COVID-19, Anti-Asian Racism, and Anti-Asian American Racism

28 Asian American Law Journal, Forthcoming

U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20-41

29 Pages Posted: 5 Aug 2020 Last revised: 16 Sep 2020

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Peter H. Huang

University of Colorado Law School

Date Written: July 30, 2020

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Huang, Peter H., COVID-19, Anti-Asian Racism, and Anti-Asian American Racism (July 30, 2020). 28 Asian American Law Journal, Forthcoming, U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20-41, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3664356 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3664356

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