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    Considering that some Asian ethnic groups are so successful, should Asian complaints about subtle forms of discrimination limiting their success be given the same attention as similar comments from other, far more disadvantaged groups? Does this mean that structural or macro-level efforts to reduce ethnic discrimination be calibrated along a sliding scale, with the most disadvantaged group getting more attention and resources? Or is this too, another form of institutionalized discrimination?

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    Hello, and thank you for your question.

    The issue about which you are asking is multifaceted, however I hope that my response is narrow enough in scope to suit your needs. If you require further clarification, please feel free to ask follow up questions.
    Please note that because you have only marked this as one bid I will give as direct a response necessary to briefly answer your question.

    First, I must work with the introduction to the first sentence which you seem to be treating as a given, though it is not an economic or sociological fact. Which Asian ethnic groups do you consider to be most successful? If so are you speaking in specific regard to those ethnic groups as through their lived experience in America, are you taking into account the reasons that is the case? What is your definition of success? Lesser rates of incarceration? Higher rates of education?

    The "success" enjoyed by ethnic groups is wide ranging in America. Access to those levels of success is often a ...

    Solution Summary

    There are several many very diverse ethnic groups within Asia. Their treatment within American society varies broadly and is dependent largely upon American history and the stereotypes developed along the way. Addressing discrimination and developing solutions is more nuanced than identifying an issue and determining whether that issue is a valid concern.