I want to write about cross cultural comparison - Some
possible ideas to include in my research problem:
is the most developed country and the fairest country in the world.
Technically, there isn’t any unfairness in gender discrimination in
However, American women use husbands’ last name after marrying. In China
(Mainland), women keep their last name even after marrying. Women add
husbands’ last name before their name after marrying in Hong Kong and Taiwan.
still man-centered society or just a kind of tradition?
- There are more stay-home mothers in America, at least for the
year after their child’s birth, making American women more traditional
this period. In China, there are few stay-home mothers
husbands and wives work outside. Is there economic reason in the
phenomenon? Because only the
husbands’ income can’t afford the whole family.
- Because both parents work outside, many Chinese children
are raised by grandparents. The roles of grandparents in Chinese family
- American women think that they are independent entity. In
wives believe that their husbands are their dependence. For example,
people believe that husbands should get more education than wives;
should higher than wives’. If they don’t, husbands themselves will feel
- There are many differences between countryside and cities
in China, but there
differences in America.
For example, many people living in countryside still don’t like girls,
cities, people like both boys and girls.
- As the sample said, there are many differences in mate
selection between China
Chinese parents involve a lot in Children’s mate selection. China is more conservative than America.
whole society looks down upon unmarried mothers and people who divorce.
Each one of the six ideas is a thesis idea all by itself.
Take a look first at this US-Korea Cultural Comparison
Look in journals that specifically
concentrate on cultural comparisons like:
Journal of Gender, Culture and Health
International Journal of Cultural Studies
Cultural Studies ↔ Critical Methodologies
Media, Culture & Society