British Journal of Chinese Studies

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Vol 10 (2020)
Essays

Covid-19, Anti-Asian Racial Violence, and The Borders of Chineseness

Diana Yeh
City, University of London
Published July 6, 2020
How to Cite
Yeh, D. (2020). Covid-19, Anti-Asian Racial Violence, and The Borders of Chineseness. British Journal of Chinese Studies, 10. https://doi.org/10.51661/bjocs.v10i0.117

Abstract

This position paper argues that Covid-19 related anti-Asian racial violence highlights how contemporary problems facing Chinese communities worldwide – and responses to them – cannot be contained within the borders of Chineseness.

Keywords
  • Chineseness,
  • race,
  • ethnicity,
  • racial violence,
  • East and Southeast Asians,
  • Covid-19
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