Search Results

You are looking at 1 - 10 of 293 items for :

  • All: Living a Motivated Life x
  • Asian Studies x
Clear All
Author: Pilvi Posio

. We ourselves lived here. We can’t come back, and we’re living in other places, but this place creates nostalgia. This is a place to visit. It would be as if one’s roots disappeared. It’s really sad.” So, as proof of the life that was here, there’s a wish to have the shrine and the temple here, too

In: Asian Journal of Social Science
Author: Jinjin Lu

, attitudes, professional development, and personal life. Flowerdew and Li (2009) examined 20 HSS academics’ attitudes toward the official policy encouraging international publication at a research-intensive university in mainland China. The findings showed that although one-third of the participants had

In: Asian Journal of Social Science
Author: Hasan Sankır

, 2010:1). These multiculturalism, ethnicity, and language have created many different social, cultural, and artistic practices in social life. In this sense, festivities and street entertainments emerged as one of the cultural forms. Ottoman dance art is one of these street entertainments, which is a

In: Asian Journal of Social Science

visited the Dordoi bazaar for a random sample of participants who self-identified as living in settlements. Interviews were audio taped, transcribed, and coded. A preliminary analysis of interviews prompted the design of a supplementary online questionnaire to crosscheck the data and obtain more

In: Central Asian Affairs
Author: Kamal Gasimov

.” Likewise, scwra calls for a return to the authentic (“fundamental”) sources of Islam: Qur’an and hadith . The traditional Islam is claimed to be free from devotional attachment to any particular Islamic school ( məzhəbçilik ) and is defined as “the Qur’an, the life and deeds of the Prophet Muhammad

In: Central Asian Affairs
Author: Piotr Konieczny

). To account for a number of factors related to demographics and economy, I have chosen the Human Development Index ( HDI ) ranking of a country as a proxy. HDI is a composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income indicators. Cultural factors are also relevant to macro

In: Asian Journal of Social Science

1 Beyond Negligence It is widely thought that the Chinese are no different from people elsewhere in that they view their home as a symbol of safety, security and family life. Nevertheless, in southern China, I was horrified to find many houses in the home villages of Overseas Chinese that were not

In: Journal of Chinese Overseas

, or undetermined. For example, one person wrote: “The Chinese people are greedy”; this was coded as anti-Chinese. Another wrote: “All people living in Indonesia must be united whatever their ethnicity)”: This was coded as neutral, meaning that it promoted neither a pro- nor an anti-Chinese stance. A

In: Journal of Chinese Overseas

.5 million first-generation Chinese immigrants living all over the world. If the Chinese descendants are included, the number would be more than 45 million (Zhuang and Zhang 2012). Although China has a long history of emigration, here we focus on the migration waves in contemporary history. During the World

In: Journal of Chinese Overseas

mixed-race groups to eke out a living in a strange, new land, surmounting formidable linguistic and other cultural challenges. Th omas Gage, a Domini- can monk who chronicled his experiences in New Spain during the 1620s, related that “[i]n Mexico City, above all, the Goldsmiths’ shops and works are to

In: Journal of Chinese Overseas