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Ai Wei Wei. Ideologically Inconvenient Artist.

Ai Wei Wei. Considered “a harsh critic of the government” (Page 2011). Famous portrait of Ai Wei Wei. Author Unknown. Accessed here. It has not been uncommon to happen to China’s most well-known cultural figures and creatives. Supposedly evoking the

Posted in D: Chinese Contemporary Culture, Uncategorized

Moonlight Dances and a Seasoned Musician.

PART A Within my own home suburb of Rhodes, NSW, there is a large number of Chinese people. Living close by the water I get a fantastic view across the bridge to small park by the water of which many

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Posted in C: Primary Research - Sydney, Uncategorized

Victoria State Government and Culturally Sensitive Aged-Care.

Aged-care can never be a ‘one size fits all’ situation. Particularly within such a multicultural nation as Australia, there is a strong need to adopt an incredibly culturally sensitive and aware aged-care system in order to accommodate the myriad of

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Posted in B: Aging Best Practices, Uncategorized

ShoKay

China has developed a large consumer culture and with this has arose an experienced and knowledgeable consumer base who are seeking speciality brands developed from creative locals. The fashion label ShoKay created by Marie So is one such brand which

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The Desire of Socialising

Part A: Observation On Sunday evening Chinatown was very lively, filled with people of a variety of age groups, including the elderly. Upon my observations of the older generation I found that they tended to most commonly walk in pairs,

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Posted in C: Primary Research - Sydney, Uncategorized

Sweden: No. 1 for treatment of the elderly

Innovation in elderly care is seen in many countries around the world. Sweden is one country displaying a variety of initiatives to assist the care of the elderly and as such was ranked number one for the treatment of the

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Posted in B: Aging Best Practices, Uncategorized

China’s Aging Population

As aging communities increase in China, there is a high need for services and infrastructure that are suited to their needs. Within China there are three key issues which need addressing including tradition, social inequalities and lack of resources. Tradition

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Posted in A: Secondary Research, Uncategorized