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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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Washington finds that public reaction and media coverage derived both from his Blackness and his Asianness. For example, one of the most widespread scandal narratives depicted Woods as revealing his true character, "pathologizing his hypersexuality as endemic to Blackness, and then linking Blackness to criminality" (p.
Past studies have referred to Asian practices and norms as "barriers to success," "peculiar," "ancient," "circular," or as possessing a particular "Asianness" (Campbell & Li, 2007; Montgomery, 2010), and the results of this study debunk such oversimplified and misguided beliefs.
By appropriating African American mediated hip-hop culture, Notorious MSG aligns Asianness with the Black body vis-a-vis the hustler.
Navid is my Asianness and Scottishness all coming to this point of pure comedy.
His conclusion seems apt that perhaps the pertinent inquiry to account for the difference between Singapore's and Japan's approach to the Convention lies not in "Westem-ness" and "Asianness" but is instead between the common law and civil law traditions.
What had been valuable and highly esteemed in their old country, became on the other shore of the Pacific a stigma, a betraying mark of Asianness and foreignness where the need to fit in was imperious in order to be tolerated, though not accepted.
Issues like evangelization, inculturation, dialogue, the Asianness of the Church, justice, option for the poor, etc.
Some literary texts authored by Asian Australians highlight the 'Asianness' of Australia's heritage and serve as models of Australian literature.
Hence, this visibility is accompanied by a bifurcation in which Asianness is hip, cool and British, and Asian themselves are dangerous and foreign" (2004: 68) (5).
One's Asianness seems to be the difference one must suppress in order to be a full citizen.").
Although these claims of unique dynamism and distinct Asianness were fraudulent, they won wide acceptance, and on this basis dependency theory was discredited.

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