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International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences

Jul 01, 2015 Volume 55, Number

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Number of articles: 19

  1. Web-Based Tools and Instructional Delivery in Selected Secondary Schools in Owerri Education Zone 1, IMO State

    Ajuzie Ndubuisi Ebeniza & Merry N. Ukegbu, Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Nigeria

    The study was carried out to determine Web-based tools for instructional delivery in selected secondary schools in Owerri education zone 1 of Imo State. Three research questions were posed that... More

    pp. 1-6

  2. An Assessment of the Use of ICT Tools by Students to the Study of Business Education

    Ajuzie Ndubuisi Ebeniza & Akukwe A. Chukwudi, Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Nigeria

    An Assessment of the Use of ICT Tools by students to the study of Business Education in Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education. The study adopted a descriptive survey design approach. To guide in... More

    pp. 7-12

  3. Studying Effect of Intellectual Capital on Insurance Demand Increase (Case Study: Asia Insurance Company)

    Ali Naghi Amiri, Ali Hamidi Zadeh & Elham Sheikholeslami, University of Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Difference in the companies’ performance is resulted by the fact that successful organizations have strategic resources (physical, human, and structural) that their Competitors doesn’t have. So,... More

    pp. 17-23

  4. Political Democracy, Managing Poverty and Development in Nigeria

    Isiaka Hassan Aliyu & Okpoebo Casmir Chukwudi, Federal Polytechnic, Nigeria

    Poverty as an endemic factor for underdevelopment in Nigeria has drained the transitional process of Nigeria toward attaining the global advancement. Political democracy which is supposed to be a... More

    pp. 24-34

  5. Parody of a Life which is Elsewhere

    Javad Momeni, University of Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Life Is Elsewhere is a reflective introspection into the life of a young poet and of his demanding mother. Kindera depicts the mother as a woman feeling unworthy of love who relishes the fantasy of... More

    pp. 35-43

  6. Trials and Tribulations of Immigrants in Bharathi Mukherjee’s <i>Wife</i>

    K. John Wesley Sasikanth, University of Madras, China; D. Sumalatha, Acharya Nagarjuna University, India

    Bharati Mukherjee is one of the most well known immigrant writers of America. Immigration is an amalgamated journey experience of oneself to another country. Migration separates one from their... More

    pp. 44-47

  7. Studying the Brands in Iranian Apparel Industry (Comparing GERAD Agency in Iran with other Agents in Qom)

    Abulfazl Khosravi & Hassan Asghari Matikolay, University of Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Today, one can consider apparel industry as one of the most preliminary profession needed by human beings. In terms of brand, the industry enjoys good situation in the world. Brand and trademark... More

    pp. 48-61

  8. Sexual Education of Young Adolescents in the Context of a Parental Style

    Marina Matejevic & Milica Petkovic, University of Nis

    The research was organized with an aim to determine whether there is a correlation between sexual education in a family and parenting styles. Understanding a parenting style, we started from the... More

    pp. 62-69

  9. The Role of the Family in Socializing the Autistic Children: A Study in Bangladesh

    Md. Arif Uddin Khan, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh

    Autism Spectrum Disorders are increasingly known in developing countries like Bangladesh. The children with autism exhibit significant deficits in social communication, including delayed language... More

    pp. 70-85

  10. Contemporary Challenges Confronting Islamic Banking & Finance

    Muhammad Asif Khan, Muhammad Waseem Shehzad & Muhammad Atif Khan, University of Management Sciences and Information Technology, Pakistan

    The philosophy of Islamic economics is “brining economics in consonance with Shariah”, guiding Islamic banking and finance to abolish interest from operations, has reported a monumental... More

    pp. 86-94

  11. The Relationship between the Quality of Life and Hope with Depression among Divorced Women and Divorce Applicant

    Mostafa Tavakol & Alireza Heidarei, Islamic Azad University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    The aim of this current study is to identify the relation of hope and the quality of life with depression in divorced women and those who want to get divorce in Ahvaz City. The population of this... More

    pp. 95-100

  12. Domestic Violence in Rural Arears of Russia and Australia

    Olga Volkova, Belgorod National Research University, Russian Federation; Tatyana Lipai, Minsk City Institute for the Development of Education, Russian Federation; Sarah Wendt, University of South Australia, Australia

    The problem of domestic violence has become one of the most urgent problems of modern social practices, namely, its study, fight against all forms of using violence, prevention of domestic violence... More

    pp. 101-110

  13. Effects of Pedagogical Movie Persian Subtitles on Vocabulary Improvement: The Case of Iranian EFL Learners

    Roya Rostam Shirazi, Islamic Azad University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Akbar Hesabi, University of Isfahan, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Shahla Simin, Islamic Azad University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Throughout the history of language teaching, using subtitles has had their particular advocates in teaching English as a second language. This study was conducted to investigate the impacts of... More

    pp. 111-120

  14. Performance of Students in the Departmental Examination in Chemistry

    Ryan Manuel D. Guido, Rizal Technological University, Philippines

    Departmental examination in chemistry assesses the students’ performance between the engineering and technology students and its corresponding departments. The results showed that engineering... More

    pp. 121-125

  15. Ethnic Conflict, War Crimes and Human Rights: Revisiting U.S Sponsored UNHRC Resolution against Sri Lanka in 2013

    S.M. Aliff, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka

    The civil war ended in 2009 but four years later the country has yet to find its path of reconciliation and to heal the wounds of war. At the present time it also appears that Sri Lanka is moving... More

    pp. 126-139

  16. Dream: A Brief Comparative Study of Nerval and Keats

    Safoora Torkladani & Pyeaam Abbasi, University of Isfahan, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Dreams, as reflections of the subconscious, seem to be an essential ingredient of Nerval’s and Keats’s poetry. The two poets show that poetry is an apt place to explore the blurred boundary and... More

    pp. 140-146

  17. Impact of Behavioural Biases on Working Capital Management of Manaufactring Sector of Pakistan: A Non Parametric Investigation Approach

    Sajid Iqbal & Safdar Ali Butt, Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Pakistan

    The current study aims to investigate the relationship of overconfidence bias, loss aversion bias, self-serving bias and anchoring bias with working capital management. The study used questionnaire... More

    pp. 147-153

  18. Female Body and Sexual Politics in Margaret Atwood's Selected Novels

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

    Margaret Atwood is the most prominent Canadian writer. Her feminist ideology is clearly obvious in her novels. She overtly illustrates her feminism view in human rights equality and freedom of... More

    pp. 154-159

  19. The Role of School Building Donors in Financing Education: Case Study

    Anvar Rasoleian, Secretary of Education Mahabad City, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Ebrahim Mansoori, Islamic Azad University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    The current research was aimed at determining the role of school building donorsin financing education in the Western Azerbayjan. The present research is a survey type research and the statistical ... More

    pp. 160-168