As China opened up to the outside world, representations of Westerners shifted from enemies of China to individuals of great power, money and pleasure.
Asian women were the antithesis to their perception of white women. Furthermore, there have been many cases of Asian fetishism leading to criminal activity.
The performer has even "renamed" them corresponding to her album title and clothing brand, L. In one case in 2000, two men, David Dailey and Edmund Ball abducted and blindfolded two Japanese girls in Washington, one who was eighteen and the other who was nineteen.
On the contrary, Perry Johansson, author of the Postcolonial Studies Journal article, "Consuming the other: The fetish of the western woman in Chinese advertising and popular culture," argues that the racial fetish of white women in Chinese culture does have something to do with sex.
white women represent a shift in the power dynamics between women and men. Geremie Barme, director of the Australian Centre on China in the World and professor of Chinese History at the Australian National University, studied the Chinese television series, A Beijing Man in New York.
This area of theory is called optimal outbreeding hypothesis.