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  • The Developmental State Theory: A Recipe For Sustained Economic Growth

    2.1. The Developmental State Theory 2.1.1. A Recipe for Sustained Economic Growth Proliferation of literatures on comparative development studies revolving around the DS paradigm are attributable to rise of the East Asian countries known for their success in sustaining high economic growth over a long period of time coupled with a relatively stable political regime taking a proactive approach in its economic development initiatives. Indeed, this East Asian Miracle has frequently been cited as a…

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  • Cultural Differences Between East Asia And The Americas

    History overtime has shown a variety of different reactions to cultural mixing and identities coming together. The ways that East Asia and the Americas adapted to changes in the world were very different. This was due to the differing governmental structures, the direct and original reaction to the foreigners, and their reaction and adaptation to religious takeover. The differences in the original governmental structures are partially seen in how the different cultures reacted to the Europeans…

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  • Post-Classical Era As A Eurocentric Essay

    of world history that is beyond a Eurocentric point of view. When the content standard asks a teacher to account for the Silk Road and discuss its character and global significance and the teacher has only a Eurocentric world view then a lot of what Asia and the Middle East brought to the world is neglected. Using Shaffer’s Southernization is a completely different way of looking at the Silk Road and its global significance than a Eurocentric view would look at it. Not only Shaffer, but also Liu…

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  • East Asian History Course Analysis

    Throughout this course we have not only gained factual knowledge about East Asia but also a framework that we can use to understand other countries and cultures around the world. To consider ourselves global citizens, we must have an understanding of the world and the way it works. From learning about the history of East Asia, we now have a better understanding of why it works the way it does today, and that makes us less ethnocentric and more empathetic toward others. This course has allowed me…

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  • The Importance Of International Trade In The United States

    modern-day currency (Watson, Peter 2005). Trading between countries has been happening for ages. Trading around the globe effected how religion, culture and resources were distributed throughout the ancient times. Northern Africa and China, in Eastern Asia, had major roles and much experience when it came to trading in ancient times. While the Chinese and people of Africa were trading, the Mayans and the Aztecs were also trading with each other. The ways of trading was completely different from…

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  • Cambodia Script Essay

    Presentation Script : Cambodia Slide 1 : “Good morning everyone. We would like to present one country -- is ASEAN member -- is Cambodia.” Slide 2 : “Cambodia is known in name the Khmer Empire ,is a country located in Southeast Asia.” Slide 3 : “Cambodia has 181,035 square kilometers. It bordered by Thailand to the northwest, Laos to the northeast, Vietnam to the east, and the Gulf of Thailand to the southwest” Slide 4 : “Place in Cambodia. First, Cambodia has 21 cities. And the capital city is…

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  • Importance Of Tourism Indonesia

    areas where the various natural and cultural resources offer major tourism attractions. Basically, the Southeast Asian Country of Indonesia consists of more than 17,000 tropical and volcanic islands that straddle the equator between the Indian and pacific oceans. Indonesia is a home to more than 300 ethnic groups with approximately 500 spoken languages and dialects. Indonesia is well known with a unique culture, natural beaches, beautiful scenery and also great shopping centre which make…

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  • My Motivation For Pursuing A Ph.d

    My motivation for pursuing a Ph.D. in Political Science at UC San Diego (UCSD) emanates from my lifelong goal to be a leading scholar in the fields of International Relations and Comparative Politics, teaching and conducting research at a major research university. UCSD’s Department of Political Science’s model of cross-disciplinary work, ethos on close mentoring and supervision, emphasis on methodology and multivariate analysis, wealth of world-class faculty across subfields, combined with the…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Maritime Security Issues

    in East and South East Asia. Westerners who are unfamiliar with the problem, oftentimes wonder why these is so much animosity between countries such as China, Japan and the Korean Peninsula over “islands”. The Senkaku/Diaoyu island dispute between China and Japan is perhaps the most well known, while the Tsushima/Daemado island dispute between Japan and the Korean peninsula is a close second. The island disputes in the South China Sea between Japan, China and South East Asia is perhaps…

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  • Summary Of Asia's Cauldron

    thesis. Asia's Cauldron sets some high goals for itself and mostly flourishes in presenting a holistic look at the competing economic and diplomatic interests of the nations along the South China Sea. The sea links the Indian Ocean with the western pacific being bounded by China in the north, Malaysia, Singapore, and Vietnam in the west, Taiwan and Philippines in the east, and, Indonesia in the south. It takes more than one-third of global maritime traffic, with the Strait of Malacca carrying…

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