Not Your Yellow Fantasy: Deconstructing the Legacy of Asian Fetishization (Paperback)
The concepts of yellow fever and racial fetishization are often considered topics of conversation many individuals do not care about or actively avoid. Yet their influence on how we interact with our world is more profound than we realize.
In Not Your Yellow Fantasy, Giboom Park examines how individuals are consciously and unconsciously perpetuating the spread and continuous influence of racial stereotypes toward Asian Americans in romantic and sexual relationships. While reflecting on the impact of yellow fever on her own life, Park helps us better understand how we are all impacted by the detrimental effects of racial fetishization.
This book explores:
* How and why Asian women came to be perceived as hyper-sexual, mysterious or submissive and docile beings.
* The influence of Asian fetishization and the derogatory "Yellow Fever" fetish on pornography, trafficking, and dating platforms.
* The consequential oppression of women's rights and BIPOC communities as a result of Asian fetishization.
From the persistence of mail-order brides and white supremacy to sex trafficking, the topic of Asian fetishization can no longer be ignored. Now is the time to address its existence and work toward a world of inclusion and equality.