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Unformatted text preview: “ Beyond Bachelors ” Bachelor Society (mainly Chinese society)- made up of single men; skewed sex ratios • Chinese women made up 7.2% of the Chinese population in the US in 1870 o Ratio: 14:1 • 1890 Chinese women made up 3.6% of the Chinese population in the US • 11,794 Chinese in California in 1852, only 7 men o Ratio: • Five Asian American races before World War II- Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Filipino, South Asians (Punjabes) • 4% were women of the Japanese population in America o Later 12.6% • Of the Filipino population 1920-1929 o 6.7% were women • Growing Korean population 1920-1930 o 25% were women in 1920 o 34% in 1930 • South Asians; Punjabes o 1909 474 men in the US Strategies for Recovery (of missing gender history) • Study the ones who came • Study the women in the US who married Asian men (non-Asian women) o People were generally against these marriages o Anti-miscegenation laws- none in mid-Atlantic, mid-West, and the East But there were in Michigan and Indiana o...
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- Spring '08
- japan, Chinese white marriages, mainly Chinese society, skewed sex ratios