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Unformatted text preview: EASC-150 Mid-Term Study Guide: IDs: **Make sure that your ID is AT LEAST 1.5 pages in small bluebook, or 3/4 page in big bluebook in COMPLETE sentences **Must use at least 3 examples **Can use just one source/text per ID, but if there are more, equally important sources, try to incorporate all of them 1. Differences between Chinese and Japanese images or stereotypes that were shown in the TV episodes in class ● Japanese gameshows (SNL and Simpsons (?)), MXC ● Chinese seen as mass of people (South Park) ● Chinese as corrupt gov’t (Jon Stewart, Olympics; South Park, Olympics) ● Chinese as corrupt peoples (Seinfeld, talking behind back) ● CBS Special (1972) before Richard Nixon’s visit to Peking: Chinese are called “Cold, cunning, and distrustful, immoral, worthless race, makers of tea” by everyone from philosophers, presidents, and encyclopedias. Chinese in America were inherent threats. Anti-Chinese Immigration Law. Pulp fiction comic books gave a stereotyped view of the Chinese. Stereotyped as arch- villain. Yellow Peril: White women in movies were captured and threatened and killed by Asians. Other Asians stereotyped as possessing “The Wisdom of the East.” Others were barely Chinese: often Asians were portrayed by White men; Charlie Chan spoke as if he learned English from a fortune cookie. ●Sixteen Candles: Long Duck Dong (Chinese Exchange Student) uses 2 forks as chopsticks ●Seinfield “The Chinese Woman:” Jerry likes Donna Chang BECAUSE she is Asian. Elaine argues that this is also a form of racism, but Jerry argues that liking a race is not bad. ●Margaret Cho: “Me love you long time” stereotype discussed. She was often asked to be more Asian, then less Asian, then thinner. ●The Simpsons: “Goo Goo Gai Pan:” Selma tries to adopt a Chinese baby, Lisa is told that will automatically be smarter than her. ● Jon Stewart: “Olympic Controversies:” Chinese may be cheating in the Olympics: are they lying about their women gymnasts being underage? ●South Park: “The China Problem:” Cartman believes that the Chinese are going to take over the world and he enlists Butters into trying to find out their secrets/bring them down…througha P.F. Chang’s visits. ●SNL: we’re chastising China for their indiscretions in war and economy yet we owe them billions of dollars. 2. Soviet model and Maoist model of development (from CHINA, 13 TH EDITION) · Soviet Model · Favored capital intensive industrialization · Rejected the Maoist model of “continuous revolution” in development · Maoist/CCP Model · At the beginning, followed a capital intensive industrialization plan--Soviet aid was necessary · Maoist model (unlike the model) took into account China’s low level of development, poverty, and large population The Great Leap Forward (Mao’s plan to develop China) – Mao wanted his citizens to focus on steel production; it was a scheme to rapidly accelerate the pace of industrialization but it resulted in horrible famine. accelerate the pace of industrialization but it resulted in horrible famine....
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2010 for the course EASC 150g at USC.