• Country or City
    , The Cornish Guardian, quotes: "It’s official: country living beats the hustle and bustle of city life. People living in the South West countryside are more pleased with their lives than those residing in the city or London, according to new research." There is no pollution, less traffic, less noise...
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  • The Changing Meaning of Neighbourhood Attachment in Chinese Commodity Housing Estates: Evidence from Guangzhou
    dominant form of residential development (Ma and Wu, 2005). According to the 2005 micro census (State Council and State Statistical Bureau, 2007), over 50 per cent of urban households in China live in commodity housing, while those living in privatised danwei housing accounted for less than 40 per...
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  • How Tv Commercials Influence Consumer Cosmetic Products Purchasing Decisions
    as product spokespersons, such as, Liu Jialin, Mo Wenwei, and Tang Wei. Apart from TV advertisement, SK-II also advertises Facial Treatment Essence through magazines and other activities. Almost every shopping mall of major cities in China, such as Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou felt the vibration...
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  • My Profile
    . Like the Chinese wu-wei, this trait makes one live naturally and without undue artificiality.” Annotation: Strength that comes from within ourselves, or from a belief that something is more superior than us? It makes us more human and humane. “Kasi (because, i. e., scapegoat): one can see both sides...
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  • Doing Business in China
    the relatively rich coastal region, which had the initial Special Economic Zones (SEZs) and the greatest amount of foreign direct investment. Next there is the central zone, which has been slower to develop but has now received attention, especially around cities like Wuhan. Last, there is the west...
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  • Urban Life and Use of Public Space Study of Responsive Public Open Spaces for Supporting Urban Life in Dhaka City'
    by the urban dwellers. From the findings of the inquiry, it mainly attempts to outline the present situation of the public open spaces in Dhaka. It also tries to identify potential spaces to be retained and/or generated within Dhaka city which would be responsive to the future need of the urban...
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  • tourism and hospitality
    that South African cities would experience large-scale permanent rural-to-urban migration after the scrapping of laws that prescribed where groups of people may live. The proportion that moved into urban areas between 1996 and 2001, nationally, increased by 2.4%16, while seven of the nine...
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  • Democratic Movement in China
    , advance and taking positions in various parts of the city and waiting move into the square occupied by students. On the evening government radio television announcer gravely warned the citizens of Beijing to stay at home and away from Tiananmen Square because the PLA would take any measures to...
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  • The Birth of Civilization
    civilized are but a tiny fraction of the long span of human existence. Especially during recent millennia, changes in our culture—our way of life—have far outpaced changes in our bodies. We retain the emotional makeup and motor reflexes of prehistoric men and women while living highly organized and...
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  • Worlds Together Worlds Apart Chapter 5 Outline
    its own rules and is unaffected by supernatural; purpose of life to purify soul (by being ascetic) and attain permanent bliss Doctrine of ahimsa (“no hurt”) limited religion to city dwellers C. Buddha and Buddhism Siddhartha Gautama- Buddha or Enlightened One; denied Brahmanic ritual, sacrifice...
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  • Zen Way
    -mind” (wu-hsin) and “no-thought” (wunien), all of which are carefully distinguished from literal blankness or nothingness. The use of Taoist language and ideas is found throughout the text: Fearing that none of you would understand, they [the Buddhas] gave it the name Tao, but you must not base any...
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  • Modern Education System
    classes and city dwellers. Population explosion – Population explosion has put a heavy pressure on available. There has been insufficient infrastructure. There is lack of quality education and training systems in government or government aided institutions. Masses do not see any immediate use of...
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  • Confucious and Analect
    and Wu had not yet crumbled, it lay within people. The worth recalled its greater aspects, the unworthy recalled its lesser aspects. In nothing was there not something of the dao of Kings Wen and Wu. Where would the Master not have acquired learning, and yet what single teacher could there have...
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  • Research OB
    sovereignty, imposed strict controls over everyday life and cost the lives of tens of millions of people. After 1978, MAO's successor DENG Xiaoping and other leaders focused on market-oriented economic development and by 2000 output had quadrupled. For much of the population, living standards have improved...
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  • Taoism
    Te results from an individual living and cultivating the Tao.[48] Wu-wei Main article: Wu wei The ambiguous term wu-wei (simplified Chinese: 无为; traditional Chinese: 無爲; pinyin: wéi) constitutes the leading ethical concept in Taoism.[49] Wei refers to any intentional or deliberated action...
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  • Essay
    and needs of rural communities are often quite different from those of city dwellers. 4 QUICK GUIDES FOR POLICY MAKERS 2 LOW-INCOME HOUSING WHAT ARE INFORMAL SETTLEMENTS AND SLUMS? CONDITIONS Not all of Africa’s poor live in informal settlements and slums, and conversely, not all...
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  • China’s China: Jingdezhen Porcelain and the Production of Art in the Nineteenth Century
    agriculturally productive region the lower Yangtze River valley. Jingdezhen lies on the Cheng River, just east of Poyang Lake, linking the city to Jiujiang. During the Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Jiujiang was a busy Yangtze River customs station (Map 2). After the defeat of the Qing by British troops in...
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  • The Marxist Philosophy of Mao Zedong
    work and become practical workers, to get those engaged in theoretical work to study important practical problems. In this way our aim can be attained. What I have said will probably make some people angry. They will say, "According to your explanation, even Marx would not be regarded as an...
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  • Contemporary Issues in Architecture and Urbanism
    estate developers, planners, and architects. This generates an environment that may be lacking in many aspects of modern comfort, but which is free from the imposition of any spatial ideology—even that sacred injunction of contemporary cities which declares that living and working spaces must necessarily...
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  • Business
    Reduction (HEPR) programme, which was first launched in 1992 at Ho Chi Minh city, many poor families living in destitution have still far reached by any government support due to the complexity of procedures and regulations. Major part of poor families are trying to live hand to mouth in slum areas...
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