Canadian Social Science

Articles from Vol. 5, No. 4, 2009

About Some Characteristics of Black English/à PROPOS DE CERTAINES CARACTÉRISTIQUES DE L'ANGLAIS DES NOIRS
Abstract:Back English is one of the varieties of so called Standard English spoken by the Black Americans. It has its own characteristics and uniqueness. We study it only because we want to know it better in order to understand and communicate with each...
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An Outlook of the Work-Study Program for Chineses College Students from the Perspective of Times/LA PERSPECTIVE DE PROGRAMME TRAVAIL-ETUDES DU POINT DE VUE DE NOTRE EPOQUE
Abstract:The poverty student's work is an important part in constructing a harmonious campus. How to make the best use of the work-study program requires us to view the issue from a long-term perspective. The article presents briefly the change and development...
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An Overview of the Cross-Cultural Business Negotiation between Malaysia and Australia/UNE VUE D'ENSEMBLE SUR LA NÉGOCIATION D'AFFAIRES TRANSCULTURELLE ENTRE LA MALAISIE ET L'AUSTRALIE
Abstract:This paper aims to explore communication deviances and strategies in the negotiation discourse of Malaysian-Australian business encounters, from both a linguistic and non-linguistic perspective. Specifically, it sees miscommunications/deviances...
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Effectiveness of an Adaptation Video Viewed by Chinese Students before Coming to Study in the UK/EFFICACITÉ D'UNE ADAPTATION VIDÉO VUE PAR LES ÉTUDIANTS CHINOIS AVANT QU'ILS AILLENT FAIRE LEURS ÉTUDES AU ROYAUME-UNI
Abstract:Aim: A pilot study was carried out to investigate the effectiveness of viewing a video discussion for preparing Chinese students for postgraduate study in the UK.Methods: While still in China, 52 Chinese students were shown a video of a discussion...
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Influence of Reliability Dimension on Service Quality Performance in Northern Region Malaysian University Academic Library/L'INFLUENCE DE LA DIMENSION DE FIABILITÉ SUR LA PERFORMANCE DE QUALITÉ DE SERVICE DANS LA BIBLIOTHÈQUE DES UNIVERSITES DANS LA RÉGION DU NORD DE MALAISIE
Abstract:This study in particular scrutinizes the quality services in academic library. The reason for choosing academic library at Northern Region Malaysia (UiTM Kedah, UiTM Perlis, UiTM Penang, University Utara Malaysia, and UniMAP) is because these...
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Is the Law of Contract Seriously Defective If the Court Is Unable to Award Restitutionary Damages for Breach of Contract?/EST-CE QUE LE DROIT DES CONTRATS EST DÉFECTUEUX SI LE TRIBUNAL EST DANS L'IMPOSSIBILITÉ D'ACCORDER LA RESTITUTION DES DOMMAGES ET INTÉRÊTS POUR LA RUPTURE DE CONTRAT?
Abstract:It is commonly believed that the general rule is that damages for breach of contract are compensatory not restitutionary.2 So, the damages are measured by the loss to the plaintiff not by the gain to the defendant.3 However, there are many academic...
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Multi-Objective Optimization of Group Decision-Making Based on Matter-Element Extension Set/L'OPTIMISATION MULTI-OBJECTIF DE PRISE DE DÉCISION EN GROUPE SUR LA BASE DE L'EXTENSION SET DE MATIÈRE-ÉLÉMENT
Abstract:On account of the problem of group decision-making with matter-element extension set, this paper studies multi-objective conversion and standardization, the extension association under decision-making preferences and the extension decision-making...
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Part Time Students' Benefit Perception on Online Shopping in Malaysia/LA PERCEPTION DES AVANTAGES DE L'ACHAT EN LIGNE DES ETUDIANTS A TEMPS PARTIEL EN MALAISIE
Abstract:In Malaysia, studies on consumers' benefit perception have been extensively examined. Results of the studies show that Malaysian consumers are still sceptical in this form of shopping due to factors linking to their preference in becoming recreational...
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Research on Model of Harmony Sustainable Development between ECS and SRS: From Perspective of Resource Entropy/RECHERCHE SUR LE MODÈLE DU DÉVELOPPEMENT DURABLE HARMONIEUX ENTRE ECS ET DE SRS: DE LA PERSPECTIVE DE L'ENTREPIE DES RESSOURCES
Abstract:Combining the theory of dissipative structure systems, resource entropy and stakeholder, the article gave the definition of Stakeholder Resource System (SRS), analyzed sustainable development model of Enterprise Complex System (ESC) from the...
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Semiotic Analysis of a Media Text the Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring/ANALYSE SÉMIOTIQUE D'UN MÉDIA TEXTE LE SEIGNEUR DES ANNEAUX: LA COMMUNAUTÉ DE L'ANNEAU
Abstract:The Lord of the Rings movie by Peter Jackson was an interesting genre for semiotic analysis. This brief analysis was looking at the manner of intertextuality, style and form, as well as a syntagmatic analysis. It also discussed the aspect of...
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Syllable Structure and Orthographic Complexity of Pinyin in Chinese Children's Chinese Phoneme Deletion Task/LA STRUCTURE SYLLABIQUE ET LA COMPLEXITÉ ORTHOGRAPHIQUE DE PINYIN DANS LA SUPPRESSION DE DEVOIRS PHONÉTIQUES DES ENFANTS CHINOIS
Abstract:The study looked into the effect of medial vowels in the measurement of Chinese phonological awareness. The results show children perform differently in the presence or absence of medial vowels. Specifically, third graders tended to delete medial...
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The Impact of Psychological Empowerment on Lecturers' Innovative Behaviour in Malaysian Private Higher Education Institutions/L'IMPACT DE L'HABILITATION PSYCHOLOGIQUE SUR LES COMPORTEMENTS INNOVATEURS DES ENSEIGNANTS DANS LES ÉTABLISSEMENTS DE L'ENSEIGNEMENT SUPÉRIEUR PRIVÉS
Abstract:Psychological empowerment comprising four cognitive dimensions i.e meaning, competence, autonomy and impact in the context of private higher education institutions was validated. The behavioral outcome of psychological empowerment was operationalized...
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The Importance of Arabic Language in Malaysian Tourism Industry: Trends during 1999-2004/L'IMPORTANCE DE LA LANGUE ARABE DANS L'INDUSTRIE DU TOURISME EN MALAISIE: TENDANCES DE1999 A 2004
Abstract:The tourism industry in Malaysia has faced a new trend of Arab tourists' influx since year 2000. The Arabs spend the highest amount of expenses of RM 5,000.00 per trip. This has given a big benefit for the country's income. Unfortunately, Malaysia...
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The Situations and Considerations on the Development of the Service Economy in China/LES SITUATIONS ET LES CONSIDÉRATIONS SUR LE DÉVELOPPEMENT DE L'ÉCONOMIE DE SERVICES EN CHINE
Abstract:The service economy is an essential part of the national economy, thus the acceleration of the development of the service economy has become a hot topic in the field of economic research and a consensus all over the world. Since the adoption...
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Voting Trends in Bukit Selambau By-Election Malaysia1/LES TENDANCES DE VOTE DE L'ÉLECTION PARTIELLE À BUKIT SELAMBAU EN MALAISIE
Abstract:The Bukit Selambau by-election was due to the previous ADUN's of Bukit Selambau, YB.V Arumugam's resignation and this had caused SPR to supervise another by-election on the 7th of April 2009. The local population had shown the tendency to support...
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Woman as a Wonder as a Monster: On Mathilde the Woman Who Loses A Sex War/FEMME MERVEILLE OU FEMME MONSTER: SUR MATHILDE, LA FEMME QUI PERD UNE GUERRE DE SEXE SOMMAIRE
Abstract:In Stendhal's The Red and the Black, the second leading female character Mathilde appears a quite "monstrous" young woman yet with fascination. She is neither mystery nor enigma but simply of a psychological sex a "man+woman woman" in my concept,...
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