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This paper addresses gender equity based on a student's questionnaire answered by five Canadian-Chinese young women concerning education, income expectations, occupational choices and the glass ceiling. The paper makes reference to other works on Canadian-Chinese culture and remarks on what is presumed of "Asian" women and gender inequality in contrast with high expectation of female education/working/professional lives. The paper shows how all women viewed themselves as Canadians with choices, with different kinds of working lives important to them.
From the Paper:"Chinese tradition can be stereotyped as repressing women in relation to men, girls assumed to be raised to take on household and family duties, as compared to over-valued boys, in a set of assumptions that can be annoying if one knows parts of the Canadian Chinese community. This paper refers to 5 young women of Chinese heritage in the central Canadian city of Toronto or outlying areas who were born in Canada or arrived in childhood. An interesting feature of what was reported was the relative absence of minority sentiment despite much literature on disadvantages faced by..."
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Canadian-Chinese Women (2007, December 01) Retrieved April 06, 2020, from https://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/canadian-chinese-women-135220/
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