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The Fortification of the Great Firewall under Xi Jinping

By Annabelle Lee

          Xi Jinping came into power as General Secretary of the Communist Party of China in November 2012 and has since made a concerted effort to extend government control over both news media and the internet. 2,549 more words

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How to Write an Undergraduate Essay Like a Master's Student: Part 2

Do Your Research:

Before you can write the paper you must first do the research. In some cases you may also want to have an idea of/for the thesis. 1,598 more words

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DEVELOPMENT AND RESISTANCE: The Absence of Land Tenure and Environmental Pollution as Primary Factors of Development that Lead to Political Resistance in China. (Images did not load; my apologies).

M.A. In China Development Studies

GEOG7136 – Research Methods and Directed Project

DEVELOPMENT AND RESISTANCE:

The Absence of Land Tenure and Environmental Pollution as Primary Factors of Development that Lead to Political Resistance in China… 6,767 more words

Academic

Teens and Peer Pressure

Peer pressure is present in our daily lives. We grow up having decisions made for us by our parents, but as we enter into our teen years, we slowly start to make our own decisions. 3,242 more words

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Whistleblowers: A Deeper Look into American History

In a country that can often be plagued by fear and greed, it takes a lot of nerve to stand up against authority. Individuals who choose to defy the status quo and speak out against issues that have been swept under the rug, known as whistle blowers, are crucial to a democratic society. 3,926 more words

Capstone

Tarantino as an author in Inglourious Basterds and Django Unchained

How, why and in what senses can Quentin Tarantino be regarded as the ‘author’ of a film with reference to Inglourious Basterds (2009) and Django Unchained (2012)? 2,029 more words

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Forming Left Populism!

In 1979 French philosopher Jean-François Lyotard inaugurated the postmodern age with his publication The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge. He argued that the ‘loss of meaning in postmodernity boils down to mourning the fact that knowledge is no longer principally narrative.’ 3,938 more words