Social Sciences

Volume 12, Issue 4, August 2023

  • Mediatized Public Sphere and Journalism in Times of Algorithms, Polarization and Crisis of Democracy in Brazil

    Lucas Arantes Zanetti, Caroline Kraus Luvizotto, Francisco Arrais Nascimento, Ana Carolina Trindade

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 4, August 2023
    Pages: 143-151
    Received: Jun. 02, 2023
    Accepted: Jun. 25, 2023
    Published: Jul. 06, 2023
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    Abstract: This paper is a result of the research conducted by the Media Communication and Social Movements Research Group (ComMov), from the São Paulo State University (Unesp), since 2015. It aims to provide a theoretical and conceptual understanding of the mediatized public sphere, focusing on the role of journalism amidst the influence of social media, alg... Show More
  • Field Schooling by ASNIKOM: Bridging the Structural Gap

    Robert Markus Zaka Lawang, Adristi Freedlina Ardine, Bunga Pertiwi Tontowi Puteri, Yosef Hilarius Timu Pera, Sukarno, Nur Leila Meilani, Flores George Mayaut, Terserah Luahambowo, Maksimus Regus, Rahmalia Rifandini

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 4, August 2023
    Pages: 152-160
    Received: Jun. 06, 2023
    Accepted: Jun. 25, 2023
    Published: Jul. 06, 2023
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    Abstract: Purpose of the study is to examine the roles of ASNIKOM in preparing coffee farmers to be included in the chain schemed by This Side Up. Qualitative approach was used to identify problems faced by coffee farmers. For this purpose, in depth interview and FGD as well were used to collect information. Interview questions were made in structured and fl... Show More
  • Elections, Human Rights and Women’s Political Participation in Somaliland: Challenges and Prospects

    Abdiaziz Harun Mohamed

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 4, August 2023
    Pages: 161-170
    Received: Jun. 04, 2023
    Accepted: Jul. 07, 2023
    Published: Jul. 21, 2023
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    Abstract: Most recent reports present a bleak and gloomy picture of the state of human rights and democracy around the world. This is particularly true in Africa, where the renaissance of democratic revival in the 21st century is rapidly giving way to narratives of doom and gloom. Though Somaliland approved its constitution in 2001, established a multi-party... Show More
  • Prevalence of Cigarette Smoking and Its Associated Factors Among Adolescent Higher Secondary Students of Tokha Municipality, Kathmandu, Nepal

    Ashish Bhatt, Hitin Sehgal, Elisa Devkota, Arthak Lamsal, Kumud Karki

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 4, August 2023
    Pages: 171-177
    Received: Jun. 22, 2023
    Accepted: Jul. 17, 2023
    Published: Jul. 26, 2023
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    Abstract: Cigarette smoking among youth and young adolescents remains high, particularly in high schools and colleges. Smoking and smokeless tobacco usage at such a young age can be detrimental, resulting in lower academic performance and an increased chance of developing dreadful diseases and other fatal conditions. However, the prevalence of cigarette smok... Show More
  • Donald Trump and the Future of the GOP

    Matthew Kingston Harris

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 4, August 2023
    Pages: 178-182
    Received: Nov. 14, 2022
    Accepted: Feb. 22, 2023
    Published: Aug. 15, 2023
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    Abstract: The conclusion of the 2020 US presidential election left open questions about the future of the Republican Party, with or without former president Donald Trump. His presence at the top of many 2024 GOP polls lends the impression of a man hard to separate from his party. I examine this linkage through the 2020 American National Election Study, looki... Show More
  • Land Governance and Land Conflicts in the Peri-Urban Area of Yamoussoukro

    Okou Kouakou Norbert

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 4, August 2023
    Pages: 183-189
    Received: Apr. 24, 2023
    Accepted: Jul. 10, 2023
    Published: Aug. 15, 2023
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    Abstract: This article aims to understand the link between urbanization and land governance in the peri-urban area of Yamoussoukro. It analyzes the explanatory factors of the persistence of land conflicts in the peri-urban area of Yamoussoukro. The study was based on a methodology based on documentary research, observation of the field and an interview with ... Show More
  • Love Democracy and Support the Coup d'Etat the Paradoxes of a Youth in Search of Good Governance and Security

    Maxime Kaboré

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 4, August 2023
    Pages: 190-196
    Received: Jun. 14, 2023
    Accepted: Aug. 03, 2023
    Published: Aug. 15, 2023
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    Abstract: This article analyzes the logic of youth support for the military coup d'état that occurred on September 30, 2022, in Burkina Faso. Constituting most of the population and considered as the spearhead of society, youth spontaneously mobilized to support the military who were trying to overthrow the military junta that had been in place for eight (8)... Show More
  • The Mediating Effects of Market Culture and Customer Service Skills in the Sensory Marketing and Non-Economic Performance Relationship of Ghana’s Restaurant Sector

    Nanekum Isaac, Solomon Abekah Keelson

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 4, August 2023
    Pages: 197-212
    Received: Jul. 11, 2023
    Accepted: Jul. 31, 2023
    Published: Aug. 15, 2023
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    Abstract: Today’s business world brings in many new signals for companies to focus on well-established marketing tactics to succeed. Sensory marketing is focused on business strategy, whereby the company essentially follows not only financial gains, but also takes into account the process and results of all activities in relation to strategic and atmospheric... Show More
  • Research on International Tourists' Perception of Haikou's Tourism Image from the Perspective of Social Media in China

    Min Ding, Chuanning Wu

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 4, August 2023
    Pages: 213-222
    Received: Nov. 28, 2022
    Accepted: Dec. 06, 2022
    Published: Aug. 22, 2023
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    Abstract: A large number of research results show that a place's tourism image is an important factor affecting international tourists' choice of tourism destinations and their willingness to travel. In recent years, the Chinese government has launched a series of new tourism strategies to enhance and shape China's national tourism brand by launching a large... Show More
  • The Role of Active Learning Social in Improving the Quality of National Human Resources

    Le Thi Hanh, Nguyen Trong Dai

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 4, August 2023
    Pages: 223-229
    Received: May 03, 2023
    Accepted: Aug. 04, 2023
    Published: Aug. 22, 2023
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    Abstract: Human resources are the most basic and important factor in the implementation of socio-economic development strategies in each country. The quality of human resources is affected by a total of factors, in which the role of an active learning society is especially important. Research clearly shows that, in essence, an active learning society is a so... Show More