IJRSS VOLUME 4 ISSUE 2

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IJRSS VOLUME 4 ISSUE 2 

Title

SECURITIZATION OF KURDISH QUESTION IN TURKEY

Author/s Asist.Prof. Dr.Fikret Birdisli
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 01 – 15 Vol 04. No. 2 — 2014
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Kurdish question has been one of the premier sources of the political instability and violence in Turkey for last decades. Besides Kurdish question has multidimensional character in regards of Turkey’s candidacy to the EU, membership of NATO and traditional relationship with USA. So, accumulating empirical evidence suggests that Kurdish question is a crux in many problems both in Turkey and region. Main sources of the Kurdish question are hidden in the transformation of Turkey from multinational imperial character to the nation states. …..

Keywords Kurds, Kurdish Question and Securitization.
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GLOBALIZATION AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS: WHITHER AFRICA?

Author/s Severus Ifeanyi Odoziobodo, PhD
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 16- 30 Vol 04. No. 2– 2014
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The fact that globalization of Africa or the integration of Africa into the global system from the days of slavery to the contemporary period of capital-led integration has on balance of costs and benefits been a disaster for Africa both in human terms and in terms of the damage to the African environment, as noted by Yash Tandon, is not in doubt. Why? Globalization in its present form has been exaggerating the gap between Africa and the so- called developed world as there is a disparity between the rich and poor countries of the world in the global opportunities offered in trade, investment and technology. ……

Keywords Africa, Globalization, International Relations, Dependency, The West
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SOURCES OF STRESS AND COPING STRATEGIES ADOPTED BY ACADEMIC SENIOR MEMBERS IN THE UNIVERSITY OF CAPE COAST

Author/s Mate Siakwa, Grace*
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 31- 39 Vol 04. No. 2– 2014
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ABSTRACT This study assessed stress and their attendant coping mechanisms employed by the senior members in the University of Cape Coast. The descriptive survey research design was employed in conducting the study. In all, 214 senior members were sampled through the use of the convenient sampling procedure. Questionnaires were used to solicit for the requisite data for the study ….

Keywords Stress, Coping Strategies, Models, Theories, Academic staff, Stressors.
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EDUCATIONAL FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE THE CAREER CHOICES OF UNIVERSITY OF CAPE COAST STUDENTS

Author/s Fabea, Ineke Bossman
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 40-49 Vol 04. No. 2– 2014
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This study focused on the educational factors that influence the career choices of University of Cape Coast students. The study adopted a descriptive survey design. Purposive, stratified, quota and simple random sampling techniques were used to sample 471 respondents for the study. One research questions were formulated to keep the study in focus. . .. . ….

Keywords Career, Education, Career choice and Theory
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MULTIMODAL PEDAGOGY IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS EDUCATION

Author/s Dr. Paula May Tomsett , PhD, Dr. David C. Trott, PhD
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 50- 56 Vol 04. No. 2 — 2014
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In a Taiwan-based international business administration program, students from Haiti, Holland, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkmenistan, USA, and Vietnam were able to deepen their knowledge of core course content while simultaneously engaging in extemporaneous English speaking and/or delivery of English speaking presentations. …..

Keywords arts based pedagogy, Pecha Kucha, international business, management education, classroom teaching and learning, multimodal teaching
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LABOUR MIGRATION OPPORTUNITIES OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES WITHIN SHELTERED EUROPEAN UNION LABOUR MARKET

Author/s Marcin Mikołaj Garbat, PhD
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 57- 62 Vol 04. No. 2 — 2014
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The paper presents the possibility of migration of people with disabilities within the sheltered labour market in the European Union. The article consists of three chapters, introduction and conclusion. The first part defines a sheltered labour market in an international context. The second part contains a description of selected instruments used in sheltered labour market in the EU member states. The last chapter describes the barriers and opportunities for labour migration of people with disabilities. …..

Keywords people with disability, sheltered employment, work place
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BEYOND THE LECTURE HALL: HIGHLIGHTING UNIVERSITY OF CAPE COAST’S COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES – 2012

Author/s Graham, Yaa Alberta
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 63- 70 Vol 04. No. 2– 2014
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The study looked at how the University of Cape Coast has been engaging with communities within the region. The paper is a desk top review of reports of activities of Faculties/Schools of the University of Cape Coast. These reports were submitted by the various faculties/schools to the Office of the Vice-Chancellor during the 2011/2012 academic year. The central region was the setting of the study …..

Keywords University of Cape Coast, community, faculty and school./p>
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THE INFLUENCE OF OWERRI URBAN DEVELOPMENT ON HOUSING IN IRETE, OWERRI IN IMO STATE, NIGERIA.

Author/s Duru, Patricia Nnenna And Anyanwu, Samuel
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 71- 75 Vol 04. No. 2– 2014
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The rapid growth and development of Urban Centres especially in the developing countries have some impact on the surrounding communities. This is worrisome considering the population explosion in these urban Centers and the resultant effect on the housing accommodation. This study sets out to investigate how the development of Owerri capital has affected housing situation in Irete, one of the urban fringes located in Owerri West L.G.A. Questionnaires were used to get data from the six villages sampled from the three groups. …..

Keywords urban centers, developing countries, development, population explosion, urban fringe, immigration.
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TO SOME PECULIARITIES OF VISUAL AND AUDIAL INFORMATION PERCEPTION IN E-LEARNING

Author/s Oksana Fotina
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 76- 79 Vol 04. No. 2 — 2014
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E-learning and distance education technologies have become a part of modern education and imply a wide range of providing learning materials. The most widely used asynchronous means for material delivery are video-lectures, mini-clips and video-podcasts. Many university professors find them very useful; however, not every university professor has enough knowledge about psychological aspects of visual and audial information perception. In the paper the author ignores the main distinguishes between these three audial-visual means mentioned above conditionally combining them into one term . …..

Keywords e-learning, distance education technologies, video-lecture, visual information, auditory information, information perception via audial and visual channels.
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DOES INTENSITY OF INTERPERSONAL CONTACTS AT WORK INFLUENCE SOCIAL CONTACTS OUTSIDE OF WORK?

Author/s Piotr Nieporowski
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 80- 83 Vol 04. No. 2 — 2014
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The purpose of following article is to analyze the influence of social contacts’ intensity in the workplace on our everyday life. Polish multiannual research proves that functioning in socially-isolated work environment for a long time has negative impact on our trustfulness and quality of social interactions in general.. …..

Keywords Social isolation, work, workplace, interpersonal relations, trust.
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AN INVESTIGATION ON TEACHING AND LEARNING RESOURCES/ MATERIALS USED IN FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING LESSONS IN SHS IN SUNYANI MUNICIPALITY

Author/s Darkwa Bernard Fentim
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 84 – 92 Vol 04. No. 2 — 2014
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The purpose of this paper was to investigate the teaching and learning resources/materials used in financial accounting lessons in senior high schools in the Sunyani Municipality of Ghana. Thirty one (31) teachers and three hundred and fifty (350) students from the ten (10) senior high schools in the municipality were selected for the study. It was a descriptive study where questionnaire and observation guide were used to collect the data. The study revealed that financial accounting teachers and students acknowledged the importance of teaching and learning resources/materials . …..

Keywords Learning Resources, Financial Course, Higher Schools
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CURRENT CHALLENGES IN ORGANISATIONS OF NATURAL GAS INDUSTRY AND THE RESULTS OF PRIMARY RESEARCH INTO THE VISION FOR THIS INDUSTRY WITH A SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON EXPERT ANALYSES OF CUSTOMER RELATIONS ORGANISATIONS

Author/s HOLYEVÁCZ CSABA
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 93 – 99 Vol 04. No. 2 — 2014
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During my doctoral studies I have conducted research into organisational outlook, opportunities and constraints of Hungarian energy companies and analysed the conditionality of potential organizational development opportunities on the basis of which a forward-looking, efficient and feasible organizational vision has been developed. Within the framework of this research work, I conducted primary research where I tested the statements and hypotheses made in my research works regarding the conditionality which determine the organizational and operational requirements and frameworks as well as the developed organizational model and its viability. …..

Keywords organisational innovation, organisational efficiency, energy
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OPERATIONAL AUDIT AND COST ALLOCATION ON ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE IN SELECTED INDUSTRIES – KIGALI, RWANDA

Author/s HATEGEKIMANA Vénéranda, NKIKABAHIZI Ferdinand
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 100 – 116 Vol 04. No. 2 — 2014
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This study on “operational audit and cost allocation on organizational performance in selected Rwanda industries” was conducted with the purpose of highlighting the role of operational audit and cost allocation in organization for the improvement of organizational performance. …..

Keywords operational audit, cost allocation, organizational performance.
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PERCEPTION OF STUDENTS ON THE PRACTICES HOMOSEXUALITY AMONG STUDENTS IN THE CAPE COAST METROPOLIS

Author/s Ofori, Emmanuel
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 117 – 122 Vol 04. No. 2 — 2014
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This study explored the incidence of homosexuality practices in the senior high schools. Specifically, the study sort to find out whether homosexuality is practiced in the senior high schools in the Cape Coast metropolis. The sample comprised 351 participants (203 males and 148 females) who were randomly selected from Form 3 and 4 students in three senior high schools in the Cape Coast Metropolis of the Central Region of Ghana. A questionnaire was used in data collection. . …..

Keywords Students, Perception, Homosexuality and Senior High School.
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DO HOSPITALS REALLY CARE INFORMATION PRIVACY?: EVIDENCE FROM A CONTENT ANALYSIS OF THEIR WEBSITES

Author/s Kuang-Ming Kuo1, Paul C. Talley
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 123 – 129 Vol 04. No. 2 — 2014
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The purpose of this study is to investigate whether Taiwanese hospital websites display a defined privacy policy, and if so, do such privacy policies conforms to fair information practices? Content analysis methodology was applied to investigate the online privacy policies of the 475 Taiwanese hospital websites. The results revealed that only 19.6% of the hospitals posted defined privacy policies on their websites …..

Keywords Privacy Policy, Fair Information Practices, Content Analysis, Hospital Website, Compliance
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THE IMPACT OF PUBLIC DEBT ON PRIVATE INVESTMENT IN NIGERIA: EVIDENCE FROM A NONLINEAR MODEL

Author/s ThankGod O. Apere
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 130 – 138 Vol 04. No. 2 — 2014
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This study examined the impact of public debt on private investment in Nigeria over the period 1981 – 2012. Data were sourced from the CBN statistical Bulletin, 2012. Private investment as a ratio of GDP (PINV) was regressed on external debt (XD), external debt squared (XDsqr), Domestic debt (DB), domestic debt squared (DBsqr) and private consumption expenditure as a percentage of GDP (PCXR) using the instrumental variable technique of estimation and bootstrapping technique for the computation of normal based standard errors for the turning points. The results show that: DB has a linear and positive impact on PINV; XD has a U-shaped impact on PINV; and PCXR has a negative impact on PINV. …..

Keywords public debt, external debt, domestic debt, private investment, nonlinear model, turning point, bootstrapping, instrumental variable
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VISIBILITY OF WOMEN IN HIGHER EDUCATION IN GHANA: A CASE STUDY OF UNIVERSITY OF CAPE COAST

Author/s Graham, Yaa Alberta
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 139 – 146 Vol 04. No. 2 — 2014
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The purpose of this study was to investigate whether women employees are visible in their organizations in Ghana. The study was carried out among female non-teaching staff (senior members) of the University of Cape Coast. The study made use of purposive sampling to select the twenty-six (26) out of a population of one hundred …..

Keywords visibility, female non-teaching staff, university of cape coast, Ghana,
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ARMED CONFLICTS AND FORCED MIGRATION IN THE GREAT LAKES REGION OF AFRICA: CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES

Author/s Ogwang Tom
Source International Journal of Research In Social Sciences pp 147 – 161 Vol 04. No. 2 — 2014
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The paper attempts to analyze the current conflicts in the Great Lakes Region and the subsequent displacement from the early 1960s to date. Most of the causes to the conflicts are related to colonialism and post colonial struggles and poor governance. The paper traces the evolution of armed conflicts and forced migration in the Great Lakes Region, identifying Tanzania as the only …..

Keywords Great Lakes Region, Armed conflict, Forced Migration
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