Canadian Social Science

Articles from Vol. 10, No. 4, 2014

Achievement of Chinese Dream and Chinese Spirit of the Age Going Out
AbstractChinese dream is a spiritual power to achieve the Great Renaissance of the Chinese nation. In the process of Great Renaissance, we create the great spirit of Chinese nation. With the development of economy prosperity, China has become the second...
A Comparative Study of English and Chinese Animal "Rooster" Metaphor from the Cognitive Perspective
AbstractIt is universally accepted that cognitive linguistics is a relatively new school of linguistics, and one of the most innovative and intriguing approaches to the study of language and thought. During the past two decades, this cognitive science...
An Analysis of Copyright Protection Strategy with Customers Category and Network Externality
AbstractIllegal reproduction is increasingly becoming a major concern of companies and the society. Previous research has shown when network effect is strong, piracy could be beneficial for firms. However, some researchers got that strong network effects...
A Study on Metaphor and Its Differences between English and Chinese Cultures
AbstractMetaphor is one of the most common rhetorical devices. It is widely used everywhere. This thesis is an attempt to illustrate a comprehensive knowledge of English metaphor.The writer elaborates metaphor through six parts: the definition of metaphor,...
Colonial Conquest and Resistance: The Case of Esan People of Benin Province of Nigeria
AbstractThe Esan (Anglicised Ishan) kingdoms, like other states, kingdoms and empires in the territory known today as Nigeria were conquered and brought under colonial rule by the British between the last decade of the nineteenth century and the first...
Conflicts Research on Overseas Forensics of Civil and Commercial Matters
AbstractOverseas forensics of civil and commercial matters is an important part of international civil litigations, which relates to the direct interests of the litigants and the trial results of cases. But, due to differences in national judicial systems,...
Descriptions as a Functional Semantic Tool in Ike's Our Children Are Coming
AbstractThis paper discusses the manner in which Ike, the author of Our Children are Coming uses character-descriptions as a tool for message projection in his novel. It adopts the systemic linguistic approach to the study of texts which bothers much...
Negativity, History, and the Organic Composition of Capital: Toward a Principle Theory of Transformation of Subjectivity in Japan
AbstractJapan, the third-largest economy in the world, is facing the sense of stagnation; hopelessness amid capitalist prosperity and flood of consumerist and pop cultures. Anne Allison recently called it "Precarious Japan" while Alexandre Kojève already...
Principles & Strategies for English Corner Construction at Universities
AbstractEnglish corner activities have been included in the framework of second EFL classroom at many universities in China and regarded as one of the various meaningful activities in addition to teaching plans and activities required by the curriculum....
Research on the Participation of the Folk Think-Tanks in Chinese Government Policy
AbstractThe think-tank is an important institution in modern state's policy consulting, which also is a significant component of national "soft power" and plays an indispensable role in the scientification of policy-making. When the government policy...
Rural Governance Development in the Context of the New-Type Urbanization in Tanzania: A Comparison with China
AbstractUrbanization is a basic trend of development of modern society, is also a kind of inevitable trend. However, you need to go beyond the traditional urbanization areas to understand the urbanization. The mode of traditional urbanization is mainly...
The Analysis of Government's Role in the Development of Scientific and Technological Finance: Illustrated by the Case of Liaoning Province
AbstractThe development of sci-tech finance is largely dependent on the participation and support of the government, for it effectively supplements the insufficient by the invisible hand which includes the externalities of science and technology innovation...
The Application of Carbon Footprint Analysis in Hunan Province
AbstractBased on interpreting carbon footprint's definition and its effecting factors, making positive analyses by using the data of cities in Hunan Province from 2005 to 2009, this paper constructs the calculating model of carbon footprint and analyses...
The Governance of Corruption in an International Vision
AbstractAfter the end of the Cold War, with the deep development of globalization and many global problems, the theory of global governance has arisen. Cross-national corrupt problems have become social ones which cannot be neglected, and are important...
The Influence Factors and Promotion Strategies of Coal Enterprise Soft Power
AbstractCoal enterprise soft power is an important part of enterprise core competitiveness which is crucial in the development and construction business. According to development feature of coal business and the coal industry combined with the current...
The Noetic Propaedeutic Pedagogy as a Panacea to Environmental Degradation
AbstractThe phrase, 'sustainable development' has in recent times become a household phrase, thanks to the works and agitations of the environmental philosophers, scientists, animal right activists and other concerned bodies and groups. However, in spite...
The Problems and Countermeasures of Citizen Participation in Urban Community Governance
AbstractThe community as the cells of society is the foundation of building a socialist harmonious society, and also is the basic unit of promoting social progress and development. Community residents as the most widely participants and the most important...
The Rainbow, as a Female Bildungsroman
AbstractIt is argued in this paper that The Rainbow, about three generations of the Brangwen family, is a female Bildungsroman, which focuses on the growth and initiation experiences of three main female charactersLydia, Anna and Ursula. Moreover, the...
The Thinking of "Negative List" Management Mode Implemented by Administrative Approval System
Abstract"Negative list" management as a key point in the economic system reform will be of great reference to deepen the reform of administrative approval system which can be regarded as a sally port to promote the transformation of government functions....
Unauthorized Use Change and Control System of China's Industrial Buildings: Taking S District of Chongqing as an Example
AbstractThis paper uses both theoretical research and empirical research in analyzing the changing scale and characteristics of spatial-temporal variations of the unauthorized change of the use of the industrial buildings in Chongqing's S District. Through...
Use of 3D Computer Animation Technology in TV Program Production
AbstractWith the development of society and people's aesthetic improvement, people's requirements for quality and style of television programs are also increasing. In order to increase the attractiveness and the power of television programs, three-dimensional...
Whistleblowing and Anti-Corruption Crusade: Evidence from Nigeria
AbstractThe legal framework to fighting corruption has been less effective probably because it is evidence-based. This study investigated the extent to which whistleblowing predicted Corruption Perception Index (CPI) score, the extent to which employees...
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