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When Chinatown ages, the community breaks their fall

“Fallen leaves return to their roots” is a famous saying in Chinese that refers to the common practice of returning to one’s home when aged. This mentality similarly explains the Chinese senior population’s strong preference to continue to live in their neighborhood and resistance to long-term care facilities. The senior care muddle thickens when it comes to North American...
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What Goes Around Comes Around- ‘Reverse Discrimination’ in Chinatown Rental Market

Author: Yier Program of Study: SSD Computational Social Science Much to many people’s surprise, Chinatown has always been a mystery to me as a Chinese citizen. Despite the same descent and traditional culture I share with Chinatown residents, how they are nurtured and influenced by their local cultures has always confounded me: will they welcome me as a fellow...
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