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Social Factors Affecting Higher Education For Chinese Students in Both Genders Supakit Kiartkittipong Maud Dufils Dalin Say Humber College Hamid Rezaeiyazdi SOCE 006 – 5A June 15th, 2011 Social Factors Affecting Higher Education for Chinese Students in Both Genders Introduction The purpose of our survey is checking how social factors affect higher education for Chinese students in both Genders. We studied the international Chinese students in higher education in Canada. In this recent year, most Chinese students come to Canada for continuing their studying in the high education. Among both of the two different genders between male and female, we found many different factors that affect higher education for Chinese students in Canada. By analysing with the result of researching between 9 male students and 9 female students in EAP at Humber College, Lakeshore campus and focusing on 18 questions with structured response format, there are three big factors that we found as the main points to show how its affect higher education for Chinese students in Canada such as Family, Financial and Acculturation factor. Chinese background * Traditional gender role According to Chinese higher education system impact Gender, a historical reason is that Chinese culture has valued boys more than girls. Chinese men are always dominated in the Chinese society. For the traditional reason, Chinese women have been viewed as care givers within the family. Men have more right to do anything in society, especially in getting education. According to Education and Gender egalitarianism, Women were subordinate to men-obeying fathers when young, husbands when married, and adult sons when windowed. Women had no access to schooling and lacked economic roles outside the home. Women were not allowed to divorce after married or remarry. Male domination extended well into the

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