Canadian Social Science

Articles from Vol. 8, No. 4, 2012

A Study on Optimal Scale of China Gold Reserves
AbstractAccording to the data of 1992-2010 years, paper use optimal portfolio model to determine the weight of the great benefits law foreign exchange reserves, so as to obtain the optimal scale of gold reserves. Forecast the optimal gold reserve capacity...
Brief Analysis on Conflicts of Interest of Credit Rating Agencies
AbstractWith the outbreak of the current US financial crisis and European sovereign debt crisis, the current credit rating system has indicated various problems, and especially the conflicts of interest are becoming more and more obvious. Based on the...
Building a Link between Retirement Planning in the Civil Service and Entrepreneurship Development in Nigeria
AbstractRetiree involvement in entrepreneurship is known to address their wellbeing challenges hence the interest to ascertain the determinants and level of their contribution among retirees of the Civil Service of Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria. Data were...
Chinese-Americans in the U.S., 1848-1979
AbstractAttracted by gold rush, many immigrants from China began to enter the U.S to seek fortune in 1848. However, they received miserable treatment and experienced deep prejudices from native-born American whites. The anti-Chinese sentiment among the...
Comparative Studies on the Primary and Middle School Teachers' Employment Systems between China and America
AbstractTeachers' Employment System is an important personnel reform in Chinese schools which shows a positive impact on faculty team-building in primary schools and middle schools. Due to short-term reform and lack of historical experience in the primary...
Development of an Item Bank of Order and Graph by Applying Multidimensional Item Response Theory
AbstractThis study aimed to develop an item bank of Order and Graph of Mattayomsuksa 1 level (grade 7). The samples were 4,800 lower secondary students from 34 schools in northeastern area of Thailand, academic year 2011 chosen through multi-stage random...
Linkage between Worksite Support with Work Role Expectation, Role Ambiguity and It's Effects on Work-Family Conflict
AbstractAs more married women participate in the labour force and occupy both work and family roles simultaneously, they tend to experience conflict between work and family roles. This study examined the intensity of work-family conflict experienced...
Note-Taking and Listening Comprehension of Conversations and Mini-Lectures: Any Benefit?
AbstractThis study aimed at investigating the effect of note-taking strategy on listening comprehension of conversations and mini-lectures. The participants consisted of 24 Iranian high-beginner English language learners from two intact groups. One group...
Other People's Money: How CEOs Create Value for Shareholders during Good Times or Bad
AbstractThe chief executive officer (CEO) of any enterprise has a tremendous role to play in determining the direction of the organization. His choice of funding pattern for the business could determine the level of profitability and robustness of the...
Perceptions of Logistics Students on Internship Programme: The Case of Private Higher Institution in Malaysia
AbstractThis article examines the effects of knowledge, skills, and talent on logistics internship programme within the context of Malaysian private higher education institutions. Despite extensive research on voluminous literature on logistics internships,...
Reasonability of Policies and Laws - from the Negative Freedom Perspective
AbstractGovernment implements public administration mainly by policies and laws which the citizen must abide by. Policies and laws which can be called as legal system are ensured by public power of the government. From perspective of Hayek's negative...
Socrates, Science and Technology
AbstractThis essay examines the contributions of Socrates to the development of Greek thought and philosophy and the import of these contributions for developments in contemporary science and technology. Science and technology, today permeate the essential...
Study of Characteristic and Period of Communication and Electronics Industry in Chinese Securities Market
AbstractPurpose: This study aims to analyze the characteristics of communication and electronics industry in Chinese stock market and calculate the average periods of it.Design/methodology/approach: We use R/S analysis method to study the characteristics...
Study on Cross-Cultural Management for International Students in China
AbstractBased on the cultural shocks in the education management for international students in China, cross-cultural management can improve the management efficiency and promote education of international student in China effectively.Key Words: Cross-cultural...
SWOT Analysis of the Fushun Resource-Exhausted City's Transformation
AbstractIt is a city that develops because of coal resources to Fushun, once was called "the Coal City". Nowadays, coal resources' mining has already approached dried up, and the original advantage industry becomes weak gradually. It also results in...
Teacher's Role in Students-Centered English Intensive Reading Class in China
AbstractInspired by the theory of Constructivism, the notions of learner diversity and learner choice get a lot of awareness and recognition of many educators, therefore more and more emphasis has been placed on the position of students in the classroom....
The Bank Capital Regulation and Monetary Policy
AbstractBank capital regulation under Basel Accord has changed the allocation of credit funds and the operation rule of the economy in great degree, and subsequently affected the foundation condition and transmission mechanism of the monetary policies....
The Economic and Social Changes Faced by People with Special Needs Arising from Poverty in the South Region of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
AbstractThis study was designed to tackle the issue of economic and social problems resulting from poverty of the disabled in our Jordanian society and specifically in the southern and eastern region of Jordan, The importance of the study springs from...
The Great Influence of "Stop ERA" and Its Tactics on the Un-Ratification of the ERA
AbstractThe Equal Rights Amendment, which aims to eliminate sex discrimination under the law, has been arousing world people's interest ever since it was first proposed. And since its abortion in 1982, people have been paying attention to its un-ratification....
The Levels of Creative Thinking and Metacognitive Thinking Skills of Intermediate School in Jordan: Survey Study
AbstractThis study is aimed at investigating the levels of creative and metacognitive thinking skills among students as well as the effect of student's gender on creative and metacognitive thinking skills in the intermediate stage at Al-Balqa Province...
The Role of Immigration as a Social Network on Shaping Entrepreneurship Tendency: A Research on Balkan Immigrant Entrepreneurs in Turkey
AbstractThe main purpose of the current study is to explain immigration concept and the effects of social networks occurring in the grounds of immigration on the entrepreneurship tendencies of immigrant entrepreneurs especially for the sampling of Balkan...
US Role in the Leadership of Economic Integration in East Asia
AbstractThe leadership issue of East Asia Economic Integration has been greatly conditioned by the international system, especially by US. This paper expounds US role in the leadership issue of East Asia economic integration from both perspectives of...
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