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Flashpoints for Asian American Studies$
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Cathy J. Schlund-Vials

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780823278602

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: May 2018

DOI: 10.5422/fordham/9780823278602.001.0001

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Asian Americans, Disability, and the Model Minority Myth

Asian Americans, Disability, and the Model Minority Myth

(p.241) Chapter 14 Asian Americans, Disability, and the Model Minority Myth
Flashpoints for Asian American Studies

Yoonmee Chang

Fordham University Press

Chapter 14 engages a sustained critique of the ableist aspects of Asian American studies. Such ableism, as Chang maintains, obscures through minoritized exceptionalism the possibility of a disabled Asian American personhood, rendering such bodies as “impossible subjects.”

Keywords:   abelism, Asian American studies, disability Studies, personhood, racialization

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