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International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences

Aug 26, 2014 Volume 38, Number

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Number of articles: 9

  1. Harnessing Mineral Resources in Gwanda District of Zimbabwe: A Myth or a Reality?

    Funa Moyo & Clifford Mabhena, National University of Science and Technology, Zimbabwe

    The article examines strategies of harnessing mineral resources for community empowerment, poverty reduction and infrastructure development in mining areas of Zimbabwe. Despite abundant mineral... More

    pp. 1-21

  2. Violence and Communication

    Jozef Novak-Marcincin, Technical University of Kosice, Slovakia (Slovak Republic); Daniela Gîfu, “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iaşi, Romania; Mirela Teodorescu, University of Craiova, Romania

    The study sets to catagrafy the “violence” phenomenon in actual human society. The diversity of violence types, the education segments, the age segments who aggress and who are aggressed, get more ... More

    pp. 22-33

  3. Exploring the Sense of Belonging and the Notion of Home in Margaret Atwood’s<i> Cat’s Eye</i>

    Nur Fatin Syuhada Ahmad Jafni, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia; Wan Roselezam Wan Yahya, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

    Human beings need to associate and mingle with their surroundings, be they the family, neighbours, colleagues, nature or a place, in order to feel attached and belonging to a particular society and... More

    pp. 41-50

  4. The Clash within a Civilisation

    Jan Erik Lane, University of Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

    At the end of the last century, there was much talk about a future clash of civilisations, replacing the Cold War confrontation. However, the development of events in the early 21rst century has... More

    pp. 51-63

  5. E. L. Doctorow's <i>The Waterworks</i>: A Polyphonic Novel

    Omid Amani & Zohreh Ramin, University of Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    The present article sets to examine the applicability of Mikhail Bakhtin's concepts of polyphony and heteroglossia to E. L. Doctorow's The Waterworks. Doctorow, by deploying postmodern... More

    pp. 64-69

  6. Managing Service Quality Customer Loyalty and the Role of Relationship Length

    Naveed Ahmad, Indus International Institute DG-Khan, Pakistan; Nadeem Iqbal, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Pakistan; Mansoor Ahmad, Air University, Pakistan

    The purpose of this paper is to investigate the management of service quality, customer loyalty and the role of relationship length in Islamic and conventional banks. Data was collected from two... More

    pp. 70-81

  7. Communicational Positive Propaganda in Democracy

    Oprea Valentin Buşu, University of Bucharest, Romania; Mirela Teodorescu, University of Craiova, Romania; Daniela Gîfu, “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iaşi, Romania

    This study examines the propaganda from point of view of positive effects in actual social life dominated by democracy. People have to deal with propaganda in ordinary life: it happens through... More

    pp. 82-93

  8. Florentin Smarandache & Stefan Vladutescu: Neutrosophic Emergences and Incidences in Communication and Information - Book Review

    Mirela Teodorescu, University of Craiova, Romania; Dan Ionescu, Nicolae Titulescu High School, Romania

    Neutrosophic emergences and incidences in communication and information, published in Germany/Saarbrücken: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing in 2013, is a book that constitutes a new trend, a ... More

    pp. 94-99

  9. Hierarchy of Values of Students in Selected Countries of Middle-Eastern Europe in the Context of the Public Trust

    Andrzej Borowski, Pomeranian University in Slupsk, Poland

    Social trust is related with phenomenon strictly, in Central Europe from over 20 years of social change getting. I have devoted problems of social trust in international investigative project 2009-... More

    pp. 100-110