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The Making of the First Korean President: Syngman Rhee's

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Two episodes, however, may be discerned, one encapsulating the years immediately preceding Burma’s independence in 1948 and the decade or so of parliamentary democracy that followed, and the other, the very brief time around the ill-fated 1990 elections. Indeed, in talking about ‘ethnic tensions’ it’s worth remembering that, with some exceptions, these tensions most prominently pit the dominant group and its state on one side against this or that minority nationality on the other.

Tale of No Two Days Alike

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These issues must be delved into more deeply from the point of view of social psychology or even the study of communication systems. While Australian indigenous groups do not appear to share the extensive hostility to 'multiculturalism' which is evident among New Zealand Maoris, the issue of their relation to non-Aboriginal society is a sensitive one and the existing policy of multiculturalism clearly would not be seen by them as an adequate way of addressing their situation and needs.

Liang Ch'i-ch'ao and Modern Chinese Liberalism

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It took in the second highest share of recent immigrants, after Ontario. Wages were predetermined and did not reward productivity. Also, anyone who wants to work for a government agency such as Xinhua must become a member of the Communist Party first. Chinese resentment of foreigners grew, and the Boxer Uprising (1900), encouraged by Empress Tz'u Hsi, was a last desperate effort to suppress foreign influence. The state itself is also home to populations from other ethnic groups, like the Chin, Mro, Chakma, Khami, Dainet and Maramagri.

Chinese Cinderella: The True Story of an Unwanted Daughter

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One nondenominational Protestant church in Shenyang conducts services in Chinese. The Han Ethnic Costume Hall guides visitors through an explanation of modern Han costuming. In 1949, the government of the PRC renounced the "unequal treaty" granting Portuguese suzerainty over Macau. The Ombudsman Bureau within the CCAC reviewed complaints of maladministration or abuse by the CCAC. Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan required major shifts in national resources from civilian to military purposes and contributed to the growth of the budget deficit and public debt.

Green Apple Red Book: A Trial and Errors: A Memoir of a

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Unlike ethnicity and nationalism, the issue of identity has been addressed by missiologists, though not in �identity� categories per se, but in literature on contextualization. More minorities are earning graduate and professional degrees, yet a disproportionately large percentage never finish high school. The 2011 NHS data showed that the visible minority population had a median age of 33.4, compared with 40.1 years for the population as a whole.

Chinnery and China Coast Paintings

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About 60% of state quota timber production comes from plantations. The government did not have a human rights ombudsman or commission. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1999. It is a pathos of incessant change, as opposed to a passive subordination to one particular ethic” (1995, 12). More recently, there have been cases of bird flu; avoid undercooked poultry or eggs. However, the commissioner noted he could not yet review the actual interceptions and recommended that he be permitted to do so, both in reported cases of possible violations and to conduct random reviews.

Lion's Head, Four Happiness: A Little Sister's Story of

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What has changed—and what hasn’t—in the past few years? On the part of the Chinese State, there were two parallel tendencies, one toward assimilation and the other toward pluralism, as the most effective means for dealing with ethnic minorities. China also used its enormous foreign reserves (more than $2 trillion) to provide international economic aid and increase its international influence. Han Chinese benefited disproportionately from government programs and economic growth.

Kingdom of Sharks

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The Finnish minority has been seen as especially important in Sweden's replacement of its earlier policy of assimilation by multiculturalism (Skutnabb-Kangas 1983, p.136). These new seats are to be nominated by elected district councilors and then elected by all voters who do not have a vote in another FC. Your college major, state of residence, and ethnic heritage also provide unique financial aid avenues for you to explore.

My Thirty-Three Year's Dream: The Autobiography of Miyazaki

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That's because the test includes a fascinating report that was originally called Population Finder. Carino, Chinese Big Business in the Philippines: Political Leadership and Change, Singapore: Times Academic Press, 1998; Twang Peck Yang, The Chinese Business Elite in Indonesia and the Transition to Independence 1940–1950, Kuala Lumpur: Oxford University Press, 1998. The "Triads" or gangs group are quite rare in mainland China as long as you avoid getting involved in illegal activities such as drug trading and human trafficking.

Courtier and Commoner in Ancient China: Selections from the

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Thus, even papers that are seemingly not related to the Party are actually controlled by ministries that are under Party control. By the end of 1964, however, the negative balance with Socialist nations had been reduced to $55 million, and China's net international financial resources stood at a surplus of $345 million, owing to monetary gold holdings of $215 million and foreign exchange balances from trade with non-Communist countries amounting to $185 million.