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In Search of Paradise: Middle-class Living in a Chinese

In Search of Paradise: Middle-class Living in a Chinese

Li Zhang

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Who believes in this? — aside from a few big children in university chairs or editorial offices. Contemplative seclusion as a principle has only been able to establish the rule that the propertyless monk must enjoy only what nature and men voluntarily offer: berries, roots, and free alms. And not surprisingly, DeArmond was the center of attention, drawing the largest number of students around her. In his insistence on precision and balance, his prose is full of clauses and reservations, in the most schol- arly and difficult fashion.

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Fors clavigera (Volume 6) ; letters to the workmen and

Fors clavigera (Volume 6) ; letters to the workmen and

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What do sociologists consider to be the basis of human culture? Applicants who attain exceptional grades may be considered for Advanced Entry (commence their degree at year 2) or Faster Route (additional classes enabling them to condense a 4 year Honours degree into three years). Within each of these fields there has developed not only a body of concrete and systematic studies about the diverse phenomena encompassed by the field but also a continually, if intermittently, growing perception of how intricate are the systemic properties of these phenomena, and how varied their interrelations.

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The Myth of the Ruling Class; Gaetano Mosca and the "Elite.

The Myth of the Ruling Class; Gaetano Mosca and the "Elite.

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From country to country the answer varies but in the United States of America anyone of the age of eighteen is liable and treated just like adults of any age. And no young American would think of having the teacher sell him a Weltanschauung or a code of conduct. In substance, however, they are not of an aristocratic but of an absolutely plebeian character, because they lack all esthetic dignity and all genteel cultiva- tion. Such tests have been monopoHzed by the political authorities.

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Othappu: The Scent of the Other Side

Othappu: The Scent of the Other Side

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Sociology of Gambling - The economics and legality of gambling. Dalits had fled their homes fearing attacks by Jats after the murder; the patrolling police had chosen not to stop the mobs from torching 54 dalit houses. “The arson was the Jats’ way of teaching the dalits a lesson,” said Vinod Kumar, whose house was burnt. “The police, administration and the government are dominated by Jats; they simply watched our houses burn.” Five months later, the burnt houses have been rebuilt, their facades painted in bright pink, red and green.

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Class and the Making of American Literature: Created Unequal

Class and the Making of American Literature: Created Unequal

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Participation in this circumstance, as there must be a good intellectual debate on political issues. However, in an analysis of 2008 tax returns for the top 0.2% -- that is, those whose income tax returns reported $1,000,000 or more in income (mostly from individuals, but nearly a third from couples) -- it was found that they received 13% of all income, down slightly from 16.1% in 2007 due to the decline in payoffs from financial assets (Norris, 2010).

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The American Surfer: Radical Culture and Capitalism

The American Surfer: Radical Culture and Capitalism

Kristin Lawler

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Although sociologists could be found in most German universities before 1933, they were as likely to hold chairs in political economy or philosophy as in sociology. Nonetheless, how many laymen stop to examine what lies behind the obvious fact that a close relationship between two people is altered by the arrival of a third person. Even before his Trobriand experience. the law required that he be “interned” or confined to a specific place. the anthropologist had to live among the native people and observe life as it happened rather than interviewing individual natives summoned to the town or outpost for this purpose.

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Boom, Bust, Exodus: The Rust Belt, the Maquilas, and a Tale

Boom, Bust, Exodus: The Rust Belt, the Maquilas, and a Tale

Chad Broughton

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How is work organized into jobs, occupations, careers, and industries? This article was last updated 5th June 2014: added sub-headings and images. The wealthy usually educate their children well, giving them the tools to be highly productive economically. It puts government officials on the defensive and forces them to keep proving that they are friendly to business. The Pali books written in Ceylon, Burma and Siam will be our best and oldest, and in many respects our only, authorities for the sociology and politics, the literature and the religion, of their respective countries.

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The Miners' Strike 1984-85: Class Against Class

The Miners' Strike 1984-85: Class Against Class

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All the interim pieces, what you have to do each week to get it done on time, are laid out for you. B. 1836 Hygiene publique, ou Memoires sur les questions les plus importantes de Vhygiene appliquee aux professions et aux travaux d‘utilite publique. 2 vols. On the other hand, even the most perfect adequacy on the level of meaning has causal significance from a sociological point of view only insofar as there is some kind of proof for the existence of a probability that action in fact normally takes the course which has been held to be meaningful.

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Capitalism: A Ghost Story

Capitalism: A Ghost Story

Arundhati Roy

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Critically read popular and periodical literature from a social science perspective. In the Orient, the need for relieving the Sultan as far as possible from personal respon- POLITICS AS A VOCATION 89 sibility for the success of the government has created the typical figure of the 'Grand Vizier.' In the Occident, influenced above all by the reports of the Venetian legates, diplomacy first became a consciously cultivated art in the age of Charles V, in Machiavelli's time. Lasciate ogni speranza [Man, if you enter here, leave all hopes outside] stands written over the door to the unknown future of human history.

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Among English Hedgerows.

Among English Hedgerows.

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The most irrational form of religious behavior, the mystic experience, is in its innermost being not only alien but hostile to all form. In France and Italy the balance of the industrial proletariat was lack- ing. On the other hand, there is wide spread belief that the rule of the upper class is legitimate. In fact, India was perhaps the first country to explicitly announce such a policy in 1952. To be sure, we shall presently see the qualifications^^ which this statement requires.

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