Old Asian, New Asian

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Book 59
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A 2010 Human Rights Commission report found that Asian people reported higher levels of discrimination than any other minority in New Zealand.

K. Emma Ng shines light onto the persistence of anti-Asian sentiment in New Zealand. Her anecdotal account is based on her personal experience as a second-generation young Chinese-New Zealand woman. When Asian people have been living here since the gold rushes of the 1860s, she asks, what will it take for them to be fully accepted as New Zealanders?
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About the author

Emma Ng is a writer and curator from Auckland. She lived in Wellington for seven years, studying at Victoria University before becoming the 2013 Blumhardt Curatorial Intern at the Dowse Art Museum. Between 2014 and 2016, she was the Curator and Manager at Enjoy Public Art Gallery, where she oversaw a programme of contemporary art exhibitions, publications, and events. Emma has written for publications such as Art New Zealand, ArtAsiaPacific and The Pantograph Punch. She is currently based in New York City, where she has just graduated with a master’s degree in design research and criticism from the School of Visual Arts.
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Bridget Williams Books
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Published on
Jul 10, 2017
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Pages
120
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ISBN
9780947518516
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Language
English
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Genres
Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs
Social Science / Discrimination & Race Relations
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