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    China Globalizing Africa: Economic Developers or Exploiters? According to Al Jazeera English, China’s investment Africa has grown 30 times larger over the past decade. China’s interest in Africa embeds itself into economic, cultural and political growth the continent is parched for. Globalization comes with a price for Africa, but can America really point a finger at China for making a smart play in keeping a hand in Africa’s untouched cookie jar. Can other countries blame China for choking…

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    Air pollution in China is a an issue that affects all Chinese citizens, but tends to have a more adverse affect on those citizens who are poor and live near the factories that cause this pollution. This issue is a result from a neglectful and ignorant government; China knowingly hurts its people for profit and power. The Chinese government exploits its people for financial gain with no regard for the citizens or the environment. China has become an economic powerhouse over the course of…

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    Carole Wilkinson’s fantasy novel ‘Dragonkeeper’ is set in Ancient China and follows a slave girl and her dragon companion as they protect a dragon egg while traveling towards the ocean. ‘The journey of a thousand li begins with a single step.” (82) The factors of a fantasy novel are clearly evident in the book ‘Dragonkeeper’ because the story has a possible structure with its limits, ‘Dragonkeeper’ is set in a present era but with a fantasy twist and the characters grow to become better people.…

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    Dragon Boat Racing History

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    Across the globe there are a number of barriers that separate the people who live within them. Language, religion, race, culture, and geography are just a few of these barriers. Throughout time people have seen many events that can bind some of these countries together. One constant is athletic events. Some countries are more powerful at this. Ancient Chinese sports like juedixi, dragon boat racing, and cuju are able to connect and unify many people across the globe and allow barriers to be…

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    Research Question 3. How do China-born immigrants in the GTA describe the process by which they decided to start their own businesses? Four themes emerged for this research question: (a) The decision to become self-employed was driven by personal interests; (b) The decision to turn into and start self-employed or entrepreneurship was driven by push or pull factor; (c) Immigrants with strong backgrounds was readily able to start their own businesses; and (d) The determination to become…

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    Adam Smith Capitalism

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    Throughout this article I found many economic concepts that pertained to Adam Smith as well as the growth and change of capitalism around the world. The first place in the article that I saw relate to capitalism was in the first paragraph when they were discussing where the company wanted to open its factory. The article states, “especially auspicious locations” This means a location where they are most likely to have success or in this instance make the most profit. This relates to our unit…

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    I think immigrants should not try to integrate their culture into American culture because the U.S is a diverse country, within the U.S, one can find all sorts of cultures from Chinese to Latin. The U.S was founded on the believe that people have a freedom of culture and religion; they should not be forced to adopt the American culture because they, the immigrant, have his/her own unique culture. The American culture and another culture, such as Chinese, can definitely coexist, “My relatives…

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    Jennifer 8. Lee was on a quest to find out how authentic American Chinese food is. In her book, The Fortune Cookie Chronicles, she uses multiple themes to illustrate her findings and her research, such as diversity, food, race and history, but I think her book is mostly about the culture aspect of American-Chinese and Chinese people. I think the author’s purpose of writing was to inform people about the American-Chinese food and its origins. I also think she wanted to inform people about the…

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    American products and habits are harmful to China With the developments of network technology and globalization as well as the growing diversity of culture (Brawley, 2008, p.11), the influences of American products and habits are increasing day by day. In China, the popular culture of the United States is popular with many Chinese people, especially the younger generation (Ryan, Chen & Saich, 2014, p.101). Although there are also many worthy scientific technologies of American products and…

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    In the novel The Bonesetter’s Daughter Amy Tan focuses on three main characters, who are all introduced to the readers in a reverse chronological order. The first is Ruth, who is a Chinese born in America. The second is her mother LuLing, who was born in China, but later emigrated to America after the World War II. The third is Precious Auntie who is the daughter of a bonesetter.The main theme throughout The Bonesetter 's Daughter is the importance of communication in relationships, and how…

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