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  • Improving Food Supply and Water Use in Cambodia

    A 7 page paper providing the contents of and speaker notes for a 12-slide PowerPoint® presentation, available separately. Content discusses problems in food production and water use, and makes recommendations for more sustainable practices. Neutralizing the corruption factor will allow the people to implement the education that the international community provides, promoting economic development and Cambodia's ability to become self-sufficient in supporting the needs of its people. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • China and Environmental Sustainability

    A 10 page paper discussing two environmental problems in China (the Three Gorges Dam and air pollution) and measures that the government has or may take to mitigate the environmental effects. In contrast is the experience of Singapore, which adopted stringent environmental regulations when its economic growth led to environmental degradation. Though geographical constraint is not an issue in China overall, the citizenry could be taught to view their immediate surroundings as the only "environment" that counts as the government imposes stricter, more encompassing regulation on environmental effect of business. This is not likely to occur on an official level any time soon; it is more likely that China, as the U.S. before it, will incur grave environmental costs before moving to effectively abating the environmental effect of its economic activity. Accompanying PowerPoint® presentation available. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • PROPOSAL FOR MILITARY RESEARCH IN AFGHANISTAN

    This 5-page paper presents a proposal for a military researcher on the ground in Afghanistan. The paper includes benefits of such a move, as well as the job description of such a person. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Australian Universities and Ethnic Minorities

    A 6 page research paper that offers a proposed research study to investigate the question of why there is a lack of ethnic minority students in Australian universities. The writer summarizes relevant research, proposes an outline for the study and offer an annotated bibliography. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Eat Drink Man Woman, To Live, and Survival of the Asian Family

    This paper compares and contrasts the two films in terms of the favorable family aspects depicted in the films, the different ways the families are destroyed or threatened, the different styles of expressing intimacy and death, and the different ways of suggesting there is hope for the traditional family. Bibliography lists 4 sources. JVChinaf.rtf

  • History of Egypt and the Early Egyptian Hyksos' Rise and Fall

    A 10 page overview of the entry of the Asiatic peoples known as the Hyksos into Egypt, their contributions to Egyptian history and technology, and their defeat at the hands of Kamose, his younger brother Ahmose, and their father Seqenenre, a Theban king. Emphasizes that while the Hyksos reign is often characterized as being one of hardship and cruelty, these peoples offered tremendous technological advancements to Egypt. These advancements, in part, included the horse and chariot, the introduction of copper and bronze, an improved version of the battle ax, and even the compound bow. Comments on Hyksos material culture and their similarities to ancient Egyptian/Mesopotamian cultures in general. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Four Issues Regarding the History of Australia

    A 14 page paper. Four issues in Australian history are discussed: the changes in the roles and lives of women; some of the notable persons in the 20th century; why there was a surge in home ownership in the 1950s and the reasons for the moral panic concerning adolescents in the 1950s. bibliography lists 14 sources.

  • Chapters Two and Three of Vietnam A History by Stanley Karnov

    6 pages in length. The writer provides outlines for 1/3 of each chapter. No additional sources cited.

  • Chapter Four Outline of Vietnam A History by Stanley Karnow

    2 pages in length. Writer offers outline on the first several pages of Chapter 4. No additional sources cited.

  • Thailand's Cultural Diversity and its History

    This 5 page paper consider how the cultural diversity in Thailand originated with the tribal kingdoms and different ethnicities. The writer then consider how this has proven to be of bandit to Thailand in today’s global economy where cultural diversity is common. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Modern Asia, A History

    Asia This 3 page paper is a brief outline of Asian modern history on nationalism, globalisation, colonialism, modernism and the formation of nationalism, separatism and globalisation's impact on the states and nations. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • AFGHANISTAN AND DEVELOPMENT: LITERATURE REVIEW

    This 9-page paper provides a review of literature regarding the rebuilding of Afghanistan, and it's success, or lack of it. The paper also tries to compare the literature with a trained learner's observations. Bibliography lists 2 sources.`

  • Singapore Management Style

    A 15 page paper assessing Singapore’s readiness for participative management. This paper reviews views of business in terms of Asian culture and Singapore’s unique position to determine whether participative management is appropriate in Singapore. It concludes that not only is it appropriate, it also is very much in practice. The paper discusses management theory, management history, Singapore’s great progress over the past 40 years and gives examples of two leading Singapore companies already using business models most conducive to participatory management. One (SembCorp) has even adopted the philosophies of GE’s Jack Welch. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Pros and Cons of Turkey's Tourism Industry

    This 20 page paper examines the pros and cons of tourism in Turkey. The Turkish government has been actively pursuing the tourist trade since the 1980's. Economic flux, the need to develop an infrastructure which will include modern roads, hospitals and schools to support the growing population and to help ease its path towards membership of the European Community (EC), are all reasons for developing and encouraging tourism. Whether in search of sand, sea, sun, ancient culture, cruises and water sports, museums, temples, bazaars and, or, souvenir shops the visitor to Turkey will find anything the traveler desires. All this has been balanced by the political unrest and instances of terrorism. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Article Summary on Health and Psychology Topics

    This 5 page paper summarizes six articles on various health/psychology and related subjects. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Music of Samoa

    A 5 page research paper that discusses Samoan music. Samoa, unlike many societies exposed to Western influences, as clung tenaciously to their own culture and their own ways. Samoan music is a vibrant entity that exists in two forms, traditional and contemporary. As the name suggests, traditional Samoan music draws on the ancient Samoan heritage while contemporary Samoan music represents the assimilation of Western influences, particularly in the introduction of Western instruments, such as the guitar. Both forms of Samoan music have contributed to maintaining the vibrancy of the Samoan language and culture. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Hawaii Natives, Loss of Identity and Politicsi

    This 7 page paper looks at economic problems and cultural issues in Hawaii. Much history is relayed in this paper that discusses the political problems in the state. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Human Trafficking: Policy Proposal

    6 pages in length. The United States will not cease efforts to quell sex trafficking in Asian countries, even if current programs are not producing as beneficial results as the State Department would like. Indeed, without American aid to address this ongoing social problem, Asia would not have a chance at saving its women and young girls from being sold into prostitution. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Vietnam through a Cold War Lens

    This 3 page paper discusses Vietnam as part of the Cold War, and also as a guerrilla action. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Patriarchal Mongolia and Gender Equality

    This 10 page paper explains why women are considered to be equal to men in Mongolia, despite a tradition of patriarchy. The unique blend of tradition and Buddhism seems to have paved the way for a gender equal society. The family structure of the Mongolian people is explored along with other aspects of daily life in the context of a hypothetical example concerning human services workers. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Pakistan and Income Inequality

    A twelve page paper which looks at various studies on income inequality in Pakistan from both a local and a global perspective, and suggests ways in which a combination of key indicators might be used to give a more accurate picture of poverty levels and income inequality. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Nuclear Testing, Pakistan, and India

    A 5 page paper discussing the current issue of nuclear testing as it relates to India and Pakistan. It has been many years since any nuclear testing has been conducted in any part of the world and the recent tensions between India and Pakistan have apparently brought out the 'big guns.' On May 11, 1998 -- India tested three nuclear devices 328 feet underground in a remote desert and the tests go on from there. Bibliography lists 8 sources. Ind-paki.wps

  • The IMF and the Financial Crisis in Asia

    This 4-page paper discusses some of the causes of the East Asian Financial Crisis of 1997 and 1998, and some of the IMF's blunders when it came to trying to deal with the crisis.

  • China, Singapore, and New Media and Internet Technology Uses

    This 12 page paper evaluates new media and the use of the Internet in both China and Singapore. Does the government use the Internet for control or do the people use the Internet to try to avert government control? Bibliography lists 20 sources.

  • Article Summary on Health and Psychology Topics

    This 5 page paper summarizes six articles on various health/psychology and related subjects. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Economy of Singapore and the Impact of Recession

    This 18 page paper provides an overview of the mid-1980 and early 1990 recessions and how they affected Singapore. Singapore, as one of the tiger economies, is evaluated. Charts are included. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Society of Thailand and the Effects of Drugs and Prostitution

    This 10 page paper looks at Thailand and its narcotics trade and sex industry. Specific information is relayed and an evaluation is made as to what the industries have done to the physical and mental health of the people. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • US Foreign Policy and Bangladesh

    A 5 page paper discussing US interest in Bangladesh and describing present foreign policy to that country. Bangladesh is a developing nation less open to US interests than many other secular nations, but still “negatively neutral.” Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Overview of Bangladesh

    This 7 page paper provides an overview of the country of Bangladesh. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Pakistan's Tourism

    This 4 page paper examines Pakistan and the tourism industry. The industry before and after 9/11 and the impact of terrorism are issues explored. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Communication and Resolution in Interpersonal Conflicts

    In 6 pages, the author discusses interpersonal conflict resolution and communication. Whether it is between husband and wife, co-workers, or even criminals and their victims, interpersonal conflict resolution is vital for effective communication, and effective communication is vital for interpersonal conflict resolution. The two are juxtaposed. Without effective communication, interpersonal conflict resolution cannot occur. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Sri Lanka and Ethnic Conflict

    This 8 page paper looks at the ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka along with viable solutions. Ethnic conflicts are discussed and defined in a general sense. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Indonesian Colonialism

    This 11 page paper provides an analysis of the effects of colonialism on Indonesia. Historical information is provided and the current situation is explored. Both political and economic matters are considered. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Population Problems of Egypt

    A 7 page paper that examines the overpopulation problem that currently plagues modern Egypt. Discussed are the primary causes of this population boom as well as the steps that the Egyptian government is presently taking to rectify this problem. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Indonesia and Civil Unrest

    14 pages in length. The riots and civil unrest in Indonesia since the beginning of 1998 have been interpreted as demonstrating the impossibility of maintaining ethnic and religious harmony. The extent to which the primary factors of civil unrest in Indonesia are ethnic and religious are involved and widespread, with much of the disharmony dating back to the annexation of East Timor. Additionally, the issue of freedom as it relates to ethnic and religious diversity appears to be caught in a perpetual holding pattern, inasmuch as Indonesians the quest for these freedoms will not come without much battle and bloodshed. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Arranged Marriage's Psychological and Physical Perils

    A 5 page paper that focuses on the potential physical and psychological perils that exist within the framework of the traditional Eastern practice of arranged marriage. Presented are the views of those opposing this age-old practice as well as opinions expressed by proponents of this issue. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Thailand's Tourism and the Impact of AIDS

    This 15 page paper looks at the sex industry in Thailand as well as the Thai economy. Tourism, as an important business sector, is discussed in light of the spread of AIDS. Does the fact that AIDS is rampant in this country affect the sex industry which in turn hurts tourism? That question is answered and future implications are noted. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

 

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