A look at the long history of Asian Americans and its role in shaping US identity. The essay also looks at the push-pull factors that have helped define demographic trends in the United States to present day and also covers some darker periods of American history, including the Congressional Exclusionary Act restricting immigration based on race and the Japanese American Internment during WWII. 5 I. Personal Experiences of Discrimination In this survey, Asian Americans were asked about their personal experiences with racism and discrimination, across a range of areas of life.
The alleged discrimination included trafficking, harassment, and derogatory comments. Among noteworthy EEOC resolutions on behalf of Asian-Americans: In , EEOC settled for $ million with four Hawaiian farms for discrimination against Thai farmworkers. EEOC alleged that the employer denied or delayed workers' pay, monitored their. Jun 24, · Southeast Asian countries, such as Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam, are culturally diverse. However, the women of this region all share the experience of gender discrimination. The inferior position of women in Southeast Asia impacts women’s health in Southeast Asia.
In my article on Employment and Occupational Patterns, I described how, despite the fact that many Asian American work in high-status, well-paying jobs, unfortunately many still experience glass ceiling barriers (sometimes referred to as the ‘bamboo ceiling’ for Asian Americans) and other mechanisms of discrimination in the workplace.. To give us a more detailed picture of this issue, a.