Justification for Chinese exclusion and Japanese internment relied on the non

Justification for Chinese exclusion and Japanese internment relied on the non

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Justification for Chinese exclusion and Japanese internment relied on the non-racial language and logics of “national security”, “public health”, and “morality” as codes for racial differentiation between Asians and non-Asians. What non-racial codes are used today to justify racist practices and policies of differentiation, marginalization, and/or oppression against Asian Pacific Americans? Affirmative action Difficulty to obtain naturalization Describe the differences and similarities between the historical processes and contexts of the racial formation of the identity categories “Oriental”; “Asian American”; and one other contemporary identity category or stereotype of your choosing. Orientalism is an invented identity superimposed upon “easterners” in order to establish hegemony with respect to the “occident” Use African American as the other racial formation and detail its use to counter the “contextual” dehumanization of blacks and justification of racial discrimination, the other “identity”
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This note was uploaded on 03/12/2012 for the course AAS 1100 taught by Professor Tu,t during the Spring '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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