SOURCE: The Atlantic
by Anne Anlin Cheng
"The figure of the eroticized-yet-degraded Asian woman can be readily found in movies and onstage. One of the most visibly racist, sexist, and inhuman tropes to emerge out of Western imperial history, this woman nonetheless hardly registers in the public consciousness as someone who has suffered discrimination.
SOURCE: The Baffler
The bungled police statements after the Atlanta shootings reflect the way that moral panics about sexuality have historically worked to make Asian immigrant women the targets, rather than the protectees, of law enforcement.
SOURCE: New York Times
Emerging facts about the Atlanta shootings last week suggests that the incident reflects the sexualized portrayal of Asian women that grew out of colonialism and American military involvement in Asia.
SOURCE: Washington Post
by Leah LaGrone
Government needs to back off making moral value judgments shaped by Christian values when it comes to women’s work, and instead to focus on the harsh economic reality facing millions of women.
SOURCE: The Daily Californian
Although this humanities research project might read to many as a niche project in a small ethnic studies department, its cultural, political and technological implications loom large.
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