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Meditating On Mountain Bikes, Sam Bowen Apr 2015

Meditating On Mountain Bikes, Sam Bowen

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For a long time, Nepal has been an exotic destination for adventurers and spiritual wanderers. Geographically, there are no comparisons. “The country is vertical,” said Jagan Biswarka as he pointed across Phewa Lake to the snow-capped mountains. “You can see the 8000 meter from 800 meter. This will be one of the best playgrounds in the world. Nowhere in Nepal. Nowhere in the world.” Mads Mathiasen, a Danish expatriate agrees. “I think very few people realizes how big a contrast there is in Nepal from seventy-one meters above sea level – the lowest place in Nepal – to eight-thousand eight-hundred and fifty ...


On Air With The Community An Exploration Of Five Community Radio Stations In The Western Cape, Kelsey Warren Oct 2014

On Air With The Community An Exploration Of Five Community Radio Stations In The Western Cape, Kelsey Warren

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The closing of apartheid in South Africa was brought by new measures for democracy in 1994. Community radio stations were seen as measures for local communication and involvement in giving different communities voices that has formerly been lost. This paper attempts to discover the relevance of community radio stations twenty years after democracy and just how citizens are participating.

The paper begins with a review of history of community radio on different levels around the world through the use of literature. The arguments made centralize around the necessity of specialized community stations, the effect of community engagement, the lack of ...


Influencia De Los Programas De Concurso Televisivos En La Construccion De Identidad Cultural En Jóvenes Cusqueños, Tess Renker Apr 2013

Influencia De Los Programas De Concurso Televisivos En La Construccion De Identidad Cultural En Jóvenes Cusqueños, Tess Renker

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Este informe describe la realización de mi proyecto de investigación sobre las influencias de los programas de concurso peruanos en la construcción de las identidades culturales de los jóvenes cusqueños. En el primer capítulo, describo las motivaciones por esta investigación, la área temática, y las preguntas de investigación, así como el marco teórico y la metodología del estudio. El segundo capítulo incluye la revisión de unas lecturas previas acerca del tema. Estas lecturas se enfocan en la vinculación de la televisión nacional peruana con la globalización y la manera en que estos programas pueden influir las identidades culturales de la ...