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Why China Needs a 'Lean In' Movement

Why China Needs a 'Lean In' Movement | Orientalism | Scoop.it
China's gender pay gap has widened dramatically over the past two decades, just as female boardroom participation has dropped (In 2010, urban Chinese women earned 67% of what their male peers earned, and rural women earned 56%:

 

 
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Middle Eastern Artists Explore the Political and Erotic in "The Uncovered Body" Exhibition in Paris | Artinfo

Middle Eastern Artists Explore the Political and Erotic in "The Uncovered Body" Exhibition in Paris | Artinfo | Orientalism | Scoop.it
The Western public may be surprised to find Arab artists exploring the humorous, feminist, and political aspects of the naked form.
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A Little Step A Day: Traces of Orient

A Little Step A Day: Traces of Orient | Orientalism | Scoop.it
The northern part area of Tugu, was appointed as Chinese region ( de Chinese Bevolking ) by Kasultanan Ngayogyakarta in 1860s, and on that land, the Chinese community built their Kauw Lang Teng - hence klenteng.
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Revolution Marginalia ❖ على هامش الثورة: 'Salmon Fishing in the Yemen' and the Orientalist's Checklist

Revolution Marginalia ❖ على هامش الثورة: 'Salmon Fishing in the Yemen' and the Orientalist's Checklist | Orientalism | Scoop.it
Blog post: 'Salmon Fishing in the Yemen' and the Orientalist's Checklist http://t.co/mPtj3juf #Cinema #Orientalism...
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NiqaBitch Did it Better » Muslimah Media Watch

NiqaBitch Did it Better » Muslimah Media Watch | Orientalism | Scoop.it
RT @Kawlture: “Let’s Play Dress-Up Like Muslim Women and Call it an Edgy, Disruptive Political Statement”-spotting http://t.co/lKMHHjPc...
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Multiple Iraq blasts kill dozens

Multiple Iraq blasts kill dozens | Orientalism | Scoop.it
A wave of apparently co-ordinated bomb attacks in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, kills at least 63 people and injures around 185, say officials.
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Freud Et Le Monde Extra Europeen (9782842614782) Edward W Said | Torrent – rapidshare, pdf, filesonic, hotfile, megaupload

Freud Et Le Monde Extra Europeen (9782842614782) Edward W Said | Torrent – rapidshare, pdf, filesonic, hotfile, megaupload | Orientalism | Scoop.it
RT @revudal: http://t.co/CToWrzAI Freud Et Le Monde Extra Europeen (97828426...
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democracyarsenal.org: The Political Romantics and the End of History

Ross Douthat has a fascinating post on Christopher Hitchens and 'political romanticism.' He cites David Runciman's essay in the London Review of Books: Political romantics are driven not by the quest for pseudo-religious certainty, but by the...
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Full: Bouazizi's courage changed nations - The National

Full: Bouazizi's courage changed nations - The National | Orientalism | Scoop.it
Full: The world that a humble Tunisian vendor left behind is very different to the one that his self-immolation inspired. One year on, The National looks back at the events that sparked the upheaval that transformed Tunisia and the region.
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Bahrain police arrests high-profile activist / VIDEO | Middle East | World Bulletin

Bahrain police arrests high-profile activist / VIDEO | Middle East | World Bulletin | Orientalism | Scoop.it
Zainab's arrest came just hours after the U.S. State Department's top human rights envoy visiting the Gulf island nation expressed concern about Bahrain's use of tear gas and other tough tactics against protesters.
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Egyptian soldiers charge Tahrir square, beating protesters and burning tents

Egyptian soldiers charge Tahrir square, beating protesters and burning tents | Orientalism | Scoop.it
Assault comes day after street clashes killed eight people and wounded more than 300, marring the first free election most Egyptians can remember.
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The Rise of Middle Eastern Street Art

The Rise of Middle Eastern Street Art | Orientalism | Scoop.it
While the Arab Spring of 2011 was by no means the beginnings of street art in the Middle East – as discussed in a recent openDemocracy talk – it did lead to an explosion of graffitis, m...
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Egyptian Popular Culture Slow To Progress After Mubarak

"When Mubarak fell in February 2011, artists like Salama hoped that stories that had long been kept under wraps could now blossom and a citizenry that had been lapping up fluff might turn to more substantive fare.
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PEN.org » Blog Archive PEN Podcasts: Salman Rushdie and Hanan ...

PEN.org » Blog Archive PEN Podcasts: Salman Rushdie and Hanan ... | Orientalism | Scoop.it
Edward Said said, “In Lebanon, the novel exists largely as a form recording its own impossibility.” So the question is, how do you create literature? How do you preserve its fragilities and its individuality in the middle of an ...
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Keith Vaughan - Romanticism to Abstraction | All Things Considered

Keith Vaughan - Romanticism to Abstraction | All Things Considered | Orientalism | Scoop.it
A new exhibition marking the centenary of the birth of the British painter Keith Vaughan (1912-1977) opened earlier in March at the Pallant House Gallery in Chichester.
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‘It must be recalled, however, that Orientalism...

‘It must be recalled, however, that Orientalism... | Orientalism | Scoop.it
“‘It must be recalled, however, that Orientalism was not just about representations or stereotypes of the Orient but about how these were linked and integral to projects of domination that were...” ("As long as we're writing for West about “the...
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Barataria: Imagination - MinnPost.com (blog)

Barataria: Imagination - MinnPost.com (blog) | Orientalism | Scoop.it
Barataria: ImaginationMinnPost.com (blog)Readers argued that Romanticism has been a strong force in the developed world since the late 1960s, at times a dominate force but certainly always present as an undercurrent.
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Arab observers to head for Syria

Arab observers to head for Syria | Orientalism | Scoop.it
Arab League observers are to go to Syria under a plan to end the crackdown on anti-government protests that has left at least 5,000 killed.
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A valediction for Edward Said.

A valediction for Edward Said. | Orientalism | Scoop.it
The loss of Professor Edward Said, after an arduous battle with demoralizing illness that he bore very bravely, will be unbearable for his family, insupportable to his immense circle of friends, upsetting to a vast periphery of admirers and readers...
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The Tavis Smiley Show

The Tavis Smiley Show | Orientalism | Scoop.it
RT @tavissmiley: Harvard @HDSNews professor Leila Ahmed explains why the Muslim veil is making a resurgence in the Middle East & US: http://t.co/ZlTOJOzt...
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Arab spring: an interactive timeline of Middle East protests

Arab spring: an interactive timeline of Middle East protests | Orientalism | Scoop.it
Ever since a man in Tunisia burned himself to death in December 2010 in protest at his treatment by police, pro-democracy rebellions have erupted across the Middle East.
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Egypt's military clashes with protesters in Cairo

Egypt's military clashes with protesters in Cairo | Orientalism | Scoop.it
Eight people killed and hundreds wounded in second day of violence, underlining simmering tensions between activists and military after two peaceful days of voting.
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