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School
University of Toronto Scarborough
Department
Sociology
Course
SOCA01H3
Professor
Sheldon Ungar
Semester
Fall

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Ungar 7 (Chinese immigrants) Chinese Immigrants -Many of Chinese people came to Canada by way of relative sponsorship means that they had a certain kinship ties that could be used a basis for business partners. -partnerships were formed between fathers and sons, uncle nephew -the financial arrangements of partnerships were usually made on an informal basis(because of kinship ties) -get your relatives together and all jus chip in together, no need of layer or paper , just take each others words(trust) -from Chinese immigrants point of view, partnership reduced the capital cost as well as the operating cost in running a restaurant. -The partnership business among the Chinese declined after the war as more Chinese were allowed to bring their families to Canada. the family members provided additional labour power to operate the restaurants. Mobility Dream -During their stay in Canada, they aspired to visit china periodically to see their family for a short period of time. -this mentality is ca
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