Racism And Sexism In Cyberspace: Article Analysis

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This passage is the starting point to Yang 's argument that Asian-Americans do not receive creditability for their achievements because of their race. Throughout the article, Yang provides several cases where there 's a lack of equality within education and the workplace. Yang believes that America is discriminating against the Asian-American class. Yang appeals to his audience with pathos to further his argument regarding the acknowledgment of Asian-Americans. Yang’s argument is that even though Asian Americans are one of the most successful ethnicities in the country, stereotypes that Asian Americans are exposed to affect the way other Americans view them (Yang 2). Even though in the United States is a melting pot where everyone is welcoming. …show more content…
Museus, he claims that racial and gender stereotypes impact of Asian American men in colleges who have stressful barriers on “sexually undesirable and socially awkward” . This means that Asian American men spend more time on playing computer games and studying rather than hanging out with girls. Even if this is not a stressful stereotype impact among Asians it probably has nothing to do with community college, well sexism plays an important role during educational environment for Asian students (14, 15).Asian American students experience racism and sexism in everyday life. For instance, the barrier that Asian men face in community colleges is because they have lack of confidence in dating. On the other hand, Asian female are more likely to experiences sexism in the digital world (social media) and at the workplace and in educational institutions (Museus 15). Most Asian women have posted on social media their dissatisfaction against Asian men. An anonymous person posted that Asian men are more feminine than white guys, Asian men look forward to having the women be head of their household, but not all women want to control the relationship. Also, Asian guys are focus on studying rather than giving attention to women (Museus 17). For example, on social media a group which is called “Asian Girls and White Guys,” an Asian …show more content…
The positive stereotypes are that: Asians are math brainpans, most Asians are doctors and engineers, and Asians study better than others ethnicity. The negative stereotypes are: Asians are bad at athletics; Asians have no fashion sense, all Asians look alike, Asian parents are conservative and strict: and they speak English with a heavy accent. To conclude, Asians face more negative stereotypes than positive, but this it is just someone’s opinion about Asians, yes, stereotypes are based on personal opinion. My opinion of stereotypes is that they’re areas of gray matter; because in some cases, they hold some truth and validity in regards to a specific group of people. People always look for the things that don’t matter, like what type of shoes someone is wearing, or the color of their skin, how much money they make/have but in reality that is all superficial. Also, when you meet someone the first question they might ask is where do you work or to what university or college do you go? If you say that you go to Harvard University, then people will treat you with more respect than saying you go to Los Angeles Valley College. Without knowing, we always use positive and negative stereotypes against someone in our everyday life routine. People should know a person before putting them into a group that will most likely have nothing to do with

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