The Chinese in Canada: Three Socioeconomic Approaches by De Zhong Gao

The Chinese in Canada: Three Socioeconomic Approaches

byDe Zhong Gao, Daciana Andrada Muntean

Kobo ebook | February 16, 2012

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Research Paper (postgraduate) from the year 2011 in the subject Orientalism / Sinology - Chinese / China, grade: 69%, McGill University, course: Sociology of Ethnic and Racial Relations, language: English, abstract: Canada is one of the most culturally various countries in the world. It shelters different individuals who fled their home nation, such as for economic reasons, searching for better opportunities and standards of living. One such ethnic group that is part of this multicultural compound characterizing the Canadian population are the Chinese. As many others, they chose Canada to be their new home, envisioning an ameliorated and fairer life than the one they left behind. This is not surprising since, worldwide, Canada has a reputation of being based on meritocracy - with hard work, motivation, and ambition, one can get wherever one wants to. However, below the surface of appearances, this may not be quite so. Indeed, this paper is intended to explore the standing of the Chinese population in Canada from three socioeconomic approaches. But first, who are the Chinese? It is to this point that we turn next.[...]

Title:The Chinese in Canada: Three Socioeconomic ApproachesFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:February 16, 2012Publisher:GRIN PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3656133670

ISBN - 13:9783656133674

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