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Saving face, losing face, in your face

a journey into the Western heart, mind and soul
  • 263 Pages
  • 2.36 MB
  • English

Butterworth Heinemann , Oxford, Boston
Civilization, Wes
Other titlesJourney into the Western heart, mind and soul
Statementedited by Rob Goodfellow, Dawn O"Neil, and Peter Smith.
ContributionsGoodfellow, Rob, 1960-, O"Neil, Dawn., Smith, Peter.
LC ClassificationsCB245 .S255 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 263 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL124435M
ISBN 109810089791
LC Control Number99495112

Saving Face vs Losing Face What you may perceive as a gesture of goodwill (e.g., telling an older gentleman that he has toilet paper in your face book to his shoe) could cause him personal embarrassment, leading to loss of face.

Read Saving Face Losing Face In Your Face: A Journey Into The Western Heart Mind And Soul Ebook. "Losing face" and "saving face" are ideas often used in Western cultures. But Chinese culture brings face to a whole new complicated level. Like many Westerners, I thought I understood what “face” meant before I went to China.

But it was only after a few painful experiences that I finally grasped how the fear of losing face underlies every.

The phrase to "save face" has been around a long time. It's been part of English vernacular since the 19th century. The concept is a core social value in Asian cultures, among others.

Losing Face book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(20). Get this from a library. Saving face, losing face, in your face: a journey into the Western heart, mind and soul.

[Rob Goodfellow; Dawn O'Neil; Peter Smith;]. Face refers to a sociological concept in general linked to the dignity and prestige that a person has in terms of their social relationships.

This idea with different nuances is observed in many societies and cultures such as Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Malaysian, Laotian, Indian, Japanese, Vietnamese, and Thai. Face has more meanings within the. To lose face to save face definition: If you lose face, you do something which makes you appear weak and makes people respect | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

He is the author of Pursuing God's Call and Losing Face Finding Grace. Lin has pioneered new Asian American Christian Fellowships at Harvard and Boston University, and served as an IVCF staff trainer, fund development specialist, and missions department consultant.5/5(3).

What is Face. The concept of face can be described as a combination of social standing, influence, reputation, honor and dignity. Causing someone to lose face lowers them in the eyes of their peers, while saving or building face raises their self worth.

In the west, we tend to appreciate people who are brutally honest, or get to the point quickly. Losing Face & Finding Grace book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Raised as one of only a handful of Asians in my Chicago suburb /5. Brown and Levinson () mentioned that “face” is the evaluation of one’s public image after s/he reflects his/her losing face actions in certain social circumstances.

It somehow equals to one’s self-identification in a special situation; therefore, it can be called one’s situated identity (Alexander and Knight, ).One may feel losing, maintaining, or increasing face based on Cited by: 7.

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Verb []. lose face (third-person singular simple present loses face, present participle losing face, simple past and past participle lost face) To lose the respect of others; to be humiliated or experience public disgrace, John Shelby Spong, Beyond Moralism: A Contemporary View of the Ten Commandments, HarperCollins (), →ISBN, unnumbered.

Losing face As described in the above scene, being criticized or challenged publicly causes a loss of face. So too does openly losing your temper, direct confrontation or failing to show : Sylvia Vorhauser-Smith. Another example, if your Thai friend arrive at your party late. They will be more than likely to tell you that the traffic was bad not that they almost forgot about your party.

They care to not let you know the truth, not to hurt your feeling. Thai “save face” in order to not “losing face” will only happen if Thais know you. Saving Face, Losing Face, in Your Face: A Journey into the Western Heart, Mind and Soul by Rob Goodfellow Dawn Oneil Peter Smith Dawn O'Neil Paperback | Butterworth-Heinemann | Pub.

Date: ISBN: | ISBN More Details Similar Books»Compare Prices. "The metaphorical concept of 'hiding one's face' is fairly widespread, but the concepts of 'losing face' and 'saving face' are more pervasive in Asian than in Western cultures," she observes. "Although the effects of embarrassment on symbolically hiding one's face are likely to generalize to Western cultures, the effect of symbolically.

In Saving Face, sociologist Heather Laine Talley examines the cultural meaning and social significance of interventions aimed at repairing faces defined as disfigured. Using ethnography, participant-observation, content analysis, interviews, and autoethnography, Talley explores four sites in which a range of faces are “repaired:” face.

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This pioneering book explores the nature of face and enfacement, both human and divine. Pattison discusses questions concerning what face is, how important face is in human life and relationships, and how we might understand face, both as a physical phenomenon and as a series of socially-inflected symbols and metaphors about the self and the : Stephen Pattison.

What Does It Mean to "Save Face". - A FEW D*MN QUESTIONS EVERYTHING you need is literally living down here⇣ So here's the concept of the art of "Saving Face", it's a core social value in. "Wil" Pang (Michelle Krusiec), is constantly balancing her career as a surgeon and her duties as a daughter.

She keeps her personal life a secret from family, until her mother turns up with her own surprise. As her carefully compartmentalized worlds collide, Wil must find her mother a husband, and choose between breaking a cycle of keeping up appearances, or risk losing the girl she.

Temper tantrum parties: Saving face, losing face, or going off your face. Author: Epston, D. Year: All Other Info: Dulwich Centre Newsletter, Autumn, pp   Directed by Alice Wu.

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With Joan Chen, Michelle Krusiec, Lynn Chen, Jin Wang. A Chinese-American lesbian and her traditionalist mother are reluctant to go public with secret loves that clash against cultural expectations/10(K). Losing face can sometimes be so insulting as to create an enemy for life.

Indeed, revenge is very much part of the equation—and not just on Chinese soap operas, which include a heavy dose of avenging face-losing situations. I think it’s safe to say that throughout China’s long history, face has started many unnecessary conflicts.

Losing Face is much more intense than suffering embarrassment or shame. In extreme cases it can be like losing all the senses, or losing one's place in life. Complete loss of Face is like full exile – you become a non-person, even to family and close friends.

You can't speak or be spoken to. You can't be heard or seen. You are just not present. Imagine yourself without a face—the task seems impossible. The face is a core feature of our physical identity. Our face is how others identify us and how we think of our ‘self’. Yet, human faces are also functionally essential as mechanisms for communication and as a means of eating, breathing, and by: In Losing Face a simple puzzle was presented.

It is related to issues that impact on our discussion of personality theory (see About Face Again).In the present paper an answer to the puzzle is revealed, and some of the interesting consequences of this solution are discussed. Preview this book» What people are He is the author of Pursuing God's Call and Losing Face Finding Grace.

Lin has pioneered new Asian American Christian Fellowships at Harvard and Boston University, and served as an IVCF staff trainer, fund development specialist, and missions department consultant. He has leadership experience with a 4/5(1). Introduction: Lost faces --Fixing face --The 'facts' of face --Losing face: shame, defacement and problems with face --Face, presence and the 'face behind face' --Seeing the face of God in the Bible --Seeking the face of God in post-biblical Christian life and theology --Modern theological resources for the saving of face --Shining up the face.

Help someone save face and preserve dignity Tue,THAT'S MEN: Losing face in public is the most devastating, leaving you with. Face. Cate Malek. Based on a longer essay on Face by Sarah Rosenberg for the Intractable Conflict Knowledge Base Project Updated May by Heidi Burgess Definition: The familiar term is "saving face," which means not humiliating others in public, or taking preventive actions so that you, yourself, will not be humiliated.

Users: Anyone trying to negotiate or resolve a .The notion of ‘saving face’ and not ‘losing face’ is so instinctive and ingrained in the Asia Pacific region that it governs almost all aspects of relationships, particularly business relationships.everything just for one taste But everything's here all out of place Losing my memory Saving my face Saving my face Saving my face I'm saving my face.

Saving My Face. KT Tunstall. Saving My Face. gone Rewrite the book and rule the pages Saving face, secured in faith Bury, burn the waste behind you This land is the land of ours This. Forever.