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International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences

Sep 11, 2015 Volume 59, Number

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Number of articles: 20

  1. “The Value of Life and Labor” of Ukrainian Migrants Abroad

    Oksana Koshulko, Maltepe University, Turkey

    This article presents an investigation of the problems of Ukrainian migrants abroad. Due to the very difficult financial and socio-economic situation in Ukraine, many people have decided to go... More

    pp. 1-8

  2. It Rings a Bell or Breeds Contempt? Activating Background Knowledge and Reading Recall

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

    The present study examined the possible effects of activating background knowledge on reading recall of 20 Iranian EFL learners by giving the experimental participants a text from Persian... More

    pp. 9-12

  3. Socrates in Thee Plato's Works: Uniformity of Styles and Life in all the Works

    Azam Etemadifard & Malik Hoseyney, Islamic Azad University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Despite the fact, only one of the Plato's treatises among his coaction of works is titled "Defending Socrates"; however, one can say that all the Plato's works are based on defense of Socrates.... More

    pp. 13-19

  4. The Influence of Family Background on the Academic Achievement of Students in Basic Science

    Oji Ekpo Effiong & Charles E. Igiri, Cross River State College of Education, Nigeria

    This study is base on finding out the influence of family background on the academic achievement of student in Basic Science. A 2 items questionnaire was designed to obtain information from... More

    pp. 20-27

  5. Impact of Capital Structure on Profitability in the Manufacturing and Non-Manufacturing Industries of Pakistan

    Hafeez Ullah & Aun Abbas, Indus International Institute DG Khan, Pakistan; Nadeem Iqbal, Ghazi University DG-Khan, Pakistan

    This study motives to analyze and understand the association between capital structure and profitability and the fastidious to measure their significance in manufacturing and non manufacturing... More

    pp. 28-39

  6. Interacting among State and Public Sphere in Contemporary History of Iran

    Hossien Mohammadzadeh, Payame Noor University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    The goal of this study is interaction among state and public sphere as part of civil society in Iran contemporary periods. Public sphere is an index for open society and transformation toward... More

    pp. 40-43

  7. Religion and the Women Leadership Question (A Philosophical Approach)

    Ikechukwu Nwakaeze Ogugua, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nigeria

    Culture is a wider matrix than religion. The relation of male to female in Africa is cultural and metaphysical. The concept of womanhood is set as an appendix, hence derived from the concept of... More

    pp. 44-55

  8. A Unique Indigenous Justice Delivery System of Tribes of Eastern Himalayan Region of India

    Kaushik Bhagawati, Kshitiz Kumar Shukla, Amit Sen & Doni Jini, ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, India

    Almost all the tribes across the world have their own indigenous concept of rules, regulation and grievance redress system developed with the evolution of the community to maintain peace, justice... More

    pp. 56-60

  9. Cross Correlation Analysis of Reward & Punishment on Students Learning Behavior

    Lubna Jabeen, Indus International Institute DG-Khan, Pakistan; Nadeem Iqbal & Najib Haider, Ghazi University DG-Khan, Pakistan; Sajid Iqbal, Indus International Institute DG-Khan, Pakistan

    The current study aims to investigate the impact of reward and punishment on students’ learning behavior. This paper is quantitative in nature. The study used questionnaire approach and acquired... More

    pp. 61-64

  10. The Enchanted Storyteller: John Barth and the Magic of Scheherazade

    Maryam Moosavi Majd & Nooshin Elahipanah, Semnan University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    During the fifties he was considered to be an existentialist, and absurdist and later a Black Humorist, yet, John Barth proved that he would never subscribe to any specific theory and would make... More

    pp. 65-75

  11. Speech Act of Thanking: A Contrastive Analysis among Iranian EFL Learners in Terms of Gender and Level of Proficiency

    Mina Azima, Islamic Azad University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Akbar Hesabi, University of Isfahan, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    The speech act of thanking is one of the fairly neglected areas of research in the Iranian context. The present study seeks to investigate the ways in which this social act is expressed by young... More

    pp. 76-84

  12. Investor Behavior & Fundamental Analysis: A Case of Karachi Stock Exchange Investor’s

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

    The current study hypothesized the investor behaviors with stock market fundamental analysis. Thus, the study used convinance and simple random sampling for data acquisition and study has used... More

    pp. 85-88

  13. Teaching Universal Themes through Enactment to Students

    Narges Roozbeh & Ali Nikseresht, Teacher at Education Office of Narmashir, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    If a teacher teaches universal themes to her students, they will make a good society in future. If they are taught love, sympathy, justice, friendship, forgiveness, genericity, kindness, peace, the... More

    pp. 89-91

  14. Philosophy, Law and Society (A Multi-Disciplinary Approach)

    Paul I. Ogugua, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Pakistan

    Philosophy does not solve problems related to other disciplines alone as Winch, P. (1958:4) believes or as others might think, there are philosophical problems too irrespective of the position of... More

    pp. 92-103

  15. Education as a Moral Enterprise for Adolescents

    Prakash Chandra Jena, Lovely Professional University, India

    Identifying various problems of school going adolescents is a major challenge now-a-days. This paper focuses various educational problems of adolescents and how these problems cause for their moral... More

    pp. 104-108

  16. Post-War Conflict in Sri Lanka: Violence against Sri Lankan Muslims and Buddhist Hegemony

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

    Following the end of the thirty years old civil war in Sri Lanka, there were expectations that the post-war period would usher in peace, development and reconciliation. The last four years have... More

    pp. 109-125

  17. Financial Reporting Regime & Financial Statements Antecedents Banking Sector Case of Pakistan

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

    The current study hypothesized the significant correlation of financial reporting regime with financial statements ingredients. Study used connivance sampling technique for data acquisition have... More

    pp. 126-130

  18. Neoliberal Ideology for Transitive Economic: Capitalism vs Socialism

    Dmitriy Viter & Olga Brezhneva-Yermolenko, Dneprodzerzhinsk State Technical University, Ukraine

    Contemporary world gained the important experience of the inevitability of a systemic crisis which arising under any circumstances, including the case of suppression of individual principles,... More

    pp. 131-137

  19. Nomadologic Ulysses: Pounding Overseas

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

    A Deleuzian reading of Ezra Pound’s the Gypsy and Ulysses by James Joyce is put into practice to link the schizophrenic concept of ‘nomadology’, with diaspora, mysticism, logic,... More

    pp. 138-145

  20. James Joyce and Alcoholism

    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

    This paper will zoom-in upon one of the greatest modernist writers and influential figures of the twentieth century, James Joyce. In this way, following his life’s developments, from his troubled... More

    pp. 146-156