• cape
    advantages and disadvantages of using different criteria: geographical, historical, geological and political in helping to define the Caribbean3. Address Culture and Society as issues related to the definition and location of a region4. Identify territories in the Caribbean 4. Location of the Caribbean• Greater...
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  • Satish Aikant - Reading Tagore
    ASIATIC, VOLUME 4, NUMBER 1, JUNE 2010 Reading Tagore: Seductions and Perils of Nationalism Satish C. Aikant1 Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, India Abstract Nationalism, implicated as it is in the modern imagination, is a deeply contested idea. So is nation – also referred to as an...
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  • American Society - Essay 1
    of Hispanic people, forty thousand of whom lived in the same city. He was not talking about a fabled city located in some mysterious region of the world. The city he’d visited was Detroit. A few months before, I was leaving Houston, Texas, I heard it an­nounced on the radio that Texas’s largest minority...
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  • Carnival Cultural Study
    it about? Is it a "sex-fest" or a display of creativity? (excerpt) Akilah Holder when she wtote this article she took a perspective of Bakhtin. Traditional Carnival theory (Bakhtin) defines Carnival as inversion, as subversive, as the temporal displacement of hierarchy, order and everyday semblance,...
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  • Miss
    affects their overall achievement in education. The belief that people have an underlying and unchanging essence is referred to as essentialism. This means that the use of biological, physiological and, increasingly, genetic, causes are explanations for human social behaviour (Gelman, 2003). Social constructionism...
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  • Imperialism in India
    positive and negative. The positive effects are banning inhumane traditional practices such as sati and the dowry system, promoting widow remarriage and prohibiting child marriage. The negative effects are that Britain caused the traditional industries to crash. Also, poverty increased. British officials...
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  • The Emergence of the Gastrosexual
    Food and time .........................................................................................................................21 4. Food culture....................................................................................................................................23 4.1. Cooking...
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  • Stuart Hall Culture Identity and Diaspora
    company of the other 'Third Cinemas'. It is related to, but different from the vibrant film and other forms of visual representation of the Afro-Caribbean (and Asian) 'blacks' of the diasporas of the West the new post-colonial subjects. All these cultural practices and forms of representation have the black...
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  • Bollywood
    .........................................................................5 On being “Indian”..........................................................................................................10 The Indian Diaspora ................................................................................
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  • Philosophy
    Describe the structure and nature of South Asian Culture. With reference to modernity raise the questions and issues prominent in the South Asian Culture. Delineate examples for a strong discourse. From the beginning of time to the present day’s contemporary modern world the moist important aspect of identification...
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  • Focus Questions Unit 3
    1. Though Afro-Eurasia and the Americas remained separate from each other, this era witnessed a deepening and widening of old and new networks of human interaction within and across regions. The results were unprecedented concentrations of wealth and the intensification of crosscultural exchanges. 2...
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  • rasa
    Acknowledgements Editor's Preface Longman Group UK Limited, Longman House, Burnt Mill, Harlow, Essex CM20 2JE, England and Associated Companies throughout the world. Published in the United States of America by Longman Publishing, New York (0 Longman Group UK Limited 1992 Contents Introduction: Reconstructions ...
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  • Henrik Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler and Herman Hesse’s Siddartha
    Nowadays, thousands of people are migrating to different parts of world in search of better future. Talking about myself I migrated from India my motherland to the country of dreams United States to pursue my further studies in bachelors degree. When I read Chitra Banergee Divakaruni’s short story “Mrs...
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  • Asian and African Festivals
    Asian festivals vary from place to place but all share one thing in common: they're big and a lot of fun! With so many different cultures, religions, and reasons to celebrate squeezed into Asia, you'll probably be close to an interesting festival no matter where you travel. Many events are based on...
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  • Myths and Realities of Higher Education as a Vehicle for Nation Building in Developing Countries
    Building in Developing Countries: The Culture of the University and the New African Diaspora Seth A. Agbo Pacific University Oregon, U.S.A. Abstract The thesis of this paper is that the African university, like its counterpart in the advanced developed world, has maintained a stubborn resistance...
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  • Multiculturalism
    diversity within racial societies. Multiculturalism includes constructive racial characteristics into classroom setting. The inclusion of Native Americans, Asian Americans, African Americans, Emotionally Challenged and Learning Challenged into classrooms gives “regular” students a chance to become cultured. ...
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  • Media as a Space
    of highly problematic temporary settlements that divide and connect things up into different kinds of collectives which are slowly provided with the means which render them durable and sustainable.1On a horizontal plane space is defined by the sense of center, it is ordered around as concentric rings.2...
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  • A Systematic Review on Micronutrient Intake Adequacy in Adult Minority Populations Residing in Europe: The Need for Action
    experts consulted. Ten studies were identified and six were included in the final analysis representing Albanian, Roma, Sub-Saharan African, South Asian and AfricanCaribbean minority groups. The Estimated Average Requirement cut point was applied to estimate inadequate intake. With the exception of...
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  • Islam and Its Challenges in the Modern World
    Modern World Islam today is facing challenges from within and from the wider world. The critical problems are the fundamental tensions within Islam. The attitudes and criticisms common in the outside world can be ignored as misguided or hostile, but the tensions within Islam throughout the world must...
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  • Culture Sits in Places: Reflections on Globalism and Subaltern Strategies of Localization
    Political Geography 20 (2001) 139–174 www.elsevier.com/locate/polgeo Culture sits in places: reflections on globalism and subaltern strategies of localization Arturo Escobar Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill NC, USA Abstract The last few years have seen a resurgence...
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