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International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences

May 04, 2014 Volume 27, Number

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Number of articles: 16

  1. Scenario of Public Participation in Assembly Elections of Jammu & Kashmir: A Study (1962-2008)

    Ramesh Pandita, BGSB University, India

    The present study is an attempt to evaluate the prevailing democracy in Jammu & Kashmir, India which is also being termed as conflict zone in South Asia. The study analyzes elections held to... More

    pp. 1-18

  2. “You’ll Never Walk Alone”: Phenomenology and Ageing in Contemporary Culture

    Jason L. Powell, Coventry University, United Kingdom

    This article explores the theory of phenomenology and its relevance for understanding ageing. I begin by attempting to unravel the main theorisations of phenomenology and then explore how the use... More

    pp. 19-30

  3. The Revived Self through Nature in Atwood’s Surfacing

    Anegbe Endurance, Ruzbeh Babaee & Abdulhameed A. Majeed, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

    This paper attempts to look at Margret Atwood"s Surfacing (1972) which happens to be one of her widely read works via one of the concept of sense of place. In Surfacing, the narration... More

    pp. 31-38

  4. The Need for Effective Leadership in Talent Management in Mauritius

    Nirmal Kumar Betchoo, Université des Mascareignes, Mauritius

    The importance of linking leadership to talent management is a priority for the Mauritian economy at a time when the economy shifts from the industrial and labour-intensive sector to a services and... More

    pp. 39-48

  5. Engaging Students through ICT: Strategies and Challenges for Using Website in Teaching and Learning

    Aliff Nawi, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Brunei Darussalam; Ahmad Fkrudin Mohamed Yusoff, Politeknik Ungku Omar, Malaysia; Hafit Hidayah Ajmain & Mohamad Raffe Ghalil Abbas, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia

    The existence of website made the world without borders and all the information is just a few clicks away. In the education field, the usage of internet and websites in teaching and learning (T&... More

    pp. 49-56

  6. The Mimic (Wo)man ‘Writes Back’: Anita Desai’s <i>In Custody</i>

    Parisa Arasteh & Hossein Pirnajmuddin, University of Isfahan, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    This article aims to trace the articulation of resistance in terms of gender and the postcolonial condition in Anita Desai’s In Custody (1984). As one of the most prominent post-Independence... More

    pp. 57-66

  7. Internal Articulation of the Open Work Concept

    Iulian Bitoleanu, National High School Anastasescu, Romania

    Study shows multiple valences of aesthetic concept opening in artwork, whose notoriety was due to Umberto Eco. It was mentioned honest rivalry between France and Italy, in terms of pioneering art. ... More

    pp. 67-74

  8. Informational Stocks and e-Logistic Management of a Tourism Company

    Ioan Constantin Dima, University Valahia of Târgovişte, Romania; Alina Ţenescu, University of Craiova, Romania; Petre Bosun, University of Timişoara, Romania

    The huge development of the Internet, increasing number users, low cost Internet access access and cutting access and cutting access and cuttingaccess and cuttingaccess and cutting -edge connection... More

    pp. 75-85

  9. From the Individual's Fault to the Construct of Power (Development and Changes of Crime Theories)

    Mohamad Seddigh Mohamadi, Prevention of Crime at the Court of Justice, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Hasan Babaee & Mohamad Khaledian, Payame Noor University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    The present paper aims to explain crime by investigating various theoretical approaches and to show that from the classic era to the recent postmodern theories, a slow but steady cycle of discourse... More

    pp. 96-107

  10. Governmentality, Social Policy and the Social Construction of Old Age in England

    Jason L. Powell, Coventry University, United Kingdom

    This article looks in more detail at the incidence and consequence of social policies for older people through the distinctly French post-structuralist lens of governmentality (Foucault, 1977).... More

    pp. 108-121

  11. Comparing the Efficiency of the Family among Successful and Unsuccessful Students

    Raouf Husseini & Hasan Gharibi, Islamic Azad University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Mohamad Khaledian, Payame Noor University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    The current research was done to compare the efficiency of the family among successful and unsuccessful students. The statistical population of the research was high school students of Saghez. The ... More

    pp. 122-131

  12. Leadership Styles and Employee Satisfaction: A Correlation Study

    Saeid Afshinpour, United States

    The purpose of this quantitative correlation study was to determine the extent to which leadership style preferences correlate with employee satisfaction with supervision among employees and... More

    pp. 156-169

  13. Yeats’ “Leda and the Swan”: A Myth of Violence

    Ruzbeh Babaee & Wan Roselezam Wan Yahya, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

    W. B. Yeats" "Leda and the Swan", first published in the Dial in 1924, is an example of Irish poetry drawing on Classical Greek and Latin texts to create a commentary on the political... More

    pp. 170-176

  14. The Management of the Mechanized Face, Considered as a Unique System

    Sorin Mihai Radu, University of Petroşani, Romania

    The systemic approach of the mechanized face is carried out by appealing to the flexible economic-mathematics models, to the advantages offered by their using. The concept of vague sets (by... More

    pp. 184-193

  15. Place of the Didactic Literature in Vahshi Bafghi's Khold-e-Barin

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

    Masnavi Khold-e-Barin is one of letters that educate people moral courses in different ways. Vahshi Bafghi by using his special technique, compose a word full of advice and using the different... More

    pp. 194-201

  16. Human Capital Development, Economic Rejuvenation and Stable Long-Term Growth: The Case of Nigeria

    Martins Iyoboyi, Federal University, Nigeria

    The paper investigates the relative impact of human capital development on economic rejuvenation and growth in Nigeria form 1981 to 2010, using the bounds testing approach to cointegration. The... More

    pp. 202-214