Social Sciences

Volume 3, Issue 1, February 2014

  • Influences of Cultural Identity on Communication

    Roland Lami

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, February 2014
    Pages: 1-4
    Received: Dec. 02, 2013
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    Published: Dec. 30, 2013
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    Abstract: The situation in the region occasionally shows a climate of tension between populations with different national identities. Social facts demonstrate that in terms of media multiculturalism, differentiation and division between ethnic communities are increased. This has happened because each medium is mono-cultural, has its own identity, even a very... Show More
  • Meaning, Interpretation and Unlimited Semiosis

    Victor Novoselov

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, February 2014
    Pages: 5-8
    Received: Dec. 23, 2013
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    Published: Jan. 20, 2014
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    Abstract: This article is devoted the semiotics analysis of concepts «meaning» and «interpretation». On the basis of the analysis the conclusion becomes, that the sign can display a reality only in the course of human activity. Meaning of a sign is a way of its use and interpretation. From the point of view of the theory of interpretants are checked and desc... Show More
  • Impact of Breastfeeding on Infant and Child Mortality with Varying Levels of Immunization and HIV/AIDS: Evidence from 2008/09 Kenya Demographic and Health Survey

    Boniface Omuga K’Oyugi

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, February 2014
    Pages: 9-16
    Received: Jan. 16, 2014
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    Published: Feb. 20, 2014
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    Abstract: Appropriate breastfeeding is one of the cost effective measures in the broader strategy for Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) Programme which was adopted by the international community in the 1990s to reduce infant and child mortality especially in developing countries such as Kenya. Although Kenya experienced great improvements tow... Show More
  • Concept Territory of Lobo Architecture "Ngata Toro"

    Fuad Zubaidi, Happy Ratna Santosa, Muhammad Faqih

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, February 2014
    Pages: 17-22
    Received: Feb. 03, 2014
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    Published: Feb. 28, 2014
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    Abstract: Lobo is an architectural masterpiece that embodies the culture and have an important role in every activity and community interaction. Lobo as the embodiment of activities and indigenous communities, is a means of self-actualization in social interaction. In each community activities, "Lobo" has a role as a center of activity, and territoriality sp... Show More
  • Environmental Concern has to do with the Stated Purchase Behavior of Green Products at Retail

    Sergio Silva Braga Junior, Dirceu da Silva, Eduardo Guilherme Satolo, Marcelo Marques Magalhães, Fernando Ferrari Putti, Waleska Reali de Oliveira Braga

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, February 2014
    Pages: 23-30
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    Published: Feb. 28, 2014
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    Abstract: Does environmental concern influence declared retail purchasing of green products? Current analysis evaluates the influence of environmental concern in people´s retail buying behavior of green products. A survey with 811 consumers from Brazil was undertaken on their perception as individuals and the manner they perceive people in society. Results o... Show More