Asian Social Science

Articles from Vol. 10, No. 16, August

Acceptance of Technology among Malaysian Fishermen
AbstractThis paper delves into research on acceptance of state-of-the-art in technology at the individual level among fishermen in Malaysia. This study is quantitative, and surveys a total of 200 registered fishermen from Johor, Malacca and Selangor....
An Examination of Two Dimensions of Physician Perceived Value on Physician Satisfaction in the Yemeni Pharmaceutical Industry
AbstractThis paper explores the relationship between dimensions of perceived value by the physician and his level of satisfaction in the pharmaceutical industry in Yemen. The two dimensions of customer perceived value, namely, perceived quality (PQ)...
A Study on College Students' Network Assistance and Universities' Strategies: Case Studies
AbstractIt is the development in media that has promoted the formation of network assistance. Effective transmission of online assistance results from the construction of persuasive topics, the echoes of traditional and network public opinion fields...
Coins, Weights and Measures in the Arabian Gulf during the European Commercial Activity Period 1600-1800
AbstractThis study examines the coins, weights and measures used in the Gulf region during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, as the region attracted traders from different nationalities during this period: Portuguese, English, Dutch and Indians....
Continuity and Change of Political Culture: Study on Scientific Insights and Political Understanding on Politicians of Political Parties in Indonesia
AbstractThe research problem formulated as follows: (1) How does scientific insight and understanding of politician toward political? (2) In the form of what are the politicians express that understanding and insight in the practice of party politics?...
Contribution of Awareness and Understanding in Legal and Ethics towards the Practice of Confidentiality Amongst Counselors
AbstractHitherto, the arising issue concerning counselors is whether counselors understand and aware on legal and ethical issues of confidentiality amongst them. The purpose of this study, hence, was to investigate the contribution of awareness, legal...
Critical Success Factors Affecting Malaysia' SMEs through Inward FDI: Case of Service Sector
AbstractForeign Direct Investment (FDI) is not new to the Malaysian economy. Malaysia's GDP growth rate has increased annually for the past three decades thanks to the emergence of inwards FDI into Malaysia. One sector that has attracted the attention...
Dialogic Interactions in the English-Mediated Classroom: A Case Study of a Social Science Class for Engineering Students in Korea
AbstractIn this paper, we explore the role of dialogic interactions in enhancing L2 undergraduate students' classroom participation at a university in South Korea. Previous studies on English-mediated instruction (EMI) have focused primarily on the efficiency...
Domestic Violence Behaviors between Spouses in Thailand
AbstractThis article aims to review concepts, theories, and research reports related to domestic violence between spouses in Thailand, especially its meanings, types, causes, and effects. It is a documentary research, which concludes descriptive analysis...
Exploring the Fences Pertaining to Non Espousal of Traditional Knowledge Based Medicines at Shervaroy Hills, Eastern Ghats, India
AbstractThis paper reports on an exploratory research work carried out aiming to identify the barriers in the usage of traditional medicines by the holders of the knowledge. The focus is on the usage of the traditional medicines by the homogenous people,...
Green Barriers and China's Agricultural Product Export: Is There Any Relationship?
AbstractAs an agricultural country, the export of China's agricultural products are often suffered the restrictions from the green barriers. The positive green barriers can regulate the agricultural production in China, and promote the agricultural development...
Identifying, Categorizing and Setting Variables on Ergonomics Issues in Oil Palm Plantations
AbstractIt is an eye opening scenario that Malaysia turned to be one of the major producer and exporter of palm oil. Malaysia has witnessed a dazzling growth of 10.06% of its production recently from 4.05 million hectares in 2005 in an area of 54,000...
Investigating the Degree of Satisfaction with Municipal Managers: A Case Study in Iran
AbstractOne of the main goals of public organizations is gaining clients' satisfaction. In this regard, paying attention to clients' satisfaction and in general citizens of each city is of great importance for public organizations specifically the municipality...
Investigation of Aquatic Environment and Social Aspects of Thermal Power Plant Operation in Southern of Thailand
AbstractCommunity acceptance and public participation play essential role in sustainable energy development. This study aimed to investigate the current situations of the aquatic environment and social aspects of Chana thermal power plant operation in...
Relationship between Mentoring, Self-Efficacy, Person Job-Fit and School Culture with Work Adjustment among New Teachers
AbstractAdjustment is an important issue for all employees regardless of the industries in which they are in. These include those new teachers who fall within the education career category. The first few years of transition from being a trainee teacher...
Research and Survey on Development of Qingdao Amateur Tennis Matches
AbstractThis essay takes amateur athletes who are between 20 to 60 years old and took part in amateur tennis matches of recent years as targets. It has profound significance to analyze the styles, scales and behaviors of the matches because it can provide...
Research on Senior Children's Disclosure Behavior of the Yi Nationality in China
AbstractThis study selected 57 infants, who were 5-6 years old and lived in Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture, China, as research objects, using the event sampling observation approach to record children's disclosure cases as original materials. The...
Significance of Malay Qur'anic Commentary for the Malay Muslim Community in Malaysia
AbstractTafsir Nur al-Ihsan is considered the first Malay Qur'anic commentary authored by Muhammad Said ibn Umar. It is recognized as the second tafsir work has a complete 30 constituents or juz of the Qur'an in Malay language after the masterpiece of...
Syariah Judge's Perspective on Community Service Order
AbstractCommunity service order is a new form of punishment to be widely applied in the Syariah courts particularly in Malaysia. Its implementation seems fit charging for light offences or first offences. However, there are several issues begging for...
The Effect of Entrepreneurial Human Capital and Entrepreneurial
AbstractBeing an entrepreneur or continuing to work as a regular employee is a difficult decision a number of people are dealing with when choosing their career. The entrepreneurs can contribute for the economics' growth. However, because of the high...
The Influence of Capacity Development on the Values of Good Governance
AbstractThis study aims to understand the influence of human resource capacity development by using variable dimension of individual, organizational, and system development on the values of good governance at Local Government Unit/LGU (ID: Satuan Kerja...
The Relationship between Organizational Learning and Staff Empowerment in Hospital: A Correlational Study in Iran
AbstractOne of the newest and most effective strategies to empower staff is building the infrastructure and platform for strengthening organizational learning. This study has conducted about the relationship between organizational learning and staff...
Translation Strategies for Reference Switching (IltifAT) in SURah Al-Baqarah
AbstractReference switching (Iltifat) is a unique style found in the holy Qur'an. It is a rhetorical device in Arabic language. Nonetheless, it is used in an extensive and complex manner in Qur'an. Reference switching is defined as the change of speech...
Understanding Meaning and Characteristics of Civic Development in Higher Education
AbstractHigher education is a central part of youth life, and its job is to prepare young people to engage in civil society. It is also important in constructing competencies and helping young people to develop a civic identity. Thus, the aim of this...
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