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Asian

MedspeakUK A person who, for the purposes of equal opportunity monitoring, has an Asian ethnic origin, which includes (but is not limited to) British Asians, regardless of where they were raised or educated.
MedspeakUS A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent, including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam.
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Throughout the parody in Chinatown Hustler, Notorious MSG uses the image of the hustler as a vehicle to interrogate and play with assertions of Asianness.
Racialized bodies become a costume through which Asianness is viewed by dominant culture.
In Notorious MSG's Chinatown Hustler, laughter arises in derision and the dichotomous pull of the Chinese immigrant body, hustling, Blackness, and second-generation Asianness.
It is, therefore, misleading to claim that Asiacentricity is based on the presumption of the incommensurability of Asianness and non-Asianness.
Although Park's book does not entirely address the creolization of Asia or Asianness in Asian American (and American Asian) poetry, its stellar accomplishment is that it astutely reexamines the innovative and previously ignored complexity of Asian American poetics.
The question of Asianness is central to the Asiacentric terrain of inquiry, but what constitutes Asianness is debatable.
Playing up his English voice--a mark of Americanness--Henry plays down the Asianness of his complexion to the point that this bespeaks "reliability" rather than "foreignness.

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