• When we know it is hard to succeed….
  • Live in a foreign country: On morality and values
  • On Human Relationship, Faith and Hope
  • Something never fade:Charles Rosen,  Goldberg Variations, CDs and Sony Walkman
  • I wish there would be be a Baahubali 3….lol…

Admit the weakness

It is kind of tradition for online social life that one only intends to share the success, but not the failure, especially the weakest part of oneself. While, I think I just want to be here to tell you a me who you might never saw before. A totally defeated Yiqi for the first semester! First semester of PhD program was really rough for me. I had to tell u…

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Book Lists for Collective Action

Collective Actions: Ostrom, E (1990). Governance the commons: The evolution of institutions for collective action. New York: Cambridge University Press. Ostrom, E (2005)  Understanding institution Diversity. Elinor Ostrom. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press Notes Distressed Urban Communities Wilson, W.J.(1987). The truly disadvantaged.Chicago,IL:The University of Chicago Press. Small, Mario Luis, (2009). Unanticipated Gains: Origins of Network Inequality in Everyday Life. New York: Oxford University Press Reflection. Communities in China Tsai, L….

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Resource mobilization and social movements

McCarthy, J. D., & Zald, M. N. (1977). Resource mobilization and social movements: A partial theory. American Journal of Sociology, 82(6), 1212-1241. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com.libproxy.wustl.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=snh&AN=15491847&site=ehost-live&scope=site Resources mobilization is one of the sociology theories to explain the social movements. Resources mobilization is different from traditional approach. Traditional social movements based on the feeling of personal deprivation. They often used the confrontation tactics to persuade authority to change. One the contrary, resources…

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Mint feels Sunshine, do you?

My favorite flower is rose, I am obsessed with the smell of rose. However, I choose mint as my companion in my life. People who love plants all know that mint is so easy to grow. Just leave them there, they can survive. I never realize that mint can be that easy to grow until one day I found that mint can grow in water under extreme cold weather in…

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who will see you cry?

Today, I just begin to think more and more about my adviser when I was an undergraduate student. Not only he is a wonderful professor who led us to a beautiful world of philosophy, he is the few professors in university who has seen and handled so much tears and frustration from students. We never really saw him as a professor at first place. We were his first generation of…

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