COVID-19, Anti-Asian Racism, and Anti-Asian American Racism
28 Asian American Law Journal, Forthcoming
29 Pages Posted: 5 Aug 2020 Last revised: 16 Sep 2020
Date Written: July 30, 2020
This Essay analyzes how fear, anger, and hatred over COVID-19 fueled anti-Asian racism and anti-Asian American racism. This Essay also critiques respectability politics in response to racism. Finally, this Essay examines utilizing humor to reject anti-Asian American racism.
Keywords: COVID-19, Anti-Asian Racism, Anti-Asian American Racism, Respectability Politics, Humor
JEL Classification: I1, I18, I19, I31, J15
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