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International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences

Nov 30, 2016 Volume 74, Number

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Transculturalism in Tan Twan Eng’s <i>The Gift of Rain</i>

    Wen Lee Ng, Manimangai Mani & Wan Roselezam Wan Yahya, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

    While the growing body of research on Tan Twan Eng’s The Gift of Rain (2009) focuses on the protagonist, Philip Hutton’s traumatic condition, his Chinese identity, and his ambiguous identity... More

    pp. 1-15

  2. Hamartia and Catharsis in Shakespeare’s <i>King Lear </i>and Bahram Beyzaie’s <i>Death of Yazdgerd</i>

    Mahshid Mirmasoomi, University of Tehran, Iran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    King Lear (1606) is one of the political tragedies of Shakespeare in which the playwright censures Lear's hamartia wrecking havoc not only upon people's lives but bringing devastation on his... More

    pp. 16-25

  3. The Program of Pedagogical Disciplines in Pedagogical Educational Institutions in Ukraine (The 30s of the 20<sup>th</sup> Century)

    Olha Bashkir, H.S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University, Ukraine

    The process of forming program provision for teaching pedagogical disciplines, pedagogy in particular, in pedagogical educational institutions has been characterized in the article on the basis of ... More

    pp. 26-32

  4. <i>The Kite Runner</i> and the Problem of Racism and Ethnicity

    Akram Sadat Hosseini & Esmaeil Zohdi, Vali-e-Asr University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Racism is a worldwide matter that is based on the physical characteristics of people's division into different categories on which some people become superior and some inferior. Racism and... More

    pp. 33-40

  5. Public Debt and Sustainable National Development in Nigeria: Analysis of Fundamental Issues

    Remi Chukwudi Okeke & Adeline N. Idike, University of Nigeria, Nigeria

    This study raises some fundamental issues in the relationship between public debt and sustainable national development in Nigeria. The work is significant in highlighting the position of public... More

    pp. 41-47

  6. Study on the Conflicts between Work and Family at the Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Iran

    Ali Kebriaei, Fatemeh Abedizadeh & Teyebehsadat Sharifian, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    With both professional and personal responsibilities, employees often conflict when reconciling the demands of family and work. The study aimed to investigate whether work to family conflict... More

    pp. 48-53

  7. Remarks on the History of the Navy of the Empire of Nicaea in the Light of the Chronicle of Georgios Akropolites

    Marcin Böhm, University of Opole, Poland

    The Empire of Nicaea was a successor of the Byzantium shattered in 1204. In the newly established state marine traditions of Byzantines, remain alive. The best testimony to this, are the evidence... More

    pp. 54-57