By Kent A. Ono
A better half to Asian American reviews is made from 20 formerly released essays that experience performed a huge ancient function within the conceptualization of Asian American stories as a box.
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Since he feels that much of the problems of minority groups are due to the host society, he must somehow reconcile this belief with the observations that there are ‘‘uncle toms’’ in his own racial group. That is, while he is contemptuous of the Marginal Man, he also believes that the Marginal Man is a product of the society. In addition, the Asian-American may become extremely militant in his reaction to racism. While militancy may have valuable contributions in gaining civil rights, feelings of self pride, and power, it may also make the Asian-American obsessively concerned with racism.
Paper submitted for publication, 1971. 18 S. Sue, and D. W. Sue, The Reflection of Culture Conflict in the Psychological Problems of Chinese Americans. Parts of this paper presented at the First National Conference on AsianAmerican Studies, Los Angeles, California, April, 1971. 19 D. C. Klein, Community Dynamics and Mental Health (New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1968), 13. 20 Sue and Sue, The Reflection of Culture Conflict. 34 CHAPTER TWO The Ghetto of the Mind: Notes on the Historical Psychology of Chinese America* Ben R.
Defiance of parental values . . Attribution of blame for one’s lack of success Self . . White Society . . Chinese values . . Minimal blame on White Society . . White Society . . Handling of prejudice and discrimination Deferring and minimizing effects. Denying and minimizing effects . . Anger and militancy . . 2 failure to see how one can attain self respect by not obeying parents is a result of defining pride and esteem within the family unit. The evaluation from his family is the critical factor.
A Companion to Asian American Studies by Kent A. Ono