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  • ‘FRESH OFF THE BOAT’ AND THE MODEL MINORITY STEREOTYPE A FOUCAULDIAN DISCOURSE ANALYSIS.pdf.jpg
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  • Authors: Truong, Minh Hang; Phung, Ha Thanh (2018)

  • This project studies how the American sitcom Fresh Off the Boat performs the model minority discourse. The performance, in line with the Foucauldian tradition of discourse analysis, is understood based on the networks of events and meanings that have rendered the model minority stereotype intelligible. The study informs that the model minority stereotype entered the discourse on Asian Americans through mainstream media’s rationalization of Asian Americans’ economic success in 1960s, marking a signifcant change in social perceptions of Asian Americans. It demonstrates that the discursive status of the stereotype has been conditioned by three power networks namely the black-white parad...

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  • ‘FRESH OFF THE BOAT’ AND THE MODEL MINORITY STEREOTYPE A FOUCAULDIAN DISCOURSE ANALYSIS.pdf.jpg
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  • Authors: Truong, Minh Hang; Phung, Ha Thanh (2018)

  • This project studies how the American sitcom Fresh Off the Boat performs the model minority discourse. The performance, in line with the Foucauldian tradition of discourse analysis, is understood based on the networks of events and meanings that have rendered the model minority stereotype intelligible. The study informs that the model minority stereotype entered the discourse on Asian Americans through mainstream media’s rationalization of Asian Americans’ economic success in 1960s, marking a signifcant change in social perceptions of Asian Americans. It demonstrates that the discursive status of the stereotype has been conditioned by three power networks namely the black-white parad...