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Indonesia’S Mental Health Services: Availability And Current Challenges, Alexander Gronowski 2020 The University of San Francisco

Indonesia’S Mental Health Services: Availability And Current Challenges, Alexander Gronowski

Master's Projects and Capstones

The deep deficits in Indonesia’s mental health care system seem to currently lack explanation. While Indonesia’s economic growth may outstrip even that of its neighbors, the country still appears to significantly lack parity in provided mental health resources. Due to the paucity in available information and studies on the topic, this paper seeks to inspect the issue directly through the use of direct interviews supplemented by available literature. Through the interviews of Indonesian self-identified patients, non-patients, and mental health care providers, it appears that the apparent weak state of Indonesia’s mental health care system stems from widely ...


Hong Kong’S Housing Crisis And Proposed Solutions, Nanci Lopez 2020 Trinity College, Hartford Connecticut

Hong Kong’S Housing Crisis And Proposed Solutions, Nanci Lopez

The Trinity Papers (2011 - present)

No abstract provided.


Challenges To Social Mobility In Singapore, Kong Weng HO, Marcus Kheng Tat TAN 2020 Singapore Management University

Challenges To Social Mobility In Singapore, Kong Weng Ho, Marcus Kheng Tat Tan

Research Collection School Of Economics

Singapore had achieved impressive economic growth together with a high level of upward mobility since her independence in 1965. However, the growth process might have become more uneven, in addition to diminishing growth for a matured economy like Singapore, which is also a highly open city state subject to competitive forces from other economies. Singapore has fared well recently,
evident from the 2020 social mobility findings reported by the World Economic Forum and the decline in Gini coefficients for the past decade. We discuss the education system in Singapore and the recently formed National Jobs Council, both important institutions for ...


The Chinese Communist Party And The Uyghurs: Securitization And How Ethnic Minorities Are Oppressed In An Multi-Ethnic State, Justin C. Mascarin 2020 Bowling Green State University

The Chinese Communist Party And The Uyghurs: Securitization And How Ethnic Minorities Are Oppressed In An Multi-Ethnic State, Justin C. Mascarin

International ResearchScape Journal

Since the beginning of the War on Terror in 2001, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has convinced its own populace as well as foreign countries that increasing security measures in the Xinjiang region are necessary. In 2014, in response to terror attacks, the Chinese Government announced the “Strike Hard Campaign Against Violent Terrorism” aimed at the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, and more specifically the Uyghur ethnic minority. This paper will analyze the oppression of the Uyghurs in China through securitization theory and the political and ethnic theories to construct a better understanding of how large multi-ethnic states legitimize oppressing minority ...


The Past And The Present: Two Paradigms Of The Sino-African Investment, Emma Weirich 2020 University of Puget Sound

The Past And The Present: Two Paradigms Of The Sino-African Investment, Emma Weirich

International Political Economy Theses

Outward foreign direct investment (OFDI) has obvious economic and political connections between the recipient and donor countries. Such investment can benefit both sides and carry certain costs to both, whether through global scrutiny or domestic struggles. This these seeks to add to the ongoing discussion of China's OFDI to Africa by comparing China's investment during its socialist period (1949-1976) and its post-socialist era (1977 – present). This comparison reveals that China's foreign policy has transitioned from a socialist paradigm to a capitalist one in the last seven decades, which brought significant changes in its OFDI policies and practice ...


"Ni Hao" Is The New "Aloha": Asia's Rise In Tourism, Julianne Binns 2020 Brigham Young University

"Ni Hao" Is The New "Aloha": Asia's Rise In Tourism, Julianne Binns

Marriott Student Review

Asia has become one of the fastest growing areas in terms of travel and tourism. When it comes to investing in tourism (in ay form) one should keep a watchful eye on the region. This paper addresses the evidence of growth, reasons behind the growth, and what to expect in the future. As the region strengthens in economic power and shines light on its positives, more travelers are making their way to (or around) Asia. With coronavirus now being quelled in the region, it is only a matter of time before the numbers pick back up again. No doubt, the ...


Singapore's Climate Action: It Is Time To Be More Ambitious, Winston T. L. CHOW 2020 Singapore Management University

Singapore's Climate Action: It Is Time To Be More Ambitious, Winston T. L. Chow

Research Collection School of Social Sciences

Some nations have declared net-zero carbon emission targets by 2050. Businesses and the people here know Singapore can punch above its weight. The government should lend its support.


Before “Fire And Fury”: The Role Of Anger And Fear In U.S.–North Korea Relations, 1968–1994, Benjamin Young 2020 Dakota State University

Before “Fire And Fury”: The Role Of Anger And Fear In U.S.–North Korea Relations, 1968–1994, Benjamin Young

Faculty Research & Publications

Since the beginning of the Korean War, the North Korean and U.S. governments have been involved in emotional warfare. From North Korea’s stated “eternal hatred” of the U.S. imperialists to Washington’s demonization of Pyongyang as an insidious Soviet pawn, emotions have been at the heart of this hostile bilateral relationship. Using three case studies (the 1968 Pueblo incident, the 1976 axe murder incident, and the 1994 nuclear crisis), I examine the ways in which the two sides have elicited emotional responses from their populations for their respective political goals. By portraying the U.S. as the ...


Cultural Diplomacy With North Korean Characteristics: Pyongyang’S Exportation Of The Mass Games To The Third World, 1972–1996, Benjamin Young 2020 Dakota State University

Cultural Diplomacy With North Korean Characteristics: Pyongyang’S Exportation Of The Mass Games To The Third World, 1972–1996, Benjamin Young

Faculty Research & Publications

During the 1970s and 1980s, the communist government in Pyongyang sent Mass Games instructors to the Third World in order to improve the image of North Korea abroad and promote its version of socialist modernity. The Mass Games, a huge choreographic gymnastics event of 100,000 performers, artistically exhibited the North Korean idea of "ilsim-dangyeol (single-minded unity).” In the era of decolonization, postcolonial leaders in the emerging Third World turned to East Asia for developmental inspirations and some leaders, notably Idi Amin of Uganda, admired the North Korean model of collectivism and discipline. The Mass Games, epitomized the communalistic values ...


The Indian Railways: On Track For Transformation, Philip Charles ZERRILLO 2020 Singapore Management University

The Indian Railways: On Track For Transformation, Philip Charles Zerrillo

Asian Management Insights

Manoeuvring infrastructure and digitisation challenges on a massive track network that runs nearly 70,000 route kilometres.


Starbucks In China: An Undisputed Leader?, Nirmalya KUMAR, Sheetal BHARDWAJ, Stephen Eryung CHU 2020 Singapore Management University

Starbucks In China: An Undisputed Leader?, Nirmalya Kumar, Sheetal Bhardwaj, Stephen Eryung Chu

Asian Management Insights

How Starbucks faces the emergence of ‘new retail’, or the seamless integration of offline and online retail.


Corporate Governance: Of Misses, Awareness And Improvements, Havovi Heerjee JOSHI 2020 Singapore Management University

Corporate Governance: Of Misses, Awareness And Improvements, Havovi Heerjee Joshi

Asian Management Insights

Have a more robust and effective corporate governance framework that includes a focus on environmental sustainability and social impact.


Consumption, Investment, Integration And Digitalisation Lead Growth In Asia, Piyush GUPTA, Havovi Heerjee JOSHI 2020 Singapore Management University

Consumption, Investment, Integration And Digitalisation Lead Growth In Asia, Piyush Gupta, Havovi Heerjee Joshi

Asian Management Insights

An interview with Piyush Gupta, Chief Executive Officer and Director of DBS Group, about the Asia growth story and the future of banking.


Washing The River In Relation To Interpellation, Theatricality And Spectatorship, Patricia Miller 2020 California State University, San Bernardino

Washing The River In Relation To Interpellation, Theatricality And Spectatorship, Patricia Miller

Electronic Theses, Projects, and Dissertations

Patricia Miller's Master of Fine Arts Thesis Paper


Leading In The Time Of Covid-19, Singapore Management University 2020 Singapore Management University

Leading In The Time Of Covid-19, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

From planning well into the future to planning four weeks in advance, Ayala Corporation’s Chairman and CEO adjusted aggressively to navigate an unprecedented crisis.


Sasa In Singapore: What Went Wrong?, Singapore Management University 2020 Singapore Management University

Sasa In Singapore: What Went Wrong?, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

Twenty-two became a somewhat unlucky number for Hong Kong-based cosmetics retail chain, Sasa, for its Singapore operations in 2019. That was the year – 22 years after it entered the market – that it decided to close all of its 22 stores on the island.


The Evolving Concept Of Access To Justice In Singapore’S Mediation Movement, Dorcas QUEK ANDERSON 2020 Singapore Management University

The Evolving Concept Of Access To Justice In Singapore’S Mediation Movement, Dorcas Quek Anderson

Research Collection School Of Law

This article examines the key societal developments underpinning the growth of mediation in Singapore with the view to analysing the evolving conceptualisation of justice within mediation. The introduction of mediation corresponded with a shift from adversarial justice to an indigenous form of conciliatory justice, in which a respected mediator played an advisor role to the disputants and was trusted to ensure the fairness of the process. However, this trajectory was tempered by the need to ensure that Singapore mediation practice conformed with international practices concerning the protection of parties’ autonomy. The ambivalence concerning the mediator’s role has resulted in ...


A Business School Disrupted: A View From Singapore, Richard Raymond SMITH 2020 Singapore Management University

A Business School Disrupted: A View From Singapore, Richard Raymond Smith

Research Collection Lee Kong Chian School Of Business

The COVID-19 pandemic rapidly changed our world. And through the preparation, rapid response, and early vigilance of the universities and the government in Singapore was admirable Richard Smith looks at the challenges still ahead.


What Seoul Saw, What Gwangju Knew: Journalism And Censorship During The Gwangju Pro-Democracy Movement, Emily Ambrose 2020 Bowling Green State University

What Seoul Saw, What Gwangju Knew: Journalism And Censorship During The Gwangju Pro-Democracy Movement, Emily Ambrose

Honors Projects

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Kwangju Pro-Democracy Movement, a civilian protest in the city of Kwangju against the Chun Doo Hwan military dictatorship, which was brutally crushed by the military. This research focuses on the journalism that occurred during movement and attempts to analyze the relationship between the government and the media by gauging the extent of censorship. This is done by comparing censored national and local newspapers in Korea to uncensored foreign newspapers for differences in the information presented. Because of factors such as biases and differences in access to resources between newspapers and journalists ...


A Changing Tea Culture, A Changing China: Variations In Conceptions Of Gift Tea Among Tea Sellers, Tiana Wang 2020 Yale University

A Changing Tea Culture, A Changing China: Variations In Conceptions Of Gift Tea Among Tea Sellers, Tiana Wang

Student Work

A 2019-2020 Williams Prize for best essay in East Asian Studies was awarded to Tiana Wang (Ezra Stiles College '20) for her essay submitted to the Department of Sociology, "A Changing Tea Culture, A Changing China: Variations in Conceptions of Gift Tea Among Tea Sellers” (Jeffrey Alexander, Lillian Chavenson Saden Professor of Sociology, advisor).

Tiana Wang’s essay, “A Changing Tea Culture, A Changing China: Variations in Conceptions of Gift Tea among Tea Sellers” makes substantial use of original interviews and observations with twenty tea sellers across Jinan, Shanghai, and Beijing to show that tea culture is changing with new ...


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