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    Asian Americans are the largest group of newly immigrants that arrive from Southeast Asia and Fareast Asia. According to Pew Research Center, in 2011 Asian Americans make up about 18 million people, which is 5.8% of the total United States population. Even though Asian Americans may have much in common, they are also made up of diverse cultures, beliefs, and backgrounds. Coming from an Asian family, Vietnamese to be exact, we do not prioritize our health as often as we should. Instead we focus more on our career and education because it is important for us to be able to have financial security to support our family. Asian Americans are not the highest in educational attainment, but are still distinct from the lower end of the spectrum. Being…

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    An understanding of Asian culture can positively impact my 21st-century life. For example, being an African American girl in the United States of America I believe it is important to be sympathetic and understanding of other people’s culture and where they came from. Especially since this country is sometimes referred to as a melting pot I’m going to meet different people than myself every day and that includes Asian Americans. For example, I used to work at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and a lot…

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    Based on the idea of Confucianism, Asian culture “stresses hard work, respects authority, and values education” (Kim, p.227). This idea is best represented by middle-class Asian American families because the parents have the ability and time to give their children the best education and also engaged in the study process with them. According to Dae Young Kim, in most culture, the parents’ socioeconomic statuses are strongly related to the children’s educational achievements, but this is not…

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    I feel I have cultural biases towards my own culture, which is American or White culture. I have lived in Southern California my entire life and have only traveled to four different states within the U.S. When I was a child, my family moved around a lot, but most of the cities I grew up in were predominately Caucasian. While attending grade school and college, I was exposed to many different races, but I feel the people I 've met were Americanized so I don 't know much about other cultures. …

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    Asian Pacific Americans are primarily identified with Japanese, Chinese, and Filipino Americans but Asian Pacific Americans are much more than that. In my opinion, I believe Asian Pacific Americans are people who emigrated from Asian Pacific Islands to America who’s either looking for a job, freedom or be with their family member who already has American citizenship. These Asian Pacific Americans are either the 1st generation or more of Asian Pacific Americans who 's been in America for a period…

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    The stereotype of all Asians being smart is very prevalent in all forms of pop culture today. While the label of all of them being intellectually supreme over their other racial counterparts is very extreme, it is true that many Asian Americans are very intellectually advanced, as 49% of all Asian Americans have a bachelor’s degree while only 31% of Caucasians, 18% of African Americans, and 13% of Latinos have bachelor’s degrees.1 Nonetheless, these 2 book covers from the Shelly Cashman Series:…

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    East Asian Culture

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    Cultures are a way society interact with one another as a whole. This direct association of human communication will introduce that every culture is different in their own unique way. A native cultural concept in East Asian cultures will include different philosophies and thoughts on the way people interact within that culture. Such philosophical ideas that are implemented in the East Asian culture is the concept of facework. In the East Asian cultural setting, countries like South Korea, Japan…

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    Did you know that ever since the mid-1800s where Asians arrived in America, suddenly face the struggle to get equal rights, subjected to harassment and hostility, had their rights repealed and imprisoned for no understandable reason, physically attacked, and murdered. This is where it involves a lot of discrimination and acts of judgment. Accordingly to where Asians have been in the U.S. for a long time while suffering being discriminated, oppressed, and judged by. The history of Asians is very…

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    number of varying cultures that we will observe throughout our lives. As someone who was born into a small rural town that lacks diversity, I set out to learn the differences between my culture, and the cultures of the Asian-American and Mexican-American families of today. My culture can be defined as being identified as a middle-class, blue-collar, White American. I was born into a small community whom lacked citizens…

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    Asian Group Values With the presence of such a plethora of ethnicities and cultures that make up the Asian people, Asian American ethnocentrisms may conflict with one another. Consequently, there are two types of value systems among Asians: Traditional and Modern. The common thread that binds all Asian Americans together is their value system rooted in collectivism. Common perceptions and interactions stem from their belief system. Emergent ethnic identity involves the creation of new…

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