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an American who is of Asian descent

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In The Problem with Apu, Kondabolu argues that having a white actor, Hank Azaria, portray the Indian Apu with an accent exaggerated for comedic effect is akin to blackface minstrelsy, and that Apufor years the only South Asian character on American televisiononly reinforced negative stereotypes that ended up haunting the childhoods of too many South Asian American kids.
From Dunes to Dior, named as a Best Indie book in 2013, is a collection of essays related to her experiences as a female South Asian American living in the Arabian Gulf.
Elsewhere, I have written in depth about South Asian American racial ambiguity both in my personal experience, (12) and more broadly as part of the history of racial classification in America.
This book attempts to address this imbalance by paying critical attention to representations of female sexuality and the female body in South Asian American women's fiction.
29] South Asian American feminists are illustrative of the heterogeneity since they are read and not read as Asian American.
UNCLE SWAMI: SOUTH ASIANS IN AMERICA TODAY asks Asians how it feels to be perceived as part of a larger terrorist phobia--and gathers answers and analysis of South Asian American identity in UNCLE SWAMI, a hard-hitting examination of relationships between the U.
Srinivasan, who was born in India, is the first South Asian American judge to be nominated to the D.
Body image and eating disturbance among South Asian American women: The role of racial teasing.
Of these, four are primarily influenced by South Asian American Muslim communities.
Living Our Religions: Hindu and Muslim South Asian American Women Narrate Their Experiences" tells the story of two women who live in America, believing different religious beliefs from a vast majority of the population.
1997 "The Development of a South Asian American Labor Organization: An Examination of Identity-Based Organizing.
GROWING UP A BROWN GIRL in the white Midwest, I never saw a single book by a South Asian American writer.
and The Forbidden Stitch, portray the preponderance of Chinese American and Japanese American authors at the expense of South East Asian and South Asian American writers.
South Asian American men became equated with turbans, mystics, and quickie-marts in shows such as The Simpsons and the film The Guru (Joshi, n.
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