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  • Cultural Negotiation

    leadership structure verses the western horizontal-egalitarian leadership structure (Lewicki, J.R., Saunders, D., & Barry, B., 2011). Kelly is a Canadian citizen and employed as an Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) by the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program (JET) in Soto, Japan. A conflict occurs between Kelly and her Japanese supervisor, Mr. Higashi over the allocation of contractual leave entitlements. This discussion will address the development of the conflict between the JET staff and the…

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  • Diaoyu-Senkaku Island Dispute Analysis

    Realism As It Relates to the Diaoyu-Senkaku Island Dispute China and Japan; two of the most powerful countries in the world, clashing over 7 square kilometers of island space. While it may seem counterintuitive for two superpowers to fight over such a small amount of land, the reasons behind these actions are explicable by the Realist school of thought. The tensions at play here are occurring as a result of the inherent power struggle described by Realism, wherein actors are constantly…

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  • Auto Industry Environment

    economic challenges that have an impact on how well this industry succeeds or if it succeeds at all. While global competition may not seem like it would have such a huge impact on the American auto industry, it in fact does. For example let’s use Japans auto industry. The Japanese have used the American auto manufacturing models and enhanced them using technology as well as innovative methods of production. (“Global Automobile Industry,” 2014) This can lead to pressure being put on the U.S.…

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  • Dutch Art In China

    visual and material culture. My academic interests center on cross-cultural interactions during the early modern period manifested in visual and material culture. I am particularly interested in the relationship, fostered by trade, between China, Japan and the Netherlands. During the seventeenth and eighteenth century, Dutch society experienced a dramatic transformation with the establishment of the…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Japanese Immigrants

    the first place, and what they do culturally both in and out of Japan. I will also be finding the similarities between Chinese, Filipino, and Japanese immigrants. Japanese immigrants migrated to the United States in search of peace and prosperity. Back in Japan these immigrants had an unstable homeland yet, in America they had a chance to work hard to provide a better life for their children and themselves. In the…

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  • Individuality In Japan

    good hour, fully naked (one of the requirements of onsen). Besides the obvious naked relationship we all shared, we delved into quite interesting topics ranging from sustainability and agriculture to individuality. I learned that the young people in Japan are changing from a culture of wa (harmony) to individuality. The progress of actualization and extent of this change, I do not know. What I can conclude is that the presence of hierarchy in the lives of the Japanese is definitely very strong.…

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  • Amelia Earhart: A Famous And Talented American Astronaut

    again to depart from Hawaii? A true fearless spy would get the mission done by traveling towards Japan when she departed from Hawaii the second time. Amelia would have known the risk that would come from her mission if she departed from Japan the second time. Therefore, she calculated a safer route in an eastern way to throw off suspicion of her spy motives. However, she never ventured near the area of Japan; therefore, her whole purpose for the trip was in vain. Simply stating that…

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  • Tenderloin Essay

    The Tenderloin. Not the type of meat, but the neighborhood that I call home. Tenderloin, San Francisco. The so called “hood,” the place with the highest crime rates and homelessness within the city. From robbery to aggravated assault, it all existed. I grew up in this environment and yet I embraced every bit of it. Yes, I eventually realized that I lived in this neighborhood because of my family’s financial status, but because of my status I had been inspired to go to school and further engage…

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  • Analysis Of Narrative Of My Captivity In Japan By Vasilii Golovnin

    “Narrative of my captivity in Japan” by Vasilii Golovnin, is a story with a unique perspective and travel experience in Japan. As the story starts us off with travelers coming under arrest after being suspect in their motive for coming to Japan, Golovnin and his companions are held captive in Japan for a little over two years, until they can be proven innocent of the allegations. This travel experience, give the reader perspective Japanese prisons, government, and foreign diplomacy, rather than…

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  • Otaku Serial Killer Essay

    It is common knowledge that the otaku community is not accepted well by the society. Especially by the Japanese society. Which might sound rather ironic since Japan is the country of anime, games, and kawaii. Most Japanese people, when asked, affirmed they hold negative images of otaku people. And more than half believed being an Otaku connected to other social problems such as social isolation and the increase of adults with no wish to have stable jobs. Back in the 1990s, it was a hard time…

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