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International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences

Jul 25, 2016 Volume 71, Number

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Number of articles: 10

  1. Impressions of Anglo-Indian Society in R. Kipling’s Early Creative Art

    Olga Posudiyevska, Oles’ Honchar Dnipropetrovsk National University, Ukraine

    This study concentrates on the analysis of early works by Rudyard Kipling who was born into the family of English colonists to India, thus becoming a representative of the newly formed Anglo-Indian... More

    pp. 1-5

  2. Civil Society Groups (CSGs) and the Democratisation Process in Nigeria, 1960-2007

    Adewunmi James Falode, Lagos State University, Nigeria

    This paper analyses the significant role the civil society groups (CSGs) played in the democratisation process in Nigeria between 1960 and 2007. The paper discovers that the CSGs made use of the... More

    pp. 6-16

  3. The Effect of Macroeconomic Variables on the Stock Market Index of the Tehran Stock Exchange

    Mohsen Mehrara, Yazdan Gudarzi Farahani & Farzan Faninam, University of Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Abbas Rezazadeh Karsalari, Islamic Azad University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    This paper examines the relationship between stock market index and macroeconomic policies (Fiscal and Monetary) on Iran's economy using quarterly data in the period 1999-2013. This study employed ... More

    pp. 17-24

  4. Nexus between Tourism and Gross Domestic Product in Sri Lanka

    Ahamed Lebbe Mohamed Aslam, Ministry of National Policy Planning, Sri Lanka

    Nowadays, policy makers believe that the tourism is a positive tool for economic growth of nations because which helps to economies of countries by several ways. In Sri Lankan experience it was not... More

    pp. 25-32

  5. Global Challenges in Democratic Local Governance of the African States

    Remi Chukwudi Okeke & Sylvia Uchenna Agu, University of Nigeria, Nigeria

    Local governments in many parts of Africa are yet to be fully accepted as important levels of government (by political actors at the central and sub-central levels). This gives rise to the... More

    pp. 33-39

  6. Forms of Teaching Pedagogical Disciplines in Orthodox Religious Educational Institutions of Ukraine (The End of 19<sup>th</sup> - The Beginning of 20<sup>th</sup> Century)

    Tetiana Tverdokhlib, H. S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University, Ukraine

    The main forms of teaching pedagogical disciplines in orthodox religious educational institutions of Ukraine (the end of 19th – the beginning of the 20thcentury) have been... More

    pp. 40-46

  7. The Power of being Color-Blind in <i>To Kill a Mockingbird</i>

    Faeze Rezazade & Esmaeil Zohdi, Vali-e-Asr University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Discrimination and racial injustice towards Blacks have existed among the groups of people since the very beginning of their gatherings as a communication and society. Throughout history, people of... More

    pp. 47-53

  8. Interactive Technologies in Teaching a Foreign Language at Higher Educational Establishment

    Oksana Gorbanyova, Oles Honchar Dnipropetrovsk National University, Ukraine

    The purpose of this study is to analyse the effectiveness of using interactive technologies in the process of teaching a foreign language at a higher educational institution. The principal result... More

    pp. 54-59

  9. Playing the Old Tunes: A Fiskean Analysis of Baz Luhrmann’s 2013 Cinematic Adaptation of <i>The Great Gatsby</i>

    Marjan Khodamoradpour & Alireza Anushiravani, Shiraz University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby has been adapted many times by different directors. However, the two prominent adaptations standing out throughout history are Jay Clayton’s 1974... More

    pp. 60-70

  10. Lexis and Mood as Markers of Feminist Ideology in Tunde Kelani’s <i>Arugba </i>and<i> Ma’ami</i>

    Oluwayemisi Olusola Akinmameji, University of Ibadan, Nigeria

    Although the negative representation of women in Nollywood movies is worrisome to scholars, they have done little as regards exploring the feminist linguistic analysis of these movies. Studies have... More

    pp. 71-82