Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on the Modern Development of Humanities and Social Science

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Travel Time Reliability Measurement of Urban Rail Transit System Based on Kernel Density Estimation

Weijia Li, Ke Qiao, Peng Zhao
Travel time reliability is of high importance for passengers and transit agencies in the urban rail transit system. The travel time reliability models of OD pairs, line and network were established, and a short discussion on influence factors of travel time reliability was provided. Based on the real...

Searching for the Lost Security in Latin America Impact of Violence and Insecurity in the Development

Gabriel A. Orozco
The concept of Biopolitics in Michel Foucault helps us to understand phenomena such as criminality, which is a problem in the normal life of the people in the urban sphere. This problem in Latin America rises as the first one concern in the climate opinion of the people. Criminality could be understood...

Research of Development Strategy of Mass Sports in China under Goal of Overall Construction of Well-being Society

Xianfu Wang
Development of mass sports is an effective measure of fully building well-being society, improving national quality and enhancing comprehensive national strength. With document-data method and in the basis of interpretation of overall construction of well-being society, the general development situation...

Income Poverty in Selected Countries of the European Union

Nada Birciaková, Jana Stávková, Veronika Antošová
The presented article focuses on the assessment of the state of poverty in selected countries of the European Union on the basis of methodologies of European Union Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EU SILC). Selected states are the representatives of areas of cultural affinity ¬–specifically,...

Review on Vocational Education on the Background of New Cultural Construction in Rural Areas

Quan Wen, Jie Fan
On the background of Chinese policy of building a new socialist countryside, it highlights the significance of the development of culture. The author’s research perspective specializes in the relationship between vocational education and the development of culture in the countryside. The author also...

Illustrated by the Case of Xi’an: Job Competition Between “Urban Loser” and “Rural Winner” in Second-Tier Cities of China

Qinglin Luan
Accompanied by population saturation and social segregation in first-tier cities, together with living burden increasing in rural areas, today’s new generations from both rural and urban areas tend to choose second-tier cities as their future settlements. In this paper, I have examined how one’s career...

Study on Innovation Capability of Jiangsu Pharmaceutical Industry Based on the Comparative Analysis of Seven Provinces

Songqiang Wu, Xiao Xiao, Yawen Chen, Xianting Tao, Yong Wu
Based on pharmaceutical industry data of seven provinces in 2011, the research is taken the perspectives of innovation inputs and innovation outputs. Through the comparative analysis of pharmaceutical industry innovation capabilities between Jiangsu provinces and the other six provinces, we find out...

Analysis of Democratic Construction in China and Internet

Guoyou Zhang, Xueru Yin
As the popularization of Internet in every aspects of modern life, the development of democratic construction faces both opportunity and challenge in information age. This article analyzes the current situation of democratic construction, and discusses the influence of Internet, then brings up the method...

Research on a United Africa as Vehicle of Sustainable Development

Daniel Ofori, Oji-Okoro Izuchukwu
The purpose of this study is to find the contribution of the unity of Africans and their descendant in the diaspora. Such unity is merely a means to the ultimate goal, which is the development and transformation of our people and the continent as a whole. The ultimate goals of such a political structure...

New Impetus to Globalization: Development of Virtual Economic Zones

Karoly Nagy
Globalization is a response of mankind to a decrease in the functions of nation states. The result of this response is the development of a global information society. Following the security measures implemented after 11 September 2011, globalization came to a halt. Although globalization is a turbulent...

The Questionnaire Analysis Research on the Causes of College Students’ Reticence in the English Classroom

Xuehua Wang, Meihua Chen
The research efforts aiming at changing the phenomenon of Chinese students’ reticence should be based on a full understanding of the various causes behind it. It has been revealed in this paper through questionnaire study that the seeming reticence is more likely to be the performance of learners’ habitual...

Teaching Mode to Promote Autonomy Learning in Multimedia and Network Environment

Ying Zhan, Hong Li, Yuanyuan Xing
For the last few decades, the dominated learning theory had transmitted from Behaviorism to constructivism. As a result, a large number of language scholars and educators have paid much emphasis on learners, aiming at cultivating them autonomous learners. The traditional “chalk and talk” teaching mode...

Shaping the Future of Undergraduate Environmental Science Education Innovation and Change From the Perspective of Ecological Civilization

Xiangping Li, Zongqiang Zhu, Yinian Zhu, Huili Liu
The College with environmental specialty is the main force in the construction of campus ecological civilization. As a leading indicator of future trends of ecological civilization, it should play a distinctive role and bear the historical pioneer responsibility for the environmental education under...

The Influence of Financial Information of Charity Foundations on Donations: An Empirical Test

Xiaoxia Xie, Yonghong Ding
Public officials have recently sought increased regulations of financial disclosure of charitable organizations as a means of improving charity transparency .One subject of this study is to examine whether it exists some important financial information affecting donations to charitable foundations. Further,...

Research on Features of Return in Chinese Stock Market Based on GARCH Model

Xinyi Dang, Qiang Zhang
The main purpose of the research is to test some features in Chinese market with GARCH family. GARCH can capture volatility clustering in stock market. GARCH-M is applied here to verify that stocks with high risk tend to pay high return. TGARCH and EGARCH illustrate the existence of asymmetries. These...

Analysis of the Value Dimension of the Culture of “Harmony-Integrity”

Junli Yu
The culture of “harmony-integrity” has come into shape in early Qin Dynasty and been valued as a spirit of the time. In the traditional philosophical schools, such as the Confucianism, Buddhism and Taoism, the idea of harmony and integrity is very important. In essence, this means a unification of different...

The Narcissism of Sue Bridehead in Jude the Obscure

Nan Zhao, Zhiyi Ren
In Jude the Obscure, Sue Bridehead is an image of complex, puzzling unstateable and knowledgeable Victorian woman. She has a particular narcissistic psyche which Hardy deliberately depicts. By the comparison between his vivid and acute depiction and Freud’s analysis on the narcissism, we can probe into...

Social Commentary Through Photographic Representation in Malaysia

Husaini Yaacob, Mustaffa Halabi Hj. Azahari, Adzrool Idzwan Hj. Ismail
Up to this modern and advanced era of technology, photograph is considered as a medium to record moments and events. Through social commentary photography artists produced photography artworks to represent their ideas through expressing their opinion, emotions, and sentiments for the viewers. However,...

Assessment of Land Use Functions of Northeast China

Shuyan Cao, Wei Zhang
The ability of land uses providing multiple services is defined as Land Use Functions (LUFs). We divided multifunction of land use into 10 LUFs among the three dimensions of sustainability-social, economic and environmental and assessed the sustainability of land use in Northeast China based on Spatial...

Disparities in Economic Development:In South Sumatera, Indonesia

Maya Panorama
The purpose of the paper is to examine the economic development disparities between regional in the South Sumatera. The important things in economic development are the human resources and the productive capital with colaboration of the policy from government. This paper compares the condition of seven...

Reflection on Scientific Chinese Education from Modern Humanity Perspective

Jun Lei
With the influences of popular culture technological culture, Chinese language education has been distorted by cultural nihilism and utilitarian conceptions, which generated such problems as value uncertainty and lack of systematic approach in teaching Chinese language. Suggestion in this paper is that...

Yong Culture’s Enlightenment on Human’s Civilization

Linlong Zhao, Qingsong Hu
Seen from the country YONG’s beginning to its end, YONG culture ‘s enlightenment on human’s civilization are: 1.Material and spiritual civilization is the base of a country’s development ; 2.Strength ,together with science and technology, is the source of productive forces’ liberation; 3.Labour and amusement...

The Influence of Zhu Xi’s Self-Education on China’s Contemporary Self-Education

Hong Li, Ying Zhan, Fang Zhang
This paper mainly deals with Zhu Xi’s self-education impact on modern education. Through the introduction to Zhu Xi’s self-education processes and methods, the paper then comes to the development of self-education in modern education, and the impact by Zhu’s theory in modern self- education.

Relationship Between Creativity and the Tendency of Choosing Entrepreneurship as a Career among The Polytechnic Students in Malaysia

Sri Sumarwati, Jailani Md. Yunos, Tee Tze Kiong
The purpose of this research is to analyze the relationship between creativity and the tendency of choosing entrepreneurship as a career among the polytechnic students in Malaysia. A total of 425 third semester polytechnic diploma students (PMKL, PMJB, PUO, PMJ, PMK, PSMZA, PMM, PBS and PPD) were selected...

Facing Petroleum and Local Markets, Establishing Teaching & Research School

Guihong Pei, Lili Liu
Taken the School of Civil Engineering and Architecture of Southwest Petroleum University as an example, elaborated how to teaching staff construction as the breakthrough, around the university characteristics, positive for petroleum and local market to carry out the teaching and scientific research work,...

Can One Get Fish and Bear's Paws at the Same Time Ethical Dilemma of Qualitative Health Research in Chinese Culture

Wanping Yang, Peihsin Yang, Yuehjung Chen
Ethical considerations of qualitative research are often likely to be ignored or downplayed. This article will follow bioethics principles to explore the dilemmas expressed in the Chinese proverb: One cannot get both fish and bear’s paws simultaneously. This succinct expression relates to so many phases...

Culture Problems in English Teaching of Non-English Majors

Liyan He
The article discusses cultural differences between different ethnic groups, as well as the importance of cultural education in college English teaching and communicative competence. The article starts from teaching practice. It points out some cultural and educational countermeasures for students.

Spatial Differentiation of China’s Low Carbon Development

Jinping Zhang, Dandan Meng, Jie Dong
How to achieve regional development with less carbon is the focus of attention of the scientific community. In this paper, with the basic spatial unit of 301 prefecture-level administrative region in China, the relatively refined system of quantitative indicators was established. The 2010 low carbon...

The Research of the University Staff of Overdue Books Recall Service--Taking the Chengdu University of Information Technology as an Example

Ping He, Changsheng Yang, Jie Pan, Guifang Liu
The overdue books is a long-standing major problem to university libraries, and the staff of long-term occupying books without returning, is a common phenomena in university libraries. As to how to let the staff return the books in time, the libraries have constantly tried to use various methods to urge...

Gender Difference in Learning Interest and Satisfaction with Social Media Applicability

Jon-Chao Hong, Yi-Ling Chen, Wei-Yeh Hsu, Chin-Hao Hsu, Lianh-Ping Ma
The difference in gender is often affected by the politics and the environment. A number of recent researches try to explore the impact of gender difference. As the internet becomes popularized, the way people learn is changed; many now learn through the internet. The present study unveiled the different...

A Cognitive Study of News Reports of China Daily and Washington Post on Diaoyu Island Issues

Na Wang, Wenrui Lian
Diaoyu islands issue has become the hot topic since 2012. China Daily and Washington Post are chosen as research subject, who are representative news agencies with great authority of two countries representing their countries’ and people’s attitude. The author chose 8 news reports respectively from the...

Diabetes Healthcare Awareness in Malaysia:Communication Medium Through Poster in Socioeconomic Patterns

Salinatin Mohamad Saleh, Mustaffa Halabi Hj. Azahari, Adzrool Idzwan Hj. Ismail, Husaini Yaacob
Poster has been a medium of communication in public healthcare since World War I and II. It was used to channel the minds of the public towards one common insight and from this iconic milieu, poster propaganda has emerged globally. To date, health posters have been produced and distributed by the Ministry...

The Morphology of Inhabited Villages based on Hui Psychological Traits

Ningna Yan, Ke Feng
The main object of this fundamental research will be to reveal the relationship between Muslim group consciousness and settlement patterns. The method used in our study is known as field survey and literature research. The study showed that the morphological of Inhabited decided by Hui psychological...

Development and Construction of Public Awareness of Community Characteristics Kaohsiung City's Historic District Industrial Recycling Case

Hsu-Fu Chang
Currently the global historic area "recycling" and "Save" mode trends, in addition to "replace the old and new space" approach, more importantly, the government attempts to culture and the life of the new standards and specifications used to create the environment in the historical district, trying to...

A Probe into the Index System of Organizational Effectiveness Evaluation based on the Corporate Strategy

Dan Wang
The Index System of Organizational Effectiveness Evaluation (ISOEE) makes a comprehensive evaluation of the organizational effectiveness of the corporate units of different functional orientation and different natures, with a view to reaching an overall assessment of the operating conditions of the conglomerate...

An Empirical Study of the Housing-Price-to-Income Ratio of Some Typical Cities on the Basis of Purchase Installment Payment Model

Yi Zhang, Jun Tan
In recent years housing price has fluctuated violently, which aroused great social concern. The government introduces some regulatory measures to inhibit the growth of housing price. This paper try to discuss the housing affordability of residents, which is based on Housing-price-to-income Ratio(HPIR)...

The Impact of Sino-US Relations in 1980s on China’s Economic Development

Haihua Niu, Xue Zhang
1980s witnessed the rapid development of Sino-US relations. At that time, high-level exchanges of visits and the agreements the two sides signed greatly promoted bilateral relations. This thesis focuses on the Sino-US relations in 1980s and its impact on China’s economic development. Following the time...

Path Dependence and Path Breaking in Chinese State-Owned Enterprise

Kun Liu, Hanmin Liu
Based on the theory of path dependence, this paper first reviews the reform process of Chinese enterprise and testifies that the evolution of Chinese State-owned Enterprise is path dependent, and then proposes some solutions for breaking up the path dependence in Chinese SOEs.

Developing Your Classroom as a Learning Community — To Refresh Our Motivation for Students

Zhuoya Wu
Teaching theory and methodology has being studied through College English teaching for years in China. With the further reform of education, there are a variety of new English courses given to newly –equipped students on campus. Which teaching method should be well used in class is challenging in order...

Emotional Intelligence and Burnout in Managers

Sobia Aftab, Kanwal Qadeer
The objective of the present study was to investigate the predictive association between emotional intelligence and burnout in people working at managerial level. A purposive sample of 100 managers was recruited from different organizations in Karachi, Pakistan. Their ages ranged from 23 to 62 years...

Research on Teaching and Organization Change in the Perspective of Creative Talents Cultivation

Yushu Shi, Yuhai Li, Jingtang Jia
College teaching and research organizations are university's fundamental part of the constituent elements, and they determine the strength and level of universities, show the body's health and vitality of universities and shoulder the task of cultivating innovative talents. After a long term of reform,...

The Prosperity of Modern Chinese Detective Novels and Reasons Behind

Dan Yi
In the late Qing and the early Republic period, detective novels came on the stage of literature and stood high in the public’s favor. Zhili jingcha zazhi (Chihli Police Magazine) cast positive influence on the dissemination of western police theory and the creation of detective novels in China. The...

A Comparison of the Use of Painted Faces in the Peking Opera with the Use of Masks in Western Theater

Jao Hsun Tseng, Po Hsien Lin
One of the most typical features of the Peking opera is its use of vivid makeup, especially in its variety of painted faces. The idea of the painted face was derived from the mask. Like masks in the western theater, painted faces generate the effect of facial transformation. Painted faces and masks share...

On the Interactive Relationship Between Internet Media and Conventional Media A View of the Formation and Development of the Public Opinion

Xiaoxiao Zhang, Jing Chen
Internet liberated the public voice, and enjoys the opinion privilege that conventional media lacks. But the internet public opinion which is characterized in its grassroot features needs to be promoted and guided by the authority and credibility of the conventional media. Based on the formation and...

Features of Political News English in China Daily

Daan Fu, Ying Men
China Daily is the most influential English newspaper in China. With the deepening of China’s opening up, China Daily has become the authoritative medium for foreigners to know more about China and its policies. The corpus material of this study is the news from China Daily related to the NPC, the CPPCC,...

Study of Colors Cognitive Preference in Grotesque Advertising with Influence Factors of Consumers’ Gender, Age and Living Areas

Delai Men, Yitao Huang, Xiaoping Hu
With its strange, exciting visual elements, grotesque commercial advertising challenges consumers’ eyes, stimulating the curiosity of them. People generally form of cognitive by graphic style in grotesque advertisements, but the colors of them are also the important factors that influence consumers’...

Improvement for the Employability of College Students by the Second Class

Ying Liu, Xiaohong Yang
This paper analysed the current employment status and the reasons for college students, described the second class produced by the combination of theory knowledge and practice activities, which had the character with theoretical basis and operation efficiency. Finally some countermeasures, how to use...

Study on the Path and Strategy of Carbon Control in China

Jianfeng Zhao
China's carbon control path and strategy is heading in the direction of the new evolution. Carbon control path should be based on all-round development of economic model, which is the coupling of social economic metabolism and ecological economic metabolism. Carbon control is whole process management...

A Study of the Creative Problem Solving Process by Architectural Designers: A Perspective of I-Ching BaGua

Jon-Chao Hong, Ming-Yueh Hwang, Yi-Ling Chen
I Ching is made up of alternations between conversion, conflict and reconciliation and between problem states of being. A synthesis of I Ching to the eight trigrams (BaGua) is often related to Feng-Shui for architectures in designing a building. In addition to this paradigm, this study observed BaGua...

Study on the Dynamic Strategies of Differential Game of Water Pollution Control from the View of Public Participation

Zhenyun Hu, Chen Chen
Water pollution control is a systematic engineering which needs the whole society to participate in, especially the public participation. This paper develops a continuous-time differential game of water pollution control between government and the public with the consideration of dynamic change of pollutants...