Cultural heritage

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  • Clifford Geertz's Common Sense As A Cultural System

    The article by Clifford Geertz of “Common Sense as a Cultural System” causes a reader to understand and re-evaluate what for most is a simple thought process in which many people have to react to a given situation. Clifford Geertz takes this principle of human consciousness and researches the deeper understanding of this social construct. Geertz uses many examples to demonstrate the relevance of common sense, one of the main examples he uses to explore common sense is through the use of an…

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  • How Did Mao Zedong Influence Society

    At least 3 million Chinese citizens were killed during Mao’s Cultural Revolution, and an estimated 100 million were permanently affected by it either, financially, emotionally, physically, or socially. Those of the Red Guard who had not chosen to leave China and opted to stay in the countryside eventually returned to the cities, but had issues becoming employed due to their violent role in the Cultural Revolution and their lack of formal education. A bitter grudge was held between…

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  • China's One Child Policy

    huge amount of people since its introduction by authorities, and then leader Deng Xiaoping, in 1979 until it was officially phased out in 2015. It was made to be a short term measure which looked to create a culture of small families. Following the Cultural Revolution in China from 1966 to 1976, China’s economy stagnated. During that time, China housed a quarter of the world’s population with two thirds of the population being under the age of thirty years known as The generation of baby…

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  • The Chinese Rebellions During The Qing Dynasty

    During the Qing Dynasty, many rebellions were started. Having numerous rebellions during the Qing Dynasty caused many Chinese to suffer. After the Qing Dynasty ended, China went under Communist rule was supposed to improve the Chinese lifestyle. It was soon realized that Communist rule wasn’t much better than the Qing Dynasty due to the amount of intense labor everyone had to experience. Which means that both the Qing Dynasty and Communist rule failed at creating a peaceful lifestyle for the…

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  • Dick Hebdige In Subculture

    The Rise and Suspension of Subversion and Defiance: A Comparison of Culture in Subculture: The Meaning of Style by Dick Hebdige and Discipline and Punish by Michel Foucault Culture is an ambiguous term that sociologists have attributed multiple definitions to. For the purpose of this essay, I will follow T.S. Eliot’s definition of all of the characteristic activities and interests of a group of people (Eliot, 1948). In this essay, I will compare how Dick Hebdige in Subculture: The Meaning of…

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  • Case Study: Precision Landscaping And Excavation In Thurston County

    Demographic Location – Precision Landscaping and Excavation’s main target location will be in the Thurston County region, however, the business should not limit the possibilities for expansion into Mason County. Statistics from the Census shows 64.9% owner occupied homes from 2010-2014 with the median home costing $241,300 in Thurston County. There were 5,923 businesses located in this region. Residential building permits in a privately owned location are 446 in the Olympia region. Thurston…

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  • People's Liberation Army

    foundation of his revolution the peasants (Marlay and Neher 1999). Mao instigated a reworking of Chinese society during his rule, as Mao strictly believed that change must be the constant and that revolutions must be continuous (Marlay and Neher). The Cultural Revolution weeded out opposition to Mao’s ideas and enforced the shedding of the “four olds”, old thoughts, old culture, old customs, and old habits through young teenagers (Marlay…

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  • Similarities Between Nsamenang And Erick Erickson's Theories

    For the sake of my argument, A Bame. Nsamenang and Erick Erickson’s theories will be used in the following essay. With Erik Erickson representing the westernised culture around development and B Nsamaneng will represent the more cultural aspect of development as a human being. Eurocentric or a westernised culture can be defined as the focus or more narrow sized lens of the world based on European culture, history and values as being used as the universal standing of the world – excluding the…

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  • The Guest By Albert Camus Character Analysis

    Human beings are different than other living creatures on Earth not only because of intelligence, but also different values of humanity. Every individual of mankind is independent and unique due to their different values and beliefs. A person’s values are an important component that makes him who he is today. Different Values are also a significant guideline when an individual has to make a choice on a life event. Amazingly, a person can have two different values that can come into conflict. As…

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  • Human Rights And Cultural Relativism

    practice heavily questions the concept of cultural relativism and uses a more hands-on approach. Cultural relativism is tolerating any and all differences and it is incompatible with making any moral judgments about these differences. In a uniformed culturally relativist world, one would not have any objection to female genital mutilation if those who practiced it found it an integral part of their culture. Failing to grasp the true nature of culture, cultural relativism makes the assumption…

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