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International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences

Mar 23, 2015 Volume 50, Number

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Number of articles: 17

  1. The Effect of Semantic Clustering on the Acquisition of Quantitative and Qualitative Knowledge of Vocabulary

    Mohammad Ali Heidari-Shahreza, Islamic Azad University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    The present study explored the effects of semantic clustering on the acquisition of vocabulary knowledge. Two methods of vocabulary presentation (and instruction) were taken into account: a)... More

    pp. 1-12

  2. The Frequency of Expressions and Proverbs in Different Iranian Generations' Speech Styles

    Mohammad Saber Khaghaninejad, Shiraz University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Saharsaadat Hadigheh, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Change is one of the fundamentals of every language. Every community consists of different generations with various perspectives toward life. The difference among different generations’ vernaculars... More

    pp. 13-19

  3. Social Ideas in Poetry of Four Female Contemporary Poet (Parvin Etesami, Forough Farokhzad, Tahereh Safarzadeh and Simin Behbahani)

    Mohsen Izadyar & Fatemeh AzizMohammadi, Islamic Azad University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    This artile with social view point is going to study the social thought of Forough’s poem, specially based of female, freedom, tradition and modernity. It focuses on these features of Forough’s... More

    pp. 20-27

  4. About the Existence of the Universe among Speculative Physics, Metaphysics and Theism: an Interesting Overview

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

    In this paper an interesting overview about the existence of the universe is given. It will focused in particular on efforts of modern-speculative physics, considering then metaphysical... More

    pp. 36-43

  5. Hypothesis and Conceptual Framework Development of Cross Cultural Training and Perceived Success of Expatriates

    Qamar Farooq, University Islamabad, Pakistan; Naveed Ahmad, Lahore Leads University, Pakistan; Muhammad Nouman Shafique, Preston University, Pakistan

    Rising trends of globalization in economic, managerial and social arenas have resulted in interpersonal contacts across the cultures. Multinational companies are increasingly focusing on trainings ... More

    pp. 44-50

  6. Survey of Love and Marriage in Janette Oke’s Fictions

    Sayyed Ali Mirenayat & Elaheh Soofastaei, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

    Love is a responsibility in being fond of others that is higher than a desire of friendship, for sure. It is something more than overcoming our loneliness, though human needs a power to escape from... More

    pp. 51-54

  7. Industrial Development vs Resistance - A Study of Posco Project in Odisha

    Subhakanta Nayak, Bhuwalka Group of Companies, India

    Magnitude of resistance to mega-industrial & other developmental projects by the project affected peoples has gradually been noticed in a greater scale in India. The present paper attempts to... More

    pp. 55-67

  8. Orientalist Paintings and said Orientalism

    Zahra Sadat Ismailinejad, Shiraz University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Westerners came to this conclusion that to dominate Orient, they should gain sufficient knowledge about them. Therefore, they established the so-called field of Orientalism to study Orient since... More

    pp. 68-81

  9. Singularity and Intelligence Explosion in William Hertling’s <i>A.I. Apocalypse</i>

    Sayyed Ali Mirenayat & Elaheh Soofastaei, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

    William Hertling’s A.I. Apocalypse (2012) is a post-apocalyptic novel about vulnerability of modern technological life against superintelligence. The novel shows living in an A.I... More

    pp. 82-85

  10. Politics, Violence, and Victimization in Margaret Atwood’s Selected Novels

    Elaheh Soofastaei & Sayyed Ali Mirenayat, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

    Canadian novels have witnessed a movement from description to more different analytical and interpretative directions. Margaret Atwood's oeuvres are belonged to the postmodern literary field of... More

    pp. 86-90

  11. The Effect of Emotional Intelligence Group Training on Human and Social Capital in Isfahan University of Technology

    Batoul Tadayon Charsoughi, Islamic Azad University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Mohammad Reza Abedi, Isfahan University and Islamic Azad University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Parisa Nilforoushan, Isfahan University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of emotional intelligence group training on human and social capital in the students of Isfahan University of Technology. This research was a... More

    pp. 91-99

  12. Neglected Firm Effect and Stylized Equity Returns: Evidence from Pakistan

    Adnan Akhter, Arid Agriculture University, Pakistan; Shahzad Butt, Bahria University, Pakistan; Shumaila Chaudhary & Junaid Kiyani, Arid Agriculture University, Pakistan

    The neglected stock effect is the phenomenon where less researched stock earns more return than that predicted by the traditional CAPM. The aim of this study is to reveal the bonding between... More

    pp. 100-106

  13. An Investigation into the Effect of Audit Quality on Accounting Conservatism in Companies Listed in Tehran Stock Exchange

    Mahdi Mohammadinejad Pashaki & Sina Kheradyar, Islamic Azad University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    The present study sought to investigate the effect of audit quality on accounting conservatism in Iranian capital market. In this study, given the hypotheses and theoretical foundations of the... More

    pp. 107-117

  14. The Dynamic Relationship among Economic Growth, Energy Consumption and Environment in Iran

    Hamid Amadeh & Parisa Kafi, Allame Tabatabaei University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    In recent decades, environmental risks and hazards are more visible. These damages caused by a combination of factors such as population growth, economic growth, energy, and industrial activities. ... More

    pp. 118-128

  15. The Sublime in Don DeLillo’s Mao II

    Niloufar Behrooz & Hossein Pirnajmuddin, University of Isfahan, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    The world that DeLillo’s characters live in is often portrayed with an inherent complexity beyond our comprehension, which ultimately leads to a quality of woe and wonder which is characteristic of... More

    pp. 137-145

  16. Louis Althusser and Thomas Hardy: How Victorian Ideologies Work in Under the Greenwood Tree

    Samira Sasani & Hossein Davari, Shiraz University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    In his early novel, Under the Greenwood Tree, Thomas Hardy attempts to show the readers how the inhabitants of a small village are repressed by the ideologies the dominant class or... More

    pp. 155-161

  17. Quality Assessment in Higher Education

    Farzand Ali Sawand & Behram Ali Chandio, University of Sindh, Pakistan; Muhammad Bilal, Islamia University Bahwalpur, Pakistan; M. Rizwan Rasheed, Virtual university Pakistan, Pakistan; M. Ali Raza, Preston University Islamabad, Pakistan; Naveed Ahmad, Lahore Leads University, Pakistan

    This study aim’s to identify the significance of quality assessment in higher education and how assessment is valuable for the betterment of educational process and student learning. As assessment ... More

    pp. 162-171