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Aspectual classification of mandarin Chinese verbs : a perspective of scale structure
Previous studies of the lexical aspect of verbs following Vendler (1967) cannot account for verbs of degree achievements (Dowty 1979, Hay et al. 1999, among others). Building on recent studies on ”scale structure” (Hay et ...
Reassignment of consonant allophones in rapid dialect acquisition
In an experiment spanning a week, American English speakers imitated a Glaswegian (Scottish) English speaker. The target sounds were allophones of /t/ and /r/, as the Glaswegian speaker aspirated word-medial /t/ but ...
Darul Uloom Deoband : stemming the tide of radical islam in India
The growing menace of terrorism can be kept in check with the help of influential religious organisations and seminaries. The recent active involvement of Darul Uloom Deoband of India at the civil-society level to ...
Reflections of a reformed jihadist : the story of Wan Min Wan Mat
On 29 August 2012, a rehabilitated former senior member of the Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) terror network, Wan Min Wan Mat, delivered a lecture to a group of Malaysian counter-terrorism practitioners in which he sketched out the ...
A review of the US-Singapore free trade agreement
(World Scientific, 2011)
Abstract not available.
Effect of subliminal lexical priming on the subjective perception of images : a machine learning approach
The purpose of the study is to examine the effect of subliminal priming in terms of the perception of images influenced by words with positive, negative, and neutral emotional content, through electroencephalograms (EEGs). ...
Political leadership in Singapore : transitional reflections amidst the politics of bifurcation
Singapore’s politics post-2011 is increasingly exhibiting symptoms of a bifurcation into two broad ‘paradigms’. Assuming that the result of the 2011 General Elections, when the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) garnered ...
Empire forestry and its failure in the Philippines : 1901–1941
From the mid-nineteenth century onwards there developed in the British colonies a distinctive set of forestry practices that came to be described as Empire forestry. These practices grew out of the same milieu as imperialism, ...
Negative online consumer reviews : can the impact be mitigated?
This study proposes that managing the marketing variables of product information, price, promotion and product distribution can mitigate the impact of negative online reviews (NOR). NOR are often inevitable, have a much ...
Familiar strangers and stranger-kings : mobility, diasporas, and the foreign in the eighteenth-century Malay world
Early modern Malay historiography has been dominated by the history of European trading, colonial empires and local port-polities, often framed along indigenous-versus-foreign lines. Yet, mobility has long been a central ...