Articles and Manuscripts
In 2018, the journal Politics, Groups and Identities published a special issue dedicated to Asian American politics. In their introduction to the Virtual Special Issue, Andrew Aoki and Pei-te Lien note that the issue "offers readers an unprecedented and excellent opportunity to appreciate the breadth and depth of recent research on APA politics."
Access to the special issue is available now and free until February of 2019.
Table of Contents for the PGI special Issue (6:3)+Virtue Special Issue on APA Politics —8/6/18
Introduction –Exploring and Expanding the Political World Pioneered by Don T. Nakanishi
Andrew Aoki, Augsburg University and Pei-te Lien, UC Santa Barbara
Race-ing Solidarity: Asian Americans and Support for Black Lives Matter
Julie Lee Merseth, Northwestern University
From Emotion to Action among Asian Americans: Assessing the Roles of Threat and Identity in the Age of Trump
Davin Phoenix and Maneesh Arora, UC Irvine
Superficial Equality: Gender and Immigration in Asian American Political Participation
Christian Dyogi Philips, Ohio State University and Taeku Lee, UC Berkeley
The Social Roots of Asian American Partisan Attitudes
Tanika Raychaudhuri, Princeton University
Coalition Building and Mobilization: Case Studies of the Comfort Women Memorials in the United States
Mary McCarthy, Drake University and Linda Hasunuma, University of Bridgeport
Filipino American Political Participation
Erwin de Leon, Columbia University and Gem Daus, University of Maryland
Dialogue Essays: Doing, Learning, and Thinking about Asian Pacific American Politics
“Now We Know”: Resurgences of Hawaiian Independence
Noelani Goodyear-Ka’opua, University of Hawaii, Manoa
Intersectional Perspectives on Asian Pacific American Movement Building and Activism
Nicole Filler, UC Santa Barbara
Are Ballot Box Issues Enough? Nakanishi’s Indication and the Case for Asian Pacific American Transnational Politics in an Age of Domestic Disruption
Christian Collet, International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan
How Far Have We Come? Asian Pacific Americans in Introductory-level American Government Textbooks in Three Different Time Periods
Okiyoshi Takeda, Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan
Dialogue within Dialogue
Contours of Asian American Political Theory: Introductions and Polemics
Fred Lee, University of Connecticut, Storrs
Commentary on Fred Lee’s “Contours of Asian American Political Theory”
Charles Lee, Arizona State University
Reflections on Fred Lee’s “Contours of Asian American Political Theory”
Edmund Fong, University of Utah
Asian Americans and Politics: Communities and Research Transformed
Paul Watanabe, University of Massachusetts Boston
Addendum: Additional Research Articles for the Virtue Special Issue on APA Politics
The Effect of Party Mobilization, Group Identity, and Racial Context on Asian Americans’ Turnout. Published in 3:4 (2015), 592-614.
Dukhong Kim, Florida Atlantic University
Political Stories: Media Narratives of Political Participation by Asian Immigrants in the US and Canada. Published in 4:2 (2016), 425-443.
Rebecca Hamlin, Irene Bloemraad, and Els de Graauw
Out of context: the absence of geographic variation in US immigrants' perceptions of discrimination." Published in 4:3 (2016): 363-392.
Daniel Hopkins, Jonathan Mummolo, Victoria M. Esses, Cheryl R. Kaiser, Helen B. Marrow & Monica McDermott
The Role of Co-Ethnic Political Mobilization in Electoral Incorporation: Evidence from Orange County, California. Published in 5:2 (2017), 263-297.
Carole Jean Uhlaner and Danvy Le, UC Irvine
When does race matter? Exploring white responses to minority congressional candidates. Published in 5:4 (2017): 618-641.
Neil Visalvanich, Durham University, UK
Immigration politics and group consciousness for newcomers to Southern US politics. Published in 5:4 (2017): 679-702.
D. Xavier Medina Vidal, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Does Christopher Chen vote more than Shu-Wei Chen? The cost of ethnic retention among Asian American voters. Forthcoming. Published online: 13 Oct 2016.
Min Hee Go, CUNY – Brooklyn College
Party Identification and the Immigrant Cohort Hypothesis: The Case of Vietnamese Americans. Forthcoming. Published online: 19 May 2017.
Loan Kieu Le, Inst. for Good Government & Inclusion and Santa Clara University and Phi Hong Su, UC Los Angeles
Forging Ties: The Effect of Racial Discrimination on Asian Americans’ Perceptions of Political Commonality with Latinos. Forthcoming. Published online: xx August 2018
Fan Lu, UC Davis
The Effect of Minority Identity Convergence on Pan-Ethnicity among Asian Americans. Forthcoming. Published online: xx August 2018
Richard Cho, Utah State University
Addendum: Past Dialogue Essays (on prospects for racial coalitions in minority majority America) for the Virtue Special Issue on APA Politics
When race no longer predicts minority status and identity. Published in 2:3 (2014), 500-505.
Pei-te Lien, UC Santa Barbara
Asian Americans and the rainbow: the prospects and limits of coalitional politics. Published in 2:3 (2014), 522-529.
Karthick Ramakrishnan, UC Riverside
In September 2001, PS published a symposium on Asian Pacific American politics, the first time time that such a work had appeared in an American Political Science Association (APSA) publication. Click here for the 2001 publication.