Canadian Social Science

Articles from Vol. 10, No. 2, 2014

Analysis of Tacit Knowledge and Its Dominant Path
AbstractIn the process of realizing knowledge value, the sharing and dissemination of tacit knowledge are important paths. The dominant of tacit knowledge can facilitate the sharing and innovation of knowledge, improve the innovation and competitiveness...
Analysis on the Path of Social Service of Humanities and Social Science: A Study of Sun Yat-Sen University
AbstractHumanities and social sciences of colleges and universities will not only reflect the soft power of its own research, but also bear the important function of serving the society, and it is an important criterion to measure the level of colleges...
An Empirical Study on Impacts of Environmental Regulation on Environmental Information Disclosure of Listed Companies of China: Based on Researches on Listed Companies in Nonferrous Metal Industry
AbstractWith rapid development of economy, environmental pollution becomes increasingly serious, which not only affects quality of our life but also threatens our living conditions. Since the 1990s, the percentage that Chinese listed companies' voluntary...
A Research on Index System for Measuring the Employment Quality of Chinese University Graduates
AbstractIt is the foundation of assessing university graduates' employment situation to establish an index system for measuring employment quality. This paper makes a brief introduction of China's previous studies on university graduates' employment...
Boko Haram Insurgency and the Counter-Terrorism Policy in Nigeria
AbstractThe Boko Haram fundamentalist Islamic group is the first insurgent organization in Nigeria to be classified as a terrorist organization by the United States of America and its allies. Since 2009 the violence the group has unleashed on the Nigerian...
China Must Not Copy the Western-Style Two-Party or Multi-Party System
AbstractThe reason why China must not copy the Western party system is that the party system is just a tool to achieve a democratic mechanism and the Western party system and the realization of democracy are not necessarily linked; Western party system...
Determinants of Corporate Risk Taking and Risk-Return Relationship
AbstractThis research empirically tests for the determinants of corporate risk taking and the risk-return relationship in China, with the sample of listed companies' financial data from 2004 to 2012 in the electric power and thermal industry in China....
Financial Geography in Xikang Region during the Late Qing and the Republic of China Era
AbstractAfter a series of economic and social changes in the late Qing era, a new scene emerged in Xikang-Tibetan region with Kangding (Dajianlu) as the commercial and trade center. The commercial and trade foundation was more solidified when Kangding...
Hackman and Oldham Job Characteristics Model (JCM) and Akwa Ibom State Civil Servants' Performance
AbstractThe Hackman and Oldham Job Characteristics Model (JCM) has been widely used to determine whether or not certain core features of jobs do evoke some psychological reactions by workers. This study was motivated and prompted by the seemingly paucity...
Islamic Development Bank's Microfinance Support Programme and the Growth of Small Scale Enterprises in Nigeria
AbstractIt is obvious that poverty is endemic in Nigeria. One of the reasons contributing to this uncomplimentary situation is lack of employment for the majority of Nigerians. Several attempts aimed at creating employment have been embarked upon at...
Learning Styles as a Predictor of Meta-Cognition among Undergraduate Students at Albalaq'a Applied University
AbstractThe purpose of this study was to examine if learning styles (concreteness, reflectiveness, abstractness and experimentation) predict meta-cognition (knowledge of cognition, regulation of cognition and cognition processing). Participants of the...
Mapping Food Desert Persistency in Thunder Bay, Ontario, 1996-2006
AbstractThunder Bay, Ontario is a remote community that has been identified in recent government reports as having high percentage of residents living below the poverty line as well as having the largest increase in the province in food bank usage from...
Measuring the Capital Services of R&D in China
AbstractR&D expenditure has been recognized as part of capital formation in SNA2008 for the first time. This part of the "new" capital formation changes the size of GDP, and also has a profound impact on capital accounting. Furthermore, with the...
Praetorianism the Public Service: Analysis of the Impact and Consequences of Military Rule on Public Administration in Nigeria
AbstractThe purpose of this paper is to examine the impact and consequences of military rule on the Public Service in Nigeria, as well as the major challenges that confront this principal administrative machinery of government in its drive to adjust...
Preliminary Analysis of YANG Changji's Thoughts on Ethics
AbstractYang Changji is a famous educator and ethicist in modem time. His ethics thought combines the West and Eastern ethics as a whole, gathering each school's advantages. This paper makes a preliminary study on the ethics thought of Yang Changji,...
Regional Resilience Based on Natural Disasters
AbstractThis paper analyses the concept of resilience, and summarizes the regional differences of recovery performances and innovations when coping with crisis. Taking flood as an example, constructing conceptual model of resilience with analytic hierarchy...
Research on the Legal System of Payment for Ecosystem Services under the Global Perspective
AbstractIn this paper, we will be evaluating and justifying a theoretical basis for the legal system and government to fund ecosystem services through a comprehensive elaboration. The four areas that would benefit would be: aspects of watershed environmental...
Rural Land Property Right System of China: Defects and Solutions
AbstractThe innovations of the rural land property right system have the important meaning to Chinese agricultural and rural development. At the present stage, the rural land property right system of China have such problems as the unclear rural land...
Study on Status of Rural Poverty Relief Development in Western China and Countermeasures in New Period: Taking Yibin, in Sichuan Province as an Example
AbstractRural poverty relief development work has gained significant effects in the new period, but for China as a developing country, rural poverty relief is still the first step of a long march. There is still a long way for poverty relief work. Meanwhile,...
The Constitutional Monarchy and Modernization: Kang Youwei's Perspectives on "Keeping the Emperor and the Royal System in China"
AbstractAt the end of the 19th century, China opened up its age of democratic revolution. Kang Youwei, a senior intellectual, advised Emperor Guangxu to establish the Constitutional Monarchy system in China as England and Japan did. However, his thoughts...
The Executive Ability of the Grass Roots Civil Servants Based on the Correlation between Policy and Executive Ability
AbstractThe executive ability of the grass roots civil servants is closely correlated with the correctness and feasibility of the policies. This paper sets it as the central argument, and regards the equally important position of the correctness and...
The Impact of Form Failure in the Jordanian Civil Law
AbstractThis paper aims to examine the impact of form failure in the Jordanian Civil Law to achieve this impact the author chose descriptive analysis to the Jordanian Law Pre and after-release of Jordanian Civil law. The study find that the contract...
The Manifestation of Sexual Repression, Gender in Popular Music: A Case Study on Katy Perry
AbstractMichel Foucault had discussed that the repression of sexuality was a manipulation of ideology by dominant group. He stated that sexual repression was nothing but a hypothesis that allowed the agencies of power (bourgeoisies, or males) to verbalize...
The Reflection upon China's Urbanization Mode Based on the Spatial Political Economy
AbstractDuring the course of urbanization, the flow of the population within the space and society has brought an enormous challenge and pressure to the city, therefore turning the urbanization into a process full of intensive and persistent conflicts....
The Roles of Local Rules of Criminal Procedure in the Process of Rule by Law in China
AbstractAlthough China has a unitary tradition, there exist a large number of local rules in criminal procedure. Based on more than one thousands of copies of local rules of criminal procedure and relevant investigations, the article analysis the important...
The Study on Perfecting Index Systems of Building a Well-Off Society in an All-Round Way
AbstractThe index systems are not only the tools to evaluate existing practice results, but also the guides to the future development direction and development way of practical activities. The 18th CPC National Congress in 2012 put forward "ensuring...
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