Canadian Social Science

Articles from Vol. 7, No. 2, April 3

A Case Study of English Teacher Development in Hebei Normal University of Science and Technology/UNE ÉTUDE DE CAS DU DÉVELOPPEMENT DE PROFESSEUR D'ANGLAIS À L'UNIVERSITÉ POLYTECHNIQUE DE NORMALE DE HEBEI
Abstract:English teacher training is a very important part of teacher development in a university. This article reports a case study of English teacher development in Hebei Normal University of Science and Technology. A training program was given to...
Akhond Khorasani's Viewpoints towards Modern Concepts/POINTS DE VUE DE KHORASANI AKHOND VIS-À-VIS DES CONCEPTS MODERNES
Abstract:In 1906, at the dawn of the twentieth century, Akhond Khorasani assumed the leadership of the Iranian constitutional revolution. He was a prominent figure in Iranian history regarding whom this paper sets out to unveil his mentality vis-a-vis...
Analysis on China's Low Household Consumption1/ANALYSE SUR UNE CONSOMMATION DES MÉNAGES FAIBLE EN CHINE
Abstract:Since the economic reform of China in the late 70s, China is going through a rapid economic development, however, the proportion of consumption in the national economy is declining over the past 30 years. In this paper, we first describe the...
An Exploratory Study on Shopper Typologies in Malaysia/ÉTUDE EXPLORATOIRE SUR LA TYPOLOGIE DE CONSOMMATEURS EN MALAISIE
Abstract:There is an increasing trend of Malaysians shopping for leisure and spending their free time in shopping malls. Consumer shopping behavior has a plethora of research done. However, little intention has been given to summarizing the salient conclusions...
A Review of the Impacts of Changing Land Use on Land Degradation in Anyigba, Nigeria/ETUDE SUR LES IMPACTS DU CHANGMENT DE L'UTILISATION DES TERRES SUR LA DÉGRADATION DE TERRE À ANYIGBA
Abstract:This study is aimed at having an insight into the changes in land use that has occured in Anyigba between 2006 and 2009 and their consequent impacts on land degradation in the town. Field observation was used in determining the current situation...
Bureaucracy and Socio-Economic Management in a Depressed Economy/BUREAUCRATIE ET GESTION SOCIO-ÉCONOMIQUE DANS UNE ÉCONOMIE STAGNANTE
Abstract:This paper examined the role of bureaucracy in socio-economic management in a depressed economy, using Nigeria as a case study. The logic and validity of the proposition that bureaucracy is the nucleus of governmental management has long been...
Causes of Decline of Yadgha Language/LES CAUSES DE DECLIN DE LANGUE DE YADGHA
Abstract:Language is not an autocrat, its existence is dependent upon the community members who speak and own it. My study concerns questions and implications with regard to the sociolinguistic status of the Yadgha speakers inhabiting Lutkoh valley,...
Causes of Ethical Erosion in Nigerian Universities/LES CAUSES D'ÉROSION MORALE AUX UNIVERSITÉS NIGÉRIENNES
Abstract:The contemporary feature of Nigerian university system is that of anarchy, chaos and acrimony. These can be seen in various vices such as sexual harassment, admission racketeering, exam malpractice as well as unhealthy rivalry in competition...
Does Reading Literary Texts Have Any Impact on EFL Learners' Vocabulary Retention?/LISANT LES TEXTES LITTÉRAIRES A-T-IL UN IMPACT DE CONSERVATION DE VOCABULAIRE SUR LES ÉTUDIANTS D'EFL?
Abstract:This study seeks to find out whether EFL learners' exposure to literary texts is in any way different from their exposure to nonliterary texts with respect to their ability to deal with related vocabulary items. Furthermore, the present study...
Effects of Age, Gender and Body Mass Index on Reaction to Air Condition/EFFETS DE L'ÂGE, DU SEXE ET DE L'INDICE DE MASSE CORPORELLE SUR LA RÉACTION DES GENS ENVERS L'AIR CLIMATISÉ
Abstract:This study investigated the effect of age, gender, and body mass index (BMI) on reaction to air condition. Forty eight undergraduates (21 males and 27 females) randomly selected from Imo State University, Owerri, Nigeria within the age range...
Effects of Machiavellianism on Ingratiation in Organizational Settings/EFFETS DU MACHIAVÉLISME SUR LA COMPLAISANCE DANS LES ORGANISMES ORGANISATIONNELS
Abstract:Influential behaviour has generally been shaped by personality. In organizational research, Machiavellianism has commonly been defined as the need to develop and defend one's power and success. It is the utilisation of power to incite other...
Ethnic Identity in an Intercultural Geography: An Empirical Study/L'IDENTITÉ ETHNIQUE DANS UNE GÉOGRAPHIE INTERCULTURELLE: UNE ÉTUDE EMPIRIQUE
Abstract:This study explored the ethnic identity among 331 emerging adults (144 mestizos and 187 indigenous) from the Intercultural University of Chiapas (México). Scholars suggest that ethnicity is much more salient for ethnic minority adolescents than...
Federal Agriculture Marketing Authority: The Relationship of Persionality Traits and Enterepreneurial Commitment among Agropreneurs in Pasar Tani/L'ORGANISME DE COMMERCIALISATION FÉDÉRAL D'AGRICULTURE: LES RELATIONS DES TRAITS DE PERSONNALITÉ ET DE L'ENGAGEMENT ENTREPRENANT PARMI AGROPRENEURS DANS PASAR TANI
Abstract:Pasar Tani also known as a farmers market is a platform for farmers to sell their product direct to the customer without the middleman. The concept of agropreneur becomes useful approach to the farmers in a Pasar Tani to develop their personality...
Food Culture in Pakistan since 1979-80: Composite vs Split/CULTURE ALIMENTAIRE AU PAKISTAN DEPUIS 1979-80: COMPOSITION VS. PORTION
Abstract:The paper is about change in food culture in Pakistan. Food availability per capita per annum in Pakistan increased from 298.1 kg in 1979-80 to 414.8 kg in 2007-08 at a rate slower than Population growth (from 85.09 million to 163.8 million...
God-Fatherism in the Politics of Nigeria: Continuity and Change/GOD-FATHERISM DANS LA POLITIQUE DU NIGÉRIA: CONTINUITÉ ET CHANGEMENT
Abstract:The concept of god-fatherism in other words clientelism; patron-client relationship in Nigerian politics is not a new phenomenon. It has been in existence right from the inception of party politics in the country. Thus, it is a phenomenon in...
Language and the Status of the Real in William Faulkner's Light in August: A Historio-Cultural Study/LANGUE ET STATUT DU RÉEL DANS LUMIÈRE D'AOÛT DE WILLIAM FAULKNER: UNE ÉTUDE HISTORIO-CULTURELLE
Abstract:This study tries to bring a historic-cultural analysis of language and the status of the real in Faulkner's Light in August. The creation of Yoknapatawpha County implies a dualism central to the works of William Faulkner. Yoknapatawpha, Faulkner's...
Mandatory Rules of the Rome I Regulation: Not "Old Wine in New Bottles"/RÈGLES IMPÉRATIVES DE RÈGLEMENT ROME I: PAS DE "VIEUX VIN DANS DE NOUVELLES BOUTEILLES"
Abstract:From the Convention on the law applicable to contractual obligations (the Rome Convention) to the Rome I Regulation2, mandatory rules (provisions) have been in a controversial situation for a long period. The effect of the mandatory rules on...
Nigeria Foreign Policy and the Politics of Debt Relief/POLITIQUE ÉTRANGÈRE ET POLITIQUE DE L'ALLÉGEMENT DE LA DETTE DU NIGERIA
Abstract:With the return of civilian rule in 1999, Nigeria embarked on a relentless campaign for debt relief. As at December 2004, Nigeria's external debt stood at US$35.94 billion. The unsustainability of the external debt necessitated President Olusegun...
On Cultivation of Cross-Cultural Awareness in College English Teaching: Take Integrated Skills of English as an Example/SUR LA FORMATION DE SENSIBILISATION INTERCULTURELLE DANS L'ENSEIGNEMENT DE L'ANGLAIS AU COLLÈGE: EN PRENANT DES COMPÉTENCES INTÉGRÉES EN ANGLAIS COMME UN EXEMPLE
Abstract:Language is an indispensable part of culture. To understand language means knowing about culture first. Culture teaching plays an essential role in English language teaching. The cultural orientation in language communication should be highly...
On Thoughts of Socrates about Virtue in Menon and Whether Virtue Is Teachable/LE COMMENTAIRE D'ESSAI SUR MENO DE SOCRATES POUR SAVOIR SI LA MORALITÉ ET LE VERTU SONT ENSEIGNABLE
Abstract:What is virtue? Is virtue teachable? These are two important propositions in moral philosophy. This paper starts from these two propositions, through Socrates thoughts about virtue in Menon, to explore the essence and meaning of virtue and the...
Perceived Risk in Apparel Online Shopping: A Multi Dimensional Perspective/LE RISQUE PERÇU DANS DES ACHATS EN LIGNE D'HABILLEMENT: UNE PERSPECTIVE DE DIMENSIONNELLE MULTIPLE
Abstract:The purpose of this study, drawing on marketing and psychometric paradigms, is to investigate the effect of risk perception dimensions on apparel internet purchase intention among Saudi consumers. A web-based survey was conducted to measure...
Relevance-Theoretic Interpretation of Soft News Translation and Its Implications for Translation Teaching/EXPLICATION DE LA THÉORIE DE LA PERTINENCE DANS LA TRADUCTION DES NOUVELLES LÉGÈRES ET SES IMPLICATIONS DANS L'ENSEIGNEMENT DE TRADUCTION
Abstract:The author gives a thorough interpretation of the translation process and methods under the framework of relevance theory based on the actual pairs of Chinese soft news and the counterpart English versions well selected from authoritative bilingual...
Resolution to Conflict of Competency of Evidence: The Analysis Based on Legal Culture and Litigant system/RÉSOLUTION DES CONFLITS DE COMPÉTENCE DE LA PREUVE: L'ANALYSE FONDÉE SUR LA CULTURE JURIDIQUE ET LE SYSTÈME JUSTICIABLE
Abstract:Competency of evidence is a qualification for evidence materials to be used as evidence in the procedure. Due to different legal culture, litigant mode and litigant system, there are differences concerning competency of evidence between continental...
Shanghai Cooperation Organization, Turkic Republics and Turkey: Economic and Business Dimensions/ORGANISATION DE COOPÉRATION DE SHANGHAI, RÉPUBLIQUES TURQUES ET TURQUIE: DIMENSIONS ÉCONOMIQUES ET COMMERCIALES
Abstract:An ever-increasing globalization in last century is enforcing many countries to come together and create organizations to take advantage of a greater power in the global stage both in political and economic issues. Regional organizations are...
Social and Cultural Capital in Creativity/CAPITAL SOCIAL ET CULTUREL DANS LA CRÉATIVITÉ
Abstract:A great part of creative activities arises from the interactions between individuals and their socio-cultural environments. The aim of this article is to explore the relationship between EFL learners' creativity and their social and cultural...
Social Movements on the Internet: The Effect and Use of Cyberactivism in Turkish Armenian Reconciliation/LES MOUVEMENTS SOCIAUX SUR L'INTERNET: L'EFFET ET L'UTILISATION DE CYBERACTIVISME DANS LA RÉCONCILIATION ARMÉNIENNE TURQUE
Abstract:This article aims to explore the use of the Internet as a tool for political activism. Even though there are competing arguments about the virtues of online activism, it is important to demonstrate the use of the Internet for addressing political...
Sporting Masculinity on the Gridiron: Construction, Characteristics and Consequences/MASCULINITÉ DE SPORT SUR LE TERRAIN DE FOOTBALL: CONSTRUCTION, CARACTÉRISTIQUES ET CONSÉQUENCES
Abstract:This paper draws on interviews with 81 Canadian football players and administrators across junior, university, and professional football, as well as 20 published autobiographies of football players, to examine the development and consequences...
Study on Current "Religious Fever" Phenomenon of China1/ÉTUDE SUR LE PHÉNOMÈNE ACTUEL DE "FIÈVRE RELIGIEUSE" DE LA CHINE
Abstract:This paper details the concrete manifestation of current "religious fever" phenomenon in China; explores the underlying causes of its formation from social roots, understanding roots, psychological roots and religious secularization the four...
The Analysis of Influencing Factors and Promotion Strategy for the Use of Mobile Banking/L'ANALYSE D'INFLUENCER DES FACTEURS ET LA STRATÉGIE DE PROMOTION POUR L'USAGE DES OPÉRATIONS BANCAIRES MOBILES
Abstract:The main factors that influence the mobile banking' s promotion are specifically analyzed based on the three-factor theory, namely the external environmental factors, internal factors of consumers and marketing factors. It can come to a conclusion...
The Client-Centered Integrative Strengths-Based Approach: Ending Longstanding Conflict between Social Work Values and Practice/L'APPROCHE BASÉE SUR LES FORCES INTÉGRATIVE CLIENT-CENTRÉE: TERMINAISON DU CONFLIT DE LONGUE DATE ENTRE LES VALEURS DE TRAVAIL SOCIAL ET LA PRATIQUE
Abstract:The 1980s saw the rising of strengths-based approach, which is now coming to be one of the most influential perspectives in the field of both social work theories and practice. It is an attempt in response to the demand for ending the longstanding...
The Effectiveness of Bumiputra SME Food Product Packaging in the Malaysian Customers' Perception/L'EFFICACITÉ DE L'EMBALLAGE DES PRODUITS ALIMENTAIRES DES PME BUMIPUTRA DANS LA PERCEPTION DES CONSOMMATEURS MALAISIENS
Abstract:The effectiveness of food packaging design and the role of product packaging as a vehicle for consumers' perception is an issue that is globally discussed. The purpose of this study is to examine the effectiveness of Bumiputra's SME food product...
The Political Participation and Government Size/PARTICIPATION POLITIQUE ET TAILLE DU GOUVERNEMENT
Abstract:This paper analyzes the effect of political participation on government size. First, the paper extends the model proposed by Mueller and Stratmann, which considers relation of political participation and government size. Second, we estimate...
The Role of Health Education on Community Attitudes in the Acceptance of Family Planning Services among the O-Kun Yoruba, Kogi State, Nigeria/LE RÔLE DE L'ÉDUCATION SANITAIRE SUR LES ATTITUDES DE COMMUNAUTÉ DANS L'ACCEPTATION DE SERVICES DE PLANISME FAMILIAL PARMI L'O-KUN YORUBA, L'ÉTAT DE KOGI, LE NIGERIA
Abstract:Despite the much publicized efficacy of citizens or beneficiary participation in community-based programs, there have been several reported cases of abysmal failure in many health services in the developing nations. Recent literature on this...
Toni Morrison's Gender Politics in Song of Solomon1/POLITIQUE DE GENRE DE TONI MORRISON DANS LE CHANT DE SALOMON
Abstract:Racial and gender oppression are always of Toni Morrison's great concern. She uses her pen to create fictions and non-fiction essays to fight for her fellow African American people. As a black female who enjoys the discourse power, she waves...