The fetishization of Asian women in American culture

The American fetish of Asian woman is a form of globalization that finds its roots in American-Asian wars. American soldiers stationed in Japan, Vietnam, Korea, the Philippines, and virtually every other Asian nation discovered Asian sex workers-exotic women far from home, who offered sexual pleasures for a cheap price. The globalized image of Asian women as objects rather than human beings has spread beyond military, into the media, and even the overall image of Asian American women in daily life. As a result, the American cinema has profited from objectifying Asian women.

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