International Social Science Review

Academic journal covering all social sciences.

Articles from Vol. 81, No. 1-2, Spring-Summer

An Analysis of Reproductive Health Components in Yemen
Introduction Over the last five decades, efforts to control global population growth have focused on family planning policies and programs. Since the 2004 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), (1) demographic studies...
Environmental Concerns in China: Problems, Policies, and Global Implications
Introduction China's recent rapid economic growth has come at a cost of environmental degradation. Various factors, including the conflict between economic development and environmental concerns, insufficient government regulation of China's...
"Fitted to Receive the Word of God": Emotions and Scientific Naturalism in the Religious Revivals of the 1830s
Charles Grandison Finney opened his series of weekly Lectures on Revivals of Religion that he delivered in New York in 1835 by asserting that, employing the "laws of nature," a religious revival could be induced among a group of people with the...
Illegal Immigrant Should Not Receive Social Services
Introduction Throughout its history, the United States has been a land of immense opportunities. For many, it is only a dream to live in a country where opportunity is just around the corner. While many individuals achieve their dream of living...
Medieval Leprosy Reconsidered
Historians recognize that during the High Middle Ages--from shortly after 1000 to 1300 A.D.--Western Europe experienced a period of unparalleled growth. Populations tripled; first schools and then universities flourished; new cathedrals rose up...
Policy Point-Counterpoint: Should Illegal Immigrants and Their Children Receive Federal and State Social Services
The United States has been built primarily by immigrants, most seeking a better life for themselves and their families though some type of industrious behavior. Until the late nineteenth century, anyone could emigrate to the U.S., and thousands...
Undocumented Immigrants Should Receive Social Services
Introduction For most Americans, immigration is a volatile and emotional issue. Opinions, rhetoric, and statistics concerning the impact of immigration on the U.S. economy are often hotly debated. One aspect of this debate that is largely ignored...
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