Canadian Social Science

Articles from Vol. 6, No. 6, December 31

A Comparative Study on the Foreign Language Education Policies of China and Other Countries1/ÉTUDES COMPARATIVES SUR LES POLITIQUES DE L'ENSEIGNEMENT LINGUISTIQUE CHINOISES ET ÉTRANGÈRES
Abstract: This paper demonstrates that at present the study of foreign languages education policy is not deep enough. But at the same time, it is of great benefit for Chinese government to adapt to foreign languages education policy; to localize the...
A Comparison Study on Word Association between English Native Speakers and Chinese English Learners1/UNE ÉTUDE COMPARATIVE SUR L'ASSOCIATION DE MOTS ENTRE LES LOCUTEURS DE LANGUE MATERNELLE ANGLAISE ET LES APPRENANTS CHINOIS DE L'ANGLAIS
Abstract: The paper aims to make a comparison study between word association of native speakers and that of Chinese English learners (CELs). Through data analysis of the word association results, the nature of the second language (L2) mental lexicon...
Aesthetic Dying: The Arab's Heroic Encounter with Death/LA MORT ESTHETIQUE: LA RENCONTRE HEROÏQUE ARABE AVEC LA MORT
Abstract: This paper examines the classical Arab poet Malik Ibn Ar-Rayb's poem "Malik Ibn Ar-Rayb Yarthy Nafsah", "Malik Ibn Ar-Rayb mourning his own death", to underline elegiac patterns in Arabic poetry and pave the way for comparative studies of self...
An Empirical Study on Determinants of Sustainable Development of Coastal Eco-tourism1/UNE ÉTUDE EMPIRIQUE SUR LES DÉTERMINANTS DU DÉVELOPPEMENT DURABLE DE L'ÉCOTOURISME CÔTIER
Abstract: With the popularity of eco-tourism, the sustainability of its development has become a focus problem in both theoretical and practical fields. Based on existed research, the study summarize the determinants of sustainable development of coastal...
A Study on the Concept of Mental Health and Its Implication for Social Work Education in the Context of Chinese Communities/UNE ÉTUDE SUR LA NOTION DE SANTÉ MENTALE ET SES IMPLICATIONS POUR L'ÉDUCATION DE TRAVAIL SOCIAL DANS LE CONTEXTE DES COMMUNAUTÉS CHINOISES
Abstract: The recently rapid growth of practice in cross-culture and multi-culture field leads practitioners to facing challenge of having to make choice amid different cultural values. Chinese culture has its own framework in understanding the concept...
Beijing Service Sector and Its Demand Structure: Changes and Impact A Comparative Analysis Based on Regional Input-Output Table/SECTEUR DES SERVICES DE BEIJING ET SA STRUCTURE DE DEMANDE: CHANGEMENTS ET IMPACTS UNE ANALYSE COMPARATIVE FONDÉE SUR LE TABLEAU D'IMPORT-EXPORT RÉGIONAL
Abstract: The mode of economic growth and industrial structure of Beijing city is an exceptional case in China. By utilizing the regional input-output table, the comparison research reveals that the remarkable transformation of demand structure in service...
Changing Customary Land Tenure System in Tivland: Understanding the Drivers of Change/CHANGEMENT DE RÉGIME FONCIER COUTUMIER AU TIVLAND: COMPRENDRE LES FACTEURS DE CHANGEMENT
Abstract: This study aims at highlighting the factors driving change in the Tiv customary land tenure system. The study observes that although all societies have rules that regulate how land is owned, inherited and transferred, these rules continually...
Consumer's Perception and Purchase Intentions towards Organic Food Products: Exploring Attitude among Academician/LA PERCEPTION ET L'INTENTION DE RACHAT DES CONSOMMATEURS ENVERS LES PRODUITS ALIMENTAIRES BIOLOGIQUES: ÉTUDES SUR L'ATTITUDE DES UNIVERSITAIRES
Abstract: This study is attempted to gain knowledge about consumer attitude towards organic food products. With sample of 136 respondents consist of lecturers from Universiti Teknologi MARA (Northern Zone), the data obtained from the survey were analyzed...
Delving into the Mysteries of Dickinson's "'Nature' Is What We See"/ETUDES APPROFONDIES SUR LES MYSTÈRES DE "'NATURE' EST CE QUE NOUS VOYONS" DE DICKINSON
Abstract: This article is an attempt to decipher the meaning of Emily Dickinson's poem 668 "'Nature' is what we see" by observing the different mentioned objects (used here to refer to animals, insects, natural phenomena and natural objects) and discovering...
Elements of the Public Policy of Science, Technology and Innovation/LES ÉLÉMENTS DE LA POLITIQUE PUBLIQUE DE LA SCIENCE, DE LA TECHNOLOGIE ET DE L' INNOVATION
Abstract: This work analyzes the structure, elements and formulation of science, technology and innovation policy, providing examples of countries on distinct continents. The authors show that the following elements can be used as the basis for analysis...
Fiscal Allocation and Administrative Effectiveness of University Managers in Southern Nigeria/ALLOCATION BUDGÉTAIRE ET EFFICACITÉ ADMINISTRATIVE DES GESTIONNAIRES DES UNIVERSITÉS DU NIGERIA DU SUD
Abstract: This study investigated Fiscal Allocation and Administrative effectiveness of managers of Federal universities in the South-East and South-South Zones of Nigeria. The causal comparative design was adopted while two hypotheses which covered...
Imamate and Leadership: The Case of the Shi'a Fundamentalists in Modern Iran/L'IMAMAT ET LE LEADERSHIP: LE CAS DES FONDAMENTALISTES CHIITES EN IRAN MODERNE
Abstract: The theory of Imamate (absolute religious, spiritual and political leadership of the Muslim community) is one of the most important pillars in Twelver Shi'ism (the second largest branch of Islam). While there was a relative agreement on the...
Leadership, Corruption and Development/LEADERSHIP, CORRUPTION ET DÉVELOPPEMENT
Abstract: This paper examines corruption as one of the leadership problems in Nigeria and its attendant consequences on development. The paper noted that the inability of most organizations in Nigeria to achieve their desired objectives stem from corruption...
On International Law of Treaty Interpretation/SUR LE DROIT INTERNATIONAL DE L'INTERPRÉTATION DES TRAITÉS
Abstract: Treaty interpretation means that a treaty is interpreted in the course of implementation and application after it has entered into force. The rules of treaty interpretation of 1969 Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaty (VCLT) were expressly...
Roles of the FGD Team Members: An Overview/RÔLES DES MEMBRES DE GROUPE DE DISCUSSION: UN APERÇU
Abstract: The most familiar form of group interview is called focus group discussion (FGD). The use of FGD is widespread. This method derives from market research strategies but now come into common use in social science research area. The FGD can in...
Some Basic Obeservation on Contradictory Representation of Women in Indian Perspectives/QUELQUES OBSERVATIONS ÉLÉMENTAIRES SUR LA REPRÉSENTATION CONTRADICTOIRE DES FEMMES DANS LES PERSPECTIVES INDIENNES
Abstract: It is true that technological innovations have brought about a radical change in standard of living of people but simultaneously it has degraded the social environment. Society of the past, although not developed from this point of view but...
Study on the Academic Value of the Manuscript Fenmensuosuilu1/ETUDE SUR LA VALEUR ACADÉMIQUE DU SCRIPT FENMENSUOSUILU
Abstract: The book Fenmensuosuilu was written by Wen Ge, who lived in early time of the Southern Song Dynasty. It includes the enhanced parts of Chen Ye, a famous writer in the Mid-term of Southern Song. Most of the contents quoted by Sikuquanshu and...
The Effects of Ingratiation on Employee Career Success/LES EFFETS DES FLATTERIES SUR LE SUCCÈS DE CARRIÈRE DES EMPLOYÉS
Abstract: In an organization, employees have to be especially witty to influence their superiors and gain compliance. Building a better working relationship with their superiors would guarantee lots of perquisites, such as promotion, easier interactions...
Utilization of Indigenous Communication Strategies in Promoting Marketing Practices in Rural Communities in Nigeria/UTILISATION DES STRATÉGIES DE COMMUNICATION AUTOCHTONES DANS LA PROMOTION DES PRATIQUES COMMERCIALES DANS LES COLLECTIVITÉS RURALES AU NIGERIA
Abstract: Nigerian governments, business organizations and business educators, through adult and extension education programmes have been trying to bring education and development to the door-steps of the rural dwellers. This paper examined the extent...
Voice Instruction Enhances Children's Spatial Ability: Tonal (Thai) Speaker Case Study/INSTRUCTION VOCALE AMÉLIORE LA CAPACITÉ SPATIALE DES ENFANTS : UNE ÉTUDE DE CAS SUR LA LANGUE À TONS (THAILANDAIS)
Abstract: The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of individual music instruction featuring the singing on the spatial reasoning of the tonal (Thai) speaker children. Thirty Thai children were equally assigned to one of two conditions,...