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...Asian Americans Asian Americans The Asian Americans are referred to as the American community originating from Asia. These are thepeople originating from Southern Asia, Far East and the Indian subcontinent. The races originating from those continents include Indian, Koreans, Filipino, Chinese, Japanese and Vietnamese among others. As a nurse, while dealing with Asian Americans, an individual should consider the cultural practices in order ensure quality. As a nurse one should meet the Asian Americans aspect of care by providing their medication and serving their activities of daily living. A nurse should...
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Asian Culture
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...Asian community occupies an extensive region that covers; East Asia, Central Asia, South East Asia, West and Northern Asia. These communities practice several similar cultural and traditional practices that have also been adapted in other parts of the world. Among these practices are; traditional medical practice that involves the use of herbal medicine; the culture of martial arts as well as unique religious beliefs. This discussion will focus on these three aspects of the Asian community and how they have been adopted in other parts of the world. Discussion The use of traditional medicine is a common activity among the Asian Communities with each community... practicing similar or distinct...
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Asian philosphy
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...Asian Philosophy of Affiliation: Asian Philosophy Asian philosophy that has its roots in the Hindu philosophies, tells of various aspects pertaining to the fundamental realities and the different experiences of life. Based on such a perspective, tend to create certain aspects of awareness about individuals and influence the manner in which certain things are done and the reasons behind them. These aspects are clearly brought out through the determination of various distinct aspects pertaining to the philosophies of Hindu and the Eastern in general. Good examples are the distinctions between Advaita Vedanta and Sankya in reference to the...
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Asian history
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...Asian history that one has, reading specific primary texts and integrating with new interpretations of societal development and personal belief throughout Asia can have a powerful impact with respect to the underlying understanding that a particular practitioner can come to accept. As a function of this, the following analysis will discuss three distinct chapters from the text and relate how they are relevant to a more informed and realistic interpretation of Asian history. Although it is true that a thorough and close reading of the text could represent many thousands of different truths, such an interpretation... Section/# Chapter One: A Discussion and Analysis Regardless of the interpretation of...
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Asian union
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...Asian Union is a UK based company that works with a group of other companies around the world to provide Travel & Tour Services, Freight Services and Money Transfer (Asian Union, 2011). The company focuses on the Asian Markets and in this quest, it works with numerous partners to provide the best of services that links the UK, European Union and North America with Asia and the Pacific. Asian Union was registered and commenced operations in the year 2008 and its first account was presented in the year 2009 (Asian Union Express & Travel, 2011) . However, it has a history that dates back to several years before its opening in the 2008. Asian Union is a Limited Liability Company... and it...
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Asian People
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...Asian people are considered to be intelligent, however, if I may in a negative manner at times. They are considered to be people who spend their time studying and not experiencing the other aspects of life. Most people stereotype Asian people as hard working in a robotic way, as in, people who are intelligent but not smart enough to handle various situations when it comes to practical life; however, this is not entirely true. It is a fact that most Asians are very hard working and sincere towards their academics and take the same very seriously and I would characterize myself in a similar manner however I am proud to state that I have lived through various exciting... experiences during the...
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Asian Carp
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...Asian Carp: An invasive species Asian Carp Asian Carp are a non-native species of fish that were brought to Arkansas to eat algae as part of aquaculture. They escaped confinement and established feral populations and moved upstream. They have been expanding those populations since the1990's(Irons, Sass, & McClelland, pg. 238). There are actually more than one species called Asian Carp. The bighead and silver variety are called simply Asian Carp and there is a new species just recently arrived called the black carp. This paper will discuss this species of fish and its danger to the Great Lakes. Asian Carp are filter feeders, feeding on zooplankton, phytoplankton and organic particles... and...
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...Asian Group INTRODUCTION The Asian region is determined to possess a multi-diversified landscape and culture. Owing to the diversified nature, there is a prevalence of a number of health related concerns that are creating a major impact on the society. Healthcare system is an emerging concept that holds a primary importance in the modern day context. In this paper, the main stress will be laid upon evaluating the present scenario related to the commonly diseases affecting the Asian group along with determining the healthcare system of the Asian region. A proper healthcare assessment in relation to the diseases that are...
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Asian Literature
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...ASIAN LITERATURE Explain the growth and development of poetry as a political, social,and cultural expression in China and Japan. China and Japan are todays superpower, the hub of culture, trade and entertainment. Initially this nation was nowhere to be found, they had no existence and were considered to be a sleeping nation. The change came when Confucianism started to spread in China and Japan. Basically the meaning of Confucianism is "The school for Scholars". This philosophy started to propagate in Asia when the teachings and guidance of the prominent Chinese perceptive Confucius started gaining popularity amongst the masses. This philosophy was about...
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...Asian Philosophy Yoga Sutra is regarded as one of the major ical works ofIndian philosophy that is dated between 2nd and 3rd century CE. Although little is known about Patanjali, its author, it is certain that Yoga is not the first texts in the Indian philosophy (Ranganathan 1). In my opinion, Yoga Sutra particularly stands out among other Indian philosophy texts by virtue of being the, most widely translated and read Indian text in the English world. However, there have been recent calls for a new translation because of two major drawbacks of the current translation. The first major problem that generally applies to most Indian translations such as Yoga Sutra is the absence of moral... Other (s) Asian...
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Asian Crisis
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...Asian Crisis and the Apparent Insulation of China and India As the world embarked in globalisation of business andtrade, a spectre of inherent and structural failure to adapt to rapidly changing environments and financial liberalisation almost toppled East Asian economies in 1997. As many developing countries in Asia undertook significant liberalisation programs during the 1980s and 1990s, these programs have been regularly promoted by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and their success during recent years must be attributed to a larger social acceptance of the potential benefits of necessary austerity measures. Least expected is that, in a very short period... Liberalisation that Triggered the Asian ...
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Asian performance
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...Asian Performance Introduction The main characters in the performance are Bhīma’ and an old monkey coupled with sombre mood. An old monkey is introduced when lining within the middle of the road. Bhīma wants the monkey to move from the road and later realise that the monkey cannot move. This depicts the unsympathetic trait of Bhīma. The audience sympathise with the monkey who cannot help himself, Bhīma instead of helping the monkey walks away, this is very sad. Costumes and make-ups In kithakali dance drama, costumes make unique features. Makeup contains vivid colors obtained from natural substances. The stiffs’ tapes are Puramvaal, Ulluvaal, Pattuval. The Kacha forms the...
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Asian Americans
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...Asian Americans Martin Sharkey Western International Resisting Assimilation Asian-American resistance to assimilation and the group's social status in U.S. Successful assimilation of one cultural group by another is a two-way process, whereby the cultural gap between the groups is overcome through education, tolerance, and political will. This is a gradual process and the two cultures learn to understand, and either adopt or discard certain cultural practices. Today in USA there are even non-profit organizations and associations, like the Korean-American Management Association that devote resources to enhanced intercultural communications (Jandt, 2004). Especially for big... Resisting Assimilation Asian...
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Asian Philosophy
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...Asian Family Study." Journal of Family Nursing. 13.3 (2007): 293-311. Print. Top of Form Religious Humanism. Yellow Springs, Ohio: Fellowship of Religious Humanists, 1987. Print. Bottom of Form Bottom of Form Top of Form Bottom of Form... ? Number] “Chi-Lu/ Tsze Lu asked about serving the spirits of the dead. The Master said, While you are not able to serve men, how can you serve their spirits? Chi-Lu added, I venture to ask about death? He was answered, While you do not know life, how can you know about death?” (Kang and Suzanne, 14). Confucius, the famous Chinese philosopher, political figure, educator and founder of Confucianism, pondered over the requirement of life and its significance in Chinese...
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Asian American
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...Asian Americans American law and legal principles are based on the concepts of democracy. The citizens of the country are treated equally and there is a way to save their freedom, liberties and remain independent within their society. There is no much attention paid to racial, sexual or religion discrimination. In other words, all people are equal in spite of their national peculiarities, preferences, beliefs and so on. Is it really true in America? There is a need to give a complex and an integrative answer to this question. On the one hand, these democratic principles may sound like an echo of communism. Everything is available for everybody and there are no limits... AAS 205, F’11 End Paper Essay...
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Asian Culture
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...Asian countries than Western? Please give detail explanations for you answer.  Yes, I think that most countries are more accepting of Japan’s cuteness culture. It must be understood that most of these things cater to children and teenagers although there are still adult followings. What children like they like... Media & advertising Ciochetto finishes their paper with the question of ‘two separate Indias’ forming. What is meant by this? This refers to the discord between the modern India and the old-fashioned India with the emergence of a new culture fueled by Western influences. Certain values and common practices had to be re-evaluated to cope with the needs of both sides of the spectrum. Globalization ...
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Asian Philosophy
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...Asian Philosophy: Samkara Commentary on Vedanta Sutra In his commentary on Vedanta Sutra, Samkara argues that the non-difference of cause and effect results from such terms like origin and the like. This main issue in dispute that prompted Samkara to make this comment is the argument that Brahman is supposed to be the cause of the world and yet not different from it. This paper discusses this controversial issue that Brahman is the cause of the world and at the same time not different from the world. The paper also explains how Samkara defended his claim in support of his views on this issue. The paper concludes with a discussion of what I think are the main objections... Philosophy 2nd May, Asian...
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Asian History
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...Asian Mandarinates lost their modernities (10-11). Woodside refers Taylor (1911) who propounded theory of relation between human workers and new industrial machinery. Taylor's theory was extended to government servants by associating their performances to rewards. It made civil services more materialistic than the less scientific mandarinate civil services which favored Confucian moral nobility and worshipped the scientific governance. Woodside is clearly... Book Review for 'Lost Modernities, China, Vietnam, Korea and The Hazards of World History' by Alexander Woodside Context: Alexander Woodside's book " Lost Modernities: China, Vietnam, Korea, and the hazards of World History" published by Harvard...
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Asian Management
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...Asian Management Describe the reasons why managers in Chinese SOEs have failed to run them competitively and the measures employed to improve the situation I. Introduction When referring to countries whose economy is organized around the governmental body, the role and the position of the private initiatives can be effectively evaluated only in accordance with the practices held at the state level. In this context, the strength of SOEs in China can be examined only in relation with the governmental views and behaviour although influenced significantly by the private sector. The number or state owned enterprises in China is really impressive reaching the 11,000 in 1992 (representing the 50... Management...
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Asian Literature
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...Asian Literature Eastern aesthetics: love, society and culture through Asian literature. Asia is a mysterious place which is usually represented as a magic box containing miracles, fears, precious stones and dragons. There are a lot of other treasures in it, but the most important one is its literature. Asian literature comprises cultural traditions of different countries which are expressed by beautiful words and the eternal philosophical discourses about the world structure. The aim of this work is to look at eastern aesthetics: love, society, family, culture... 1 Professor Name Institution, course number Date Asi...
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Asian Economic
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...Asian economic and financial crisis Introduction Asia had been recognized, in the twentieth century, as an economic zone that is capable of depicting miraculous growth rate. The “real per capita income” (Wong 391) in the countries of Asia have increased on an average at the rate of 4 percent to 6 percent each year, since the mid 1900s. It has been affirmed by analysts that this growth rate of the Asian countries is not an outcome of any anomaly in national income accounting of these countries but reflected the rising consumption rates prevailing in these economies. The enormous improvements in life expectancy, overall health status and level of education accessible... to the average...
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Asian study
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...Asian states. Both the post-freedom leaders, President Suharto and President Sukarno showed political far-sightedness in fusing diversity element in various ethnicities. Thus, they were able in facing the political challenge of cultural diversity by gathering under one platform the cultural connections related to dignified shared history and unity found in crucial but not risky enough social barriers (Cultural Survival, 2010). From the government side, a code of “political correctness” was made to overpower ethnic disturbances. The government explained the pancasila philosophy to control all ethnic and religious divisionary forces in public political platforms since 1970s... ?To what extent does a...
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Asian Cinema
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...Asian cinema, focusing on gender, identity and a parade of other situations women usually find themselves in. On a related note, the paper will also cross-examine the inputs of male... ? Counteracting the Biased Gender: Contemporary Women Directors from Asia Female directors from the Chinese diaspora and Japan have historically laiddown the anchor for voicing the issues women face in largely male-dominated societies. Countries such as Iran, Indonesia, Malaysia and India followed suit, with numerous women filmmakers casting light on the issues women fight to cement their foothold in a grossly patriarchal setup. This paper will primarily look into the role of women directors in the making of modern Asian...
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Asian art
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...Asian Art – Personal response While observing the various pieces of Asian art currently on displayat the museum, the one piece that really caught my eye was the Vairocana Buddha statue because it reminded me so much of the Sukgulam’s Buddha which is located in South Korea. The two statues have similar construction in shape, line and detail work and were obviously influenced by the same ideals in the proper depiction of Buddha as well as his appropriate clothing styles and facial expression. One significant difference is in the eyes on the Vairocana statue. Having been made in Japan, the eyes on this statue have the distinctive Japanese slant to them. ...
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Asian phiolosophy
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...Asians Philosophy Question One Asians have traditions which guide them in their existence. Their teachings are based on Taoism taught from one generation to another (Morgan 68). For example, they believe that truth occurs at three different levels. The first one involves the vacuum. The Asians believe that a person begins the life in the void status and advances towards the status of abundance. Therefore, nothing has a permanent status but instead, all changes from one position to another. However, the fact is that nothing can possess two statuses at the same time. So, at one point, something is in one status and at the other time, it is in another status (Morgan 71). All things survive due... Lecturer...
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Asian study
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...Asian states. Both the post-freedom leaders, President Suharto and President Sukarno showed political far-sightedness in fusing diversity element in various ethnicities. Thus, they were able in facing the political challenge of cultural diversity by gathering under one platform the cultural connections related to dignified shared history and unity found in crucial but not risky enough social barriers (Cultural Survival, 2010). From the government side, a code of “political correctness” was made to overpower ethnic disturbances. The government explained the pancasila philosophy to control all ethnic and religious divisionary forces in public political platforms since... To what extent does a unifying...
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Asian Agriculture
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...Asian Agriculture Introduction The liberalization of agriculture in India is part of the economic reform that is taking place. In Asia, agriculture is a large sector and this sector needs to be dealt with otherwise the impact of the other reforms will be decreased. India can use the agricultural sector as a safety net for its exports and trade policies. This is something that they will never be short of, if the right policies and reforms are introduced within this sector. There are many questions which need to be answered with the help of these reforms. Although agriculture seems to be an area where any investment would be fruitful, when compared to other sectors it still...
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Asian American and Asian communities in U.S
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...Asian Communities in US The United s has evolved throughout the years to become a multicultural nation (Cizek, pp. 85). Different communities exist in various parts of the United States, which include Asian communities. It has been noticed, for reasons not understood that Asians, whether born in U.S or immigrants are labeled as the ‘brains’ of colleges (Online Education Articles, n.p). Hence, the paper attempts to reach a conclusion on why Asian students are better academically. One of the very important reasons is that of something called as “Asian parents Syndrome” (Online Education Articles, n.p). It...
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Asian American Experience
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...Asian American Experience An Asian American is any American of Asiatic decent. In 1965, the United sgovernment passed the Immigration Act of 1965, which saw an increase in Asian population in the United States. These immigrants were mostly Chinese students and skilled laborers. In his work, Professor Ronald Takaki, examines the problems encountered by Asian Americans minority. For the purpose of this essay, I shall look at three major problems faced by Asian Americans from 1965 to date, according to Takaki. One of the major problems faced by Asian Americans is racial segregation. According to Takaki (474), most Asian Americans had to accept low paying jobs to enable them feed and clothe... no. Asian...
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Asian American Experience
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...Asian American Experience An Asian American is any American of Asiatic decent. In 1965, the United s government passed the Immigration Act of 1965, which saw an increase in Asian population in the United States. These immigrants were mostly Chinese students and skilled laborers. In his work, Professor Ronald Takaki, examines the problems encountered by Asian Americans minority. For the purpose of this essay, I shall look at three major problems faced by Asian Americans from 1965 to date, according to Takaki. One of the major problems faced by Asian Americans is racial segregation. According to Takaki (474), most Asian Americans had to accept low paying jobs to enable them feed and clothe... no. Asian...
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Images of Asian-Americans
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...Asian-Americans in Television The present research argues that the portrayal of Asian-Americans in the media has reached a bamboo ceiling and that because of this pro-active measures are necessary to counter-act these limited and negative depictions. While Asian Americans constitute an important part of the American economic system, they have additionally faced challenges related to oppression and discrimination throughout the their lives in the United States. One considers that perhaps the most seminal example of this occurred during World War II when Asian-Americans were gathered and placed in interment camps because of...
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Asian American women study
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...Asian American Women Asian American women's studies have revealed a lot about the experience of Asian women,who moved to the United States after facing the compulsion to migrate from different forms of pressures. Many of the Asians moved to America after because of the evident danger of capture and loss of life during the wars that struck Asia. The fact that Asian culture and American culture are distinctly different explains why the immigration has exerted multiple effects on all the Asians who moved into the United States. Asian American women have faced both racial and...
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Asian American immigrants
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...Asian American immigrants The on Asian American immigration was as interesting just as it was exploratory. Among the fundamental concepts that I learnt in the course included, the fact that The Asian Americans faced numerous challenges as the immigrated into the United States and became naturalized citizens. However, Asian Americans have occupied a region that later became the United States from as early as the 16th century. It therefore became ironical that they faced numerous difficulties integrating into the society. The immigration and settlement of Asian Americans in the country validated the...
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Asian-American immigration
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...Asian-American immigration Introduction As of 2009, the number of Asian immigrants was more than 10.5 million in the United States. Asian Immigration has increased considerably since the creation of US Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965, popularly known as the Hart-Cellar Act. This Act abolished national-origin restrictions that favored the immigrants from Europe. In 1960, the number of Asian born in the US accounted only for 5 percent of the foreign-born in the United States, however their shared increased in 2009 than five times to make up for nearly 28 percent of immigrants. Currently, the Asian born are the second-biggest immigrants population in the United States by global region...
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Asian Popular Culture
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...Asian Popular Culture The Asian Popular Culture also known as Asian pop culture may refer to the contemporary lifestyle, cultural activities, and products that reflect the general taste of the wider Asian population (Fung 1). Indeed, the Asian population is wary of the generally accepted norms that define the lifestyle, cultural activities, and commercial products in the Asian region. The Asian Popular Culture integrates is under the influence of other popular cultures that reside within the Asian region and other interrelated regions (Fung 1). Indeed,...
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Asian American Analysis
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...ASIAN AMERICAN ANALYSIS Asian American Analysis Affiliation. Psychological Needs and Issues Asian American of the Chinese, Indian and South Korean origin are under a variety of stress because of the stereotypes generally assigned to them. These stereotypes cause emotional distress and this can often create conflicts with their peers both inside and outside of their racial group. Many Asian Americans have felt emotionally disturbed by the stereotypes present about them; they are often called racially insulting names and left out of various activities (Kim and Yeh, 2000). Racial and ethnic discrimination is a very disturbing part of the psychology behind Asian American students. One... Running head:...
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Hate CrimeAgainst Asian Americans
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...Asian Americans America is awonderfulnationwith great tolerance to accept peoplefrom all around the worldto come over and accomplish their"AmericanDreams."Theconflicts eventually occurred due to misunderstandings of each other's language and culture. Hate Crimes are offenses caused by hatred of persons based on their race, religion, ethnicity or sexual orientation. It persists to be an insult to the national conscience ("Hate Crimes").According to the FBI,the US hate crime rate in 2007 was15.3 percent and 4.3 percent were victims in an anti-Asian bias ("Hate Crime Statistics"). The 1982 documentary movie "Who Killed Vincent Chin," directed by Christine Choy and Renee Tajima... , portrayed how...
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Sociology - Asian-Americans
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...Asian-Americans were one of the first permanent settlers in the United s that played a significant role in the American history. Yet, they are still regarded as an ethnic minority group in the country that are regarded as any other settlers threatening the extinction of the American society because of its continuing immigration to the country. At the time when the United States was under the British colonization in the 16th century, Asian Americans came to the country for settlement. At the beginning of the mid-sixteenth century, Spain's Manila galleon trade between the Philippines and Mexico which took Mexican and Peruvian silver from Acapulco and Callao to Manila. Asia's products had... Sociology...
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Discrimination Against Asian Americans
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...Asian Americans Discrimination is action, what people actually do in their daily activities, and involves the arbitrary denial of privilege, prestige, and power to members of a minority group. (Michael, Carolyn & James, 2002) I belong to the Asian American ethnic group which, like other minorities has to face high discrimination all over USA. Since Asians are a minority in USA, they have to face several problems due to this deprivation or discrimination. The four types of discriminations I will be discussing in this essay are- double jeopardy, Institutional discrimination, Glass ceiling and Reverse Discrimination. Double jeopardy means having low status on two different... ? Discrimination Against Asian...
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Asian American model minority
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...Asian American model minority Model minority is a term in America that refers toa group of minorities (ethnic, racial or religious) that despite past discrimination and prejudice succeeds socially, economically and educationally without inclining to violence or political confrontations with the native white Americans (Park et al 170). The stereotype mostly relies on success of Asian Americans who despite being minorities have risen to success. The success of model minority groups is measured in factors of education, income and social aspects like family stability and crime (Lee 71). To the society, the myth of model minority bases from the perception of Asian cultural values like self... Sociology Asian ...
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Cntemporary Asian Societies
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...Asian Societies Asian societies should stick to their own building traditions because they reflect their cultural heritage and religion.Following Pallasmaa (1996) "Architecture gives a material structure to societal institutions and to daily life, reifying the course of the sun and the cycle of the hours of the day" (pg 6). Asian societies have the oldest cultural traditions embodied in their architecture and a specific combination of religious traditions and values. Asian societies should stick to their own building traditions because they best meet social and personal needs of Asian societies including old traditions, climate, geography and materials available in those regions... . For a...
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Asian Culture On Music
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...Asian Culture on Music By of 2650 Words Introduction There are numerous musical cultures and styles that originate from or are associated with Asian nations. Asian musical cultures may be broadly categorised as Music of Central Asia (Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Mongolia and Uzbekistan), East Asia (China, Japan, Taiwan and the Koreas), South Asia (Bangladesh, Nepal, Iran, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka), Southeast Asia (Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines and Vietnam) and West Asia (Bahrain, Jordan, Yemen, Lebanon, Cyprus, Israel, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Turkey and Syria). Although each region of the Asian continent has its music with unique characters, most Asian music is characterised... ...
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Asian American Arts
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...Asian American artists; Francis Wong and Jon Jang. The latter is a modern day pianist while Wong is a saxophonist. There is no doubt that American music draws its influences from different parts of the world. In light of these, Asian influences have made their mark in the current music landscape. As a matter of fact, there are plenty of Asian immigrants who have infused their Chinese traditions with modern American culture. Examples include Jang's 'Temple of the Drum.' (Jon Jang, 2002) Jon Jang's contribution to Asian American Arts Practice Before one can analyze Jang's contribution, it is necessary to understand his background... Introduction The essay will examine the contributions made by two Asian...
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Asian-American Literature
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...Asian-American literature Prompt Roles of language and translation as they inform the “protracted afterlife” of the Cold War Language is indeed a vital role in any type of communication. Asian American historians use language systematically to communicate their thoughts and observations about life in American especially for the minority Asian American groups. The use of language and translation is vital in enhancing the reach of their messages. The choice of words and sentence structures for example does not only convey the message but also always help determine the target audience. Translation on the other hand enhances the reach of a...
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Asian Currency Crisis
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...Asian Financial Crisis The Asian Financial Crisis begun with the collapsed of the Thai baht when the Thai government decided to float its currency (baht) against the dollar, pegging its value away from the US dollar after supporting its artificial expansion which was largely real estate driven. This was a period beginning in July of 1997 that caused international fear of recession due to the financial contagion that started in much of Asia. The Asian financial systems were subject to two additional risk fators: maturity mismatches due to excessive liabilities that were predominantly short-term and assets that were much longer term or...
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Social Construct: Asian-Americans
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...Asian-Americans In America today, there are a number of different racial backgrounds and cultures, all of which have their own distinct identity and way of interacting with American life. One of these groups is often termed Asian-American, which is popularly used to refer to people of Chinese, Japanese, Filipino, Indian and Korean (amongst other) descent (Lowe, 1996). People from this background are hugely influential in America, not least because Asian-Americans comprise almost 5% of the population (Lowe, 1996). As with each of the other hyphenated identities found in America today, Asian-Americans have their own sets of stereotypes, social effects, constructions... and repercussions found...
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Asian Population-reaction paper
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...ASIAN POPULATION-REACTION PAPER ASIAN POPULATION-REACTION PAPER Japanese culture is a unique culture due to some of its traditional and religious practices that still exists in their modern culture. Japanese culture is mostly related to Chinese culture due to their long time association; however, their way of life seems quite different. Japanese people worship Buddha just like most Asian populations. The Buddhists have a variety of sacred texts that teaches monastic life and rules for nuns and monks. Some of the texts include; Vinaya Pitaka, Tripitaka and Abhidharma Pitaka (Chen 93). Most Japanese people are religious and are expected to...
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Asian-American Experience
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...Asian-American Experience Race has been always been a sensitive topic in any country and more so in America. Although this country claims to be multi-cultural and multi-ethnic, subtle forms of some kind of racial discrimination still exist even today. First, it was the blacks fighting for their rights in the Civil Rights Movement, then the people of Hispanic origins and later on other minorities like the Asian-Americans. The last group constitutes the fastest-growing minority in America and also the most cohesive among other racial ethnic minorities. Even its socio-economic profile is much closer to that of the non-Spanish white majority (Lott, 28)....
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Asian Tigers Essay
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...Asian Tigers Introduction The term Asian Tigers is used to refer to four Asian nations ly South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore. The four are normally referred to as the Asian Dragons or the Four Asian Tigers due to their exceedingly developed economies. They were the first newly industrialized regions which were noted for maintaining a miraculously and exceptionally rapid industrialization and high growth rates. All these happened between 1960s and 1990s such that all the four nations had graduated into high income economies and advanced economies by the 21st century. The growth of the ' Asian Tigers' in the 1960's In the 1960s, the Asian tigers were very poor thus labor was cheap... ,...
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Asian American Studies
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...Asian American Immigration The huge and fast increasing number of Asian Americans,the massive sector of professionals and businesspeople, and the increasing number of Asian American organizations revealed a new situation for the group in the United States. The likelihood of raising a political influence is present if the different groups could come together as Asian Americans. However, this potential unity is hindered by cultural differences as well as differences in experiences with immigration. Chinese and other Asian immigrants to the United States are different in so many aspects, such as language,...
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