Human subjects term indicating a person having origins in the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent including, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, or Vietnam.
A general term referring to styles of the Far East. See Chinese and Japanese for two more specific examples of Asian style. Furniture with Asian sensibilities is popular as a subset of contemporary style.
Includes persons who classified themselves as such in one of the following specific race categories: Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Asian Indian, Korean, Vietnamese, Cambodian, Hmong, Laotian, Thai, Other Asian.
Typically refers to Japanese and Chinese influences. Traditional Japanese interiors are sized according to a 3' x 6' human form, represented by natural fiber floor coverings called tatami mats. Raw materials like bamboo and colors taken from nature are used to create a serene, calm environment. Furnishings characteristic of the look are shoji screens and rice-paper lanterns. Chinese interiors are identifiable through highly-stylized furnishings featuring handpainted designs on lacquered finishes, brightly-colored accessories and ornaments or statues of animals or mythical creatures. Red is used abundantly as a symbol of good luck. More info
denoting or characteristic of the biogeographic region including southern Asia and the Malay Archipelago as far as the Philippines and Borneo and Java; "Oriental politeness"; "for people of South and East Asian ancestry the term `Asian' is preferred to `Oriental'"; "Asian ancestry"
Self-identification among people of Asian descent. In 1997, the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) revised the standards for how the Federal government would collect and present data on race and ethnicity. The new guidelines reflect "the increasing diversity of our Nation's population, stemming from growth in interracial marriages and immigration." These new guidelines revised some of the racial categories used in 1990 and preceding censuses and allowed respondents to report as many race categories as were necessary to identify themselves on the Census 2000 questionnaire. These are the 17 detailed Asian race and ethnic categories used in displaying data from Census 2000: Asian Indian Bangladeshi Cambodian Chinese, except Taiwanese Filipino Hmong Indonesian Japanese Korean Laotian Malaysian Pakistani Sri Lankan Taiwanese Thai Vietnamese Other Asian Related terms: Census (decennial), Race
Refers to people having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent. It includes race or races as Asian Indian, Chinese, Filipino, Korean, Japanese, Vietnamese, or Other Asian. Other such races include Burmese, Hmong, Pakistani, or Thai.
This is a very general term of convenience which refers to people of Asian decent. Asia is broadly defined as the area, excluding the middle-east, running east from Pakistan, across the India subcontinent and islands of the Indian Ocean, to south-east Asia, including Indo-china and the islands of Indonesia, as far east as the island nations of the western Pacific Ocean, north to China, Japan, the Korean peninsula, Mongolia and returning west the central Asian ex-Soviet republics. About 60 percent of the world's population live in Asia. Items linked to this NZFVC Topic Area aim to cover the experiences of family violence of people of Asian origin or descent resident in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Person of Asian descent or from the continent of Asia, regardless of race or ethnicity.
A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam.