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International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences

Oct 08, 2014 Volume 42, Number

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Number of articles: 19

  1. Utopia in Kurt Vonnegut’s <i>Cat’s Cradle</i>

    Mahtab Entezam & Pyeaam Abbasi, University of Isfahan, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Utopia is a universal concept, as manifested by the fact that it has attracted readers of five centuries and has influenced numerous writers. It is obvious that people, recognizing the abundant... More

    pp. 1-11

  2. Western Feminist Consciousness in Buchi Emecheta's <i>The Joys of Motherhood</i>

    Zahra Barfi & Sarieh Alaei, Islamic Azad University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Feminism is a collection of movements which struggles for women's rights. Focusing on gender as a basis of women's sexual oppression, feminist scholarship attempts to establish equal rights for... More

    pp. 12-20

  3. Architecture of Political Legal Communication

    Adrian Nicolescu & Mirela Teodorescu, University of Craiova, Romania; Daniela Gîfu, “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iaşi, Romania

    Political communication has its roots to the earliest classical studies of Aristotle and Plato, modern political communication research is very much an interdisciplinary field of study, drawing on ... More

    pp. 21-31

  4. Challenges Faced by Entrepreneurs and the Performance of Small and Medium Scale (SMEs) in Nigeria: An Intellectual Capital Issue

    Omolomo Odunayo Tobora, Univerisiti of Malaysia, Malaysia

    An entrepreneur is one who contributes significantly more than others to the economy by virtue of innovation and realizing new combinations. Which involve creation of a new product, a new method of... More

    pp. 32-40

  5. Historical-Geographical View of Rural Village Gnjili Potok - Which Road to Renewal and Development

    Goran Rajović; Jelisavka Bulatović, College of Textile Design

    Through this work, who examines rural village Gnjili Potok points out the importance of the historical and geographical components, as well as essential guidelines to preserve the identity and... More

    pp. 41-54

  6. “Next Flood Level of Communication: Social Networks”- A Review

    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

    “Next Flood Level of Communication: Social Networks” (2013) published by Shaker Verlag, by Professor Stefan Vladutescu from University of Craiova and Professor Ella Magdalena Ciuperca from National... More

    pp. 55-61

  7. Resilient Widowed Older Adults and their Family and Friend Relations

    Hyun Sook Kang, Texas A&M University, United States; Bonnie Ahn, Southeastern Louisiana University, United States

    This study examined the relationship of family and friends to the resiliency of older widows. Data from the National Social Life, Health, and Aging Project (NSHAP) survey (Waite et al., 2007),... More

    pp. 62-71

  8. Quality Assurance Indicators for School Transformation: A Paradigm Shift

    Gertrude Theresa Uzoamaka Chiaha, University of Nigeria, Nigeria; Sandra Okwundu Nane-Ejeh, Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council, Nigeria

    The new millennium is witnessing a lot of transformational challenges in almost all realms of life including the educational system, bringing about world class standards. Consequently, education... More

    pp. 72-81

  9. Rashid Vatvat and Matlubon-Kolle-Taleb

    Seied Mohammad Bagher Kamaladdini, Payam-e-Noor University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    This article is based on an attempt to introduce and study a new-found manuscript containing four Hadith books: "Tohfa-al-seddigh, Fasl-al-khetab, Ons-al-lohfan, Matlubon-kolle-taleb." These four... More

    pp. 82-87

  10. A Study of Chekhovian Elements in Radi's Drama

    Maryam Heydari Fard, University of Isfahan, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    As one of the outstanding Iranian playwrights, Akbar Radi (1939-2007) is known to be influenced by Henrik Ibsen and Anton Chekhov. Occasionally by his critics, he was called as "The Persian Chekhov... More

    pp. 88-97

  11. Some Geographical Aspects of Sustainable Development with View on Montenegro: A Review

    Goran Rajović; Jelisavka Bulatović, College of Textile Design

    Sustainable Development refers to the creation and maintenance of social and economic development. In order to achieve this it is necessary to provide interaction between environmental, social and ... More

    pp. 98-109

  12. Impact of CNG Load Shedding on Daily Routine: A Study of Pakistan

    Muhammad Arslan & Rashid Zaman, Bahria University, Pakistan; R.K. Malik, Institute of Science and Technology, Pakistan

    People of Pakistan are facing a number of problems due to CNG load shedding. This study investigated the consequences of energy on routines of people and also on social and economic performance of ... More

    pp. 110-120

  13. Oil Economy and Female Prostitution in Port Harcourt

    C. Poroma, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Nigeria; U.J. David & Onome Robinson Jackson, Federal Polytechnic, Nigeria

    The research directs attention to the relationship between oil economy and increase in female prostitution. Specifically, we x-ray the historical and dialectical origin of prostitution from the... More

    pp. 121-132

  14. Communicational and Message Theory Concepts and Notions

    Alexandra Iorgulescu & Mirela Teodorescu, University of Craiova, Romania

    Communicational and Message Theory Concepts and Notions is a book of high intellectual elevation and high expression of ideas of Professor Stefan Vladutescu from University of Craiova... More

    pp. 133-139

  15. Routes for a Strong Communicational Ontology

    Jozef Novak-Marcincin, Technical University of Kosice, Slovakia (Slovak Republic); Adrian Nicolescu, University of Craiova, Romania; Mirela Teodorescu, Independent Researcher, Romania

    The current study aims to highlight the communication ontology through ontology of philosophy. Communication as a field of science is relatively new, it is looking for methods, procedures, rules to... More

    pp. 140-145

  16. Looking at the Dimension of Time among Science, Psychology and Everyday Reality

    Paolo Di Sia, Free University of Bolzano-Bozen, Italy

    In this paper it is given an interesting overview about the concept of time. Starting by the three historically identified arrows of time, we consider the perception of time in relation to... More

    pp. 146-153

  17. Customer Lifetime Value to Managing Marketing Strategies in the Financial Services

    Mohammad Safari, University of Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    The more a marketing paradigm evolves, the more long-term relationship with customers gains its importance. Nowadays most of corporations and firms in the world, including manufacturers and... More

    pp. 164-173

  18. Investigating the Efficiency of the Branch Offices of the Tose'ye Ta'avon Bank by the DEA Method

    Omid Ali Moradian, Islamic Azad University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Shaida Moradzadeh, University of Bu Ali, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    The present research was designed and implemented with the aim of investigating the efficiency of the branch offices of the Tose'ye Ta'avon bank by the DEA method. For this purpose, the statistical... More

    pp. 174-188

  19. <i>Lord of the Flies</i> and Implications of Tutelage

    Sasan Basirat & Fatima Farhoudi, Shiraz University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    The striking propensity for violence, displayed by a band of British schoolboys, comes to light as a prominent feature of William Golding’s Lord of the Flies. It is widely known that the... More

    pp. 189-199