I have updated the site with a major overhaul. Moved a lot of posts to a page format. Categorized all new pages into subjects. Corrected some spelling errors. Added some images for the new pages.
For the past few weeks, since I made the change to this new web address, I also have been running a Google AdWords campaign to promote… nothing. I am excited to say that, yes I have had increased traffic to this site, but fail to see why I actually decided to run an AdWords campaignContinue reading “An Ad Campaign, but Why?”
The hukou system, or household registration system, and the Danwei (work unit) were put into place in China as a means of social control. This system required that every household, no matter how remote, was to register officially with local police stations. Registered households were issued a booklet of residence, which was used to keepContinue reading “The Changing Hukou System”
During the time of the eighteenth century, a time when not much thought was given about the “human rights” of others, people’s ideas about their fellow man began to change. Lynn Hunt, in her book Inventing Human Rights, discusses the fact that these dramatic changes occurred due the emergence of art and literature. She believesContinue reading “Impact of Art and Literature on Human Rights”