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International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences

Jul 17, 2015 Volume 56, Number

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Number of articles: 20

  1. The Effect of a Course of Cope Modeling Intervention on Re-Concentration and the Performance of Teenager Female Taekwondo Athletes of Iranian National Team

    Y. Khanjari & E.A. Ameri, University of Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); R. Garooei, University of Kharazmi, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    The purpose of current study is to consider a course of doing cope modeling intervention on re-concentration and the performance of teenager female taekwondo athletes of Iranian national team in... More

    pp. 1-7

  2. Follow-Up Prediction of Personality Types A and B Based on Neo Personality Traits

    Ali Khademi & Shekofe Rostaminejad, Islamic Azad University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Heman Mahmoudfakhe, Payame Noor University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    The current paper was aimed at prediction of follow-up of personality types A and B based on Neo personality traits. Participants in the present article included 100 people referring to diet... More

    pp. 8-14

  3. Philosophic (In)Felicity: Protean Narrativity

    Amir Abbas Moslemi, Islamic Azad University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Philosophic contingency embedded in James Joyce’s avant-garde novel, ranging from Aristotelian notion of mimesis to the possibility of a Marxian reading, stemming from Hegel’s dialectic, added to... More

    pp. 15-21

  4. The Use of NSVC and their Effects on SRL, Learning Strategies, and Oral Production

    Ayyub Abdurrahman, Islamic State University Ar-Raniry, Indonesia

    This study investigated the use of Native-Speaker Video Clips (NSVC) to teach oral skills in English. A student with medium achievement in English was selected and given the treatment that... More

    pp. 22-34

  5. Tailoring an MBA Degree with a Difference in a New University Case: Universite des Mascareignes, Mauritius

    Nirmal Kumar Betchoo, Université des Mascareignes, Mauritius

    This research paper has been prepared with a view to supporting the need to have a Master in Business Administration (MBA General) programme in a new university namely the Universite des... More

    pp. 35-43

  6. The Role of Culture and Society in the Development of Plot in Tanushree Podder’s<i> Escape from Harem</i> and Gita Mehta’s <i>A River Sutra</i>: A Feminist Reading

    Diren Ashok Khandhar & Manimangai Mani, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

    Culture and Society are often the main gist of most novels. These two factors often influence and control the characters, thus helping in the development of the plot. A plot, as defined by Egan ... More

    pp. 44-49

  7. Functional System of Private Law Principles

    Jan Hurdík, Masaryk University, Czech Republic

    The study is a response to: (a) the problem of growing pluralism and disorder of private law principles; (b) the problem of a uniform methodological basis of the formation of a set of private law... More

    pp. 50-57

  8. The Transformation of Detention in Romania: From Exile to Main Punishment

    Cristina Ilie Goga, University of Craiova, Romania

    The article aims to analyze the evolution of detention on the Romanian territory, during the periods of its transformation from exile to a form of punishment, namely the Medieval and Modern Ages.... More

    pp. 58-63

  9. Food Behaviour Correlated with Societal Influences and Health, Emotional & Intellectual Status in a Romanian Students Population

    Iuliana Vintila, DUNAREA DE JOS UNIVERSITY GALAŢI, Romania; Irina Odagiu, Romania

    Input data from Students Food Behavior, Preference and Lifestyle Questionnaire conducted with 376 students from University “Dunarea de Jos” Galati was analyzed from socio-demographic criteria. The ... More

    pp. 64-73

  10. Racial Awareness in Phillis Wheatley’s Selected Poems

    Manimangai Mani, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

    Slavery in America began when Africans were brought in as slaves to the North American Colony of Jamestown Virginia around 1619. Slavery in America lasted for almost four hundred years though the... More

    pp. 74-79

  11. Outcomes of Thirty-Three-Day War of Hezbollah in Lebanon with Israel

    Mohammad Kazem Sepahvand & Abumohammad Asgarkhani, Islamic Azad University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    The aim of this study is to investigate the outcomes of thirty-three day war of Hezbollah in Lebanon with Israel and the effect of Hezbollah on foreign policy of Israel. In this study that has been... More

    pp. 80-89

  12. Application of Barthes’ “Death of the Author” to Qur'an: Possible or Impossible?

    Mohammad Saber Khaghaninejad, Shiraz University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Qur'an as the sacred book of Muslims has been subjected to different types of interpretations from the beginning of its revelations, approximately from 1400 years ago. All the Islamic theology... More

    pp. 90-102

  13. Time-Varying Optimal Hedge Ratio for Brent Oil Market

    Mohsen Mehrara & Monire Hamldar, University of Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    This paper examines the optimal hedging ratio (OHR) for the Brent Crude Oil Futures using daily data over the period 1990/17/8-2014/11/3. To estimate OHR, we employ multivariate BEKK MV-GARCH model... More

    pp. 103-106

  14. Grace in Marilynne Robinson’s <i>Gilead</i> and Georges Bernanos’s <i>The Diary of a Country Priest</i>

    Safoura Tork Ladani & Sanaz Bayat, University of Isfahan, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Marilynne Robinson’s Gilead (2007), a meditative letter written by an aging minister, probes the need for forgiveness and grace. George Bernanos’s The Diary of a Country Priest (1936)... More

    pp. 107-115

  15. Florescence of Revolution in Shafaq’s Poetry

    Seied Mohammad Bagher Kamaladdini, Payam-e-Noor University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Blossoms of Persian poetry, although inspired by the pure nature, gradually took the attractive qualities of mysticism. In traditions, the Holy Quran is called the burgeoning of hearts and the... More

    pp. 116-119

  16. Issues in Countries of the Former Soviet Union as the Driving Force for Female Migration to Turkey

    Oksana Koshulko & Guncel Onkal, Maltepe University, Turkey

    The article presents the results and conclusions of a postdoctoral research project entitled “The migration of women from former Soviet Union countries to Turkey: differences, similarities, and... More

    pp. 120-126

  17. The Effect of a Period of Aquatic Therapy Exercise on the Quality of Life and Depression in Aged Males Suffering from Chronic Physical Pains

    Y. Khanjari, University of Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); R. Garooei, University of Kharazmi, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Aging is a stage of life that increases the risk of physical diseases, some of which are chronic and can affect different dimensions of life’s quality and the status of psychological factors in... More

    pp. 127-137

  18. Objective Cultural Capital and Environmental Behaviors (Case Study: Sanandaj City)

    Yaghoub Ahmadi, Payame Noor University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    One of important areas of interest in sociology is the so-called environmental or pro-environmental behavior. In response to the rapidly growing global environmental problems many call for changes ... More

    pp. 138-144

  19. The Autobiographical Novels of Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette and Virginia Woolf: A Comparative Study

    Zahra Jannessari Ladani & Safoura Tork Ladani, University of Isfahan, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Autobiographical mode of writing informs the works of many novelists, consciously or unconsciously. There are, however, diverse techniques for formulating these conscious or unconscious... More

    pp. 145-151

  20. Transformation of the Economic System of Republic of Srpska and its Adaptation to Global Processes

    Zoran Mastilo, University of East Sarajevo, Bosnia And Herzegovina

    Republic of Srpska cannot boast of its economic system ever since the onset of the Global Economic and Financial Crisis (2008) to this day. Global Economic and Financial Crisis has produced... More

    pp. 152-162