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    Walking the City Exercise: George Street, Central Dunedin According to the Dunedin City Council and the Social Wellbeing Strategy, the city of Dunedin, New Zealand strives for the title, “One of the World’s Great Small Cities.” On Tuesday, the 31st of March, I took the time to walk up and down George Street, a main shopping section of Dunedin. Along my walk, I observed the use of public versus private space, how people act and react to their surroundings, and the relationship between technology…

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    The end of the Cold War marked a new beginning of time for international relations. The triumph of liberal democracy meant the expansion of capitalism and globalization. Economically and socially, states were more interconnected. However, states also started to experience new forms of threats. For a long time, it was assumed that states were the primary actors in the international relations. Based on this, it was assumed that the threat of a state was another state. The focus of security…

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    Michel Foucault is a French philosopher and social theorist. Some of his important ideas he put forward are ideas Disciplinary institution, Genealogy, Governmentality, Power-Knowledge relationship, Objectification of subject. Foucault says that his main goal of his work is to understand how human beings are made subjects. He says, “the goal of my work during the last twenty years has not been to analyze the phenomena of power, nor to elaborate the foundations of such an analysis. My…

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    The concept of terrorism has been evident throughout history. Terrorism, deriving from the term “terror”, (Giddens : 2009 : 1055) refers to using unauthorised violence and intimidation, causing fear within populations, normally in pursuit of a political goal. Terrorism is therefore using methods of violence to terrorise countries or populations for the purpose to destabilise governmental power and to show forms of national - identity. Terrorism is a subject well studied within the fields of law…

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    Doka, Kominka, and Colonial Identity The year 1919 witnessed a turning point in the Japanese colonial policies on its formal colonies, Korea and Taiwan. It was at the apex of Woodrow Wilson’s call for national self-determination that several national independence movements were seen in colonies around the world, among which the March 1 Independent movement in Korea was one of the most fierce and brutal. Although the nature of colonialism in Korea remained the same, the propaganda was indeed…

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    The concept of gender is central the construction of the body and sexuality in contemporary cultural studies. Gender is a complex matter, as modern representations of what it means to be a gendered and sexed body is internalized and acted upon differently depending on one’s culture and upbringing. Across cultures, gender and identity are intimately tied as something that should be viewed as an expression of ones individuality. However, this is rarely the case. Through the use of sociological…

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