Chinese Women In America

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All over the world, people who have different colors and speaking different languages carry the dream of embarking on the land is the opportunity of the United States of America land, gathered under the banner of "everyone is born equal". the United States is the world 's largest immigrant country, is also a multicultural country. Once people believe that "integration" is the only right way, regardless of color and background. people speak the same language, follow the same social behavior, moral norms and to accept the same cultural influence. if people integrate into the mainstream society, it means to say goodbye to their own representatives of culture and race, it means that your identity can only be "Americans." However, As the world becomes…show more content…
During that period, Chinese women have been marginalized for a long time. They must not only resist racial discrimination from the white American society, but also resist China’s ancient feudal traditions. Because of the anti-Chinese mentality and legal provisions of the early Americans, the number of Chinese women who entered the United States were really small. Under gender discrimination and racial discrimination, these women had the same tragic fate. This is mainly because in 1924 the United States Congress passed the immigration laws of Chinese women made strict demands, the explicit prohibition of "Chinese women, wives and prostitutes to enter the United States. The majority of women who enter the United States are treated as prostitutes by Americans. According to Erika Lee’s “Exclusion Acts”: as with other Chinese applying for admission into the country, Chinese woman were judged by intersecting notion of race, class, gender, and sexuality. As Chinses, they were subjected to additional scrutiny based on immigration official’s fears that most female applicants were ether practicing or potential prostitutes.” The main reason is due to a large number of cheap Chinese labor’s sexual desire cannot be met in a serious imbalance proportion of men and women, Leading to the prevailing prostitution industry. There are some reasons due to the misunderstanding of United States on China, for…show more content…
In the mid-19th century the first batch of Chinese women entering the United States. During that period, Chinese women have been marginalized for a long time. They must not only resist racial discrimination from the white American society, but also resist China’s ancient feudal traditions. Because of the anti-Chinese mentality and legal provisions of the early Americans, the number of Chinese women who entered the United States were really small. Under gender discrimination and racial discrimination, these women had the same tragic fate. This is mainly because in 1924 the United States Congress passed the immigration laws of Chinese women made strict demands, the explicit prohibition of "Chinese women, wives and prostitutes to enter the United States. The majority of women who enter the United States are treated as prostitutes by Americans. According to Erika Lee’s “Exclusion Acts”: as with other Chinese applying for admission into the country, Chinese woman were judged by intersecting notion of race, class, gender, and sexuality. As Chinses, they were subjected to additional scrutiny based on immigration official’s fears that most female applicants were ether practicing or potential prostitutes.” The main reason is due to a large number of cheap Chinese labor’s sexual desire cannot be met in a serious imbalance proportion of men and women, Leading to the prevailing prostitution industry. There are some reasons due to the misunderstanding of United States on China, for
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