Arts and Humanities Research: Multicultural and Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Author/Editor:
Istanbul University, Turkey
ISBN:
978-1-62520-047-1
Language:
English
Year:
2015
Retail Price:
US $99.00
Description:
This book is a collection of a series of research articles in the area of arts and humanities research. The book contains 8 chapters that analyze and discuss different themes and topics from multicultural and interdisciplinary perspectives. Chapter 1 discusses the effects of China’s open policy on Chinese studies research in Turkey. Chapter 2 analyzes the culture conflict in the novel ”East Wind – West Wind” by Pearl S. Buck, a well-known American writer. Chapter 3 presents an overview of aid delivered to North Korea by China. Chapter 4 reviews the research methods in Turkish translation history. Chapter 5 is discusses the presence of philosophical thought in Chinese and Indian cultures. Chapter 6 examines Aristotle’s theory of emotion. Chapter 7 investigates the modernization movements of music education and culture during the establishment years of the Turkish Republic. Chapter 8 introduces and discusses university rankings in the field of music, which is a new and controversial phenomenon in higher music education.

EMPIRICAL CULTURE RESEARCH - Letting the Data Speak for Themselves
Author/Editor:
, Ghana
ISBN:
978-1-62520-006-8
Language:
English
Year:
2013
Retail Price:
US $109.00
Description:
This book publishes empirical quantitative, qualitative, or mixed-methods research articles covering topics in the areas of communication and culture; cognition and culture; ethnicity and culture; language and culture; popular culture; cultural studies; intercultural communication; and cross-cultural learning.

INTERDISCIPLINARY HUMANITIES RESEARCH Conceptual Debates and Critical Reviews
Author/Editor:
Istanbul University, Turkey
ISBN:
978-1-62520-048-8
Language:
English
Year:
2014
Retail Price:
US $119.00
Description:
This book is a compilation of research articles covering topics in the areas of literature, history, and religion from an international perspective. The first section is made up of five chapters on literature and education. Chapter 1 provides an overview of the research on classical Chinese poetry in Turkey. Chapter 2 is about Jin Xuefei, a radical Chinese author living in the United States. Chapter 3 discusses two model novels and two characters for child education. Chapter 4 discusses Ottoman social and cultural life in the Tulip Age in the mirror of a majmua. Using some stories collected at storytelling settings, open-ended questions and observation, Chapter 5 explores traditional storytelling among the Kassena in Ghana, and concludes that stories teach the young good behavior, build community, instill a sense of hope, and entertain. The second section consists of five chapters on history and religion. Chapter 6 is a review on Shi Ji, a famous work by Si Maqian, the most renowned Chinese historian of the classical era, as a source relating to the Xiongnu. Chapter 7 is a review on Fuyu Kyrgyz that live in Heilongjiang Province in China. Chapter 8 is an analysis of the effects of propaganda on the perpetration of sexual violence in the Rwandan genocide. Chapter 9 examines discursive practices of generating fear through direct intimidation and by overemphasizing and/or fabricating versatile wide-coverage taints deployed for the purpose of inducing feelings of guilt and insufficiency. Chapter 10 addresses international partnerships involving Christian Churches in both the Northern and Southern hemispheres, which have drawn on their spiritual and material resources in order to respond to changes within their faith communities as well as to global challenges. The primary objective of this book is to expand readers’ knowledge of the humanities as well as their impact on education.

Interdisciplinary Humanities Research: A Turkish Perspective
Author/Editor:
Kafkas University, Turkey
ISBN:
978-1-62520-029-7
Language:
English & Turkish
Year:
2015
Retail Price:
US $109.00
Description:
This book aimed at providing an opportunity for the scholars working on interdisciplinary language, literature and other social studies. Furthermore, this book collects research articles on pragmatics, language teaching and translation studies; and articles on sociology and literature. These articles are both basic and applied studies that discuss a range of issues based on text analyses and literature reviews.

INTERNATIONAL AND CULTURAL STUDIES: Exploring Untested Ideas
Author/Editor:
Istanbul University, Turkey
ISBN:
978-1-62520-020-4
Language:
English
Year:
2014
Retail Price:
US $119.00
Description:
This book is a compilation of research articles covering topics in the areas of international and cultural studies. The first section is made up of six chapters on international studies. Chapter 1 is an analysis of China’s interest in Africa. Chapter 2 presents the new tendencies and strategies for Turkish-Chinese affairs. Chapter 3 discusses the beginning of relations between Turkey and China. Chapter 4 is a case study of the FK Norway South to South Exchange Program in Africa that is used to examine intercultural communication challenges that international personnel experience. Chapter 5 is a study on utilizing sports and other recreational activities to foster peaceful relations and coexistence in Israel. Chapter 6 is a study that examined six K-12 classroom teachers’ perceptions of the impact of intercultural miscommunication on students’ learning in America. The second section consists of six chapters on cultural studies. Chapter 7 discusses the image of Chinese women in The Exile by Pear S. Buck. Chapter 8 explores the close relationship between ideology and translated literature. Chapter 9 provides a comparative analysis of the development process of the Madrasah in Otoman State and Madrasah in Idil Ural. Chapter 10 explores women’s efforts to acquire profession in the Ottoman society. Chapter 11 is a brief summary of a village (Böğrüdelik Village) monography drawn up by the students of Istanbul University in Turkey. Chapter 12 tells the story of foundation of Anthropology in Turkey and analyzes the studies conducted at the Department of Anthropology of Istanbul University in Turkey. The primary objective of this book is to expand readers’ knowledge of international and cultural studies as well as their important implications.

Language, Culture, and Ethnic Diversity – A Global Perspective
Author/Editor:
Istanbul University, Turkey
ISBN:
978-1-62520-011-2
Language:
English
Year:
2013
Retail Price:
US $119.00
Description:
This book is a collection of empirical research studies and review articles covering topics in the areas of language, culture, and ethnic diversity from a global perspective. The primary objective of this book is to expand readers’ knowledge of language, culture, and ethnic diversity as well as their impact on education. This book also provides important implications for us to find effective ways to communicate and interact with each other as our world has become flat and globalized.
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