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When “model minorities” become “yellow peril”—Othering and the racialization of Asian Americans in the COVID‐19 pandemic

Overview of attention for article published in Sociology Compass, January 2021
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#29 of 930)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (96th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (99th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
3 news outlets
twitter
70 tweeters
wikipedia
1 Wikipedia page
reddit
1 Redditor

Citations

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52 Dimensions

Readers on

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117 Mendeley
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Title
When “model minorities” become “yellow peril”—Othering and the racialization of Asian Americans in the COVID‐19 pandemic
Published in
Sociology Compass, January 2021
DOI 10.1111/soc4.12849
Pubmed ID
Authors

Yao Li, Harvey L. Nicholson

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 117 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 19 16%
Student > Ph. D. Student 15 13%
Student > Master 14 12%
Student > Doctoral Student 11 9%
Researcher 6 5%
Other 19 16%
Unknown 33 28%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 39 33%
Psychology 17 15%
Arts and Humanities 5 4%
Business, Management and Accounting 5 4%
Linguistics 4 3%
Other 13 11%
Unknown 34 29%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 79. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 24 July 2022.
All research outputs
#426,534
of 21,797,833 outputs
Outputs from Sociology Compass
#29
of 930 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#12,853
of 420,961 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Sociology Compass
#1
of 11 outputs
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