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March 2011




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Green GDP and Openness: Evidence from Chinese Provincial Comparable Green GDP  PP:1-16

Xuan WANG
The openness debate is one of the long recurrent topics in modern economics. Economists generally tend to be divided into two sides, one side argues openness to international trade has a positive effect on economic growth; and the other side disagrees with this. ...
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Development, Democracy and Political Regime Durability in EU 27  PP:17-29

Mihai MUTASCU
The paper analyzes empirically, in E.U. 27's case, the relationship between economic development, intensity of democratization and political regime durability, using a binary choice panel model. ...
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Study on Regional Land Ecological Security Evolvement: A Case of Hangzhou  PP:30-40

Shaofeng YUAN
Based on clarifying of related conceptions of land ecological security, this paper discusses the evaluation methods on regional land ecological security. Taking Hangzhou City in Zhejiang Province as study region, from the aspects of nature, economy, society, and according to PSR model, 18 indexes, which have significant impact on the ecological security in the region, are selected to construct the land ecological security evaluation index system. ...
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How Far Do the Theories of Task-Based Learning Succeed in Combining Communicative and from-Focused Approaches to L2 Research  PP:41-56

Huajing ZHAO
Debate about the importance of attention to linguistic form and accuracy in language learning has been a feature of language learning research and discussion for more than 20 years. Many have examined the relative merits and efficacy of a focus on language form and accuracy as contrasted with a focus on meaning and fluency, in an attempt to determine the key to successful second language acquisition (Murphy, 2005:295)....
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Impacts of Second Language Classroom Instruction on IL Fossilization  PP:57-75

Jinan WANG
Based on clarifying of related conceptions of land ecological security, this paper discusses the evaluation methods on regional land ecological security. Taking Hangzhou City in Zhejiang Province as study region, from the aspects of nature, economy, society, and according to PSR model, 18 indexes, which have significant impact on the ecological security in the region, are selected to construct the land ecological security evaluation index system....
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Mandarin Chinese---- the role of migration and language contact in its development  PP:76-82

Ping WANG
The purpose of this paper is to present a brief description of Mandarin, as it is the official language of China, and native speakers of Mandarin comprise by far the largest group of people in the world who speak the same language.
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The Elixir of Life: Hagar and Damini  PP:83-92

Sumana SHOME
Post World War I, it had been a phenomenon yet to be seen, how Canada had been struggling for its cultural and literary independence amongst others, and how it had been still in its nascent stage with respect to the kind of independence India had achieved with respect to the aforesaid arenas. ...
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Functions of Perspectival Metadiscourse in Reporting in Literature Reviews  PP:93-106

Mingfang CHEN
Metadiscourse, which has been shown to be a typical feature of both written and spoken discourse, is a noticeable lexicogrammatical choice in reporting discourse, and it is also a way of offering perspectives in reporting. ...
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Split Perspectives: An Intertextual Study of Mrs. Dalloway and The Middle Ground  PP:107-114

Xia CHEN
In spite of living in different times and worshipping disparate aesthetics, Virginia Woolf and Margaret Drabble, as two highly-esteemed women writers in English literary heritage, seem to have reached a consensus in the in-depth exploration of split perspectives of mid-aged women in Mrs. Dalloway and The Middle Ground respectively.....
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A Study of Mrs. Dalloway from the Perspective of Freud's Theory of Thanatos  PP:115-123

Qiuxia LI
Mrs. Dalloway is the most famous novel of Virginia Woolf. Most studies of the novel have focused on its feminism and writing techniques. This paper tries to make a study from a new perspective, interpreting this classic novel with the theory of Thanatos put forward by the psychoanalyst, Freud. ...
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