East Asian Buddhism

Posted in: Asia, Samples, World

The Ghost festival, the second most important festival of the year, is an event in which features of Buddhism are most relevant in Chinese culture. The ritual, by essence, belongs to the living and the dead – it creates a harmony between the two, as well as that between the…

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African American vs. Caucasian Americans

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Is Racism a Permanent feature of American Society? Derrick Bell argues in this issue that the prospects for achieving racial equality in the United States are “illusory for Blacks. Bell reminds us despite the fact of the progress of blacks in United States; the legacy of slavery has left a…

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Hispanics vs Caucasians in the Construction Workforce

Posted in: Architecture, Asia, Business, Construction, Samples, Science, Workforce, World

There is a strong demand for a diverse, abundant as well as talented engineering work force. A continuous supply of engineers highly qualified in science and mathematics is required to ensure growth in national productivity. Though employment in general is expected to increase within the engineering sector, engineering degrees are…

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East Asian Civilizations

Posted in: Air Pollution, Asia, Books, Country, Environment, Literature, North Korea, Pollution, Samples, The Pearl, World

The East Asian countries are Taiwan, North and South Korea, Macau, Japan, and China. These countries experience peace and prosper economically throughout the civilization of Eastern Asia. Taiwan is an island off the southeast coast of China and the seat of the Chinese Nationalist government. It has rugged ranges of…

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East Asian Studies

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Lewis and Wigen base considerably on metageography, which is a set of particular structures that people use in expounding their knowledge relating to the world, with the structures being spatial in nature. This geography goes beyond merely considering how people are spread around the world; in stead it as well…

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Asian American and Jeremy Lin

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“Linsanity” Jeremy Lin. Some say he is a god-send, literally. Others say he’s just a one hit wonder who’s had his fifteen minutes in the spotlight. However, many argue especially from the Asian American community, that he’s not just a fad or trend but a full blown star athlete, pushing…

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