Lebanon's History, Culture and Diversity

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Keywords: lebanese culture, lebanese music, lebanese society Some people migrate to the United States and just forget their home country. They find their way to assimilate in the American mainstream. However for me, even though I've been in the U.S. since birth but I would still be pleasured to write on most of the things that I really would feel interested about; Lebanon. Modern-day Lebanon is like ...

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Gender Identity In Fashion Industry

23 Mar 2015 25 May 2017

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Keywords: nester hunter design, gender in fashion, social identity fashion Fashion is not what models exhibit in a magazine or a store window. It pervades every aspect of life. Fashion is mystifying, intimidating, irritating at time yet compulsive. It is an assertion or expression of identity. So long as identity is important, fashion will continue to be important. Fashion defines an individual's persona. Fashion designers define how ...

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Indigenization And Globalization

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Keywords: indigenization media, Globalization and homogenization, indigenization definition In this paper we will try to understand the relationship between indigenization and globalization by looking at how globalization in its process acts as a tool for homogenizing certain 'culture' and lifestyle as ideal over others and often works mainly through the market, media, music and other technology. Secondly we will also look into how globalizations try to reinforce ...

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cultural intelligence in Thai Society

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Keywords: developing cultural intelligence, thai society cultural intelligence, buddhism culture in thailand  Abstract The purpose of this article was to explain and discuss cultural intelligence in Thai society where Buddhism plays a very important role to daily life of Thai people. Cultural intelligence is important can be helpful for individuals who interact with people from different cultural backgrounds and help for manage effectively culture differences. According to ...

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Burma's Culture: Music, Fashion, Art

23 Mar 2015 22 May 2017

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Culture is a modern concept based on a term first used in classical antiquity by the Roman orator, Cicero, cultura animi. The term culture refers to a universal human capacity, the sample of human activity or "the cultivation of individuals through the agency of external forms which have been objectified in history". Youth is the time of life between childhood and adulthood. Myanmar culture (Burmese culture) means ...

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The Empire Writes Back | Green is the Colour

23 Mar 2015 22 May 2017

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Ashcroft, Bill et al in the book The Empire Writes Back: Theory and Practice in Post Colonial Literature discusses what post-colonial is and explains among others the theories of post-colonialism. According to Ashcroft et al, the term 'colonial' can be used to cover all the culture affected by the imperial process from the moment of colonization to the present which concerns with the world as it exists ...

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Cultural Diffusion And Imperialism

23 Mar 2015 19 May 2017

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World has now become a global village. By global village what we mean is that everything is available to every person through the process of free information flow (Ascher, 2010). Globalization has brought everything closer and that has happened through cultural diffusion. Now to understand what cultural diffusion is, we first have to have a fair idea over what is diffusion. Secondly there is well defined process ...

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Factors Contributing To Identity

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Cultural identity is assumed to be multidimensional and multifaceted due to cultural diversity and globalization. The concept of cultural identity is relational and constantly evolving. However, it can also be ambiguous, fragmented, paradoxical, and problematic. In resolving these challenges, immigrants undergo self and cultural identity transformation in order to achieve understanding, harmony, and balance within themselves, their environment, and their connection with others . It is necessary ...

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National culture of Australia

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The word "culture" stems from a Latin root that means the tilling of the soil, like in agriculture. In many modern languages the word is used in a figurative sense, with two meaning. The first meaning which is more commonly used is "civilization", including education, manners, and arts and crafts and their products. It is the domain of a "ministry of culture". The second meaning is derived ...

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Effects of crosscultural exchange

23 Mar 2015 18 May 2017

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Cross-Cultural Exchange Alex Carr      Cross-Cultural Exchange was a fundamental part of the development of societies. Through this form of exchange, societies were able to acquire knowledge from one and other, and upon doing so enrich their own cultures through studying abroad. When looking at the effects of cross-cultural exchange, there are many different aspects of study. Some of these aspects include, new foods being brought to different ...

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Metaphors Of Dragon In Literature

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With the integration of global economy and technology, multicultural situation is inevitable. Culture exchange in various countries has become extremely important. Under its shadow, all culture becomes significant factors in this international environment. Today, in the information-crash society, the cultural has not merely be seen as separated signs but seen as a cross-cultural communication behavior. For a long time, people are keen to argue about superiority and ...

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About consumer culture

23 Mar 2015 18 May 2017

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Introduction Consumerism is the term used to describe the effects of equating personal happiness with purchasing material possessions and consumption. Today we live in a consumer culture obsessed world. Consumption encompasses our everyday lives and structures our everyday agendas. The values, meanings and costs of what we consume have become an increasing important part of our social and personal experiences. The main factor enforcing our actions in ...

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The People Of Rajasthan

23 Mar 2015 18 May 2017

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When this magnificent beauty Rajasthan entails into our minds, the very first visual of this grand state comes with the images of iridescent lights and a wide variety of energetic folk dances and enthusiastic music it also reminds us of the desert- stretches, the forts, palaces, the mighty warriors, and royal robes of the rajas and maharajas. Thinking of this princely state also memorises us through the ...

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An Overview of Iran

23 Mar 2015 18 May 2017

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Comparative and international Family Research demonstration project Cultural issues related to families are quite dissimilar in various countries. United States and Islamic republic of Iran exhibit great cultural diversity. Iran in known is known in United States for it's for its vast supply of oil. It is a fact beyond obvious perception that Iranian and American Culture are witnessed to be in the midst of ...

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Changing Trends in Indian Marriages

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INTRODUCTION: Marriages are divine alliance between the two individuals and have to be maintained for the entire life. They portray a bond which unlike business should not be dissolved if any problem arises. Marriages on the other hand make it important to maintain heavenly relationships among the humans and promote peace and love. In this modern world, meaning of marriages has changed all throughout the people ...

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LGBT People in Popular CUlture

23 Mar 2015 18 May 2017

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Recent years have witnessed a proliferation of images of LGBT people in popular culture. Discuss this growth in visibility with reference to queer theory. In recent years we have witnessed a proliferation of images of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people (LGBT) in popular culture. An indication of why this has occurred can be found in the historical context from which modern homo-viability arose. Furthermore I will ...

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Hipsters: An analysis

23 Mar 2015 18 May 2017

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Nowadays we often come across the terms hipster or hipsterism in different newspapers and magazines as well as watching TV programs. Some people in our society even cannot imagine the meaning of this word. However, the term hipster is a well-known term for any sociologist, especially if he or she is interested in different contemporary subcultures of our society. A great deal of articles concerning the hipsters' ...

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Impressionism And Cubism | Comparison

23 Mar 2015 17 May 2017

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The art and painting in the human history started contemporary to the primitive age and progressed with the flow of time. Then human societies, possibly tried to record their most important events in the form of art and paintings. As found in Egyptian art, Native American's, cave paintings of Ajanta and Elora, in Srilanka and many different places all over the world. This kind of paintings got ...

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The Strength of Weak Ties | Review

23 Mar 2015 17 May 2017

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This paper is a critical review of the popular article The Strength of Weak Ties by Mark S. Granovetter (1973). After an introduction to the paper at hand and a summary of the texts main points, a closer look at some of the premises on which the author builds his arguments is taken as well as examining the arguments themselves. Followed by that, the articles major contributions ...

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Introduction Of Robots To Society

23 Mar 2015 17 May 2017

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It is a very true slogan from "Adidas" brand, "Nothing is Impossible". Humans abilities are limited, and that is why robots are created. Have you ever imagine that, when you wake up in the morning, once you open up your eyes, everything that is in your mind such as breakfast, office wear, slippers and even more have already being prepared by your "robot-slave". You do not have ...

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North East India | An overview

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38. Historians maintain that the boundaries of ancient India roughly coincide with those of the present day South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC). There are some who believe that except for the period under the British rule, India has never been a nation state. Other historians disagree and maintain that India has always been a cultural and economic entity and the North East has always been an ...

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An American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang | Analysis

23 Mar 2015 17 May 2017

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According to Chun, who has studied the typical Asian American stereotypes and the myth of their success, Asian American descendants have been pressured into assimilating within an inflexible mold of Americanization to avoid the anti-Oriental stereotypes and prejudices of American society (The Myth). Chun's observation indicates that minority youth in the United States are constantly hard pressed by the biased and unequal educational system that is majorly ...

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Celebrity Endorsement On Rural Consumers

23 Mar 2015 16 May 2017

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The celebrities in India are the role models for majority of Indians, they are so influenced by them that most of the population follows the trends of their dressing, styles and habits. This is the major reason for the companies to hire the celebrities to promote their products. The companies invest billions of to hire the celebrity for the promotion of their product. The companies believe that ...

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The Process Of Cultural Diffusion

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World has now become a global village. By global village what we mean is that everything is available to every person through the process of free information flow (Ascher, 2010). Globalization has brought everything closer and that has happened through cultural diffusion. Now to understand what cultural diffusion is, we first have to have a fair idea over what is diffusion. Secondly there is well defined process ...

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South Indian foods

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Indian Cuisine The cuisine of India is characterized by use of various spices,herbs and other vegetables grown in India we have widespread practice of vegetarianism across different section of society. Each society of Indian cuisine is characterized by a wide variety of dishes and cooking techniques. As a result, cuisine varies from region to region across Indian subcontinent. India's religious beliefs and culture has made an influential role ...

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The Multiculturalism Of Lebanon

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Lebanon is a country with a long history which made it what it is today, a multicultural country. In a book called 'Geopolitique du conflit libanais' by Georges Corm, written in French, the Lebanese situation and how it got to the state it is now culturally is explained. This book starts off by saying that everywhere in the world, be it Paris, London or Geneva, the Lebanese ...

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The Korean Consumption Behavior

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Introduction The rapid economic development and the opening of the international market, Korean's consumption behavior is increasingly developing along developed countries' (Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan) consumption patterns. The opening up of the Korean economy led to the increased purchasing power of banks and this allowed them to recover from the 1997 financial crisis faster than other countries that were affected. When the country recovered, the ...

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Analysis Of Globalization Theory: Hybridization

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On a Monday morning, I set out to carry out my ethnographic study at the city centre in Bradford. The city centre, a large surrounding filled with tall buildings with various concrete partitions. The sloping walking hill corner of the city centre witnesses most stores, shops and shopping plaza having their last floor with glass display or walling for product displays with attractive inscription of sales, price ...

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The Origins Of Punk Fashion

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The time and birthplace of Punk movement is debatable. Either the New York scene of the late sixties or the British Punks of 1975-76 can be given the honour. Conventionally, it is thought the New Yorkers invented the musical style while the Londoners popularized the attitude and the appearance. For our purpose, we will just watch over the British punk because it was just in the late ...

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Fashion And The Rebellion In The 1960s

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What are the main differences between 'subculture' and 'counterculture' and what do they tell us about fashion and the rebellion in the 1960s? I shall be studying about the difference between 'subculture' and 'counterculture' and what they tell us about fashion and rebellion in the 1960s. I shall do this by looking at the way how the 1960s influenced the generation of the hippies era in relation ...

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Development Of Beauty Salon Services

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What is a beauty salon? A beauty salon is an establishment providing men and women with services to improve their beauty, such as hairdressing, manicuring, facial treatment and massage. They are also known as beauty parlor and beauty shop. You might assume that beauty salon is barber salon are the same, but that's not true. Barber salon mostly deals with hairdressing and cutting, while a beauty salon ...

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Green Postcolonial Reading In Kocharethi

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The present paper proceeds from the conviction that postcolonialism and ecocriticism have a great deal to gain from one another. It tries to spell out some of the obvious differences between the two critical schools, search for grounds that allow a productive overlap between them and define "green postcolonialism". The paper then attempts a comparative green postcolonial reading of the first novel in Malayalam by an Adivasi/tribal, ...

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Skopos Theory Perspective: English Trademark

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With the development of world economy and accelerating globalization, more and more companies have realized the significance of translating English trademarks. Trademark is a very special type of practical writing with high commercial value. The translation of English trademark names belongs to a kind of cultural communication with special purposes. A successful translation should be able to convey the current information of the commodity, attract the foreign ...

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The Punk Rock Movement

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More than a quarter century ago the punk, hippie, mod and skinhead movement had an enormous impact and played an integral part of popular music along with the social messages and persuasive tactics that they used to gain popularity of their movement. This has been an attempt to gain attention of our society to engage in the issues at hand on a global scale. The strategies that ...

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The Kingdom Of Cambodia

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Kingdom of Cambodia or simply known as Cambodia is located in South East Asia. As shown in figure 1, it is surrounded by Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, and the Gulf of Thailand. The capital city is Phnom Penh which is located in the South. Cambodia has area of 181.035 square kilometers. Its size is about half of Germany. Cambodia s flag is the only one in the world ...

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The Influence Of Mother Teresa

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Mother Teresa was born as Agnes Bojaxhiu. Since, childhood she was committed towards the work performed by the missionaries. She took the name 'Teresa' when she joined the Sisters of Loreto, an Irish community of nuns in 1928 and dedicated herself towards(poverty), remain without possessions, (Chastity )to remain pure in mind and body and promised to obey her religious superiors(Obedience). Mother Teresa was embodied with vision, compassion, ...

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The Chinese Cultural Identities

23 Mar 2015 12 May 2017

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One of the oldest continuous civilizations in history and the dominant cultural center of East Asia is China, where the place full with flourishing philosophical, political, economic, artistic and scientific traditions. Moreover, China has opened up an intense cultural identity as a widespread civilization. In the last century, China has been struggled on the challenge of smiting a brand new identity in the world of nation-states and ...

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Influences Of Japanese Design On Western Architecture

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In what ways did the Traditional Architecture and Design of Japan Influence Western Architecture at the turn of the Twentieth Century? Japanese architecture was begun in 57 B.C. Before this time period the majority structures were pit dwellings. In early times Japan's architecture was influenced by Korean architecture. The Korean historian have given evidence at time of 57 and 665 B.C in creating original buildings . At ...

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The Sugar Industry Of India

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INTRODUCTION Sugar industry is one of the most important agro-based industries in India and ishighly responsible for creating significant impact on rural economy in particular andcountry's economy in general. Sugar industry ranks second amongst major agro-basedindustries in India. As per the Government of India's recent liberalised policy announcedon 12th December, 1986 for licensing of additional capacity for sugar industries during 7thfive-year plan, there will be only one ...

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The Problems Of Hegemony Culture

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Hegemony is the processes by which dominant culture maintains its dominant position: for example, the use of institutions to formalize power; the employment of a bureaucracy to make power seem abstract (and, therefore, not attached to any one individual); the inculcation of the populace in the ideals of the hegomonic group through education, advertising, publication, etc.; the mobilization of a police force as well as military personnel ...

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Understanding Cultural And Ethnic Identities

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Language is an important part of being humans. Being able to communicate with each other and not other animals differentiates us from other animals. This unique characteristic of being humans also is a cause of diversity in our cultural and ethnic identity. From birth we are trained to learn a basic language but as we grow older we pick up languages from our environment in our quest ...

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How Space Affects Function

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Abstract The essay aims to discuss the relationship between the space and function. It also explores how function is being represented or symbolized in space through case studies. The ideas of design of function are common for such spaces. "Crowded with anger as you could not find a place to put your play station in your room; mothers keep nagging about the kitchen is not enough space ...

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Collectivist And Individualist Cultures

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emphasize family and work group goals.Cultures are typically divided into two categories: collectivist and individualist. Individualist cultures, such as those of the United States and Western Europe, emphasize personal achievement at the expense of group goals, resulting in a strong sense of competition. Collectivist cultures, such as those of China, Korea, and Japan, emphasize family and work group goals. The Geert Hofstede analysis for China is similar ...

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Hip Hop, Music And Fashion

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Hip hop is a musical genre which developed alongside hip hop culture, defined by key stylistic elements such as rapping, DJing, sampling, scratching and beatboxing. Hip hop began in the Bronx in New York City in the 1970s, primarily among African Americans and Jamaican Americans, with some Latino influences. The term rap is often used synonymously with hip hop, but hip hop denotes the practices of an ...

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Globalization's Impact On Culture

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In today's world of interconnectedness, the conception of independent, coherent, and stable cultures are becoming increasingly rare. Processes of globalization are drawing people from different cultural origins into close relationships as can be seen in the unprecedented expansion of tourism, the flourishing of multinational corporations, the emergence of new geographical unities like the European Community, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, the dissemination of pop culture, the ...

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Cultural And Language Barriers

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Cultural and language barriers to effective business communication in manufacturing and construction industries in the city of Charlotte of North Carolina and ways to overcome them the last decade. The foreign-born workers in the city of Charlotte have been expanded and they are increasingly becoming a vital part of the community and local workforce. While many foreign-born workers have assimilated into the workplace, others make an effort ...

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The Principle Of Gastronomy

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Gastronomy is the study of food and culture, with a particular focus on gourmet cuisine. Modern gastronomy has its roots in several French texts published in the 1800s, but the idea of relating food, science, society, and the arts has been around much longer. True gastronomy is a demanding multidisciplinary art examining food itself along with its context, presentation, freshness, and history. While commonly associated with gourmets ...

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Evolution Of Female Nude Figures

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Nudity in art as well as the human form combined can be traced through out all the eras in art starting from pre-historic times and still being seen in today's art, recently in photography as well. The nude figure in art has generally reflected, with few exceptions, social standards of aesthetics as well as morality of the certain time period in the painting, sculpture and more recently ...

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Life and Debt Film Write

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Life and Debt Film Write The tourist who comes to Jamaica focuses on the beauty of the island. Jamaica is the island where Antiguans suffer and want to escape. However, the natives are too poor to escape the island. Antiguans try their best to satisfy the tourists. The natives envy the tourists because the tourists have the ability to leave their boredom and turn Jamaica into a ...

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Causes Of Prejudice And Discrimination

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Social categorization is very serious in TSW because the population structure in TSW is special. Excluding the rich ones from Hong Kong (HK) local living in Kingswood Villas and Home Ownership Scheme, most residents living in public hosing estates in TSW are new immigrants from mainland China and come from southern Asian countries like India and Pakistan. People divide the community into distinct categories on almost any ...

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Cultural approach to organisations

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The Theory Of Cultural Approach To Organisations Abstract This report will revisit the culture theory proposed by Clifford Geertz & how Michael Pacanowsky claims the concept is applicable to an organisation. It will use Whitireia Polytechnic as an example for an organistain culture. When you hear the word ‘culture' you often associate it with a person's background, ethnic heritage and race. However, culture is a way of ...

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Understanding Of The Transgender Subculture

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1. Introduction The present of transgender had become a common issue in nationwide as the member of subculture started to increases. According to a privately-sponsored survey conducted in 2001, there were estimated at least 50,000 transgender in the Malaysia. Other than that, the number of transgender in Kuala Lumpur alone was estimated to be 50,000 which show every 200 individuals in Malaysia is transgender (Wong, 2005). The ...

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Relationship Between Visibility And Invisibility

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"Seeing is believing, but sometimes the most real things in the world are the things we cant see." It is with these understated, wise words from the conductor in the recent children's movie The Polar Express that this exploration into social exclusion begins. How is sight related to social exclusion? Quite simply, if a person, population or space is not or cannot be perceived it cannot be ...

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Clothing In Construction Of Gender

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With the development of society, politics, economy and science, people have been looking for a kind of unconcealed individual beauty. Especially in modern society, the cultivation of "highlight personality" is highly regarded by people. So sex in garment design has never been the whole factor within the consideration of modern fashion designers. Instead, neutral garment between two sexes has become a kind of unique scenery on the ...

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Identity And Consumer Culture

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In the post-modern society, consumption became a very notion in people's day-to-day life, consumer culture occupies the central position over the historical process of later modernity in the west, no matter we are black or white, fat or slim, male or female, doctor or housewife, European or Australian, people with a wide range of identities act as consumers in daily lives are obviously. The main task of ...

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Reasons for divorce in the UAE

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Abstract The aim behind conducting this research is to shed light on some of the major reasons of the divorce phenomenon in UAE, which is drastically soaring in rate. This writing attempts to explore ideas about the factors of divorce and its catalysts in the society. This research also provides a detailed description of such factors and presents the most common reasons that led to the emergence ...

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What Are The Japanese Festivals?

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Japanese Festivals are the traditional occasions. They gather people to celebrate shrines deity, four seasons or historical events. People sing and dance to express their hopes and appreciation. "Matsuri" is the name of Japanese Festivals. The festival can be held for several days. There are lots of Japanese Festivals, but they usually have the traditional ways to celebrate. Procession is one of the most important things during ...

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Le Corbusier Villa Savoye

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During the 1920s, Le Corbusier was developing his Five Points of New Architecture. The domestic building I am focusing on is Villa Savoye which exemplifies these five points. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/3/3c/VillaSavoye.jpg He believed that these architectural 'rules' should be applied to the design of all domestic buildings. I will relate the architectural innovations of Le Corbusier's Villa Savoye to the ideas of De Stijl & Bauhaus. Le Corbusier was ...

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Multicultural Issues For Malaysians

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Malaysia is a country which consists of multiracial culture, ethnics, and races. Malaysia is made up of three main races: Malay, Chinese and Indian. Ethnic races consist of Iban, Dayak, Kadazan and many other minorities. Even the Chinese in Malaysia comes from different ethnic groups and speak different dialects. Similarly, the Indians in Malaysia come from different parts of India and they speak different languages and even ...

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Animals Idioms In Chinese And English Cultures

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Idioms are by all means the crystallization of a language due to its long history and also, they telling demonstration of wisdom of a nation.Chinese and English idioms have their different cultural traits.This paper compares Chinese and English idioms of animals ,discusses the influence of cultural differences on Chinese and English idioms and gives some specific approaches to the understanding of Chinese and English idioms of animals. ...

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Use Of Religion In Advertising

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The way the message is presented, both pictorially and verbally, has a significant effect on the processing of the advertisement. However, it is acknowledged that attitude depend not only on the physical stimuli but also on the stimuli's relation to the surrounding field and a whole range of factors within the individual, including the cultural background, experience, personality/cognitive style, values, expectations, and the context in which something ...

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Cultural Approaches To Communication

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There are two traditional approaches to communication: transmission and ritual. The transmission approach views communication as "conveying information over a distance for the purpose of control" whereas the ritual approach views it as "a representation of shared beliefs" (Carey, n.d.). The traditional approaches are viewed as "counter posed" views of communication as none of the approaches contests what the other has to offer. However their insights into ...

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The Development Of Postmodernism Architecture

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Post modernism was devised from its previous movement, modernism and first began to emerge around the states of America in the 1960s but really took off around the early 1970s when it came to England and Europe and became a movement. It still continues to influence modern architecture today. The most obvious design traits can be seen in architecture; features that best represent this style include bold, ...

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Culture And Expectations: Building Customers

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Culture is one of the concept that occur from many different factors also most of authors from many different fields are examine culture and cultural factors for making analysis of human characteristics. I am going to analyse cultural factors deeply for understanding international marketing better. Also I will focus on how Cultural factors affects to marketing policies and I will try to explain each factors with some ...

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Globalization On The Arabic Culture

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Globalization may be defined as the set of social, economic, political, technological, cultural arrangement and procedures resulting from the altering characteristic of production, demand and marketing of products and services which includes the base of multinational political economies. These changes or alteration are multinational and transnational dynamics which pose great impact on the ultimate objective accomplishment in the determination of business environment, global trade regulations etc (Globalisation). ...

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Qualities Of A Good Humanitarian

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This autobiography Three Cups Of Tea by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin goes through the life experiences of Greg Mortenson in his quest to build schools for disadvantaged children in the desolate parts of Pakistan and Afghanistan. This essay investigates the qualities that Mortenson possesses that have helped make him a contemporary symbol of humanitarianism. How does Mortenson's story show the qualities necessary for a good ...

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Trinidad and Tobago: Carnivals

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Carnival, The Pulse of Trinidad & Tobago - Draft [Because the cultural vocabulary is unique, I have attached a glossary of terms.] Trinidad & Tobago is a twin-island republic, located on the southern fringe of the Caribbean Sea, approximately six miles off the northeastern coast of Venezuela. The economy of this tiny republic (with an area of 1,979 square miles and a population of approximately 1.3 million) ...

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The Success Of The Bonifacio Global City

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Bonifacio Global City is developed by Fort Bonifacio Development Corporation (FBDC), now managed by the powerhouse partnership of Ayala Land, Inc., Evergreen Holdings, Inc. (Campos Group) and the Bases Conversion Development Authority (BCDA). Ayala Land has a track record of creating and sustaining successful business districts and large-scale integrated communities, including the Makati Central Business District. The Campos Group has real estate expertise and financial muscle. It ...

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The Concept Of Acculturation

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Acculturation has been defined in many ways and various definitions are provided to give a better understanding of the concept. According to Suinn and Khoo, acculturation is a process that can occur when two or more cultures interact . Furthermore, Berry defined acculturation as a process concerning two or more cultural groups "with consequences for both; in effect however, the contact experiences have much greater impact on ...

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Representation Matters In Semiotic Approach

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According to Hall (1997), 'Representation is the production of the meaning of the concepts in our minds through language. […] The relation between things, concepts and signs lies at the heart of the production of meaning in language. […] Language is therefore the system of representation involved in the overall process of constructing meaning.' His representation study is lighted with wisdom from Saussure's theory whose significant contribution ...

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Significance Of The Cultural Homogeneity

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How significant is any process of cultural homogenization to the development of the global hospitality industry is going to be the topic under analyses on this assignment. We will give definitions of culture, homogenization and globalization and what these terms mean. Will follow to analyze to what extent, are people from around the world becoming more similar in their patterns of consumption of products and services from ...

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Hybridity Concepts In Postcolonial Studies

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The flow of information and the movement of people in this ever evolving, interconnected and interactive world have been a profound reason in the creation of new cultures in the form of mixing of local and foreign ideas and values. This kind of mixing is a tiny part of the loose and slippery meaning of hybridity. The term hybridity is used in many areas such as hybrid ...

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The Shadows In Architecture

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As we all know that light is essential for various activities and shadows are intrinsically connected with light. Light is inseparable from the notion of form and space and so is shadow from light. Throughout the world architects have strived to marvel the use of natural light, but seldom do they consider the shadowed areas caused due to that light. The ambience of a space is affected ...

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Kiran Desai's "Inheritance of Loss"

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An Analysis of Kiran Desai's "Inheritance of Loss" This second novel by Kiran Desai drips with the theme of colonial mentality - of ignoring one's cultural roots and looking over the fence to seemingly greener pastures of other cultures. This is a story of exiles at home and abroad, of families broken and fixed, of love both bitter and bittersweet. Desai's characters effectively depict varying kinds and ...

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The Myth Of Bigfoot

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Bigfoot, is he real or is he just a myth and hoax. Some call it Bigfoot and others call it Sasquatch, but no matter what you call he is real and not just a hoax. The legend of Bigfoot goes as far back as ancient Indian tribes. There is not a lot of evidence on Bigfoot's existence how ever the evidence that does exist is enough to ...

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Models On Celebrity Endorsement Strategy

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The selection of celebrity endorsers is not an easy task; many scholars have tried to create models in order to help for the right selecting of celebrity endorsers. Hovland et al (1953) conceptually contributed one of the earliest models, which is Source Credibility Model. Afterwords, the Source Attractiveness Model (McGuire, 1985), the Product Match-Up Hypothesis (Forkan, 1980; Kamins, 1989, 1990), and the Meaning Transfer Model (McCracken, 1989) ...

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Shopping Malls And Malaysian Lifestyle

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1.0 Introduction Shopping mall is inevitably the main focal point in many Malaysia city and shopping has become the Malaysian favorite pastime during weekends. Moreover, series of mega sales and discount events have encouraged the act of consumption, turning the shopping center become one of vital element in our lifestyle. The role of shopping center is gradually replacing existing public space in many modern Asian cities where the ...

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The Culture That Defines Germany

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Talking about the culture in Germany means we have to clarify where culture in general comes from, how it relates to certain regions and how to detect it. There is great complexity associated with culture. Culture is an ever evolving process that may change from generation to generation There are substantial cultural differences within each region. Berlin is one of the most open minded and liberal cities ...

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A Study Of Food And Culture

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INTRODUCTION This assignment is basically based on gastronomy. In this assignment we need to discuss about gastronomy and its influences such as cultural, science sustainability and how they are influences buy gastronomy. How gastronomy is related with culture, transportation religion and many more things. MAIN BODY DEFINITION Gastronomy is the study of food and culture, with a particular focus on gourmet cuisine. Modern gastronomy has its roots ...

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Conflict Between Western And Islamic Civilizations

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Introduction Historically, the conflict between western and Islamic civilizations persisted and 9/11 has widened the gap between western civilization and Islamic world, although the gap could have been closed due to multiculturalism that emerged in the late 20th century. The terror attacks on 9/11 caused severe casualties not only to the US but also to the relationships between average Americans and Arab Americans as well as they ...

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Indian Fashion And Textiles

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'Indian fashion' is rich in tradition, vibrant in colour and beautiful. Bold colour and metallic's created by the inventive drapes of these textile catches the imagination like no other contemporary clothing. Some Indian dress designers combine western trends with an Indian touch, creating garments which are outstanding. (www.wordiq.com) The Indian traditional fashion is vast and influential throughout the world. It is one of the richest cultures. The ...

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Wabi Sabi And Tadao Ando

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We can easily now conceive of a time when there will be only one culture and one civilization on the entire surface of the earth. I don't believe this will happen, because there are contradictory tendencies always at work - on the one hand towards homogenization and on the other towards new distinctions. In the 1970s and 80s, architecture in Japan was developed as a quick imitation ...

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Analysis Of Barbara Kruger

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For this short essay writing I get an example of single contemporary artist Barbara Kruger. Barbara Kruger is an American conceptual artist. A lot of her effort consists of black and white photographs overlaid with declarative captions-in white-on-red Futura Bold Oblique. The phrases in her works frequently consist of use of pronouns such as "you", "your", "I", "we", and "they". I begin my essay with the retort ...

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The Islamic communication

23 Mar 2015 02 May 2017

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Overview of the Theory: The theory basically points out the defects that are present in the existing theories of media and communications, they being predominantly western and secular in their approach have certain inconsistencies when applied in the Islamic world. It talks about the establishment of a professional association of Muslim journalists to give the Islamic world a voice that they consider to be appropriate in the ...

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Life Success Of Bill Gates

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The traditional definition of leadership by Webster dictionary states it's an interpersonal influence directed towards the achievement of a goal or goals. Leadership is a dynamic relationship based on mutual influence and common purpose between leaders and collaborators in which both are moved to higher levels of motivation and moral development as they affect real, intended change (Friedberg K and Friedberg J, 1996). Using the key words ...

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Intrinsic Power And Political Organisations

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This paper's first aim is to analyse as well as evaluate the different thoughts and views exist in the literature about "Power and politics are intrinsic to organisations". The second goal is to represent the motivational approaches related to power and politics in organization. The final goal is to show and illustrate the concept of power and politics through the film "Devil Wears Prada". The review of ...

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The Victorian Era: Social Classes Of England

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The Victorian Era social classes of England are unlike any other social system; every rule could be bent or broken (An Ancestry.com Community, par. 1). A person could be born into the lowest class, and could end up being part of the nobility by marriage (An Ancestry.com Community, par. 1). Some heiresses were married to local families (Thornber par. 10). An example of the odd rules would ...

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Pros And Cons Of Globalization For Singapore

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Globalization is defined as a network of connections between different organizations and people across nations, geographic and cultural borders and boundaries. These global networks are creating a shrinking world where local differences and national boundaries are being consumed into global identities. Over the past few decades, inter-connection between countries has been increasing. Nations in addition to opening their doors towards trade and economic growth are also becoming ...

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Spanish language varieties in Spain and in Mexico

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Spanish language varieties in Spain and in Mexico. George Bernard Shaw regarded Great Britain and America as ‘two countries divided by a common language’. This viewpoint can be also applied to Spain and Mexico, the Spanish-speaking countries with different language varieties and dialects that have been formed under the influence of specific historical, cultural, political and social events. Despite the fact that Spanish is spoken in many ...

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Importance Of Social Spaces In Urban Spaces

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Since the early days people have lived in groups and survived through good and bad days. The communities form by humans has led to the development and enrichment of this world both technologically and habitually. It is the very human need the human interaction; this was the one most basic principal in development of architecture but the new age because of privacy needs and technology (internet) has ...

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The Darfur Genocide War

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Genocide is the deliberate extermination of a national, racial, or cultural group. There exists genocide in our world today. In one of Sudan's poorest regions, Darfur, thousands of people are slaughtered monthly. This is the worst humanitarian crisis in the world today. The genocide occurring in Darfur needs to be absolved and would be if the United States and United Nations greatly intervened. This situation only worsens ...

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Chinese Negotiation Vs American Negotiation

23 Mar 2015 01 May 2017

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This is an intercultural assignment for the subject 'Intercultural Sales Negotiation'.. I am a student of the minor Latin American Business Studies. In the minor Latin American Business Studies that I am following, we got the assignment to study the Guanxi case and to do some research into the Chinese and US culture related to negotiation meetings. The last part of this assignment will be that I ...

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Social Segregation In Developing World

23 Mar 2015 01 May 2017

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Third world countries or developing countries, as result of globalisation confronting widening economic disparities in established urban socio-economic groups is now become much deeper and polarized rich and poor group. This paper aims to particular focus on Indian city Mumbai as example of developing world and its social segregation. India is recognized to be at its peak of economic development. A rapidly developing country placed at 5th ...

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Assessing The American Society Today

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American society today is one which is accustomed to the abundance of resources and opportunities that are made available to the public. For the most part, people take these bountiful resources and opportunities for granted because they have no recollection of life before their time. Until the 1920s, American society was conservative with traditional values. It was a quiet and conservative culture, however this tradition began to ...

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The Culture Of Lao

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Lao is located in South-East Asia. It is one of the long history countries with well-established traditional in Asia. Laos has its own culture, traditional which is quite similar to other countries in South-East Asia However, Laos's culture is strongly influenced by religious, Buddhism believe and also nearby countries such as Thailand, Cambodia, and Burma. For people who come from different country, they always have a big ...

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Assessing Culture In Sri Lanka

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Current cultural diversity in Sri Lanka is evolvement from its rich history and commenced from the civilization of Yaksha and Naga tribes and more importantly nourishment from the Buddhism. Further, Sri Lankan culture is influenced by Indian invasions and from going through Portuguese, Dutch and British rules; Sri Lankan culture is diverse like its natural heritage. In the early 19th century, the British rule introduced democracy, ...

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The culture in Barcelona

23 Mar 2015 28 Apr 2017

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The culture of Spain today is highly linked to the modern bullfight since it has been influenced by those who conquered and fought for control of Liberian pensile, also those artists who flourished during the golden age greatly, contributed to the development of the Spanish culture. The culture of Spain depends much on its historical past. In these modern days, Spanish culture portrays a picture of frames ...

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Dress As A Central Form Of Communication

23 Mar 2015 28 Apr 2017

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Researching this topic has been interesting and this essay will show that dress is a central form of communication, through the many studies around this topic. Different cultures use dress to represent values central to their faith. Children are dressed in uniforms to make them all the same and principals believe this helps them to behave. Different pieces of clothing can represent very unique things in various ...

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The Impact Of African Dance

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This study aims at pointing out one of the upcoming dances with its origin from Africa which is becoming very popular within its short time of invention. In an attempt to do this, this study will be looking at Roland Barthes' arguments on Semiology and Structuralism within the language system and its relation to modern dance. The specific objectives of this study are to determine the level ...

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Asian Popular Culture In Globalization Contexts

23 Mar 2015 28 Apr 2017

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Globalization is a process of cultural, economic, politics and religious integration all over the world. Globalization has brought about great changes on the ideologies, communication, and transportation. The Asian popular culture has also undergone great changes under the background of globalization. During the globalization process, the Asian popular culture has played an important and critical role. The Asian popular culture has exerted great influence on the world ...

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