ERIC Number: ED199325
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Research on South Asian Women in Canadian Context, 1976-1980.
Naidoo, J. C.
This collection includes ten papers on South Asian (particularly East Indian) women in Canada. The papers were written by the author for presentation at various meetings from 1976 to 1980 and discuss: (1) the author's research on differential role perceptions, religious values, role socialization, and achievement aspirations of East Indian and white Canadian women; (2) the potential contribution of East Indian women to Canadian society; (3) the social psychology of East Indian women in Canada; (4) the way South Asian (Canadian) women perceive themselves, how they perceive other Canadians, and how they are regarded by other Canadians; (5) special problems faced by nonwhite females; (6) the status of social science (especially psychological) research on South Asian women; and (6) the issue of Canadian multiculturalism, as it concerns South Asian minorities. (GC)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Aspiration, Cultural Pluralism, Demography, Ethnicity, Fear of Success, Females, Foreign Countries, Identification (Psychology), Immigrants, Indians, Racial Attitudes, Role Perception, Self Concept, Sex Role, Sex Stereotypes, Social Attitudes, Social Science Research, Sociocultural Patterns
Publication Type: Reports - General; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Wilfrid Laurier Univ., Waterloo (Ontario).; Indian-Canada Association, Kitchener-Waterloo (Ontario).
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Canada; East Indians