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  • The Discourse Community Analysis

    The Discourse communities (DC) is not a new vocabulary in this world, it begin at when society exist in the world. There are some tools could analyze DC has been proposed by Gee, a “a member of the National Academy of Education”(“James Gee.”). He claims that people who have similar interests, symbol, acting or beliefs could be in a same DC, and there are eight tools that he proposed to definite a DC, they are “social language”, “social identity”, “intersexuality”,” Discourse maps”,” kits”,…

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  • Chinese Assimilation In Canada

    Canada is viewed as a land of immigrants, disregarding aboriginal peoples, and yet Canada has a history of racism. The Chinese entered Canada during different times and were greeted with different extremes depending on the social context at that point of time. The Chinese were welcomed during the gold rush in British Columbia as well as when needing labour to build the Canadian Pacific Railway. Then restrictive policies started to be placed such as the increasing tax and finally in 1923 the ban…

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  • Cultural Trends In Hong Kong

    Hong Kong served as a safe haven from the Chinese Civil War and Communist uprising. Populations rose and fell as the city’s control was transferred between different countries. As the population increased during the 1950s, the economy suffered as a result of the Korean War. In order to combat this, Hong Kong started “anew” and began to base their economy off of textiles, using the first industrial cities…

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  • Analysis Of Travel Differences In Hong Kong

    Results and Discussion Not only Hong Kong acts as a significant linkage between Mainland China’s outbound tourism market and in other Asia countries, but also Hong Kong has a unique outbound tourism market of it own. According to the report republished by UNWTO in 2010, Hong Kong ranked as the 4th largest outbound tourism market in Asia and 14th in the world regarding international tourism expenditure. (Export.gov) Also, Hong Kong has about 85.3 million outbound tourists in 2012 as well as a…

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  • Video Analysis: Mr. Baseball

    Video #6 – “Mr. Baseball This video took a look at the cultural differences that we often take for granted. In this particular scene there was an American sitting on the floor, eating noodles, using chopsticks, in a traditional Asian household. The American is unfamiliar with these customs, and is confused by the chopsticks and slurping sounds. He also has trouble understanding who gets served their beverage first, as well as that it is bad luck to point your chopsticks vertically into the air.…

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  • Lavendary Cafe Case Study

    1.) Levendary Café entered the Chinese market, hitting the ground running with Louis Chen running the show. Chen had a very ambitious attitude and succeeded in opening 23 new Chinese locations in a very short period of time. However, by Chen focusing more on obtaining the highest amount of profits, he did unfortunately sacrifice the image of the Levendary franchise. Before entering this market, research was conducted and it appeared that several other American franchises succeeded due to China’s…

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  • Lee Kuan Yew Case Study

    The first critic was on the separation of Singapore from Malaysia. Malaysia’s first Prime Minister accused him that he led a state government and that Singapore is not loyal. This was because Lee Kuan Yew believed that Singapore, primarily dominated by the Chinese would always be at the disadvantage if it is under a Malay majority country. The second critic towards Lee Kuan Yew was when he made English as the main language in Singapore. He strongly believed that mastering of English is a must…

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  • To Kill A Mockingbird Human Inequality Analysis

    The problem of human inequality and the divisions within human society is a big part of the novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” and it is still part of our society today. An example of this problem is the trial of Tom Robinson, Walter Cunningham Jr. being treated differently because of who he is, and the discrimination against black people. Our society is still dealing with this situation…

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  • Hong Kong And Dubai Case Study

    Even though the development of Hong Kong is earlier than Dubai, in nowadays, Hong Kong and Dubai are both outstanding representatives of the modern city in the world. Hong Kong locates in the center of Asia; and Dubai locates in the center of World. Regardless of economy or technology, these two place are lie at the forefront of the world. Some people said that Dubai is the" Hong Kong of Middle East Country." Moreover, the tourism industry in Hong Kong and Dubai grows at a rapidly speed. In 2010…

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  • Hong Kong Tourism Case Study

    First of all, for the tourism industry, the strategic infrastructure projects benefit the tourism industry in Hong Kong directly because they increase the number of tourists. In fact, 71% of respondents stated that the strategic infrastructure projects increased their frequency that they visited to foreign countries. There are four reasons why they increase the number of tourists, including bringing convenience to them, reducing their travel time, increasing the competitiveness of tourism…

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