Journal of Gender and Social Issues

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Vol. 16, No. 2, December 31

Gender Representation in Indian and Pakistani Newspapers: The Case Study of the Nation and the Hindu
Byline: Dr. Zahid Yousaf, Dr. Malik Adnan and Mr. Ehtisham Ali Abstract India and Pakistan are the republics where gender discernment in all arenas of life is seeming. Females' civil liberties are desecrated and oppressed. Besides, womankind does not...
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Let It Go: Representation of Early 21st Century Feminist Approach
Byline: Dr. Farah Hashmi Abstract Media has played a significant role in revolutionizing women's lives over a period of time. It has made the audiences to focus on the wants and needs of females through various modes of communication, including cinema....
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Women Imagery in Folk Wedding Songs: An Ethnographic Study of Rajput Folksongs
Byline: Ms. Atifa Nasir and Ms. Aqleem Fatimah Abstract Folksongs play an important role in the social construction of identity as well as cultural promotion of particular areas. As an oral tradition, Folksongs are unlimited in their forms and subject-matters...
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Teacher Quality, Pakistan's Educational Policy, and Teacher Mentoring: What Are We Missing? A Teacher Educator's Perspective
Byline: Dr. Samina Naseem Abstract With the recent policy developments initiated by the government of Pakistan, the issue of teacher quality has gained much more attention than ever before. In this paper, it is argued that teacher quality should be of...
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Effectiveness of Teachers' Transactional Leadership Style on Students' Academic Achievement
Byline: Dr. Syeda Nighat Firdous Bukhari Abstract The purpose of the present study was to found out the effectiveness of teachers' transactional leadership styles on students' academic achievement. The objectives of the study were: to evaluate public...
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The Mediating Role of Social Support on the Relationship between Perceived Locus of Control, Quality of Life and Depression among Male and Female Migraine Patients
Byline: Ms. Sara Ghazal, Dr. Tanvir Akhtar and Mr. Muhammad Aqeel Abstract The aim of conducting the present study was to investigate the relationship between locus of control, quality of life and depression among migraine patients. The sample of N=100...
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Vol. 16, No. 1, June 30

Sociocultural Factors Influencing Infertile Couples to Consult Faith Healers in Southern Punjab
Byline: Mr. Ikhlaq Ahmed, Dr. Farhan Navid Yousaf and Mr. Navid Arif Khan Abstract Present study explores the sociocultural influences motivating infertile couples to consult faith healers in southern Punjab. The study was conducted under positivistic...
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Prevalence of Facebook Addiction among Gender Variation of University Students: A Comparative Analysis
Byline: Dr. Muhammad Shakir, Dr. Ishrat Siddiqa Lodhi and Ms. Maryam Zafar Abstract The purpose of this study was to explore the Facebook addiction phenomena among the university students. It was hypothesized that female students are more likely to be...
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Psycho-Social Risk Factors of Conduct Disorder among Institutionalized Children
Byline: Ms. Khushbakht and Dr. Humaira Jami Abstract The purpose of the present study was to find out the main psycho-social risk factors for Conduct Disorder among children and adolescents. For this reason, study was conducted in two phases. Data from...
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Gender Representation through Animal Metaphors: An Analysis of Urdu Proverbs
Byline: Ms. Aalia Mehar Khan, Mr. Iffat Sardar and Mr. Muhammad Yousaf Abstract Proverbs are words of wisdom and wit presented in short phrases or sentences, they represent culture, myths, folklore narrative, societal norms and gender distribution in...
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Factors Affecting Academicians Burnout in Higher Education Institutions: A Systematic Review of Literature
Byline: Dr. Faisal Khan, Prof. Dr. Amran Rasli, Dr. Qaiser Khan and Dr. Arab Naz Abstract The current study presents a systematic review of literature regarding the predictors affecting academicians' job burnout in higher education institutions. It is...
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Factors Affecting Women Participation in Local Bodies' Election in Pakistan
Byline: Mr. Sajjad Hussain, Mr. Waqar Ahmed, Dr. Adnan Khan and Mr. Farhat Ullah Abstract Women's participation in political process is essential for their political empowerment. This paper analyses factors that affect women participation in the electoral...
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Vol. 15, No. 2, December 31

Decoding Gender Ideologies Constructed in the Discourses of Khawateen Digest
Byline: Dr. Asmat A. Sheikh Abstract This research is an attempt to provide useful insights regarding certain "stereotypical" gender ideologies by defining femininities in terms of particular adjectives. These linguistic items are loaded with negative...
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Piecework at a Glance: Factors Affecting Home Based Women's Entrepreneurial Productivity: A Case Study of Katlong District Mardan
Byline: Khalil ur Rahman and Dr. Rashid Khan Abstract This study aimed to investigate factors that negatively influence the entrepreneurial capacity of women pieceworker in Tehsil Katlong, District Mardan of Pakistan. For this purpose, three villages...
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A Study of Economic Globalization and Its Impact on Women Workers of Industrial Sector and Export Processing Zone of Karachi
Byline: Dr. Shagufta Nasreen and Dr. Asma Manzoor Abstract This study draws upon two field-based researches, one conducted in the Industrial Sector of Karachi and second conducted in the Export Processing Zone (EPZ) of Karachi during the years of 2008...
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Patriarchy and Decision Making Power of Women
Byline: Dr. Amber Ferdoos and Ms. Sadaf Zahra Abstract The aim of the study was to observe the influence of patriarchy on decision making power of women. In studying the vast and varied impact of patriarchy on women the researchers applied egalitarian...
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Negotiating Masculinity through Language: The Case of Pakistani Facebook Confession Pages
Byline: Ms. Zohra Fatima Abstract This study aims to explicate the construction of male identity through language, and the corresponding embedded notions about gender roles and female gender stereotypes in Pakistani society, in relation to the romantic...
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Attitudes towards Transgender: A Study of Gender and Influencing Factors
Byline: Ms. Sana Bukhari, Ms. Hajira Mushtaq and Ms. Sadaf Aurangzaib Abstract This study was initiated with the purpose of confirming the gender differences in attitudes towards transgender along with focusing on the factors that can influence these...
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Physical Violence on Women: A Comparative Study of Rural and Urban Areas of Muzaffarabad, Azad Jammu and Kashmir
Byline: Farooq Abdullah and Dr. Hazir Ullah Abstract This research is a comparative study of physical violence on women in the rural and urban areas of Muzaffarabad, Azad Jammu and Kashmir. The main objectives were: to examine the prevalence of physical...
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Vol. 15, No. 1, June 30

Exploring Frames and Slants in Coverage of IDPs from Swat in Leading Pakistani English Newspapers
Byline: Shahid Hussain and Professor Syed Abdul Siraj Abstract The paper elaborates how three leading English newspapers of Pakistan, i.e. Daily Dawn, Daily The News and Daily The Nation treated the issue of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from Swat....
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A Genre Based Study of Women Related Crime Reports in Pakistani English Newspapers
Byline: Rabia Mahmood and Dr. Qamar Khushi Abstract The main aim of this study was to probe the role of texts and contexts in framing the linguistic representation of women in newspapers. The present study intended to explore the genre of crime reporting...
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Comparative Analysis of Test Anxiety among Male and Female Students in Science Group at 9th Grade
Byline: Dr. Malik Ghulam Behlol and Hina Anjum Abstract This descriptive research is focused to check the levels (high or low) of test anxiety, and to compare test anxiety among male and female students studying in science group of 9th grade in Municipal...
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Impact of Sense of Humor on Perceived Stress among Undergraduate Medical Students: A Gendered Perspective
Byline: Dr. Adnan Adil, Ghulam Ishaq and Omerzeb Khan Abstract The current study was envisioned to assess the relationship between perceived stress and numerous factors of sense of humor among undergraduate university medical students. The sample of...
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Postnatal Affective Disorders: Mapping the Research in Pakistan
Byline: Sidra Afzal and Dr. Ruhi Khalid Abstract Postnatal psychiatric disorders and postnatal period have long been the popular areas of research. Several researches have attempted to find out and establish the causal relationship of postnatal psychiatric...
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Vol. 14, No. 2, December 31

Empowerment Higher Education Nexus: Women Celebrating Change in Hunza
Byline: Dr. Rabia Ali and Zareena Ali Abstract This study was conducted with the aim to explore the factors that motivate young women in Hunza to seek education at tertiary level in various universities across the country. The purpose was also to examine...
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Impact of Classroom Intervention on Secondary School Students' Argumentation Skills
Byline: Zaheer Abbas, Muhammad Alamgeer and Sadia Muzaffar Bhutta Abstract This research aimed to explore how female students of a secondary school of Pakistan can be engaged in Argumentation about a Socio-Scientific Issue. An intervention was designed...
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Women Welfare in Pakistan: Analysis of MDG 3and5 through Locally Constructed Indices
Byline: Dr. Muhammad Iqbal and Prof. Dr. Amir Zada Asad Abstract The threats to instruments and strategies of women empowerment in Pakistan are vivid as far as episodes of the past two decades are concerned. How far these potential threats proved detrimental...
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Academic Failure at Grade Four: A Quantitative Approach to the Self-Concept of Students
Byline: Dr. Bushra Iqbal Chohan and Prof. Dr. Rehana Masrur Khan Abstract This study examines the impact of academic failure on the self-concept of the students. The students studying at grade four in public primary schools of the urban areas of Rawalpindi...
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A Gender-Based Acoustic Analysis of English Lexical Stress by Khowar Speakers
Byline: Dr. Arshad Mahmood, Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Butt and Dr. Muhammad Uzair Abstract The nature of English lexical stress is quite unpredictable and at the same time this supra segmental feature of English cannot be ignored by its foreign learners due...
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Perception of Eunuchs towards the Entitlement of Their Legal Protection by Supreme Court of Pakistan
Byline: Dr. Rukhsana Hassan and Ms. Maryam Ijaz Abstract The main objective of the research was to explore the perception of Eunuchs regarding the legal protection of their rights that Supreme Court has given to them. Research technique used was qualitative...
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Vol. 13, No. 1, June 30

The Impact of Class Background on South Asian Marriages: A Study of Dowry Practices
Byline: Iffat Abbas Abstract Giving and receiving dowries is a tradition among South Asian families. The practice of dowry in the context of class background has received relatively little attention in the UK. This paper examines the experiences...
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Identity as Pakistani: A Study of College and Madrasah Students of Baltistan
Byline: Salman Haider and Dr. M. Aasir Ajmal Abstract The research discusses the Pakistani identity of college and madrasah students in Baltistan. The study aims at understanding structures and significant components of Pakistani, identity in...
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Gender Differences in Self-Handicapping: The Role of Self-Esteem and Fear of Negative Evaluation
Byline: Sarwat Sultan and Frasat Kanwal Abstract The subject of self-handicapping is highly significant issue parti-cularly in the area of educational psychology because it serves to identify and anticipate negative behaviors of students. The...
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Gender Differences in the Salient Identities of Adolescents
Byline: Ms. Noor-ul-Ain and Dr. Syeda Salma Hasan Abstract The study examined gender differences in the salient identities of adolescents. It was expected that adolescent boys will score high on collective, social and personal identity whereas...
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Vol. 12, No. 2, December 31

Impact of Microfinance and Enterprise Development on Women's Empowerment-A Case Study of Skardu-Pakistan
Byline: Ms. Amber Ferdoos, Mr. Muhammad Zaman, Ms. Madiha Hussain and Raja Jibran Sajjad Abstract This article aims to analyze the impact of microfinance and enterprise development on women's empowerment in Skardu (Gilgit-Baltistan, Northern Pakistan)....
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The Comparative Effectiveness of Achievement in Mother Tongue and National Language in Arts and Science Subjects at Primary School Level
Byline: Dr. Liaquat Hussain, Mrs. Fouzia Ghias and Professor Dr Umar Ali Khan Abstract INTRODUCTION Language is the presentation of one's views through words. Language and specially the human language which is expressed in words distinguish human...
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Identity as Shiite Muslim: A Study of College and Madrassah Students of Baltistan
Byline: Mr. Salman Haider Abstract The research discusses the Shiite-Muslim identity of college and madrassah students in Baltistan. The aims of the study are to understand structures and significant components of Shiite-Muslim, identity in college...
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Vol. 12, No. 1, June 30

Role of Newspapers in Education Policy Making in Punjab
Byline: Mr. Muhammad Usman Khan and Mr. Taimur-ul-Hassan Abstract This paper examines the role of newspapers in policy making. In this article, the press-policy making relationship is explored in Punjab, which is the most populous province of...
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Parental Attitude towards Girls' Higher Education: A Mixed Methods Approach
Byline: Ms.Umelaila and Ms. Bushra Iqbal Chohan Abstract The research was conducted to investigate the attitude of parents towards girls' higher education in the District Chakwal by employing mixed-methods approach of research. The main objective...
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Does Unfair Cellular Services' Usage Adversely Influence the Youth's Morals? A Study from Pakistan
Byline: Mr. Lutfullah Saqib, Saleha Azam Ali, Aliya Zafar and Mueen Aizaz Zafar Abstract Youth plays a considerable role in the development of any nation. Their espousal, intent and aspirations transform values of the culture and lead towards...
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The Sociology of Human Rights with Reference to Customary Practice in Rural Pakistan: The Social Structure of Violence
Byline: Muhammad Zaman, Ms. Amber Ferdoos and Mr. Saeed Ahmad Watto Abstract This paper deals with the sociology of human rights, particularly with reference to customary practices that exist in areas outside of the cities. We took the example...
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Vol. 11, No. 2, December 31

Changing Images of Pakistani Women in Kamila Shamsie's Salt and Saffron and Broken Verses
Abstract The culture of Pakistan which is deeply entrenched in patriarchy has given rise to constructs of ideal feminity as devotion, endurance, loyalty and self-sacrifice. Literature is considered to be one of the most important means of perpetuating...
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Survival Challenges and Coping Strategies of Women Living in Slum: Evidence from Dhaka City
Abstract This article focuses on the challenges experienced by women living in slum in case of survival and the mechanisms adopted by them to cope with these challenges. Data were collected from 150 women who reside in different slum areas of Dhaka...
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Behind the Bars: Situation of Imprisoned Mothers in Karachi Jail
Abstract Women either in police custody or in jail both are in quite horrible and dreadful situation. It is hard to measure their physical and especially mental state as they do not easily discuss their problems with anyone. Women prisoners who...
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Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity by Judith Butler
Byline: Ms. Shahla Tabassum Judith Butler's idea in "Gender trouble" is radical regarding gender identity and the relation between gender and sex where she introduced gender as performance. Butler's claim in Gender trouble was based on two arguments...
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Vol. 11, No. 1, June 30

Women's Education in Pakistan: Cultural Constraints and Social Challenges
ABSTRACT Women's empowerment is a long awaited goal in Pakistan which cannot be accomplished without quality education. Women comprise more than half of the population in Pakistan. Ignoring their education not only deprives them of their basic right...
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Indigenous Knowledge, Early Warning System and Disaster Management: A Case Study of Khetran Community in Balochistan, Pakistan
ABSTRACT Present study was conducted in a small community Nahar Kot, District Barkhan, Balochistan (Pakistan). The study aims at understanding the role of early warning system in disaster management at community level. Indigenous knowledge has a...
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Exploring Gender Neutrality in Education (A Case Study of Village Zandra in Balochistan)
ABSTRACT This research paper "Gender Neutrality in Education" shows local perception of parents regarding their daughters' education. In spite of the fact that the people are aware of the importance of literacy, there is gender gap. People are still...
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Indigenous Model of Sustainable Development: A Case Study of Techno-Traditional Wisdom in a Punjabi Village
ABSTRACT The current paper is an attempt to build a case for the revitalization of Indigenous Knowledge System which is intellectual property of a native community that resides in a particular environment and enjoying a friendly ecological interaction...
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Vol. 10, No. 2, December 31

Causes and Complications of Injectable Drugs Use in District Faisalabad
Byline: Mr. Arfan Riasat, Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal Zafar and Mr. Ishfaq Ahmad Khan ABSTRACT Currently injecting drug use is not most common method of drug-use in Pakistan; however the usage of this method is on the rise. Though the reported prevalence...
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Microcredit and Women's Empowerment in District Gujrat, Pakistan
Byline: Mr. Sarfraz Khan, Mr. Mirza Rizwan Sajid and Mr. Hafeez-ur-Rehman ABSTRACT This study mainly focuses on the female who got microcredit from PRSP in Jalalpur Jattan in District Gujrat, Pakistan. The results presented in the data analysis...
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THE REINFORCEMENT OF PUBLIC and PRIVATE DOMAINS THROUGH TELEVISION IN CONTEMPORARY PAKISTAN
Byline: Mr. Hazir Ullah and Ms. Hifsa Nisar ABSTARCT The division of society into public and private spheres and associating the former with males and the latter with females has been fundamental to patriarchy. Patriarchy has existed for thousands...
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Motivational Orientation and Perceived Social Support among Pakistani Female Entrepreneurs in Attock District
Byline: Dr. Rukhsana Hasan, Ms. Ruqia Afzal and Ms.Shahida Parveen ABSTRACT The present study was intended to explore the psycho-social factors effecting female entrepreneurs, involved in various activities, belonging to different rural and urban...
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Vol. 10, No. 1, June 30

A Study of Social and Economic Activities of Women Entrepreneurs in Pakistan
Byline: Dr. Nasreen Aslam Shah ABSTRACT In Pakistan, majority of women entrepreneurs belong to low-income groups working on sub-contracts with multinationals, also known as home-based working women. Lower middle class woman entrepreneur is a...
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Violence and Silence: Sufferings of a Female Subaltern in Qudsia's Anter Howat Udasi
Byline: Mr. Hammad Mushtaq ABSTRACT The present paper investigates the causes and effects of the sufferings of a female subaltern character in Bano Qudsia's short story Anter Howat Udasi. Gayatri Spivak's concept of the silencing of the female...
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Impact of Higher Education on the Economic Status of Women of Rural Areas
Byline: Ms. Mahvish Naseem and Ms. Tehsin Ehsan ABSTRACT Women from rural areas are coming out of their homes after attaining higher education with an intention to get their rights and status in society and in family as well as to achieve economic...
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Effects of Handedness and Gender on Creativity of Students
Byline: Ms. Sibgha Shakeel, Ms. Saba Ghayas and Mr. Adnan Adil ABSTRACT The present study aimed at exploring the effect of handedness on creativity level of students. Furthermore, this study also intended to find out gender differences in creativity...
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Vol. 9, No. 2, December 31

Gaps and Issues in Volunteer Management Evidences from Civil Society Organizations
Byline: WAHEED ABSTRACT The research was focused on gaps and issues in volunteer management, in concepts and practices, by the volunteer involving organizations (VIOs) housed in Islamabad and Multan. The main hypothesis of the study revolved...
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Test Anxiety and Coping Strategies among Colleges Students
Byline: EJAZ, ASLAM and ZAHRA ABSTRACT The present study is aimed to explore the relationship between test anxiety and coping strategies among college students. Sample consisted of 150 college students (75 female and 75 male) whose age range...
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Impact of Women Education on Their Family Position and Reproductive Decisions
Byline: Ms. Rabia Bibi and Tahmina Yaqoob ABSTRACT This study was aimed to investigate the impact of women education on their family position and reproductive decisions. Along this, it was also planned to find out effect of women's age and family...
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A Study the Planning and Organizational Skills of Head Teachers at Elementary Level in Distt. Attock
Byline: Najma Ranjha and Khadija Muqqdas ABSTRACT The focus of this study is on the planning and organizational skills of educational administrators at elementary level in Distt. Attock. Administration is one of the basic factors upon which the...
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Vol. 9, No. 1, June 30

Individualism-Collectivism and Related Value Dimensions: A Comparative Study of Pakistani and Polish Students
Byline: Nazar Hussain Soomro ABSTRACT The study compared the cultural patterns in terms of collectivism- individualism dimension and related values namely, humanism, materialism, liberalism, family function/structure and religiosity between Polish...
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Representation of Women in Fairy Tales
Byline: Shahid Siddiqui ABSTRACT Gender being a social phenomenon is perpetually constructed in the society through various social institutions and as we perform it in everyday life (Butler, 1990). This process of naming, labeling, categorizing,...
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Significance of Print Media: A Study of Reading Skills among School Students
Byline: Muhammad Ali ABSTRACT Regardless of the fact, Pakistan is a developing country that is in need of English language; the irony of situation is that, as the role of English is increasing, the standard of teaching and learning English is...
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Cultural Archetypes in William's Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Byline: Zainab Younus ABSTRACT Tennessee Williams in his plays explores the place one has; not just in the social, but also in the familial circles. As such, this lends his work as aspect of universality that enables readers to empathize with...
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GENDER, CONFLICT, AND PEACEKEEPING DYAN MAZURANA, ANGELA RAVEN-ROBERTS, AND JANE PARPART. LANHAM and NEW YORK: ROWMAN and LITTLEFIELD PUBLISHERS, INC. 2005. 304PP
Byline: Chineze J. Onyejekwe With regards to the causes and consequences of armed conflict, peacekeeping and post- conflict reconstruction Gender, Conflict, and Peacekeeping focuses on the ways that gender is a central factor in shaping international...
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Vol. 8, No. 2, December 31

Gender Differences in Effective Socialization: A Study of Beginning English Teachers in Pakistan
Byline: Adnan Tahir (E-mail: adnantahirqureshi@gmail.com) and Prof. Dr. Samina Amin Qadir (Email: dr_sqadir@yahoo.co.uk) Abstract: In the perspective of present English language teaching reforms in Pakistan, one of the attention grabbing areas...
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Comparison of Working and Non Working Women on Personal Growth, Emotional Expressiveness and Assertiveness
Byline: Safia Rashid and Sarwat Sultan - E-mail: sarwatsultan@hotmail.com Abstract: The present study is aimed to show a relationship between personal growth, emotional expressiveness and assertiveness of working and non-working females. Sample...
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Interpersonal Negotiation and Conflict among Female Producers in Private and Public Radio Stations
Byline: Ms. Asma Aftab (Email: asma.aftab7@gmail.com), Dr.Shazia Naureen (Email: shazianaureen1@yahoo.com) and Ms. Shazia Hashmat Abstract: The research is Interpersonal Negotiation and Conflict Among Female Producers in Private and Public Radio...
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The Role of Various Movements and Organizations to Defend the Pakistani Women's Rights and Measures Adopted by the Government
Byline: Prof. Mrs. Sajida Shabbir (P.hD, Scholar) - Email:- Sajida_principal@yahoo.com Abstract: The purpose of this article is to describe the women's condition in Pakistan. Pakistan was created in the name of Islam. Islam provides equal rights...
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Vol. 8, No. 1, June 30

Bilingual Style: A Counter Productive Strategy in Target Language Classrooms
Byline: Malik Ajmal Gulzar ABSTRACT This article explores the issue of how teachers' use of code switching (i.e., language alternation or language exchange between two languages) can be a counter productive for students in the EFL classrooms. As...
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Issues and Perception of Professional Challenges in Career Excellence of Women Professionals in Public Sector Universities in Pakistan
Byline: Farhana Nosheen and Husna Gulnaz ABSTRACT The main objective of the study was to explore the issues and perception of professional challenges in career excellence of women professionals such as purdah imposition, negative attitude of...
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A Critical Analysis of Student Assessment at Secondary Level (Grade IX and X) in Pakistan
Byline: Ms. Fizza Sabir ABSTRACT Student assessment is a vital component of education system. It focuses on students' understanding of what they have learnt and accomplished. Clear identification of learning and performance goals is a must for...
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The Role of Women's Decision-Making in Domestic Purchasing: A Case of Selected Districts from Azad Jammu and Kashmir'
Byline: Syeda Qudsia Batool,Professor Dr M A Sajid and Dr. Syed Hassan Raza - (Email: hassan_raza@aiou.edu.pk) ABSTRACT This study explores the women's role in decision-making at the household level in AJandK. It argues that the participation...
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New Teacher Mentoring: Hopes and Promise for Improving Teacher Effectiveness
Byline: Ms. Samina Naseem - (Email: naseemsa@msu.edu) With the present debate on teacher quality, teacher retention and student achievement gap; one proposal that is receiving more attention is teacher mentoring. The process of mentoring holds promise...
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Vol. 7, No. 2, December 31

Street Children: The Victims of Socio-Environmental Conditions
Byline: Dr. Haroon-ur-Rashid Rana and Prof. Dr. Hafeez-ur-Rehman Chaudhry Abstract This piece of work is the outcome of anthropological study on Street Children in the area of Pirwadhai, Rawalpindi. It focuses on socio-environmental problems...
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Dhamal - A Spiritual Healing at the Shrine of Bari Imam
Byline: Shaheer Elahi Abstract Dhamal, a sufi dance, has been a significant means of spiritual healing. Despite its significant role in Pakistan's culture, it has remained an academically under-researched topic. This research paper was based...
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Impact of Education on Reproductive Decision Making among Working and Non Working Married Women
Byline: Ms. Shahla Tabassum and Ms. Sahira Zaman Abstract The present study aimed at investigating the impact of education, income, age at marriage and duration of marriage on reproductive decision making power of working and non working married...
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THE ROLE OF CULTURAL STEREOTYPES IN GENDER SOCIALIZATION (A Case Study of Village Mayar District Dir 'Lower')
Byline: Dr. Anwar Alam Abstract This study was conducted on the role of cultural stereotypes in gender socialization in village Mayar District Dir Lower, while using descriptive research methodology. The researcher used stratified random sampling...
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Vol. 7, No. 1, June 30

Why Are You Doing Your Ph. D Now? Issues of Pragmatic Transfer in Intercultural Communication
Byline: Dr. Samina Amin Qadir - Email: dr_sqadir@yahoo.co.uk Abstract This paper will discuss pragmatic transfer and issues related to pragmatic transfer in intercultural situations. It will explore if pragmatic knowledge is linked to language...
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A Hard Knock to Self-Esteem in Men and Women Facing Infertility
Byline: Dr. Sarwat Sultan - Email: sarwatsultan@hotmail.com Abstract The present study aimed at investigating and comparing the differences in the levels of self-esteem inflicted by infertile and fertile couples. A sample of 400 couples; 200...
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A Study of Attitude of Low-Income and High Income Parents towards the Education of Their Male and Female Children
Byline: Dr. Khalid Makhdoom - Email: khalidmakhdoom@yahoo.com and Dr. Khalid Khurshid - Email: khalidkhurshid@bzu.edu.pk ABSTRACT The purpose of the study was to explore and examine the attitude of low-income and high-income parents towards the...
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Managerial Skills Essential for Secondary Schools' Rincipals
Byline: Dr. Muhammad Tayyab Alam - Email: k_ahmmad@yahoo.com, Ms. Zakia Khatoon, Ms. Arifa Awais PhD and Dr. Maqsud Alam Bukhari Abstract The present study investigated the skills essential for school management. The specific objectives for the...
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