Identity Dilemma of the Second-Generation Chinese Americans—Take Andrew Yang's "Rejecting Identity Politics" Strategy as an Example

Chen Zhitong
2020 Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Humanities and Social Science Research (ICHSSR2020)   unpublished
The strategy of "rejecting identity politics" adopted by Andrew Yang in his 2020 US presidential campaign shows the identity dilemma of the second-generation Chinese Americans. Taking Yang's identity strategy as an example and combining with the Pew Research surveys, this paper explores the situation and the reasons of the second-generation Chinese Americans' predicament, as well as the influence of Yang's strategy. The author aims to show the cultural gap the second-generation Chinese
more » ... live in, the reasons behind it, and the hidden damage of Yang's identity strategy to the development of Chinese Americans in the long run.
doi:10.2991/assehr.k.200428.114 fatcat:gnzsyaidjzho5fifjdeqnvrfyi