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International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences

Nov 05, 2014 Volume 43, Number

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Number of articles: 19

  1. Effectiveness of Group Cognitive - Behavioral Therapy on Reducing Depression

    Zeinab Khairkhah, Ahmad Borjali & Faramarz Sohrabi, Allameh Tabatabaee University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    The present research was done with the aim of determining the effectiveness of group Cognitive – Behavioral therapy on reducing depression and its subscales (emotional symptoms, cognitive symptoms ... More

    pp. 1-9

  2. Determinants of Inflation in Iran Based on Bayesian Model Averaging (BMA)

    Mohsen Mehrara, University of Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Arezoo Ghazanfari, Power & Water University of Technology (PWUT), Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Motahareh Alsadat Majdzadeh, University of Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Due to the important influence of inflation on macro-economic variables, researchers pay tremendous amount of attention to its determinants. Accordingly, in the following research, the impact of 13... More

    pp. 10-17

  3. Armed Rebellion and the Future of Self-Determination in the Niger Delta

    Adebowale Adeyemi-Suenu, Lagos State University, Nigeria

    Armed rebellion has remained a constant decimal in the relation between the states and rebel groups in contemporary strategic discourse. The resolve by the Niger people of Nigeria to resort to arms... More

    pp. 18-26

  4. Terror and Insecurity: The Impact of Boko Haram Crisis on Nigeria’s External Image

    Adebowale Adeyemi-Suenu, Lagos State University, Nigeria

    The use of terror as a ratio for resolving internal fundamental differences is not uncommon in neo-colonial societies. This is not saying that flashes of same are not recogn ised in the developed... More

    pp. 27-34

  5. A Unifying Field in Logics - Book Review

    Adrian Nicolescu & Mirela Teodorescu, University of Craiova, Romania

    Paradoxism is an avant-garde movement in literature, art, philosophy, science, based on excessive use of antitheses, antinomies, contradictions, parables, odds, paradoxes in creations. It was set... More

    pp. 48-59

  6. Identification of Barriers to Entrepreneurship of Female Household Heads Covered by Tehran Welfare Organization

    Reza Shahmahmoudi & Parvaneh Danesh, Payame Noor University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    One of the important tasks of social helpers is empowerment of vulnerable groups. One of these vulnerable groups is female household heads. One of the practices that can help empowering of them is ... More

    pp. 60-72

  7. The Body Image and Illogical Thoughts and Believes Comparison of Amputation Persons with Ordinary Persons

    Ali Mohammadi Bolban Abad, Islamic Azad University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    This study aims to determine and compare the body image satisfaction, illogical thoughts and believes of amputation persons with ordinary persons. In this study we used the scientific – comparison ... More

    pp. 73-80

  8. Some Anthropological Elements in Chekhov’s Theatre

    Petre Bosun, University of Timişoara, Romania

    The theatre, an enigmatic world in which the actors can transform for a couple of hours the reality of the spectators in an astonishing universe. Anton Chekhov, Russian dramatist is reveling his... More

    pp. 81-85

  9. Social Capital as a Predictor of Delinquency in Adolescent Boys

    Leila Fathi, Payame Noor University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    This study aims to investigate the relationship between social capital and delinquency in adolescents. This research has been conducted using a survey. In this research, 400 adolescent boys in... More

    pp. 86-97

  10. A Conceptual Model to Explain Strategic Alignment in the Financial Services Based on Balanced Scorecard

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

    The lack of alignment of organization elements towards the organizational strategy leads to poor execution. When the different departments of the organization have different strategies that are... More

    pp. 98-108

  11. Modelling Anthropological Profile by Communication

    Bianca Teodorescu, University of Craiova, Romania

    The role of the communication is to form and organize all the activities in a society. The communication intervene in antropological profile of human beings. The communicator consumes the... More

    pp. 109-115

  12. The Relation of Personality Dimension with Nationalism Consumption Level of the Sanandaj Citizens

    Kumars Ahmadi & Fatemeh Rahimi, Islamic Azad University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    The purpose of this research is to determine the level of the Sanandaj citizens' personality dimensions and property relation with the nationalism consumption in 2004. The method of this study is... More

    pp. 116-124

  13. Intellectual Capital and its Impact on Financial Performance: A Study of Oil and Gas Sector of Pakistan

    Muhammad Arslan & Rashid Zaman, Bahria University, Pakistan

    The study examines the Intellectual Capital (IC) performance of oil and gas sector of Pakistan over the period of 2007 to 2011 and its impact on corporate financial returns. The study uses value... More

    pp. 125-140

  14. Social Attitudes Toward Life Sentence in Relation to Minor and Juvenile Offenders - Replication of Edie Green's and Andrew Evelo's Studies (2013)

    Anetta Jaworska, Pomeranian University in Słupsk, Poland

    The article points out some of the differences between Polish and American juvenile penal policy. It shows the differences between Polish and American society in terms of attitudes towards the use ... More

    pp. 141-151

  15. Corporate Governance and Firm Performance: The Role of Transparency & Disclosure in Banking Sector of Pakistan

    Rashid Zaman, Muhammad Arslan & Muhammad Ayub Siddiqui, Bahria University, Pakistan

    Purpose: This purpose of this paper is to empirically examine the relationship between transparency and disclosure and firm performance. Highlighting the importance of corporate governance in... More

    pp. 152-166

  16. Communicative Action, Deliberative and Restorative Justice - A Review

    Ştefan Vlăduţescu & Mirela Teodorescu, University of Craiova, Romania

    “Communicative Action, Deliberative and Restorative Justice – Socio-juridical perspective on mediational averment” by Antonio Sandu and Elena Unguru, published by TRITONIC in 2014, is a high level ... More

    pp. 167-173

  17. Neutrosophic Circuits of Communication - A Review

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

    Communication Neutrosophic Routes” by Florentin Smarandache and Stefan Vladutescu was published by Education Publishing, Ohio, USA, on May 2014. Florentin Smarandache and Stefan Vladutescu ... More

    pp. 174-186

  18. Survey the Effective Political Factors on Nationalism Consumption Development

    Kumars Ahmadi & Mahdia Rezaee, Islamic Azad University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    The current article is done with the aim of determining the effect of political factors level on nationalism consumption of Sanandaj county consumers in 133. The method of this article is... More

    pp. 187-191

  19. Quantitative Study of Bank-Specific and Social Factors of Non-Performing Loans of Pakistani Banking Sector

    Hisham Ul Hassan, Muhammad Ilyas & Choudahry Abdul Rehman, Superior University, Pakistan

    The Non-Performing loans presented picture of a distorted and slow-paced economy. This issue became more critical when it was observed that NPLs were declining in South East countries except for... More

    pp. 192-213