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Teaching Composition Around The Pacific Rim

Author : Mark Newell Brock
ISBN : 1853591602
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Considers both political and pedagogical issues related to the teaching of English composition to Asian/Pacific students. The possible consequences of imposing Western rhetoric are analyzed, and use of current approaches to the teaching of composition are examined in the context of the Pacific Rim.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Emerging Technological Trajectory Of The Pacific Rim

Author : Denis Fred Simon
ISBN : 1563241978
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 56.38 MB
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This work covers in depth the new patterns of manufacturing and technology transfer that are emerging as Japanese companies seek to harness Asia's technological resources, and to utilise them to compete both regionally and globally.
Category: Business & Economics

Pacific Rim Modernisms

Author : Mary Ann Gillies
ISBN : 9780802091956
Genre : Literary Criticism
File Size : 72.78 MB
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Pacific Rim Modernisms explores the complex ways that writers, artists, and intellectuals of the Pacific Rim have contributed to modernist culture, literature, and identity.
Category: Literary Criticism

Studies In The Economic History Of The Pacific Rim

Author : Dennis O. Flynn
ISBN : 9781134753444
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 40.61 MB
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Trade across the Pacific will be one of the dominant forces in the economy of the next century. This collection reflects the birth of Pacific Rim history, until recently largely neglected. It addresses the development of the Pacific Rim over four centuries, combining broad historical syntheses with a range of essays on specific topics, from trade with Hong Kong to British overseas banking. It will form a major contribution to this rapidly expanding new field.
Category: Business & Economics

The Pacific Rim

Author : Elaine Pascoe
ISBN : 0761330151
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 82.40 MB
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Examines the history and current economic and political importance of Japan, China, Taiwan, the Koreas, Southeast Asia, Indonesia, and Malaysia.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Seeking Shelter On The Pacific Rim Financial Globalization Social Change And The Housing Market

Author : Gary Dymski
ISBN : 9781315499710
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 42.94 MB
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This innovative book analyzes the changes that financial globalization is bringing about in the housing and home-finance markets of the United States, Japan, and South Korea, with special attention to the circumstances of women in obtaining housing, credit, and personal security. The book's focus on changes in the residential and housing finance markets serves as a window for an integrated examination of how the liberalization of national financial markets has affected the relationship among all players in each of the three economies - government, markets, and individual citizens. Through this examination Housing Finance Futures develops a new critical response to economic globalization based on a groundbreaking concept, the social efficiency of policy and market shifts.
Category: Business & Economics

Gary Snyder And The Pacific Rim

Author : Timothy Gray
ISBN : 9781587296666
Genre : History
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In Gary Snyder and the Pacific Rim, Timothy Gray draws upon previously unpublished journals and letters as well as his own close readings of Gary Snyder's well-crafted poetry and prose to track the early career of a maverick intellectual whose writings powered the San Francisco Renaissance of the 1950s and 1960s. Exploring various aspects of cultural geography, Gray asserts that this west coast literary community seized upon the idea of a Pacific Rim regional structure in part to recognize their Orientalist desires and in part to consolidate their opposition to America's cold war ideology, which tended to divide East from West. The geographical consciousness of Snyder's writing was particularly influential, Gray argues, because it gave San Francisco's Beat and hippie cultures a set of physical coordinates by which they could chart their utopian visions of peace and love.Gray's introduction tracks the increased use of “Pacific Rim discourse” by politicians and business leaders following World War II. Ensuing chapters analyze Snyder's countercultural invocation of this regional idea, concentrating on the poet's migratory or “creaturely” sensibility, his gift for literary translation, his physical embodiment of trans-Pacific ideals, his role as tribal spokesperson for Haight-Ashbury hippies, and his burgeoning interest in environmental issues. Throughout, Gray's citations of such writers as Allen Ginsberg, Philip Whalen, and Joanne Kyger shed light on Snyder's communal role, providing an amazingly intimate portrait of the west coast counterculture. An interdisciplinary project that utilizes models of ecology, sociology, and comparative religion to supplement traditional methods of literary biography, Gary Snyder and the Pacific Rim offers a unique perspective on Snyder's life and work. This book will fascinate literary and Asian studies scholars as well as the general reader interested in the Beat movement and multicultural influences on poetry.
Category: History

The Future Of The Pacific Rim

Author : Boutros Boutros-Ghali
ISBN : 0275946991
Genre : Business & Economics
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This important volume examines the vast potential of--and critical need for--cooperation among the neighboring states of the Pacific Rim. From economic and security matters to cultural and environmental concerns, the Pacific Century will require increased cross-border education, communication, and cooperation, which can be enhanced by regional organizations and agreements. This work offers a compilation of new thinking from international political, business, and academic leaders on the challenges facing the Pacific Rim in the next century, and proposes the emerging Pacific community as a model for global cooperation.
Category: Business & Economics