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International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences

Aug 04, 2015 Volume 57, Number

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Number of articles: 20

  1. Investigating Effectiveness of In-Service Training Courses: Applications for In-Service Training of Tehran Municipality

    Ali Ghavidel & Mohammad Safari, University of Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    SMaking a responsive, favorable and efficient official system can be realized thorough training courses based on its current and future needs. The main aim of organizational trainings is... More

    pp. 1-9

  2. A New Discourse out of a Dark Atmosphere: Critical Discourse Analysis of Iran’s Eleventh Presidential Election

    Anna Parvin, University of Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    This paper tries to indicate how the candidates of Iran’s eleventh presidential election attempted to rise to power by the means of language. In this analysis, the discourse theory of Laclau and... More

    pp. 10-20

  3. Application of Logit Models in Social Rehabilitation the Family in Crisis - Report from Studies

    Beata Maria Nowak, Higher School of Social Sciences in Warsaw, Poland

    The author of the article presents the results of own studies on the demand of families in complex crisis for social assistance and support. She proposes to use logit models, which enable to study ... More

    pp. 21-29

  4. Impact of Rewards and Leadership on the Employee Engagement in Conventional Banking Sector of Southern Punjab

    Benazir & Nadeem Iqbal, Ghazi University, Pakistan

    The purpose of this research is to explore the impact of rewards and leadership on the employee engagement in conventional banking sector of southern Punjab. Employee engagement is fully influenced... More

    pp. 30-34

  5. General Aspects Regarding the Phenomenon of Alcoholism in Literature

    Irina Ciobica & Alin Ciobica, “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iaşi, Romania; Daniel Timofte, "Gr. T. Popa" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Romania; Stefan Colibaba, “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iaşi, Romania

    In this paper we followed the links that are established between alcohol consumption and writing, and especially on how creativity and alcohol consumption are related. Thus, we will discuss the... More

    pp. 35-41

  6. Developing Programs of Intercultural Education with Regard to the Inclusive Education's Values

    Claudiu Marian Bunăiașu, University of Craiova, Romania

    Both the intercultural education and inclusive education represent dimensions of the "new education", which approach the values of European conscience and contemporary society's complex issue, as... More

    pp. 42-47

  7. Scholarly Study of Primary Schools of Pakistan: A Case of Rajanpur District

    Iftkhar Ahmad, Indus International Institute, Pakistan; Nadeem Iqbal, Ghazi University DG-Khan, Pakistan

    The fundamental subject of the education is the serious investigation of primary schools of Tehsil Jampur (Pakistan). The study constructed on most important and less important bases. Principal... More

    pp. 48-57

  8. The Man-Shell

    Gordana Stamenković, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy

    The author tends to analyze the main characteristics of the media today and the consequences of relevant media activity to the society and the man. A special place in the article is reserved for... More

    pp. 58-64

  9. Effects of Competitive Advantage on Companies Superiority in the Global Market

    Iman Ghasemi, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Malaysia; Ehsan Abdi, Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Omid Yaghmaei, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Malaysia; Ruhollah Nemati, Shiraz University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Strategy is an organization’s action plan to achieve the mission. Each strategy provides an opportunity for operations managers to achieve Competitive Advantage (CA). CA implies the creation of a... More

    pp. 65-73

  10. Nanotechnology Markets in Global Competition: A Review

    Iman Ghasemi, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Malaysia; Ehsan Abdi, Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Omid Yaghmaei, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Malaysia; Ruhollah Nemati, Shiraz University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Nowadays, nanotechnology is as a main way of in international competitiveness that is due to science and technology. Hence, nanotechnology is known as a new industry or science in the global market... More

    pp. 74-84

  11. The Waiting of <i>Parousia</i> - Aspects of Lukan Eschatology (Luke 17:20-37)

    Iulian Faraoanu, University "Alexandru Ioan Cuza", Romania

    The Gospel of Luke reveals an important aspect, namely, the combination of history and eschatology. Therefore, many scholars have discussed whether Luke is more a historian rather than a theologian... More

    pp. 85-93

  12. A Comparative Study of Valuation Variance and Accuracy between Nigeria and UK

    James Bassey Effiong, Cross River University of Technology, Nigeria

    The study compared the level of valuation variance and inaccuracy between Nigeria and UK. In order to achieve the aim for the study, a survey method was employed using questionnaire administered on... More

    pp. 94-105

  13. Postmodernism as Discourse from Foucault to Habermas

    Loredana Terec-Vlad, “Ştefan cel Mare” University of Suceava, Romania; Alexandru Trifu, Petre Andrei University, Romania

    During the last decades, the term postmodernity has been highly invoked, on the one hand, or ignored, on the other hand. It is a term that can be found in the writings of various philosophers and... More

    pp. 106-109

  14. Examining the Effectiveness of Training Assertiveness Skill on Self-Efficacy and Procrastination of the Female Seventh Grade Junior Students, District 19, Tehran: The Educational Year of 2014-2015

    Marzeyeh Moradi, Islamic Azad University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Its salient example is to procrastinate in studying lessons until the night of examination and haste and anxiety resulting from it that has entangled students. The prevalence of educational... More

    pp. 110-117

  15. The Political Metaphor - From Expressive Values to Persuasive Virtues

    Mihaela Mocanu, “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iaşi, Romania

    A particular form of interference, with indirectly transferred effects and communicative values, the political metaphor essentially mirrors the issuer’s effort towards evading and mystifying the... More

    pp. 118-126

  16. The Relationship between Social Responsibility of Organizations with their Financial Performance (Case Study: Financial Organizations and Institutions of Guilan Province)

    Mir Seyed Mozaffar Mirbarg Kar & Seyed Jalil Arayesh Shokooh, Islamic Azad University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Subject of social responsibility and its impact on financial performance of organizations and institutions are issues that always taken into consideration in the world of research. In this study,... More

    pp. 127-141

  17. Re-Examining the Wagner’s Law versus Keynesian Hypothesis: Evidence from Nigeria

    O. Owolabi-Merus, Australia

    This study investigates the Keynesian and Wagnerian views on public expenditure and economic growth in Nigeria using annual secondary data spanning from 1980 to 2011 obtained from the Central bank ... More

    pp. 142-146

  18. Regional Model for the Protection of Human Rights in Asia

    Sanjay Kumar Yadav, National Law Institute University, India

    After considering all the regional model for the protection of human rights in the world, the researcher tried to gave the regional model in Asia. There is need to care of diversified socio,... More

    pp. 147-149

  19. Effectiveness of "Psychosocial Strengthening Program" on Risk and Protective Factors of Drug Use and Increasing of Psychological Health among High Risk Adolescents

    Shahram Mohamadkhani & Farid Asyabani, Kharazmi University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    In the present research Effectiveness of "Psychosocial Strengthening Program" On Risk and Protective Factors of drug use and increasing of psychological health among high risk Adolescents has been ... More

    pp. 150-159

  20. Ruth and De-Valuation of the Values of Victorian Period

    Shaqayeq Moqari & Nooshinn Elahipanah, Semnan University of Iran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    The novel Ruth by Elizabeth Gaskell is a novel which deconstructs the values of the Victorian society. In fact this novel devalues the values of this period by bucking the system of... More

    pp. 160-165