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Who Speaks for China?: Translating Geopolitics through Language Institutes in Costa Rica.

Subjects: *STUDY & teaching of Chinese language; *CHINESE schoolsCOSTA Rica

  • Source: Journal of Chinese Overseas. 2017, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p180-204. 25p.

  • Abstract: Drawing on ethnographic analysis of a Confucius Institute and two private schools, this article analyzes how diverse Chinese language institutes in Costa Rica have sought ... 本文从民族志研究的角度考察了哥斯达黎加的一所孔子学院和两所私立学 校,进而显示了不同的语言学校是如何应对和利用当地逐渐增强的中文学 习的兴趣的。中国在全球地缘政治中的决定性地位提高了学习中文的重要 性,而中文学校又是中国文化和“中国性”的正当提供者。因此,对文化 权威的争夺对中文学校来说变得更加重要。通过分析当地三所中文学校对 自身形象的定位以及教学理念的不同,本文指出,这些学校将自己与竞争 者区分开来的标准主要来自三个方面:是公立学校还是私立学校,授课风 格以学生为中心还是以老师讲课为主,是台湾机构还是中国大陆或华侨机 构。在“华语语系”理论的基础上,这篇文章突显了不同语言机构所代表 的“中国性”在形式与地理坐标上的多样性,以及这种多样性暗指的谁具 有在哥斯达黎加代表中国的合法性。 [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]Copyright of Journal of Chinese Overseas is the property of Brill Academic Publishers and its content may not be copied ...

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“Seeing the World with Fresh Eyes”.

Subjects: *PHILOSOPHY; *PHENOMENOLOGY; *AESTHETIC experienceGURDJIEFF, Georges Ivanovitch, 1872-1949

  • Source: Religion & the Arts. 2017, Vol. 21 Issue 1/2, p150-175. 26p. 3 Charts.

  • Abstract: In this article, I draw on Gurdjieff’s philosophy to initiate a phenomenology of aesthetic experience, which I define as any intense emotional engagement that ... Copyright of Religion & the Arts is the property of Brill Academic Publishers and its content may not be copied or ...

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Beyond Ordinance: Pentecostals and a Sacramental Understanding of the Lord's Supper.

Subjects: *PENTECOSTALISM; *LORD'S Supper; *SACRAMENTS

  • Source: Journal of Pentecostal Theology. 2017, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p252-271. 20p.

  • Abstract: Most Pentecostal churches define the Lord's Supper as an ordinance, and they practice it mainly as a cognitive act of remembrance. This article argues that ... Copyright of Journal of Pentecostal Theology is the property of Brill Academic Publishers and its content may not be copied ...

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Critical Reflection in the Secondary Classroom: Incorporating Indigenous Content in an Anti-oppression Framework.

Subjects: *INDIGENOUS rights; *EDUCATION of indigenous peoples; *CIVICS education in secondary schoolsCANADA

  • Source: International Journal of Children's Rights. 2013, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p629-645. 17p.

  • Abstract: This paper presents the major findings of a thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Education at Lakehead ... Copyright of International Journal of Children's Rights is the property of Brill Academic Publishers and its content may not be ...

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Overseas-Chinese Women and Education.

Subjects: *EDUCATION; OVERSEAS Chinese

  • Source: Journal of Chinese Overseas. 2016, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p285-313. 29p.

  • Abstract: Traditionally, Chinese women were seen as homemakers. They were expected to stay home and to take care of their children while their husbands were out ... 传统中国妇女被一向视为主妇,以在家中照顾孩子扶助丈夫为业。在日华 侨妇女也并无例外: 不少跟随丈夫来日的第一代华侨妇女一般都是家庭主 妇。 虽然仍一有小部分华侨妇女与丈夫一同打理家庭生意,总的来说,第 一代华侨妇女被塑造为「留家母亲」及「协助丈夫的妻子」的形象。 此研 究旨在提出及重新检视在日华侨妇女的角色。 笔者以亲身考察与口述历史 访问的方法,以一手及二手资料佐证,探讨日本横滨中华街的华侨妇女之 情况。 透过实地考察和华侨妇女们的真实故事,笔者发现第二及第三代华 侨妇女经已不在单单担任持家的主妇及母亲的角色,更是推动在日华侨教 育的先锋。 此研究将深入探讨横滨一华侨妇女团体成立及发展华侨教育及 文化活动的历史,为首个以英文撰写有关在日华侨妇女与华侨教育发展的 学术论文。,旨在填补现时学述上有关华侨研究的空隙,包括华侨妇女角 色、在日华侨教育之历史及在日华侨民族认同华侨教育的关系。 [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]Copyright of Journal of Chinese Overseas is the property of Brill Academic Publishers and its content may not be copied ...

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Facilitating Diverse Learning Contexts and Content on Children's (School-Relevant) Cognitive Performance: Effects of Music and Movement Expression.

Subjects: *COGNITIVE ability; *COGNITIVE training; *KINESTHETIC method (Education)

  • Source: Journal of Cognition & Culture. 2017, Vol. 17 Issue 3/4, p232-252. 21p. 1 Chart, 3 Graphs.

  • Abstract: In this study, 64 African-American and 64 White school children were exposed to two different short stories. One story was presented in a learning context with movement ... Copyright of Journal of Cognition & Culture is the property of Brill Academic Publishers and its content may not be copied ...

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“The Readiness is All”.

Subjects: *STUDENTS; *ACCURACY; *MEDITATIONGURDJIEFF, Georges Ivanovitch, 1872-1949; ADIE, George M.

  • Source: Religion & the Arts. 2017, Vol. 21 Issue 1/2, p40-69. 30p.

  • Abstract: The most important of Gurdjieff’s still little-known contemplative techniques was the daily exercise his pupils called the “Preparation.” No notes or recordings of a ... Copyright of Religion & the Arts is the property of Brill Academic Publishers and its content may not be copied or ...

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The Pedagogies of Preaching: Skill, Performance, and Charisma in a Pentecostal Bible School from Ghana.

Subjects: *PREACHING; *BIBLE colleges; *PASTORAL theologyGHANA

  • Source: Journal of Religion in Africa. 2017, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p72-107. 36p.

  • Abstract: This article investigates Pentecostal preaching from a pedagogical angle, more exactly from the point of view of its transmission to apprentice pastors in a Ghanaian ... Copyright of Journal of Religion in Africa is the property of Brill Academic Publishers and its content may not be ...

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The Kabbalistic “Teaching Panel” of Princess Antonia.

Subjects: *CABALA & Christianity; *THEOLOGY -- History; *SYMBOLISMPHILOSOPHIA Perennis (Book)

  • Source: Church History & Religious Culture. 2018, Vol. 98 Issue 1, p56-90. 35p.

  • Abstract: This article explores the complex interweaving of kabbalistic and Christological concepts within the kabbalistic “teaching panel” (Lehrtafel) of Princess Antonia of Württemberg. ... Copyright of Church History & Religious Culture is the property of Brill Academic Publishers and its content may not be copied ...

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Confessions of a Middle East Studies Specialist.

Subjects: *COLLEGE sophomores; *CONFESSION (Islamic law)MIDDLE East

  • Source: Middle East Law & Governance. 2017, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p199-122. 24p.

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