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IJRSS VOLUME 2 ISSUE 2

Title

OWNERSHIP AND ACCESS TO LAND IN URBAN MAMPRUGU, NORTHERN GHANA

Author/s Sagre Bambangi (PhD), Abdulai Abubakari (PhD)
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 1 – 14 Vol 02. No. 2 — 2013
Abstract

This paper explores land ownership and access to land in the urban areas of Mamprugu in the Northern Region of Ghana. An overview of the system of land ownership and access in the rural areas for both residential and agricultural purposes has been used as a background for the understanding of the changes provoked by urbanization. The information used was qualitative through key informant interviews, observation and group discussions. The study revealed that land ownership and access in the traditional rural context was often in tranquility and rarely encountered conflicts. Occasional conflicts arising from the traditional rural arrangements were often easier to resolve…..

Keywords Land Ownership, Access by Women, patrilineal system, Mamprugu, Traditional Land Ownership
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PRACTICE OF PROFIT EQUALIZATION RESERVE AND INVESTMENT RISK RESERVE BY ISLAMIC BANKS

Author/s Sheila Nu Nu Htay, Syed Ahmed Salman
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 15- 19 Vol 02. No. 2 — 2013
Abstract

Stability of banking system is backbone of any country’s economy. Conventional banking is a prominent banking system and it is well established in both Muslim and non-Muslim countries. Recently, Muslim scholars have suggested Islamic banking which has been widely practiced all over the world. All the Islamic banks except in Sudan are operating in the environment whereby the conventional banking has been dominating since a few decades. ….

Keywords Profit Equalization Reserve, Investment Risk Reserve, AAOIFI, IFSB and Bank Negara Malaysia.
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FOOD PRODUCTION, HUNGER AND POVERTY OF PUBLIC POLICY IN NIGERIA: A POLITICAL ECONOMIC ANALYSIS

Author/s ADEYEMI-SUENU, ADEBOWALE
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 20- 25 Vol 02. No. 2 — 2013
Abstract

Food production, hunger are two alien concepts in pre-colonial Nigerian communities. This paper establishes the theoretical nexus between hunger, agricultural practices and policies. The colonial era recorded a successful story in cash crops production. The post colonial Nigeria had a negative story to tell. . ….

Keywords Food Production, Hunger, Poverty, Public Policy
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INVESTIGATE OF RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MORAL INTELLIGENCE AND DISTRESS TOLERANCE IN ISFAHAN STAFF

Author/s Maedeh Moghadas, Maryam Khaleghi
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 26- 30 Vol 02. No. 2 — 2013
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The aim of this study investigates the relationship intelligence and moral distress tolerance staff in 1391. For this purpose departments and agencies of Isfahan University Falavarjan, the field of arts and education Khomeini shahr was selected using cluster sampling and 250 were selected randomly from the staff of these centers. and then moral Intelligence Scale Kiel, Lenniek Simon & Gaher distress suffered questionnaire was completed by each member of the sample. Data obtained using Spss version 16 software was used for data analysis. . ….

Keywords Moral Intelligence, distress tolerance
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UNEMPLOYMENT IN RELATION OF GROWTH POPULATION

Author/s AFRIM LOKU1, GAZMEND DEDA
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 31- 38 Vol 02. No. 2 — 2013
Abstract

The fact that employment is one of the immediate concerns for Kosovo, in the last years the creation of new jobs in the public and private sector has been at low levels as in other countries of Eastern Europe. So the Government of the country should improve employment. In general employment is a complex challenge so the creation of new jobs is a multi-sector phenomenon that includes macroeconomic policies, fair business policies, education policies, social policies etc . ….

Keywords Employment, Unemployment, population growth
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THE CHALLENGES FACING REHABILITATION OF PRISONERS IN KENYA AND THE MITIGATION STRATEGIES

Author/s OMBOTO JOHN ONYANGO
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 39- 43 Vol 02. No. 2 — 2013
Abstract

In Kenya, the prison system as it is known today was established by the colonial government since the legal system of the pre-colonial African societies did not have a prisons set up (KHRC 2002).However, the performance of this vital cog in the criminal justice system as it is today in Kenya is interfered with by several factors.This paper addresses some of these factors in line with the findings of two University of Nairobi academic research projects conducted in 2003 and 2010 in prisons by this writer. ….

Keywords Challenges facing Rehabilitation of prisoners Mitigation strategies Kenya Over-population of prison Institutions, and the harsh conditions for inmates
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WHAT AN OLD MAN SEES WHILE SITTING A YOUNG MAN CANNOT SEE WHILE STANDING”: UTILIZING SENIOR CITIZENS TO ACHIEVE PEACE

Author/s Dr. Vicky Khasandi-Telewa, Makarios Wakoko, Jane Mugo, Evelyn Mahero and Francis Ndegwa
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 44- 49 Vol 02. No. 2 — 2013
Abstract

Many African communities still appreciate the role of oral literature in establishing and maintaining social order. Chief among the genres of oral literature is the proverbs. Achebe in “Things Fall Apart says that ‘proverbs are the palm-oil with which words are eaten’ (Achebe, 1958:4). The Gikuyu, an ethnic group that lives in the Central Region of Kenya was among the heaviest casualties of the post election violence that was experienced in the country in 2007/8. To prevent recurrence of such tribal chaos several strategies and efforts such as the formation of Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission, . ….

Keywords proverbs, peace, peace building,
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FUTURE PHYSICS TEACHER AS MANAGER AND FACILITATOR OF THE EDUCATIONAL PROCESS

Author/s Oxana Semernia, Jose Italo Cortez, Natalia Sosnitskaya, Liliana Cortez, Manuel Rodriguez
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 50- 55 Vol 02. No. 2 — 2013
Abstract

The article examines similarity and differences in the teacher’s functions such as a manager and a moderator on the example of a Physics teacher. The specific tasks for the current testing of students’ knowledge in Physics are being analyzed..

Keywords Physics teacher, manager, facilitator, competence, level of awareness, pedagogic creed.
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COMPARISON OF IRRATIONAL BELIEFS AMONG BOTH ATHLETE AND NON-ATHLETE SCHOLARS

Author/s Yadollah Azadip
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 55- 60 Vol 02. No. 2 — 2013
Abstract

This study is to compare athlete and non-athlete male scholars in terms of their “Irrational Belief” in University, farhangian (Iran), and the sample group included 120 scholars of different majors (60 athletes, 60 non-athletes). . ….

Keywords Belief, Irrational Beliefs, Athlete , Non-athlete, Scholars
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ATTITUDE OF TEACHERS’ IN YENAGOA LOCAL GOVERNMEN AREA BAYELSA STATE NIGERIA, TOWARDS THE TEACHING PROFESSION: COUNSELLING IMPLICATIONS

Author/s AGNES EBI MALIKI
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 61- 67 Vol 02. No. 2 — 2013
Abstract

The study examined attitude of teachers towards the teaching profession. The study utilized descriptive survey research design. A total number of 150 teachers were randomly selected from secondary schools in the study area. Instrument titled “ Attitude of teachers towards teaching “ was developed, validated and administered to the respondents. Respondents have a mean age of 30 years and have put in a mean . ….

Keywords Teachers, Teaching profession, attitude, teaching.
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SUPERVISORY FRAMEWORK FOR THE TIMELY COMPLETION OF DOCTORAL RESEARCH DEGREES

Author/s Godfrey Uzonwanne, Francis Uzonwanne, Onyeka Uzonwanne
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 68- 76 Vol 02. No. 2 — 2013
Abstract

This study presents a perspective for the effective supervision of doctoral research degrees to ensure timely completion within the three year period traditionally allocated for doctoral research degrees. The study employed a survey methodology to gather empirical data from doctoral research supervisors and doctoral research students. A sample of thirty research supervisors and thirty research students were interviewed (fifteen supervisors and fifteen students in the United Kingdom and fifteen supervisors and fifteen students in Nigeria) to seek their views . ….

Keywords Completion rate, supervisory framework, doctoral research process, supervisor’s role.
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IJRSS VOLUME 2 ISSUE 1

Title

IDENTIFYING ROLES IN TOURISM EDUCATION: THE CASE OF THE EGYPTIAN AND BRITISH TOURISM FACULTIES

Author/s Islam Elgammal
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 1 – 10 Vol 02. No. 1 — 2013
Abstract

Knowledgeable and skilled tourism labor is one of the outcomes of a good tourism educational system. Researchers indicated that the use of active-learning strategies provides an average rate of student attention of 75%. Student -Centered Learning (SCL) is the way by which students can be involved in learning activities through the lecture time which helps in constructing their understanding of the topic presented. In order to implement a SCL environment, attention must be given to different aspects of the learning process.The aim of this study is to foster an exchange of ideas between the lecturer and students, their role and responsibilities and explore its impact on achieving the module outcomes….

Keywords Students-Centered Learning (SCL), Teacher-Centered Learning (TCL), Learning contracts, Active learning, lecturer/student role
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POLITICS OF RELIGION AND SECULARISM IN THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE; 14TH TO 20TH CENTURY: A STUDY

Author/s Asst. Prof. Hakan Köni
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 11- 20 Vol 02. No. 1 — 2013
Abstract

The subject of this article is the movements and processes of secularism in the Ottoman Empire from its years of foundation to its collapse. The main argument of the article is that while the Ottoman Empire was a substantially religious state in terms its legal, political, administrative, educational, economic, social and cultural institutions during its classical period, beginning with the late 17 th century it was introduced to a gradually strengthening secularization process reaching to its peak during the collapse of the Empire in terms of depth and content. ….

Keywords Ottoman History, secularism, democracy, politics of religion
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Title

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT AND SELF-ACTUALIZATION OF STUDENTS IN THE NEW ENVIRONMENT

Author/s Ebtesam Pajouhandeh
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 21- 26 Vol 02. No. 1 — 2013
Abstract

This study assessed the correlation of personal development with self -actualization in non-domestic students. The research population included 100 students composed of two groups: main group 50 students (25 girls and 25 boys).and 50 local students for control group (25 girls and 25 boys). They all were selected randomly from student’s dormitories and university. ….

Keywords personality development, self –actualization. Non –domestic students, local students
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THE OFFICIAL CONSTITUTIONS AND DOCUMENTS OF THE REVOLUTION FROM 1848 IN ROMANIAN COUNTRY AND THEIR ROLE IN THE MODERNIZATION OF POLITICAL STRUCTURE OF THE STATE

Author/s Gherghe Roxana, Lecturer, PhD
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 27- 32 Vol 02. No. 1 — 2013
Abstract

The Romanian Revolution from 1848, caused by the social-economic realities from the three Romanian countries – the Romanian Country, Transylvania and Moldova – was the great event which not only revealed the Romanians’ national legitimate goals, but also established an unitarian programme to follow afterwards, in order to achieve the political unit of the Romanian na tion and modernize the structures of the society. . ….

Keywords programmatic documents, statutory reign, national emancipation, constitutional project.
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INTEGRATING SOFT SKILLS ASSESSMENT THROUGH SOFT SKILLS WORKSHOP PROGRAM FOR ENGINEERING STUDENTS AT UNIVERSITY OF PAHANG: AN ANALYSIS

Author/s Rashidi Abbas, Fakhrul Adabi Abdul Kadir, Ilhamie Abdul Ghani Azmie
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 32- 46 Vol 02. No. 1 — 2013
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The objective of this paper is to address the need for implementing Soft Skills Workshop that could be an instrumental in developing and improving Soft Skills Program in UMP. The UMP Soft Skills components consist of Positive Values, Leadership, Team Working, Oral Communication, Written Communication, and Learning Capabilities. Hence, the Soft Skills Expert Group at the Centre for Modern Languages & Human Sciences, UMP took the initiative in organizing the Soft Skills 2 Workshop for final year students before they set out for their industrial training. ….

Keywords Technical skills and non-technical skills, Soft Skills (Kemahiran Insaniah), Employability, Industrial Training
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