Lecture 21 - L ecture 21 < Gender and Society> Different...

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Lecture 21 <Gender and Society> - Different composition and gender breakdown of different ethnic group - Absence of Women I. Impact of exclusion and the absence of women - The establishment and maintenance of a “bachelor society” o Married back at home and father resided in U.S to make fortune Wives and daughters left back in Country because of the tradition of them being at home Economic and social motives why Women stayed behind It is expensive to raise a family in U.S than back in China Why women stayed Idea of U.S being unsafe for Women Policy and legislature had effect on Women exclusion e.g. Paper law Married men remarrying in U.S and leaving old family behind - Institutionalization of prostitution and other vice industries o Gambling, opium dance, and prostitution - Illegal practices such as the “slot racket” (e.g., “paper sons”) o Buy document to show the family relationship to pass the interrogation - Delay in the procreation of a second generation in America
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