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International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences

Sep 25, 2013 Volume 5, Number

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Number of articles: 8

  1. The Relationship of Psychological Hardiness with Work Holism

    Mohamad Khaledian & Banafshe Hasanvand, Payame Noor University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Sohrab Hassan Pour, Islamic Azad University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Background and Aim: Present research intends to investigate relationship of psychological hardiness with work holism among high school teachers. Methods: The under study society includes all male... More

    pp. 1-9

  2. Choice of Decorative Paints: Recommendation of Interior Designer and Dealers, an Opinion Survey of Berger Paints Limited, Kolkata

    Soumik Gangopadhyay, International Institute of Management Sciences, India; Pradip Bandyopadhay & Pujashree Sinha, Berger Paints Limited, India

    Present study is an opinion survey of the Dealers of Berger Paints Pvt. Ltd., India and Interior designer of Kolkata, India that reveals the factors affecting the choice of paints of the said... More

    pp. 10-16

  3. Empirical Differences in Crime Categories by White-Collar Criminals

    Petter Gottschalk, BI Norwegian Business School, Norway

    White-collar crime is financial crime committed by persons of respectability and social status. The purpose of this paper is to present empirical results from a study of convicted white-collar... More

    pp. 17-26

  4. “When I Steal, it is for the Benefit of Me and You”: Is Collectivism Engendering Corruption in Uganda?

    Paul Bukuluki, Makerere University, Uganda

    This paper examines the beliefs and practices that collectivism engenders in Uganda and how they may influence the principal-agent relationships present in the situation of “corruption”. Within... More

    pp. 27-44

  5. Enabling Social Justice through Progressive Taxation in ‘Discriminated’ Societies

    Ray Titus, Alliance University, India

    The advocates of taxes point to its legitimacy as derived from the need for government to work for the people. Those who oppose taxes call it a burden imposed on the people, benefitting none than... More

    pp. 45-54

  6. The Relationship between Economic Growth and Human Capital in Developing Countries

    Mohsen Mehrara & Maysam Musai, University of Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    This paper investigates the causal relationship between education and GDP in developing countries by using panel unit root tests and panel cointegration analysis for the period 1970-2010. A three... More

    pp. 55-62

  7. Corporate Crime Does Pay! The Relationship between Financial Crime and Imprisonment in White-Collar Crime

    Petter Gottschalk, BI Norwegian Business School, Norway; Lars Glasø, University of Bergen, Norway

    White-collar crime is financial crime committed by white-collar criminals. Sensational white-collar crime cases regularly appear in the international business press and studies in journals of... More

    pp. 63-78

  8. Non-Specific and Peculiar Psychological Mechanisms in Criminological Process of Perpetrators of Manslaughters

    Andrzej Borowski, Akademia Pomorska w Słupsku, Poland

    Examining psychological mechanisms which lay at the heart of manslaughters aren't a new subject in Polish psychology and penitentiary sociology. In case of the public correction he seems positive... More

    pp. 79-83