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Navigating Uncertainty: The Survival Strategies Of Religious Ngos In China, Jonathan Tam, Reza Hasmath 2015 University of Oxford

Navigating Uncertainty: The Survival Strategies Of Religious Ngos In China, Jonathan Tam, Reza Hasmath

Reza Hasmath

This article looks at the strategies religious NGOs (RNGOs) with strong transnational linkages use to maintain a continued presence in mainland China. It does so by utilizing neo-institutional theory as an instrument for analysis, with an emphasis on outlining the coercive, mimetic and normative pressures RNGOs face. One of the key findings of the study is that there is creative circumvention of isomorphic pressures by working with local agents, fostering trust with the local government, and keeping a low profile. Moreover, RNGOs dealt with the uncertain institutional environment in China through staff exchanges, denominational supervisions, tapping into global platforms, and ...


Approaching Maturity: The Role Of Knowledge And Professionalization In The Development Of Chinese Ngos, Jennifer YJ Hsu, Reza Hasmath 2015 University of Alberta

Approaching Maturity: The Role Of Knowledge And Professionalization In The Development Of Chinese Ngos, Jennifer Yj Hsu, Reza Hasmath

Reza Hasmath

This article suggests that Chinese NGOs do not believe they are part of an emerging or established epistemic community, that is, a community of experts. Drawing from fieldwork conducted in four large Chinese cities, Chongqing, Kunming, Nanjing and Shanghai, the study suggests that gathering information and developing a knowledge base is not the dominant tactic NGOs utilize to inform and influence state policy. Rather, establishing direct relations with relevant government authorities is the preferred tactic to influence policy deliberation and action. Having close ties with government authorities will serve to benefit individual NGOs, but is likely to undermine the development ...


Commentary On Translating Tao Yuanming And Li Shangyin, Andrew Gudgel 2014 Independent Scholar

Commentary On Translating Tao Yuanming And Li Shangyin, Andrew Gudgel

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Notes by Andrew Gudgel on the translation of three Chinese poems into English.


Frost Moon And Autumn Arrives By Li Shangyin, Andrew Gudgel 2014 Independent Scholar

Frost Moon And Autumn Arrives By Li Shangyin, Andrew Gudgel

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Translated from the Chinese by Andrew Gudgel.


Cloudy Skies By Tao Yuanming, Andrew Gudgel 2014 Independent Scholar

Cloudy Skies By Tao Yuanming, Andrew Gudgel

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Translated from the Chinese by Andrew Gudgel.


The Banyan Tree, Untitled, To --, A Dried Flower--For Someone, Palace-Cave Mountain, And Nanmu Forest By Cai Qijiao, Edward A. Morin 2014 College for Creative Studies

The Banyan Tree, Untitled, To --, A Dried Flower--For Someone, Palace-Cave Mountain, And Nanmu Forest By Cai Qijiao, Edward A. Morin

Transference

Translated from the Chinese with commentary by Edward Morin, Dennis Ding, and Fang Dai.


The Art Of Naming In China And Translating Western Names Into Chinese, Hailun He 2014 The College at Brockport: State University of New York

The Art Of Naming In China And Translating Western Names Into Chinese, Hailun He

Literary Onomastics Studies

What follows is the introductory paragraph of the article.

A name in China is much more than a code of a certain person to distinguish him from another. It often associates the person with many interesting things, such as a line of a poem, a picture, a song, or a famous person. Judging from these clues, one can tell where a person was born, how old he is, what kind of cultural background he has, and even why he was named so. Based on this particular cultural background, many writers have made good use of the art of naming, giving ...


The Tokugawa Samurai: Values & Lifestyle Transition, Kathleen A. McGurty '18 2014 Gettysburg College

The Tokugawa Samurai: Values & Lifestyle Transition, Kathleen A. Mcgurty '18

Student Publications

The Tokugawa period of Japan was a time of great prosperity but also great strife among the social classes. Of the most affected peoples of the Japanese feudal system was the samurai, who had so long been at the center of military and even political power. For hundreds of years, these highly revered peoples had lived a consistent life based off of virtues passed on through a code, and have also lived comfortable lives due to special powers that were reserved for them.

However, with a lack of warfare and increasing Western influence on the political, social, and military system ...


The Art Of Being: A Study Of The Relationship Between Daoism And Art, Jessica Ortis 2014 Minnesota State University, Mankato

The Art Of Being: A Study Of The Relationship Between Daoism And Art, Jessica Ortis

Journal of Undergraduate Research at Minnesota State University, Mankato

Ever since the beginning of time, artists have been inspired by the religion they choose to follow. Sometimes religion was the subject, but more often than not, one had to really dig deeper into a work of art to understand the religious meaning. In my paper, I focused on contemporary Chinese artist Song Dong, who uses his artistic abilities to reflect the ideals of Daoism. Focusing on a couple of more well known works by Song Dong, one can see that he shows how one is able to move down the path to lead a more full life through the ...


A Contemporary Spin On Tradition: Xu Bing's Cultural Exploration, Karen Obermeyer-Kolb 2014 Minnesota State University, Mankato

A Contemporary Spin On Tradition: Xu Bing's Cultural Exploration, Karen Obermeyer-Kolb

Journal of Undergraduate Research at Minnesota State University, Mankato

This paper analyzed the artwork of Xu Bing and his exploration of cultural values, specifically of language in China. Chinese is one of the oldest written languages of the world, with forms established by 1000CE. One of the purposes of classical Chinese calligraphy was self expression. The Cultural Revolution of the 1960s and 70s brought a shift to this tradition by using large characters as propaganda. Xu Bing uses prominent symbols of culture and language, stemming from the classical teaching of his parents and his work experience during the Cultural Revolution, to convey views of society, as well as to ...


蜚語 (第十一期), 嶺南文社 2014 Lingnan University

蜚語 (第十一期), 嶺南文社

嶺南文社 : 蜚語


Exploring Naxi Baisha Xiyue, Nicholas Kircher 2014 Liberty University

Exploring Naxi Baisha Xiyue, Nicholas Kircher

Masters Theses

"Exploring Naxi Baisha Xiyue" is a qualitative research descriptive paper delving into the origin of the Baisha Xiyue music style among the Naxi people based in northwest Yunnan province of the People's Republic of China. A brief historical background of Baisha Xiyue includes the Yuan dynasty (AD 1279-1368) invasion by Kublai Khan when he and his army entered Yunnan province in AD 1253. The topic of the remaining eight songs is a Naxi historical conflict with a neighboring tribe. As musical instruments are essential in the performance of this genre, each of the commonly used instruments are introduced and ...


Linguistic Variation In Contact: The Use Of Erhua And Rusheng In The Xianggang Community In China, Lei He 2014 Syracuse University

Linguistic Variation In Contact: The Use Of Erhua And Rusheng In The Xianggang Community In China, Lei He

Theses - ALL

This study considers dialect variation by young and middle-aged speakers in the Xianggang community in China. The Xianggang community is located at the southern part of China, but it used to be composed of northern people. The contact between northern and southern dialects has given birth to a dialect mixed situation. With the attempt to know the driving force of language change within this speech community, both social factors and linguistic factors have been taken into consideration. In this study, Erhua is chosen as the representation of northern dialects and rusheng is chosen on behalf of the southern dialects. Linguistically ...


Travel Tips Java East, cumiku mimi jaya 2014 SelectedWorks

Travel Tips Java East, Cumiku Mimi Jaya

cumiku mimi jaya

Wisata Jawa Timur

Jawaa tiimur aalah saalah saatu provvinsii yang menjadia saalh saatu keebanggaan industry pariwisata nasional negara kita. Banyak tempat-tempat dan tempat obyek wisata indah menarik yang bisa di kunjungi dan dituu untuk liburan. Dengan berjarak lokasi liburan rekreasi tidak begitu sangat jauh. Saat Liburan rekreasi nasional , liburan rekreasi akhir pekan. akhir tahunpun bisa menjadi momen dan waktu yang sesuai untuk berekreasi di jawa timur misalnya paket wisata bromo , paket tour malang dan sebagainya. Tempat dan obyek wisata pilihan adalah sbb.

Gunung Bromo / paket wisata bromo

paket liburan ke Bromo atau bromo tour merupakan pilihan terbaik bagi pengunjung obyek ...


「資本論中的王茂蔭」問題, Bian TAN 2014 Lingnan University

「資本論中的王茂蔭」問題, Bian Tan

Lingnan Journal 嶺南學報

No abstract provided.


楊孚與楊子宅, Y. C. SINN 2014 Lingnan University

楊孚與楊子宅, Y. C. Sinn

Lingnan Journal 嶺南學報

No abstract provided.


皮日休的生平及其著作, Liankuan ZHOU 2014 Lingnan University

皮日休的生平及其著作, Liankuan Zhou

Lingnan Journal 嶺南學報

No abstract provided.


淳化袐閣法帖考, K. YUNG 2014 Lingnan University

淳化袐閣法帖考, K. Yung

Lingnan Journal 嶺南學報

No abstract provided.


明代一條鞭法年表, Fangzhong LIANG 2014 Lingnan University

明代一條鞭法年表, Fangzhong Liang

Lingnan Journal 嶺南學報

No abstract provided.


論隋末唐初所謂「山東豪傑」, Yinke CHEN 2014 Lingnan University

論隋末唐初所謂「山東豪傑」, Yinke Chen

Lingnan Journal 嶺南學報

No abstract provided.


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