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International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences

Feb 02, 2015 Volume 47, Number

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Number of articles: 18

  1. A Comparison between the Attachment Styles and Mate-Selection Criteria in Urban and Rural Girls

    Atefe Najafizadeh, Allameh Tabatabai University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Nesa Samaeelvand & Hamid Yousefi, Islamic Azad University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Mojtabla Parhizgari, Science - Applied University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Marjan Keiaei, Islamic Azad University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    The intent of this study was to compare attachment styles and Mate-selection criteria in urban and rural girls. The participant in this study included all the urban and rural girls (17-23 year old)... More

    pp. 1-9

  2. The Challenges to Professional Standing among Academics

    Donovan A. McFarlane, Westcliff University, United States

    In this paper, the author looks at the challenges to professional standing among academics. Using Michael Zweig’s contention that, “The challenge to professional standing among academics is not... More

    pp. 10-15

  3. Art and Being in Neutrosophic Communication

    Elena Rodica Opran & Dan Valeriu Voinea, University of Craiova, Romania; Mirela Teodorescu, Independent Researcher, Romania

    What seems to suggest various avant-garde and artistic experimentalism movements from futurism to cubism, from expressionism to surrealism, from Picasso to the great masters of informal art is a... More

    pp. 16-27

  4. Content Analysis of the Sixth-Grade Book of “Thought and Research” Based on Curriculum Criteria (Philosophy for Children)

    Fatemeh Yakhchalian & Naser Seraj Khorrami, Islamic Azad University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    This study aims to achieve a level of training categories (Philosophy for Children) on the content of thought and research sixth-grade book published in 2013. Studies were carried out according to ... More

    pp. 28-35

  5. Investigating the Urban Density on Social Relations

    Ghasem Motalebi, University of Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Askar Jalalian, Payame Noor University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Atosa Modiri & Zahra Yazdani, Islamic Azad University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    In modern cities, with changes occurring in the urban environments the social behaviors of the residents have been affected. Some of the changes have weakened social behaviors, while others have... More

    pp. 36-45

  6. Jurisdiction of Iranian Courts to Deal with Civil Lawsuits against Foreign States

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

    The principle of immunity of state and their property from foreign state courts is a natural consequence of the adoption of the principle of equal sovereignty of states in the International law and... More

    pp. 46-54

  7. Celebrity Endorsement as a Physiological Apparatus

    Miss Anam, Muhammad Anosh & Naqvi Hamad, Ghazi University D G Khan, Pakistan

    Celebrities are sound recognized traits in community because of their pleasant appearance or creditability, that’s why to augment the effectiveness of their trademark and classified ad Corporation,... More

    pp. 55-62

  8. Assessment of Relative Efficiency of Countries in Attaining Human Development Sub Indexes

    Mohsen Mehrara, University of Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Majid Vaziri Duzin, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Abolfazl Abbasi, University of Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Competitiveness and human development are two major aspects of nations’ performance. However, the main objective of competitiveness should be to improve human development. In the current study, we ... More

    pp. 63-76

  9. Entrepreneurial Orientation: A Remedy for Receding Productivity of Small and Medium Scale Enterprise a Nigeria Perspective

    Omolomo Odunayo Tobora, Univerisiti of Malaysia, Malaysia

    Nigeria is experiencing immense structural changes which are affecting the economy. Entrepreneurial orientation (EO) is a vital force in the economy of any nation because of the strategic role it... More

    pp. 77-97

  10. An Analitical Extended Book Review - S. Frunza: Advertising Constructs Reality (2014)

    Ştefan Vlăduţescu, University of Craiova, Romania; Mirela Teodorescu, Independent Researcher, Romania

    As communication axis, communication philosophy interrogates the idea that in postmodern society communication constructs reality. The philosopher is called to achieve a new synthesis, between... More

    pp. 98-106

  11. Negative Journalistic Communication - A Review

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

    Negative Journalistic Communication, published by Editura Academiei Romane, is a book about Conviction and Persuation, a medium hermeneutical essay, as the author, Stefan Vladutescu... More

    pp. 131-138

  12. Analyses of Verb Tense and Voice of Research Article Abstracts in Engineering Journals

    Mahjoobeh Abarghooeinezhad, Islamic Azad University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Shahla Simin, University of Isfahan, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    This paper seeks to analyze the research article abstracts among native English speakers and non-native (Iranian) speakers in the field of Electronic engineering. The analysis mainly focuses on the... More

    pp. 139-152

  13. The Socio-Economic Background of Immigrants Affect the Chances to get Higher Education in Sweden

    Md. Ashrafuzzaman, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh

    The main reason behind gathering a great number of immigrants in Sweden is its neutral advocacy in world politics. Many of the immigrants have come to Sweden after completing their higher education... More

    pp. 153-163

  14. Credit Constraints for Microfinance Sector in Pakistan, an Analysis of Internal and External Factors

    Muhammad Mohsin Khan, National Bank of Pakistan, Pakistan

    Microfinance is considered to be an effective tool for poverty alleviation, employment generation, income generation and income equality. It is a financial service provided to poor people who do... More

    pp. 164-173

  15. EVE’s UnEVEn Relationship with Adam: Milton’s <i>Paradise Lost</i> in the Light of Politeness Theory

    Mostafa Sadeghi Kahmini & Parvin Ghasemi, Shiraz University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Feminists, among others, have found Eve’s representation in Milton’s Paradise Lost problematic over the last centuries. Some of them consider Eve to be Adam’s inferior while others find... More

    pp. 174-183

  16. Sources of Finance Available for SME Sector in Pakistan

    Muhammad Mohsin Khan, National Bank of Pakistan, Pakistan

    Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are engines of growth for developed and developing countries. Developing countries like Pakistan must pay special attention towards its development and growth... More

    pp. 184-194

  17. Gender-Based Study of Interactive and Interactional Metadiscourse Markers in Conclusion Sections of English Master Theses

    Zahra Rezaei Zadeh, Roya Baharlooei & Shahla Simin, Islamic Azad University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    The aim of this study is to seek two types of interpersonal model of Hyland (2005) used in conclusion sections of 30 Master Theses of English Teaching, English Literature, and English Translation... More

    pp. 195-208

  18. The “David’s Jump” - On the First Positive Change in the Treatment of Gifted Children

    Hanna David, Tel Aviv University, Israel

    In spite of the difficulty in predicting the time any treatment is to take, working with gifted children and their parents includes – in many cases – a substantial improvement in a comparatively... More

    pp. 209-220