Social Sciences

Volume 6, Issue 6, December 2017

  • Reducing Absenteeism and a Faster Return to Work

    Jože Šrekl

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 141-147
    Received: Sep. 25, 2017
    Accepted: Oct. 11, 2017
    Published: Nov. 06, 2017
    Abstract: Demographic data shows the population is ageing, and consequently we are seeing an ageing workforce. Even though the effectiveness of older workers is not in question, older workers are suffering from age-related conditions, diseases and injuries. Measures that prevent health problems throughout the working life are crucial to reduce the amount of ... Show More
  • Exploring Religious Discrimination Toward Women in Public Health Facilities in Mumbai

    Zamrooda Khanday

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 148-159
    Received: Aug. 30, 2017
    Accepted: Nov. 16, 2017
    Published: Nov. 16, 2017
    Abstract: The rise in communally driven identity politics in India during the past two decades has led to an increasing number of communal flare-ups in the country, State institutions have been found to be complicit in many cases, raising questions on the secular nature of the state. In the two major instances of communal violence in the past two decades - t... Show More
  • The True Meaning of Terrorism and Response to Terrorism

    Tao Wang, Jun Zhuang

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 160-168
    Received: Sep. 03, 2017
    Accepted: Sep. 25, 2017
    Published: Nov. 21, 2017
    Abstract: This research mainly focuses on the divergences and controversies over defining terrorism and how to define, understand and deal with terrorism. Based on the systematic survey and study of previous definitions about terrorism and fully referring to other relevant information and data, this article is devoted to exploring the main characteristics an... Show More
  • Establish Halal Market Access, New Zealand an Example

    Khaldoun Shatnawi, Ethar Al-Essa

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 169-173
    Received: Oct. 19, 2017
    Accepted: Nov. 07, 2017
    Published: Dec. 01, 2017
    Abstract: New Zealand is from the largest exporter of lamb and beef in the world, and accounting for around 47% of the world’s trade in lamb. The New Zealand meat sector has always been a principal driver of the New Zealand economy system, generating approximately $7.5 billion annually in export earnings. The Halal meat grade is playing an increasing role in... Show More
  • Determinants of Adoption of Rainwater Harvesting Technology: The Case of Gursum District, East Hararghe Zone, Ethiopia

    Nasir Siraj, Fekadu Beyene

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 174-181
    Received: Oct. 20, 2016
    Accepted: Nov. 07, 2016
    Published: Dec. 08, 2017
    Abstract: This study aimed at identifying the determinants of Rainwater Harvesting (RWH) technology adoption for irrigation and farmers practice in water harvesting against drought in Gursum district, Eastern Hararghe zone. The specific objectives were assessing farmer's perception towards the RWH technology and determining the major factors affecting adopti... Show More
  • The Understanding of the Words to “Seek God” and to “Live” in Amos 5:4-6

    Milton Thorman Pardosi

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 182-186
    Received: Sep. 18, 2017
    Accepted: Nov. 20, 2017
    Published: Dec. 12, 2017
    Abstract: The book of Amos is a special book which brings a special message about God’s justice and judgment upon nations (Israel, Judah, etc.). Nevertheless, for Israelites, Amos had a particular message for God assigned him to preach among them. Two issues would be discussed in this study. They are: (1) What is the meaning of the word to “seek” God in Amos... Show More
  • Role of the Dark Triad Traits and Attitude Towards Uncertainty in Decision-Making Strategies in Managers

    Tatiana Kornilova, Yulia Krasavtseva

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 187-195
    Received: Oct. 30, 2017
    Accepted: Nov. 10, 2017
    Published: Dec. 13, 2017
    Abstract: This article presents the results of an empirical study of decision-making strategies in an uncertain environment as modeled by the Iowa Gambling Task (IGT). The study examines the associations between the Dark Triad traits, tolerance of uncertainty and decision-making effectiveness, measured by the results of strategic choices in a sequential deci... Show More
  • Science, the Deep Past, and the Political

    Lowell Gustafson

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 196-208
    Received: Sep. 12, 2017
    Accepted: Oct. 26, 2017
    Published: Dec. 18, 2017
    Abstract: Evidence from the natural sciences substantiate a narrative of the cosmos, earth, life, and humanity. Great amounts of matter do not become more complex and there is a highly uneven process of increasing complexity only where there are increasing energy flows. The pace of emergent complexity in pockets increases with the development of self-conscio... Show More
  • An Empirical Survey of Young Peasant Workers' Leisure Life Situation and the Correlation Study of Moral Relationships in Hefei in Anhui Province

    Teng Han, Dong Xunjuan

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 209-213
    Received: Oct. 14, 2017
    Accepted: Nov. 09, 2017
    Published: Dec. 20, 2017
    Abstract: This paper centers on leisure life situation and the moral interpersonal behavior of 276 young peasant workers who live in Hefei in Anhui province using the methods of questionnaires and interviews. The results indicate that young peasant workers' leisure time has a significant negative correlation with immoral relationship and is significantly pos... Show More