Li, Jun

Jun Li received her Ph.D. degree in Education from the Faculty of Education, University of Ottawa. She recently completed a postdoctoral study on Chinese immigrant adolescent cross-cultural experiences at the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology and Special Education, Faculty of Education, University of British Columbia.

Parental Expectations of Chinese Immigrants for Children's School Achievement: Sociocultural Context, Psychological Adjustment, and Educational Consequences
2009 0-7734-4837-3
With first-person narrative accounts provided by Chinese parents and children who immigrated to Canada from People’s Republic of China, this qualitative study addresses how parental expectations as a cultural phenomenon are constructed, negotiated, and understood in Chinese immigrant family, community, and larger sociocultural contexts.