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Whatever the implication, high rates of outmarriages to another Asian of a different ethnicity or in particular, to Whites, has led many sociologists and psychologists to analyze why Asian Americans choose to intermarry with Whites.
One theory emphasizes that marrying a White person is the ultimate form of assimilation (see the article on "Assimilation and Ethnic Identity") and signifies full acceptance by White society.
More proof that the statistics presented here are reliable and valid can be found in the following research articles that have already been published in various academic journals across several disciplines. S.-raised (and therefore exclude first generation immigrants) and they all report similar proportions of Asian American intermarriage: Fourth, be sure to read the page that describes the Statistical Methodology and details how these statistics were calculated.
Finally, as supporting evidence, the second table on this page (below) comes from the 2000 Census as well and it shows the percentages of unmarried Asian men and women who are living with members of the opposite sex.
Sometimes, though, it’s nice to be around people who have similar beliefs and values and who can relate to the experiences you’ve been through and lifestyle you live.
In terms of dating, these commonalities can be important.
We have millions of people with different backgrounds and viewpoints from whom we can learn.
Combined with the cultural stereotypes or fetish of Asian women, many scholars argue these can be some factors that affect why many males (particularly White males) are attracted to Asian women.
In this sense, Asian women are not seen as equal partners but rather, as sexual objects to be controlled and used by the male.
Therefore, an Asian American may marry a White person because s/he (consciously or unconsciously) wants to be fully accepted in White society.
However, to many people, this theory sounds rather condescending since it presumes that the only reason why an Asian American would marry a White would be to fulfill a need for acceptance.