Studies in Sociology of Science

Articles from Vol. 2, No. 2, December 1

Analysis of Income Urban-Rural Gap of Guizhou Province in the Condition of Dualization
INTRODUCTION Since the implementation of reform and opening policy in China, China's economy has developed in all aspects. Due to the urban-rural dual structure of the economy, the gaps of urban-rural income, labor productivity, living standard,...
An Analysis of Procedure in Selection of Representatives from Hearings: Take the Price Hearing in Z City as Case
INTRODUCTION Public policy is formulated to deal with or resolve public issues or a public goal. It is established "policy" for "public" and the goal is to serve the public interest. Effective public participation is not only a measure of orientation...
Application of Gravity Model: Measurement of International Competitiveness of Trade in Services
1.THE ANALYSIS OF THE EXISTING TRADE COMPETITIVE INDEX Reviewing the studies of trade competition, two indexes are usually applied. One is Revealed Comparative Advantage Indices (RCA), and the other is Trade Special Coefficient (TSC). 1.1 RCA...
Current Research Situation of Chinese Psychological Health over Recent Twenty Years
FOREWORD Psychological health is one important part of individuals' whole health, which plays an important role in individuals' health and diseases. At the same time, it's the specific manifestation of individuals' good psychological health. Recently,...
Environmental Influences of Flooding on Urban Growth and Development of Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria
INTRODUCTION Over the years, environmental degradation has been a source of concern to many nations because of the huge amount of expenditure on its resultant effects. (Ebisemiju, 1993). Thus, it is also of concern because, the huge expenditure...
Evaluation of Leadership and Employee Commitment to Work in Nigeria Bottling Company
INTRODUCTION Organization is a social setup, which has a boundary that separates it from its environment, pursues its own collective goals, and controls its own performance (Hicks and Gullet, 1975). In a formal organization, interactions are rationally...
Fragrance of Deliverance in the Slough of Agony in George Bernard Shaw's the Devil's Disciple
INTRODUCTION This study begins with a concise look at Shaw's endless interest in criticism of his contemporary drama and society, which is followed by a close scrutiny of the play through the concept of deliverance; finally, it arrives at its conclusion...
In-Service Science Teachers' Pedagogical Content Knowledge
INTRODUCTION The age of global change need more effective instruction, not only student make themselves to supported this age, but also teachers should be reacted their knowledge in the complexity. Key aspects of the complexity are widely used term...
On the Soft Power of Sci-Tech Culture and Paths to Improve It
According to the view of Joseph Nye, economy, sci-tech, and military affairs belong to the category of "hard power", while "soft power" includes culture, values, social systems, ideologies and so on. His partition between hard power and soft power...
Studies to Chinese College Music Education Management Reform and Development of Countermeasures
1. THE SIGNIFICANCE OF COLLEGE MUSIC EDUCATION AND MANAGEMENT RESEARCH Professional music education management has different unique compare with and the general management or general music education, regardless of education or management sector,...
The Comprehensive Evaluation on the Capabilities of the Offensive and Defensive Skill of the Top 16 Teams of the 2010 Men's FIBA World Championship
The World men's Basketball Championship organized by the FIBA is one of the highest level basketball match in the world. Making research on the attack and defense ability of the FIBA World Men's Championship top 16 teams will be very helpful to know...
The Management of Current Traffic Congestion Status during the Urbanization Development in Guiyang
This concept of urbanization was early put forward by Spanish engineer A. Serda in Basic Theory for Urbanization in 1867, and now is widely applied in the world. The urbanization process which characterized as the population gathering to the town and...
The Role of Cultural Creative Industry in the Process of the City Development: The Case of Jingdezhen
The establishment of cities results from the survival and development of human society; The city is the long-term survival of human society development product, is the symbol of human civilization and the carrier of culture. During the process of urban...
Tracing the 'Messy' History of Forensic DNA Analysis in Canada
"DNA identification methods have been controversial from the very beginning, not just for social and legal reasons, but for scientific ones" (Gerlach, 2004, p.41). The history of scientific controversy surrounding forensic DNA analysis in the Canadian...
Wicked Wisdoms: Illuminations of Conceptual Capacities among Local Leaders of the Yellowstone River
INTRODUCTION The management of the Yellowstone River's resources is complex. As a physical system, the river traverses well over 600 miles of the western United States, and its mechanics are varied and complicated. The river hosts a variety of biotic...
Yin-Yang Theory and Globalization
The paper is based on the discourse of the I Ching, or the Book of Changes, to think about international relations from the oriental perspective. It's both a Chinese divination system as well as a classical philosophy based on the yin-yang (negative-positive)...