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From Islamic Dress and Islamic Fashion to Cool Islam: An Exploration of Muslim Youth Hybrid Identities in the West

This analysis explores how young Muslims in the West navigate the different layers of their identity and express them through hybrid dressing practices.

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Ethical Dilemmas in Reporting the 1989 Tiananmen Square Riot: A Case Study Analysis

This study examines the 1989 Tiananmen Square riot in Beijing to explore the ethical dilemmas for a journalist during the protest and to analyze how the ethical issues were managed.

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The Societal and Cultural Background of Individual Support Activities beyond a Regional Boundary

This study clarifies the societal and cultural background of the individual support activities from urban areas to rural areas in an aging and depopulating Japanese society.

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Event Segmentation as an Explanation for the Seemingly Inconsistent Structure of Wordsworth’s Prelude

This paper applies a theory of text segmentation from cognitive psychology to explain why readers keep commenting on the discontinuity in a well-known poetic work.

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The Psycho-philosophic Melancholy in Bohumil Hrabal's "Too Loud a Solitude": Constructive Literature, Destructive Culture

The main character, anguished from maniac-depressive states, bringing about melancholia, portrays a man of modern literature, "complexified" culture (Lyotard's Term), absurdity, and nothingness from a psycho-philosophical view point.

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Rethinking the Role of Public Incentives for Amateur Arts

Who is responsible to finance amateur artists? Is it the state, region, municipality, or a third sector? What are the most efficient public incentives to sustain social and economic effects?

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Laughing Their Way: Resistant Humor in the Fiction of Contemporary American Women

The role of humor in the fiction of American writer, Lorrie Moore. The discourse of humor functions as a subversive technique for questioning basic assumptions and resisting cultural constrictions.

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Central Thailand’s Thai-Raman Earth-ware: The Production and Cultural Art Management for the Creative Economy

This paper is a qualitative investigation of indigenous local earth-ware in Central Thailand and its potential for the creative economy.

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The Effect of Western Understanding of Fine Arts Education on the Printmaking Artists of Turkey

This study aims to discuss the definition of the art of printmaking and its developmental phases, and to reveal the reflections thereof in the fine arts education in Turkey.

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Published Online: September 9, 2016

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Text as a Cognitive Form of Culture

This paper considers methodological principles of cultural forms studying in cognitive culturology. Text as a cognitive form of culture is analyzed in text-centered concepts which influenced the whole humanitarian paradigm.

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