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International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences

Dec 15, 2014 Volume 44, Number

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Number of articles: 9

  1. The Relationship among Information and Communication Technologies and GDP in Middle East Countries: Panel Cointegration Approach

    Mohsen Mehrara, University of Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Alireza Ebrahimian, Ministry of Energy, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Zabihallah Falahati, Sari University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    This paper studies the causality relationship between Foreign Direct Investment and Information and Communication Technologies based on panel data covering Middle East countries during the period... More

    pp. 13-20

  2. The Laboratory of Mathematics in Primary School: A Practical Approach for Understanding and Learning

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

    The skills of mathematical nature are currently necessary and fundamental to properly understand and adequately use the increasing amount of scientific and technological knowledge of everyday life.... More

    pp. 21-28

  3. The EGP Class Scheme: In Search of a Theory

    Jacek Tittenbrun, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland

    The present paper engages polemically perhaps the most popular class typology developed by John Goldthorpe and his associates. It is commonly believed that this model, as grounded in employement... More

    pp. 29-44

  4. The Nature of Iranian Petroleum Contracts in Upstream Section

    Mahdi Haddadi, University of Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Petroleum contracts are an important and sensitive issue in Iranian petroleum industry. Monitoring on petroleum contracts especially in upstream section is too important due to length of term and... More

    pp. 45-52

  5. Decision Communication in Education Management

    Ştefan Vlăduţescu, Claudiu Marian Bunăiașu & Alexandru Constantin Strungă, University of Craiova, Romania

    In the decision making process in education management, the communicational component has an important role. Communication is the sine qua non factor of the decision. Since it takes place in the... More

    pp. 53-60

  6. A Comparative Study of Judicial Control in Iran, U.S.A and Canada

    Askar Jalalian, Payame Noor University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Parisa Anvari, Islamic Azad University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Supervision and control need tools and techniques that would usually take two forms: the first form is that the same court that hears claims and complaints submitted by the departments and its... More

    pp. 61-73

  7. Functions of Alternative Punishments to Imprisonment in Reducing the Criminal Population of the State Prisons

    Alireza Milani & Mehdi Rezaee Moghadam, Islamic Azad Univeasity, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    In accordance with the inefficiency of imprisonment punishments in reforming and rehabilitating the prisoners, also due to the criminal environment of the prisons, economic costs of the prison and ... More

    pp. 74-85

  8. A Study of the Level of Satisfaction with the Quality of Educational Services among Students of Nursing-Midwifery in Islamic Azad University of Dezful Based on the Model of European Foundation of Quality Management

    Hagar Roshanaei, Faranak Omidian & Ali Akbar Nazari, Islamic Azad University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    This study aimed to examine level of satisfaction with the quality of educational services among students of nursing-midwifery in Islamic Azad University of Dezful based on EFQM model. Statistical ... More

    pp. 86-92

  9. Clarifying the Impacts of Professors' Narcissism Variables on Effective Performance

    Gholamreza Jandaghi, Samira Fakheri Kozekanan & Ali Piranneja, University of Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Universities are one of the major factors in improvement of countries and their performance hasa key role in scientific enhancement in national and international level. There is an effect in... More

    pp. 93-105