Since Hong Kong and China are having different culture, and there are many news report that the conflict between Hong Kong people and Chinese, so it affects the way Hong Kong people interact with and perceive the mainland today. For the theoretical review, Hofstede compared to the cultural as onion. In other words, there are many layers that differentiate Symbols, Heroes, Rituals, Values and from outside to the inside. The Onion Model, there are a number of interpretations of this model and the simplest one consists of four key layers. First, in the most external is Symbols.
1. Is the topic that the writer has chosen manageable in an essay of this length? Can it be more focused? Ans: The topic chosen by my classmates is “Should Waste Charging be Adopted in Hong Kong?”. In my opinion, waste charging in Hong Kong has been a controversial issue and discussed incessantly among citizens within these years.
In the following essay, I would like to analyse three main factors of the great difficulty of Gaokao specifically, they are two fundamental factors about psychological and physiological pressure and one realistic factor about regional inequality. Let us now begin our journey and analyse what caused the great difficulty of Gaokao. First of all, regional inequality is the realistic factor of great difficulty of Gaokao. On the one hand, in China, a university actually sets diverse admission rates for different provinces, so a large number of students come from their home provinces. However, the number and quality of universities in different
Part A: Problem Definition Background Information In these years, Hong Kong having has experienced many social problems include “Incident of 928”, “Occupy Central with Love and Peace” , “Hong Kong-Mainland Conflict" and “Umbrella Movement”. All these events showed the governance of Hong Kong government cannot ingratiate the demands of Hong Kong citizens. Therefore, citizens dissatisfied with the governance and joined the protests. Hong Kong citizens become more and more active in concerning the Hong Kong political affair. However, this cohesion led to the social instability in Hong Kong and becoming the hindering of the governance of Hong Kong government.
The Rebellion is organized mainly by young men, many of whom are members of the upper class, but use their own status to help mobilize the less fortunate. Building upon the angers of the marginalized masses Marius and his allies make the social conflicts apparent in France by showing the people how wide the gap is between the echelons and the drudges of society. With the necessary tensions and uneven distribution of resources, status, and power, the Parisians appeared ready for social change as Marius and his fellows took to the streets, however the sway of the upper class proved too powerful and eventually the bulk of the student protestors were butchered by the police in the defense of civil order. Valjean, Fantine, and Marius are the main instances of social mobility within Les Misérables as they show how one could move up or down depending on their status and actions, Marx’s theory of social conflict works for this portrait of France in the 1800’s but it is applicable to modern Hong Kong? (Crossman,
Effects of Hong Kong and mainlanders conflict In recent years, Hong Kong citizens had carried out numerous protests against the mainlanders, such as ‘early Hong Kong protests’, ‘anti-parallel trading’, Sheung Shui Retrocession’ and much more. All these activity not only created tensions between the relationships of the two parties, it also resulted in concerns that directly and indirectly disrupt the stability and the prosperity of Hong Kong, namely the lowering of Hong Kong’s reputation and social image, social differentiation and the weakening of Hong Kong’s financial stability. In the following paragraphs, all the concerns will be elaborated. First of all, the damaging of Hong Kong’s reputation and social image is mainly due to the actions made against the China tourists by the locals. Liu (2012) mentioned that the movement of “Sheung Shui Retrocession”, carried by Hong Kong residents, which is against the parallel traders, shown the uncivilised actions Hong Kong citizens did.
Accordingly, the contents of any media often have some impact or influence on the lives of people and societies. For many years, sociologists have studied how mass media shapes people’s beliefs, values, behavior and perceptions. I practice, mass media impacts gender socialization and social movements. For example, the news coverage on the United States-Vietnam was sparked anti-war movements across the world in 1960s. The impact of each type of mass media on the lives of people and dynamics of society differs extensively, and from one place to another.
Compiled information done by Naaz (2014) based on collecting data through media interaction states that social issues which influenced Maldivian society are mainly categorized into thirty areas. They include child abuse/ incest and rape, issues related to bullying both in schools and work environments, violence,
Cubbon Park, which was usually used for rest and leisure, transformed into a political public space during rallies, likewise Mahatma Gandhi statue provides a symbolic backdrop to a demonstration. Mysore Bank Square, Banappa Park and Chick Lalbag used to be venues for protests and demonstrations. Today the corporate sector dreams of turning Bangalore into a “city-state”. Also citizen groups have become more active over the years, as demonstrated by the protest to protect Cubbon Park in 1998. According to Janaki Nair the Cubbon Park protest illustrated the elites’ and middle class’ anger towards politicians and the erosion of “cantonment character”6.
This has led to different, sometimes opposing, views about the term. This paper aims to look back to the origins of student activism in the country, which encompasses the causes and the events that transpired and the profile of student activists at that time, and to consider the present state of the leftist movement among the studentry. With these reviews, the impact of student activism, as both a driver and form of conflict, on media’s role to report peace can be gleaned. A brief background on student activism in the Philippine context In a nutshell, student