Meera Deo, Christina Chin, Jenny J. Lee, Noriko Milman, and Nancy Wang Yuen



Missing in Action: “Framing” Race in Prime-Time Television

Asian/Pacific Islander Americans (APIAs) have been marginalized since arriving on U.S. shores over a century ago. This study analyzes the racial ideologies surrounding APIAs in prime-time television. By examining one of the most widely consumed media of popular culture, this article empirically demonstrates how APIAs continue to be marginalized and stereotyped in prime-time television.

Asian/Pacific Islander Americans, minority media, model minority

Citation: Social Justice Vol. 35, No. 2 (2008-09): 145-162