Prejudice in the Lives of Asian Americans
Article first published online: 16 MAY 2012
© 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Journal of Applied Social Psychology
Volume 42, Issue 8, pages 1847–1869, August 2012
How to Cite
WEAVER, C. N. (2012), Prejudice in the Lives of Asian Americans. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 42: 1847–1869. doi: 10.1111/j.1559-1816.2012.00921.x
- Issue published online: 8 AUG 2012
- Article first published online: 16 MAY 2012
Expressions of prejudice were compared between Asian American and Black, Hispanic, Jewish, and White respondents to social distance and stereotype items on 5 recent nationwide public opinion surveys. There was much prejudice toward Asian Americans. Their prejudice was greatest toward Blacks and Hispanics and least toward Jews and Whites. Among Asian American subgroups, prejudice toward Blacks, Hispanics, and Whites was greatest by Chinese Americans and Japanese Americans; and least by Filipino Americans and Asian Indian Americans. Suggestions are made for further research.