A demonstrator holds a poster as people gather for a protest against Asian racism, in Los Angeles, California, on March 27. It took place following the death of eight people, including six women of Asian descent, killed during a shooting spree in Atlanta on March 16. Photo:  EPA-EFE
A demonstrator holds a poster as people gather for a protest against Asian racism, in Los Angeles, California, on March 27. It took place following the death of eight people, including six women of Asian descent, killed during a shooting spree in Atlanta on March 16. Photo: EPA-EFE
Philip Bowring
Opinion

Opinion

Philip Bowring

Where multiracial migration has taken hold, people can’t be easily pigeonholed

  • For a start, ‘Asia’ as a region is home to such diverse peoples it can only be an imprecise concept
  • In many countries with multi-ethnic populations such as the US, Australia and Britain, language has not caught up with the reality of mixtures

A demonstrator holds a poster as people gather for a protest against Asian racism, in Los Angeles, California, on March 27. It took place following the death of eight people, including six women of Asian descent, killed during a shooting spree in Atlanta on March 16. Photo:  EPA-EFE
A demonstrator holds a poster as people gather for a protest against Asian racism, in Los Angeles, California, on March 27. It took place following the death of eight people, including six women of Asian descent, killed during a shooting spree in Atlanta on March 16. Photo: EPA-EFE
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