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A Comparative Study of Minority Development in China and Canada

  • Authors
  • Reza Hasmath

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Reza Hasmath
    Pages 1-8
  3. Reza Hasmath
    Pages 27-50
  4. Reza Hasmath
    Pages 51-86
  5. Reza Hasmath
    Pages 87-117
  6. Reza Hasmath
    Pages 119-136
  7. Reza Hasmath
    Pages 137-142
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 143-193

About this book

Introduction

When examining ethnic minorities' educational attainments in urban China and Canada, they outperform or are on par with the non-minority population. However, when analyzing high-wage, education-intensive occupations, this cohort are not as prevalent as the non-minority population. What accounts for this discrepancy? How far does ethnicity affect one's occupational opportunities? What does this tangibly mean with respect to the management of urban ethnic differences? And, what steps can we take to improve this situation? Drawing upon the latest statistics and detailed interviews, this book examines the experiences of ethnic minorities from schooling to the job search, hiring, and promotion processes.

Keywords

China development education interview job search minority schooling statistics

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