Cross - Cultural Communication

Articles from Vol. 8, No. 3, 2012

Analysis of Colonialism and Its Impact in Africa
AbstractThe work took a hard and critical look on the impact of colonialism and its concomitant ally, imperialism on the African state. The analysis revealed that the present primary role of African states in the international world economy as the dominant...
China's Land Use Planning: Issues and Responses
AbstractThe purpose of this study is to present the issues in china's LUP, and then some suggestion is put forward to improve it.Key Words: Land use planning; Land management; Land use; ChinaHE Ge (2012). China's Land Use Planning: Issues and Responses....
Chinese Small and Medium Enterprises Transnational Operation Strategies in the Post Crisis Era
AbstractImplementing transnational management strategy is the important way of Chinese small and medium enterprises development that get rid of excessive competition in domestic, bypass the non-tariff barriers, and expand overseas markets. At present,...
Grandparents Upbringing in Mainland China: The Status and Prospect of Research
AbstractThis paper prospects the future study of grandparents upbringing by analyzing and summarizing briefly its nearly ten years' situation in recent mainland China in terms of its concepts and types, causes, pros and cons as well as relevant countermeasures.Key...
Interdisciplinary Reflections in Charlotte Perkins Gilman's Herland
AbstractOur paper credits Gilman for creating a utopian environment where tolerance, interdependence and mutual respect characterize intergender relationships. The premises of this utopia are drawn from Darwin's observations of social evolution which...
Normative Approaches to Ethnic Recognition and Accommodation: Their Applicability to the Nigerian Experience
AbstractThis article explores the central theme in the normative philosophy arguments of Michael Walzer; Charles Taylor; and Will Kymlicka and their applicability to the state building processes and constitutional politics in Nigeria. The main argument...
On Magic Narrative Technique in Toni Morrison's Beloved
AbstractToni Morrison is one of the greatest contemporary novelists in American literature. In 1993, she won the Nobel Prize for literature, which made her became the first African-American writer to enjoy this honour. Her fifth novel Beloved is her...
On the Implication of Salt and the Meaning of Suffering for Christians in the Bible
AbstractIn The Bible Jesus compares Christians to the "salt of the earth". That means Christians should have the quality of salt. Therefore the essay will, from the basic properties of the salt contained, explore what life character and demeanor Christians...
People's Mediation System Perfection and Reform under the Multipartite Mediation Mechanism
AbstractChinese primary level people's mediation system plays very important role in maintaining Chinese society stable, promoting economic society development, and other aspects due to its consistency of autonomy and coordination and convenience in...
Representation of Space/Place in Tsai Ming Liang's the Hole
AbstractPlace is a complicated concept in urban design literature that does not lend itself to a definite interpretation (Arefi, 1999). Different meanings and purposes can be transferred to people when they think about place; some emphasize the epistemological...
Studies on the New Trends of Multinational Corporation Strategic Alliance and Influence to China
AbstractAlong with the development of economic globalization and the intense of international competition day by day, Multinational corporation according to the comparison superiority which different host country in the talented, technical strength as...
The Creations and Research in the Regional Landscape Spirit of Heilongjiang Province
AbstractHeilongjiang Province is located in the northeastern border part of People's Republic of China. Compared with those coastal provinces, the inner land provinces are less developed economically or culturally. However, the discovery of Hongshan...
The External Path of Professional Development for Old Teachers under the New Curriculum Reform in China
AbstractThe New Curriculum Reform in China from 2001 has not only made new demands for teachers in primary and secondary schools, but also offered new opportunities for teachers' professional development. Many research results show that the co-effect...
The Role Played by Italy in Media History: Its Historical Problems and Its Recents Innovations in Journalism and Television World
AbstactItaly has had a great importance in terms of media in journalism from the middle ages to the present. You can see in this article that, the news letters which were used to inform people about the wars, kings, the important events in Rome Empires....
What's in a Nickname? Nicknames and Identity in the 2010 Football World Cup in South Africa
AbstractThis study is an analysis of the nicknames of the football teams that participated in the 2010 football World Cup which took place in South Africa. The objective is to explore how countries and nations emphasize and substantiate their identity...