publication . Article . 2016

From Forever Foreigners to Model Minority: Asian American Men in Sports

Yomee Lee;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2016 Journal: Physical Culture and Sport. Studies and Research, volume 72, pages 23-32 (eissn: 1899-4849, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH
Abstract
<jats:title>Abstract</jats:title><jats:p>Despite their long history in the United States, relatively little scholarly attention has been paid to Asian Americans and their lived experience in sports. The purpose of this study was to give voices to Asian American men by focusing on their experiences in sports. In particular, this study examined the experiences of East Asian and Southeast Asian American male college students who were often perceived as “foreign” and “pejoratively feminine” racialized minority yet participated in sports that were associated with dominant masculinity in the U.S. The setting of the study was as a predominately White institution locate...
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free text keywords: Applied Psychology, Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management, Cultural Studies, Education, Asian American men, race, sports, Asian americans, Masculinity, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Intersectionality, Gender studies, Model minority, lcsh:Sports, lcsh:GV557-1198.995
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