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East Asian Civilizations ) Unequal Essay

… Between 1774 and 1900 major conflicts arose in China which includes the following;

The White Lotus Society situated in the North of China, was first appeared in the 13th century and was responsible for the social unrest caused in the country. Basically the teachings of the society were based on Buddhism. The society reemerged in late 18th century and created anti-Manchu rebellions in the North of China. A White Lotus leader in Shandong, Wang Lun, in 1774 convinced his believers that he would be the Buddha in future. They tried to occupy small town in the country and the Qing had to send the armies in order to stop them. However, in 1796 an open war began in Hubei between White Lotus Society and Qing's…. [read more]

China it Was the End Essay

… China had its eye on the development of railroads and shipyards, as well as mining and light industries that could modernize the economy ("China in Decline"). The Self-Strengthening Movement even allowed for the translation of key Western texts, when those texts would aid in an understanding of science, government, and the economy ("China in Decline").

Japan, on the other hand, dealt with Western Imperialist threats with more foresight and efficiency. One of the factors that ensured Japan's victory in the Sino-Japanese War was Japan's greater social cohesion. During the Meiji Restoration, the government radically restructured Japanese society, from a feudal model to a modern democratic one. China did no such thing. By neglecting the importance of social and political reforms, China missed out on an…. [read more]

English Colonialism the Argument Surrounding Term Paper

… During the American Revolution Cornwallis served with distinction. He was responsible for several victories. Eventually the war became non-tenable for the British forces. Cornwallis surrendered on Oct. 19, 1781. He was posted to India as Governor-General and died there at Ghazipur on Oct. 5, 1805. Cornwallis was a soldier and probably is revered in Britain. Not so in the United States.

Lord Robert Clive was sent to India when it became clear that profitability for the East India Company and by extension to the British crown depended upon the use of force. Clive defeated Siraj u- daluah in the battle of Plassey. Clive also engineered military attacks against Indian ships engaged in the inter-Asian trade. Robert Clive's role in this set the stage for centuries…. [read more]

Ethnographic Encounter Thesis

… Ethnographic Study of Chinese Women in America

The objective of this work is to investigate the problem of dealing with the Chinese females became much more complex after they settle in China Town in the United States. Despite the Chinese cultural women remain traditional the globalized American culture have many way to influence the social life of Chinese women in China Town. By exploring how globalization affects the role of traditional Chinese women in China Town. By exploring how globalization affects the role of the traditional Chinese women, interview with the Chinese female immigrants with different ages, level of education, and marital status will give different perspectives in this research. The project will conduct anthropological discussions on the relationship between the culture of the transnational…. [read more]

Rise of Hindu Fundamentalism Term Paper

… (For Dissent against Hindu Extremism)

Sewa International, in its website in a section on "Experiments and Results" with "Social Harmony" utters that social consolidation can be attained through social unity, in its task to change India. The eventual purpose of all these undertakings is Hindu Sangathan the consolidation and intensification of the Hindu society as cited by Manya H.V Seshadarji, Sarkaryawah of the RSS in the website. The task of the Hindu extremism is like all other chauvinistic movements and is done by cautiously shaping exclusionary principles whereby all non-Hindus and unorthodox Hindus found as Hindu traitors become second-class citizens. Subordination of Dalits who are the lower caste communities, validation of caste discrimination, adivasis, women and other minorities and the consolidation of a unified middle…. [read more]

Undp Report Study Human Development Research Paper

… These diseases can and do cause unnecessary death. According to photographer Marcus Bleasdale, who has documented the DRC in a short film sprinkled with his photographic work, the numbers of those dying only continue to rise, and as long as the population cannot get back on its feet, it cannot contribute to making the country better. Thus, the cycle of violence, repression and economic depression continues. This is a primary reason why the DRC is so underdeveloped, and the statistics below will agree with Mr. Bleasdale's comments, unfortunately. [7: Ngianga-Bakwin, K. & Emina, J.B. & Nzita, P.D.K & Cappuccio, F.P. (2009). "Diarrhoea, Acute Respiratory Infection, and Fever Among Children in the Democratic Republic of Congo." Social Science & Medicine, 68(9). Retrieved April 19, 2011. Pp.…. [read more]

Education Advocacy Issues Massive Institutional Research Paper

… • Developing a strong democracy through a truly innovative and progressive curriculum that will empower the students and assist more of them in moving on to higher education. This curriculum will emphasize civics and active participation of citizens in political and economic life, as well as the history and contemporary struggles of the poor, minorities and the working class.

• Changes in pedagogy that will move-away from the teacher-centered to the student-centered classroom and more active participation of students and parents in the learning process, as well as the school administration and the development of the curriculum.

• Seek more state, federal and private funding for improved textbooks and other learning resources, computers, school supplies and laboratory equipment.

States paid about 50% of the budgets…. [read more]

Conflict and Security Term Paper

… Conflict and Security

International relations has always been an arena of conflicting theories and hypotheses; the existence of many political systems and various ideas regarding how nations should behave is a testament to the eternal nature of the questions concerning the best forms of governance. Since the ancient Greek philosophers right up through the twenty-first century, political scientists, philosophers, and laymen alike have theorized about the most effective and just form of international relations, the ways that states interact with one another.

The liberal and realist schools of thought have been seemingly opposing viewpoints for centuries; the liberal interest individual rights and an international focus on compromise and cooperation as opposed to the realist idea of self-preservation for the nation-state at any cost, even one…. [read more]

China and Globalization Three Research Essay

… All of these activities come under the classification of bribery for purposes of lubrication. Extortion is the demand for bribes from government officials as a cost of establishing or continuing a business, and both of these are illegal under U.S. law (FCPA 1977). In Chinese culture, the art of building connections or relationships (guanxi) may not necessarily follow the same ethical and legal standards as the West. Obtaining favoritism through lubrication means making payments or giving gifts requesting that "a person perform a task faster or more efficiently, whereas subornation is an act of asking officials to neglect their duties or do something illegal," which is a crime in China (Wang and Leung, 2001, p. 105). Of course, making payments of giving gifts in return…. [read more]

Money Has No Smell Term Paper

… Money Has No Smell

The American society has always been a tremendous environment for social and political disputes over issues such as racial tensions and discrimination. It is a well-known fact that racism is an important element in the history of the U.S. social background. One of the main reasons for such a development could be the cosmopolitanism of the American society born out of a long history of immigration flows. Despite the fact that it is this very variety of people that created the American culture as it stand today among the most, if not the most, important exporting products in the world, the historical perspective reflects in large parts the downfalls of the intermingling of different cultures and civilizations that occurred on American…. [read more]

Confucianism Describe the Unique Characteristics Term Paper

… Confucius tells that not many people are able to keep jen constantly in mind; he also tells that jen is very close to us. As 'humanism' deals with ren or humanness, 'humanism' is the core of Confucianism. This is specifically emphasized by Mencian wing of the Confucian tradition and elevated to metaphysical level by one of the later thinkers, Neo-Confucian schools of Song-Ming times. Confucianism appears to be an open counter part with Chinese communism as 20th-century Confucian scholars credits the word 'humanism' to Confucianism; and hence this new understanding must itself be "historicized" as a metacommentary. (Huang, p.32)

The distinctive characteristics of Confucian humanism can be known from the teachings of Confucius. Confucius says the person cannot bear difficulties for a longer time and…. [read more]

Chinese-American Women and Their Experiences With Discrimination Term Paper

… Chinese-American Women and Their Experiences With Discrimination in the Workplace

Case Summary, Methodology, and Literature Review

The Case of Chinese-American Women and Their Experiences with Discrimination in the Workplace: Persevering in the Face of Adversity and Its Price

Analysis using theoretical constructs from the literature review

This analysis concerns the experiences of a professional Chinese-American young woman, "Sue," employed at "Flexco," discussed further below. For the purpose of analysis, I address this question: "What types of experiences did Sue encounter at Flexco that suggested she was being discriminated against as an Asian-American in general and a Chinese woman in particular and are these practices widespread in the American workplace today?

Background and Overview.

The positive manner in which the vast majority of Asian-Americans are treated…. [read more]

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