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

23 Mar 2015 03 May 2017

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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

23 Mar 2015 03 May 2017

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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"

23 Mar 2015 03 May 2017

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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

23 Mar 2015 03 May 2017

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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

23 Mar 2015 03 May 2017

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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

23 Mar 2015 03 May 2017

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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

23 Mar 2015 03 May 2017

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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

23 Mar 2015 03 May 2017

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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

23 Mar 2015 03 May 2017

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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

23 Mar 2015 03 May 2017

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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

23 Mar 2015 03 May 2017

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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

23 Mar 2015 03 May 2017

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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

23 Mar 2015 02 May 2017

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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

23 Mar 2015 02 May 2017

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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

23 Mar 2015 02 May 2017

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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

23 Mar 2015 02 May 2017

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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

23 Mar 2015 02 May 2017

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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

23 Mar 2015 02 May 2017

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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

23 Mar 2015 02 May 2017

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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

23 Mar 2015 01 May 2017

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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

23 Mar 2015 01 May 2017

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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

23 Mar 2015 01 May 2017

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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

23 Mar 2015 28 Apr 2017

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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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The Business Culture In China

23 Mar 2015 28 Apr 2017

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Culture is a complicated concept to define due to its multi-dimensional attribute and the existing disparity in evidence on diverse cultural facets. Understanding culture is a key issue in the development of cross-cultural relationships and is one of the main issues facing multi-national enterprises (MNEs) both internally within the human resource team and externally such as relationship with buyers & suppliers from different countries. Culture is also ...

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How does the culture we are born into affect the kind of person we become?

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How does the culture we are born into effect the kind of person we become? Culture plays an integral part in an individual’s life. Various aspects of life are governed and influenced by the culture including the social behavior, norms, and the influence over the judgment and decisions. I particularly believe that culture is a prominent aspect of life and subsequently has to do with the kind ...

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Accent Strength And Regional Accents

23 Mar 2015 28 Apr 2017

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At a party one night a visitor from another country remarks that "You don't have so strong an accent as your friends". You had previously believed that you had no accent and that you spoke like your friends, but the statement helps you to realize that you carry a regional accent, just like everyone else around you. What explanation could you offer your visitor for why you ...

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Historical And Contemporary Influences Of Interior Design

23 Mar 2015 28 Apr 2017

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My proposal will demonstrates that Art Nouveau was an artistic movement that took different directions in each country, how does this art movement changes the place of the world and affect all forms of visual culture. Furthermore, the impacts it has on architectures and interior design in the Art Nouveau movement. I will also demonstrates a New York architect who's work has relate to my design practice ...

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Africa: Beyond The Stereotypes

23 Mar 2015 27 Apr 2017

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In a single day 95 photographers document a wildly diverse continent bursting with energy and promise. Send 95 photojournalists around the African continent on the same day, and what do you get? Pictures and columns that belie the clichéd expectations, a prosperous South African family enjoys breakfast in a sparkling kitchen near Johannesburg, denim-clad girls giggle as they walk to class in Cape Verde. Africa, which is ...

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Brother-sister marriages in Graeco Roman Egypt

23 Mar 2015 27 Apr 2017

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Was it common to find brother-sister marriages in Graeco-Roman Egypt? What is the Evidence for this? This essay will be focusing on brother-sister marriages in Graeco Roman Egypt, and the evidence that we have for it through papyri sources. Although inter-family marriages are not common today, they were certainly practised during Graeco-Roman Egypt. The aim of this essay is to high-light the reasons why such marriages occurred ...

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Role Of Clothing In Communication

23 Mar 2015 27 Apr 2017

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Clothing is a language, a nonverbal system of communication that through its symbols conveys much about the wearer to the viewer. Before people speak to one another, their clothing makes a statement that expresses their sex, age, class, occupation, origin and personality, as well as what they are or what they want to be at a particular moment. A businessperson is recognized in a well tailored suit. ...

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Concepts Of The Cultural Artifacts

23 Mar 2015 27 Apr 2017

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This paper discusses about cultural artifacts and the concepts of the cultural artifacts. It also provides the artifacts of the cultural in order to represent the cultural events, economics and the entertainments. This paper analyses the details of the artifact that related to the values and the beliefs of the culture and it also investigates the deep cultural roots of the artifacts. It analyses the historical roots ...

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The History Of Indonesia

23 Mar 2015 27 Apr 2017

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Intercultural management is an emerging but increasingly important area of study. Intercultural management are on work forces that function in different cultural backgrounds. These differences can be either 'external', where an organization operates across national and ethnic cultures, or 'internal', where an organization operates across company differences, branches or regions. Cultures express different values and priorities when they make and implement decisions. These values influence work relationships, ...

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Vernacular Architecture In Norway

23 Mar 2015 27 Apr 2017

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All forms of vernacular architecture are built to meet specific needs, accommodating the values, economies and ways of living of the cultures the produce them. It may be adapted or developed over time as needs and circumstances change. - Paul Oliver (Dwellings) Vernacular architecture relates to available resources and their environmental context, and they are usually owner- or community- built, using traditional technologies. (Dwellings) There is not ...

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Hip Hops Effect On Youth In Lagos

23 Mar 2015 27 Apr 2017

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'Music is the art of organizing tones in a coherent sequenceso as to produce a unified and continuous composition. Vocal or instrumental sounds possessing rhythm, melody, and harmony'.The American Heritage dictionary. ' Music is a kind of counting performed by the mind without knowing that it is counting', The Monadology (1714) A method of employing the mind without the labour of thinking at all'.Samuel Johnson, quoted by ...

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Business Culture Differences Of USA And France

23 Mar 2015 27 Apr 2017

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Globalisation has prompted many researchers to conduct intercultural studies. This report analyses the case of Southern Candle's Tour De France and identifies several cultural differences. The ideas of Hall's cultural model and Shannon-Weaver's communication process will be presented with cultural issues. INTRODUCTION The purpose of report is to recognise the differences of business culture between U.S. and France and how they influence the cooperation of Southern and ...

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Karl Marx Notion Of Ideologies

23 Mar 2015 27 Apr 2017

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This paper critically explores how Antonio Gramsci builds on Karl Marx's notion of ideology. It also compares Antonio Gramsci and Max Weber with regard to class, status and political party. The paper is organized on the major aspects and deficiencies of Marxist ideology which Gramsci builds on and as such, how Gramsci builds on Marxist ideology is based on: ideological basis, hegemony, historicism, class differences, historicism, materialistic ...

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Culture Differences Of Basic Color Terms In Translation

23 Mar 2015 27 Apr 2017

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Vocabulary is the most active part of language. It can directly reflect the cultural developments. In a sense, vocabulary is the mirror of the culture, so is the color terms. The understanding and feelings to color terms of Chinese and English People are much alike, which underlines the possibility in cross-cultural communication as well as translatability. However the ways of thinking, beliefs, customs and habits of different ...

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Merging Of Old And New Architecture

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Human population growth in our planet has increased in a whirlwind over the past few decades. The on-going increase of the world population nowadays leads to greater demand of providing built environment for the people. On the other hand, although the population is growing, the earth is not. People will have to build more in a land that stay constantly the same. The fast changes of built ...

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Double Consciousness In Black Culture

23 Mar 2015 27 Apr 2017

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In his book The Souls of the Black Folk, WEB Du Bois is considering the situations the Africans, who were American citizens after the American Revolution war faced. These where people who were slaves afore time and had become American citizens after being freed from slavery by Abraham Lincoln. The whites looked down upon these black Americans, who were African Americans. They also mistreated and despised these ...

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Good Tastes And Fashion

23 Mar 2015 27 Apr 2017

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Generally speaking, taste is an abstract and subtle word. What is taste? The word "taste" literally means people`s degustation on everything include food, art, life and so on (Aronson, 1946). However, such a degustation is not finished by tongue, but by heart and mind. For example, when observing a tree without leafs in autumn, someone may feel the bleak and chilly sense instead of only one bare ...

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Feminine Identity And The Corset

23 Mar 2015 27 Apr 2017

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Concepts of feminine identity have changed drastically throughout history. Ancient sculpture(which ones be precise) reveals that beauty was considered to be a woman who was greatly obese, perhaps because of its connotations of a woman well-fed in a world where that was a difficult achievement. The ancient Greeks valued a more muscular figure in their artwork of the feminine ideal, yet these figures still retained a soft ...

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Muted group theory: Research

23 Mar 2015 27 Apr 2017

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Abstract The motivation behind this report is to research the muted group theory, for the purpose to spread the finding to students taking the level 200 communications paper, this theory may be used in the final exam for this paper so there is a large necessity for the finding to be correct. While it is hard to understand the interest in this feminist theory there is an ...

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Feminism: Sexism and Society

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Feminism as a concept is one with a variety of different views. While to some it may seem like a rightful assertion of what they believe society should be, some believe it to be unrealistic and too idealistic. They believe that by relying too much on the principle of feminism, they are overdoing it, thereby resulting in the loss of the effect of the concept as such. ...

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Interpersonal Deception Theory Example Case

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In the daily life, we are always having social interactions and communicate with people. Therefore, we will be faced through a variety of conditions or circumstances faced by either consciously or unconsciously which has involved ourselves into what is called "Interception Deception Theory" which has been stated by David Buller and Judee Burgoon. Interpersonal Deception Theory means is trying to explain how is the individual make the ...

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Fashion In The Twenty First Century

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Fashion has launched full throttle, changing outrageously through different eras of time. Have you ever thought about how much fashion has changed over the course of time? Have you wondered why it has changed so dramatically? Or how fast it could change? Although the way we dress now is completely different, it all revolves around making fashion statements. Fashion in the twenty first century is made from ...

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The Heritage Of Pakistan

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Moen-jo-Daro is situated at a distance of some kilometers from Larkana. A civilization fourished there some 4000 years ago. It was discovered by Sir John Marshall in 1922. Moen-jo-Daro stands as most spectecular of all the excavate cities of the Indus Valley civilizaton. It is strange that at its glory, it was a beautiful city with brick walled houses, pillared halls, markets, baths, lanes, streets and public ...

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Influences Of Japanese Cuisine

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Globalization can be described as an ongoing process where resources, believes, ideas and technology from different cultures are integrated to each other and promote new ways of thinking and practices among the society. As a continuing progression, globalization aroused from the influences of other cultures, which has been adapted with the local cultural conditions and modified to fit in the context of social behaviour. The external influences ...

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Role Of Arabic Language In Islamic Culture

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The importance of language to the development of human civilization and its cultural face can be laid emphasis to the fact that "language is purely human and non-instinctive methods of communicating ideas, emotions and desires by means of voluntary produced symbols." (Lyons, 1991, p. 3) However, taking note from the above belief, we feel that there is much more to language than just meet the eyes. In ...

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Spiral of silence: Communication theory

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This is a report based on the communication theory “Spiral of Silence'' and the aim of the report is to investigate the theory more into detail, to validate it and to see how it applies to our society, mainly in the I.T industry. The report outlines the finding that I have researched and complied with the help of books, data bases, journals and external sources. Based on ...

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Artificial Intelligence And Robotics

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Introduction Artificial intelligence (AI) is the intelligence of machines and the branch of computer science that aims to create it. Textbooks define the field as "the study and design of intelligent agents,"[1] where an intelligent agent is a system that perceives its environment and takes actions that maximize its chances of success.[2] John McCarthy, who coined the term in 1956,[3] defines it as "the science and engineering ...

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Analysing South African Culture

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What is South African Culture? South Africa is known as the rainbow nation as it has complex and diverse cultures. (South African Languages and Cultures. It is a melting pot of culture; here are a few cultural aspects to admire about South Africa: Mapungubwe, Limpopo Province, is one of the richest archaeological sites in Africa. Two globally important battles namely, The Anglo Boer War and the Anglo ...

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The Iron Lady Movie Analysis

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In this paper, the writer is going to analyze a character named Margareth Thatcher in The Iron Lady movie. The Iron Lady movie is a biopic film which tells the journey of Margaret Thatcher's life. Margaret Thatcher is a woman politician who has strong influence in the world. She was successful in trace the history as the first woman Prime Minister in England whom occupied that position ...

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Collective Selection Versus Class Differentiation

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Selection" argues that fashion as a force in culture, collective selection substitutes class differentiation as a motive for its dynamic change. The elites (buyers and designers) are the ones that move but do not affect the fashion system thus causing collective selection [1] . This occurs because buyers and designers are intertwined in a mesh of a uniform culture where they read the same trends and have the kind ...

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Understanding Globalization And Cultural Analysis

23 Mar 2015 24 Apr 2017

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John Tomlinson analyses the globalization and the culture relationship, Globalization is in the center of modern culture; cultural practices are in the globalization center. In John Tomlinson view, globalization and culture could be interpreted as relationship that they complement each other. John Tomlinson thinks that researching Globalization from the fields of political science, economics, sociology and communication to lead the field of culture, cultural practices are designed ...

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Group decision making: Communication theories

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Functional Perspective On Group Decision Making Introduction Purpose The purpose of this report is introducing a theory and corresponding theorists of communication. Whereas also in this report I will be writing about the theorists, their theory and how I believe it relates to today's world. One other purpose of writing this report is to report what I think about how the theory could be useful in the ...

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The Types Of Conflicts

23 Mar 2015 21 Apr 2017

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Conflict and negotiation have been a serious matter for organization. As individuals have different thinking or way of doing things different from others, conflict may occur among them. So we will identify those types of conflict happening between individuals in the workplace. Then we will explain the different variety of organization conflict levels. After that we will explain Thomas-Kilmann Model used for conflict issues based on assertiveness ...

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Defining Music From Music Theory

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The word music comes from the Greek mousikê (tekhnê) by way of the Latin musica. It is ultimately derived from mousa, the Greek word for muse. In ancient Greece, the word mousike was used to mean any of the arts or sciences governed by the Muses. Later, in Rome, ars musica embraced poetry as well as instrument-oriented music. In the European Middle Ages, musica was part of ...

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Critical Analysis Of Two Japanese Designers

23 Mar 2015 21 Apr 2017

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In the 1960s, Japanese designers came out from an economic and industrial boom. This was the beginning of the first "Asian invasion' of the fashion world and by the early 1980's, Rew Kawakubo and Yohji Yamamoto's names were wildly popular. Rei Kawakubo and Yohji Yamamoto were the first few Japanese designers that found admiration for Japanese art and idea of modernism through the channels of developing technology, ...

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History Of Chinese Traditional Clothing

23 Mar 2015 21 Apr 2017

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China is a multi-ethnic country that had approximately 5000 years history. Clothing manufacture in China dates back to prehistoric times, at least 7,000 years ago. According to the findings of 18,000 year-old artifacts by the archaeologists. They found the bone sewing needles and stone beads and shells with holes bored in them attest to the existence of ornamentation and of sewing extremely early in Chinese civilization. For ...

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The Ancient Civilizations In China

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Ancient china is Located in Asia. It has the oldest surviving civilization in the world. Most people talk about other civilizations, such as; Egypt, or Rome. Ancient China has a very interesting history. In Ancient China, they had a total of 11 dynasties. No one is sure of when exactly it began, but roughly from 4000-5000 years. The aspects this essay will focus on are education, social ...

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Chinese And Americans Negotiations Style

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China has been becoming a key player in the world stage since last two decades for her rapid development of economy¼Œmilitary force and so on. More and more countries regard China as an emerging market for her huge potential market and big amount of potential target customers; therefore, many countries want to operate business in China. According to the survey, America is one of the biggest business ...

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Responsibilities Of Man In The Family

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Family is an assembly of people who have marital relation and blood related individuals, living under the same roof. A group of many families living together is considered a society. In other words, family is a cell of a modern society. Each and every individual has the responsibility of building up the family in order to create a happy family. In the current world, the man plays ...

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Racial Or Nationality Subcultures

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In any society there are not only cultures, but also a variety of subculture and countercultures that develop within society. Subcultures and countercultures are formed by generalizations, occupation, class, lifestyle, likes, dislikes, etc. [1] Basically subculture is a group of people that belong to larger culture but differentiate from that. In early 1950s, there has been a distinction between an accepted majority style and a 'subculture' as ...

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Perceptions of cultural distance

23 Mar 2015 20 Apr 2017

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An Evaluation of 'Close neighbours and distant friends-perceptions of cultural distance' Introduction Due to managing across cultures happening in enterprises which operate in different countries and different regions, there must be a certain issue referred to as cultural distance. There is a paper on cultural distance (Chapman, et al., 2007) with a huge amount of research on how cultural distance influence the understanding amongst managers from Germany, ...

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International business and cultural diversity

23 Mar 2015 20 Apr 2017

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Cultural Diversity in its varying forms, undoubtedly plays a distinct role in the success or failure of interaction in the work place, these often come from impassive behavioural judgements, programmed values or peer understanding (Briley and Aaker, 2006). Diversity can be viewed from a variety of perspectives and effective communication in this respect can be actively moulded to formulate an outcome if an understanding is learned or ...

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Education is the key to development

23 Mar 2015 18 Apr 2017

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Introduction Education is the key to development. Since independence, successive governments accorded importance to education and endeavored to improve the low indicators but progress has been slow. In recent years, government's approach towards planning and delivery of education has been guided by overall reforms of the system. The federal and provincial governments clearly see their role shifting from being sole provider of education services to also acting ...

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Understanding The Concepts Of Acculturation

23 Mar 2015 18 Apr 2017

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It is very important to understand the concepts of cultural change before discussing acculturation. A bilinear model regarding the adaption to a new culture is proposed by John Berry and his colleagues . These authors theorized the following four acculturation "attitudes": integration, assimilation, separation, and marginalization based on combining either high or low levels of acculturation and enculturation: (see Figure 3.1). The meaning of these four different ...

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Analysis Of The Apple Logo

23 Mar 2015 18 Apr 2017

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Conduct an analysis of the organization's logo from the following perspectives: Design Color Message Context and use Source: http://www.blogcdn.com/www.switched.com/media/2008/02/apple-logo-128.png The Apple Logo, designed by Rob Janoff is very much in vogue and needs no glorious introduction whatsoever. The logo is virtually everywhere; on our iPhones, the beloved iPod, MACS, iPad and even subtle product placements in our favorite movies or shows. Not only is Apple technologically forward, ...

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The Concept Of Childrens Day

23 Mar 2015 17 Apr 2017

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Universally, Children s Day is celebrated on 20th November, every year. This date was chosen as a day to celebrate childhood. Prior to 1959 Children s Day was universally celebrated in the month of October. This was first celebrated in the year 1954, as decided by the UN General Assembly. Basically this day was instituted with the sole aim of promoting communal exchange and understanding among children, ...

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The Development Of Women's Football

23 Mar 2015 13 Apr 2017

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England is known for the home of football, however, women's football still receives very little public recognition. Unlike countries such as Norway, Germany, and the USA, which are considered to be some of the leading women's football nations, Women's football in England receives much lower status, popularity and recognition. This essay will look into the history of women's football, how women's football is exposed to the media, ...

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The Cross Cultural Negotiation Variables

23 Mar 2015 13 Apr 2017

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Weiss (1993) identified twelve variables in the negotiation process which will lead to understanding negotiating style better. Different groups view the purpose and process of negotiation differently. Negotiation may be seen as a conflict in which one side wins and another loses, as a competition to identify who is best or as a collaborative process to formulate some undertaking. The winner of a negotiation in some countries ...

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What led to the development of postmodernism in architecture

23 Mar 2015 12 Apr 2017

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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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The Influence Of Postmodern Dance - Essay

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Postmodernism was a late 20th century movement that opposed the Modernist preoccupation with purity of form and technique, and aimed to eradicate the divisions between art, popular culture, and the media. Postmodern artists employed influences from an array of past movements, applying them to modern forms. Postmodernists embraced diversity and rejected the distinction between "high" and "low" art. Ignoring genre boundaries, the movement encourages the mix of ...

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Changes In The Representation Of Women In Advertising - Essay

23 Mar 2015 12 Apr 2017

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Advertisements are one of the most cultural factors which mould and reflect society. They are a ubiquitous and inevitable part of everyone's life: even if we do not read a newspaper or watch television, the images posted over our urban surrounding are inescapable. The advertisement translates these statements to us as human statements: they are given a humanly symbolic 'exchange value'. (Wiliamson, 1976) Many theorists believe ...

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Brazil Films and National Politics – City of God

03 Oct 2016 11 Apr 2017

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Brazil Films and National Politics – City of God Introduction: Culture and Politics: Culture in all its form happens to be the mirror of the society and the political scenario. Since ages primitive and ancient, intellectuals have used the platform of culture as the media through which they have vented their feelings regarding the popular happenings that have been enveloping them. Various types of literary movements ...

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Aspects of British Culture

03 Oct 2016 10 Mar 2017

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Aspects of British Culture What is culture? Is it the language we speak, overall ethnicity in a region, or the simple customs of a daily routine? Culture is something we are all a part of whether we like it or not. Your family may have certain customs and routines. This is culture. In this research paper I will be analyzing British culture in four categories: history, ...

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Is it better to be an Assigned or Self-Initiated Expatriate in Japan?

03 Oct 2016 23 Feb 2017

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Research Question: Is it better to be an Assigned or Self-Initiated Expatriate in Japan? Technology is the backbone of this ever-evolving generation. Japan is not only one of the most technologically advanced countries in the world, but, is also an internationally recognized hotspot for people who are looking to expatriate, and to make a promising future in this culturally un-paralleled location. This report will examine the ...

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Ancient Chinese Inventions

03 Oct 2016 23 Feb 2017

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Ancient Chinese Inventions Early Chinese civilization invented numerous basic and vital necessities that are presently used around the world. Some of the most valuable ancient Chinese inventions include but are not limited to the following: silk, printing, paper, mathematics, Seismograph, the compass, gunpowder, bamboo and medicine (About.com, 2012). It is wildly accepted that the four greatest inventions or contributions to the world were: the compass, the ...

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Sexuality and Religion: A Source of Conflict in Egyptian Life

23 Mar 2015 13 May 2015

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Sexuality and Religion: A Source of Conflict in Egyptian Life Egypt is one of the oldest cultures on earth. Part of that culture is the religion of Islam. The practices of Egypt's modern society, including sexuality, are deeply rooted in both its religious and secular history. Yet, like any modern society, the Egyptian people are exposed to the influences of the rest of the world. It ...

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Impact of mass communications and mass media within modern culture

23 Mar 2015

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The culture is very diverse. It is quite evident that due to the dramatic development of mass communications and mass media the modern culture impacts on many national cultures around the world. Every society is a legacy of the institutes. These institutes are kind of a collection of habits and customs. Without culture, the real freedom is impossible. Many researchers are certain that modern challenges require a ...

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The Ongoing Objectification of Woman

23 Mar 2015

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'Men look, women are looked at,' said John Berger in his seminal 1972 documentary series Ways of Seeing, and in this one sentence, Berger summarised the relationship between men and women, and the objectification of women by men. From Susannah being looked at by the Elders, to Manet's Luncheon on the Grass, women in art have been continually portrayed as not only objects of desire, but objects ...

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Models In The Fashion Industry Cultural Studies Essay

23 Mar 2015

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In the contemporary world, fashion has become a powerful force. For most of the people in our daily life, fashion is something they read about or buy in stores. In a broad sense, fashion means all things and a global business which covers a diverse range of commercial activities, ranging from the unglamorous worlds of mass garment production to celebrity- patronized fashion shows and the associated reportage ...

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Communication Strategies Used By Vietnamese Students Cultural Studies Essay

23 Mar 2015

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In Vietnam, English is now the most popular foreign language and anyone who would like to integrate themslves into the global society and access the world's knowlege to be sucessful in life is aware that English competence is one the most important characteristics they need to have. English is seen every where in education, business, entertainment and cultural exchanges. Therefore, English is becoming the main communication language ...

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Cultural Studies Essays - Cultural Policy and National Identity

23 Mar 2015

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Culture is the whole of the way of life of a given society and includes the ideas and habits which they learn andwhich are transmitted from one generation to another (Linton, 1945). Human behaviour is based on guidelines that are shared by a group and in order for that group/society to function effectively the guidelines must apply to all its members. Thus culture is learned and shared ...

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Fashions Of The 1950s Era Cultural Studies Essay

23 Mar 2015

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The 1950s were a fascinating time in the United States that left an impressive mark on our society. Fashion during this unforgettable time was extremely imaginative and expressive, and overtime evolved into iconic images that are repeatedly replicated in fashion today. The now famous styles are historical icons in our culture that are recognized by the majority of Americans. The fashion of the 1950s is very memorable ...

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Characteristics Of Club And Rave Culture Cultural Studies Essay

23 Mar 2015

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Rave has been greatly considered as a part of the popular culture as opposed to being a sub-culture. The rave culture was first documented in April4, 1970 which described rave dances. Later inn the 1980s the rave culture came to be associated with Acid house Parties which played fast-paced electronic music with light shows. The people in these parties danced to music either played by DJs or ...

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Big Cities Vs Small Towns Cultural Studies Essay

23 Mar 2015

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When speaking to an individual of experience, possibly an explorer or an elder, someone may be informed about the way people from particular towns behave. Such as, 'people from big cities are always in rush' or 'citizens from smaller towns are friendlier'. As John Jake states, "The big city and small town have been stereotyped in the American experience as being at opposite ends of an imagined ...

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History Of African Music Cultural Studies Essay

23 Mar 2015

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African American Practices and Religion It is important to study traditional African music because it provides tremendous insight into African history. Music also allows us to better understand the diverse cultures of different African regions. Music also played an important historical role when Africans were first brought to the United States as slaves. American slave owners tried to strip away any sense of cultural identity that the ...

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How Communication Theory Has Emerged Cultural Studies Essay

23 Mar 2015

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Communication has been defined in many aspects but central to all these definitions is the expression that "communication is the process in which relationships are established, maintained, modified, or terminated through the increase or reduction of meaning. This allows us to examine the process of communication in a way which includes the "relateds" and how they are always affected as objects which become subjects, affecting and being ...

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Key Communication Issues Of Interracial Relationships Cultural Studies Essay

23 Mar 2015

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What are some key communication issues of interracial friendships? Interracial friendships provide a context of equality in which intergroup differences may be addressed to reduce prejudice and conflict. Measures of the extent of interracial friendships also reflect the state of race relations in a society, capturing the positive feelings between group members rather than the negative sentiment so often emphasized in studies of racial attitudes. When friendships ...

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Kenya culture

23 Mar 2015

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1.0 Introduction Development is a multifaceted concept that is determined by different aspects including the resources and the intellectual capacity of using the resources to attain this goal. Governments that have attained this goal are democratic and provide for their citizens with ease. It is also worth noting that the process of development is long term and it calls for some degree of commitment and focus from ...

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Probability And Non Probability Sampling Cultural Studies Essay

23 Mar 2015

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A probability sampling method is any method of sampling that utilizes some form of random selection. In order to have a random selection method, you must set up some process or procedure that assures that the different units in your population have equal probabilities of being chosen. Humans have long practiced various forms of random selection, such as picking a name out of a hat, or choosing ...

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Introduction To Fashion Design Objectives Cultural Studies Essay

23 Mar 2015

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Meaning of fashion Fashion is what is accepted and adopted by the society at any given point of time. In other words it is a lifestyle statement of an individual or a group of people. In this sense it covers a wide range of human activities. Style, way, manner, mode, method and approach are the common terms associated with fashion. Fashion is an ongoing process and ever ...

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