publication . Doctoral thesis . 2016

Young Asian Dutch constructing Asianness: Understanding the role of Asian popular culture

Kartosen, R.A.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Country: Netherlands
Abstract
This doctoral thesis is about young Asian Dutch, panethnic Asian identities and identifications, and Asian/Asian Dutch popular culture. It addresses several pressing questions, including: why do young Asian Dutch, who were born and/or raised in the Netherlands, identify as Asian and construct Asian identities? What is the content or meaning of these Asian identities and identifications young Asian Dutch imagine? And how do these relate to young Asian Dutch’ Dutch and homeland identities and identifications? What factors, or markers of Asianness, drive young Asian Dutch’ identification with people and media characters of different Asian origin? How, if at all, do...
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