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Asian‐American Public Opinion

Jane Junn, Taeku Lee, S. Karthick Ramakrishnan and Janelle Wong

in The Oxford Handbook of American Public Opinion and the Media

Published in print May 2011 | ISBN: 9780199545636
Published online September 2011 | | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199545636.003.0032

Series: Oxford Handbooks of American Politics

Asian‐American Public Opinion

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This chapter studies the implications of the socioeconomic and demographic factors on public opinion among Asian Americans. The first part reviews the present social science research on Asian-American political attitudes, and then discusses the outlines of Asian-American political partisanship and attitudes on some relevant political issues. It ends with a study of the observations on the challenges of gathering opinion data among Asian Americans and a discussion of research strategies, and also refers to some data taken from the 2008 National Asian-American Survey.

Keywords: socioeconomic factors; demographic factors; Asian Americans; political attitudes; political partisanship; political issues; opinion data; research strategies; Asian-American Survey

Article.  6835 words. 

Subjects: Politics ; US Politics ; Political Behaviour

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