights.accessrightsWorldwide access.en_US
dc.rights.accessrightsAccess changed 1/14/14.
dc.contributor.departmentAmerican Studies.en_US
dc.contributor.schoolsBaylor University. American Studies Program.en_US


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