International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online)

Aims and Scope

International Journal of Humanities and Social Science (IJHSS) is an open access, peer-reviewed and refereed journal published by Center for Promoting Ideas (CPI), USA. The main objective of IJHSS is to provide an intellectual platform for the international scholars. IJHSS aims to promote interdisciplinary studies in humanities and social science and become the leading journal in humanities and social science in the world.

The journal publishes research papers in the fields of humanities and social science such as anthropology, business studies, communication studies, corporate governance, criminology, crosscultural studies, demography, development studies, economics, education, ethics, geography, history, industrial relations, information science, international relations, law, linguistics, library science, media studies, methodology, philosophy, political science, population Studies, psychology, public administration, sociology, social welfare, linguistics, literature, paralegal, performing arts (music, theatre & dance), religious studies, visual arts, women studies and so on.

The journal is published in both print and online versions.

IJHSS publishes original papers, review papers, conceptual framework, analytical and simulation models, case studies, empirical research, technical notes, and book reviews. Special Issues devoted to important topics in humanities and social science will occasionally be published.

Best Papers in IJHSS in 2013

Jonbenet and Maddie: Case Studies in the Ethical Deficit of Contemporary Journalism
Professor Michael Tracey

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Methodological Proposal for the Incorporation of Governance as a Key Factor for Sustainable Tourism Management:....
María de la Cruz Pulido-Fernández, Yaiza López-Sánchez....
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Supporting Teachers to Enhance Students Success in the USA and South Africa
Dr. Ethel King-McKenzie, Dr. Bongani Bantwini, Dr. Barry Bogan
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Raising Expectations for Pre-Service Teacher Use of Technology
Lisa D. Murley, Pamela Jukes, Rebecca Stobaugh

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Sensitizing Undergraduate Students to the Nature of White Privilege: A Guide for College Teaching
Billy Long
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Interpreting Contrasts of the Post-Industrial City: The Example of Lodz
Paulina Tobiasz-Lis, Marcin Wójcik
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Raising Expectations for Pre-Service Teacher Use of Technology
Lisa D. Murley, Pamela Jukes, Rebecca Stobaugh

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Sensitizing Undergraduate Students to the Nature of White Privilege: A Guide for College Teaching
Billy Long
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Interpreting Contrasts of the Post-Industrial City: The Example of Lodz
Paulina Tobiasz-Lis, Marcin Wójcik
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Doing the Right Thing: Determinism, Moral Responsibility, and Agency
Shirley Matile Ogletree

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The Level of Influence that Six Dimensions have on Teacher Decision-Making in the Correctional Education Classroom
Jonathan E. Messemer
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The European Process of Accounting Harmonization: Current Status and Future Developments. The Case of Italy
Christian Rainero, Silvana Secinaro, Alessandra Indelicato
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The Impact of a Country’s Employment Protection Legislation on its Economic Prosperity
Laura Muller, Paul D. Berger

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Civil Society and Democratic Transformation in Contemporary Egypt: Premise and Promises
Bakry M. El Medni
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Kyrgyz National Games as Means of Strengthening the Respiratory System of People at a the Age of 50-55 Years Old
Abdyrakhmanova D.O, Dzhanuzakov K.Ch.
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Statistical Analysis of the Demand of Employment of the Graduates from Andalusia
Genoveva Millán Vázquez de la Torre, Ana Hernández Román, Juan Manuel Arjona Fuentes

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The Role of Social Support in Veterans’ College Adjustment
Ann Ingala, LiaSoftas-Nall, Annette Peters
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On the Medialization of Knowledge in the Digital Age
Prof. Dr. Theo Hug
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The Future Engaging Complexity and Policy: Afghanistan Citizen Allegiance Model
Liz Johnson, Mirsad Hadzikadic, Joseph Whitmeyer

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A Case against the Pathology of Matriarchy: The Effect of Family Structure on Need Achievement in Puerto Rican Students
Heather Rae-Espinoza
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Egypt’s Political Economy and the Downfall of the Mubarak Regime
K.V. Nagarajan
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The Effects of Adjustable Rate Mortgages on House Price Inflation
Albert S. Davies

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10 Online Principal Preparation Interventions andthe Impact on the State Licensure Exam: A Lamar University Model
Dr. Vance Cortez-Rucker, Dr. Nancy Adams, ...
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The Four-Second Window: How the Time Constraint of Working Memory and other Psychological Principles ...
Pino TROGU
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A Difficulty in the Concept of Educational Sustainability
Steven Loomis, John Gunderson, Paul Spears, Doug Grove

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Ending a Touristic Destination in Four Decades: Cancun’s Creation, Peak and Agony
Elva Esther Vargas Martínez, Marcelino Castillo Nechar, Felipe Carlos Viesca González
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The Effects of the Recovery of the Patrimonialist Model in Brazil
Dr. José Matias-Pereira
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Left and Right Matter: Political Parties and Brazilian Councilors’ Values on Social Rights
Samira Kauchakje

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The Unusual Sounding and the Dramaturgy in the Piano Works by D. Nenov
Krasimira Fileva
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Solidarity and Identity in Memorial Crosses in Gdansk
Lucyna Przybylska
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Cruising Yawls and Harbor Towns: Navigating the Topographies of Joseph Conrad and Anna Seghers
Dr. Kristy R. Boney

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‘Field’ Trips with Bourdieu: Making Sense as Research Methodology in Teacher Education
Dr. Kathleen Nolan, Dr. Jennifer Tupper
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Challenges in Achieving High Motivation and Performance in Educational Management: Case Study of a North Cyprus Public High School
Asst. Prof. Gizem ÖKSÜZOGLU-GÜVEN
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Leadership Recipes for Promoting Students’ Creativity
Kuan Chen Tsai

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Analysis of School Leaders Licensure Assessment Content Category I-V Scoresand Principal Internship Mentor’s Assessment Scores for Standards 1-5
Glenn L. Koonce, Michael D. Kelly
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Proverbs in the Arabic Language Classroom
Hezi Brosh
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Religious-Spiritual Issues in Couples and Family Therapy: A Developmental Perspective
J. Roland Fleck

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The Legalization of Medical and Recreational Marijuana in the United States’ state of Washington and the Impact on Mexican Cartels
J. Michael Olivero
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Attitudes and Perceptions of Local Residents and Tourists toward the Protected Area of Retezat National Park, Romania
Andrea B. Szell, Lucius F. Hallett IV
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The Impact of College Experience on Future Job Seekers’ Diversity Readiness
FELICE A. WILLIAMS, T. NICHOLE PHILLIPS

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The Political and Security Challenges Facing 'ECOWAS' in the Twenty-first Century: Testing the Limits of an Organization's Reputation
Napoleon Bamfo
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Professional Development: Partnerships for Success
Betsy M. DelleBovi
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The Negative Health Impacts of Globalization: Personal Health Responsibility and the Epidemic of Non-Communicable Diseases in Pacific Island Nations
Philip Szmedra

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The Sensation Mania and the Victorian Psychological Underworld
Prof. Taher Badinjki
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From Passive to Active Voice: Using Photography as a Catalyst for Social Action
Susan Griebling, Lisa M. Vaughn, Britteny Howell, Catherine Ramstetter, Debora Dole
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The Syrian Dilemma: a U.S. led Invasion or a U.N. Sponsored Resolution
John W. Sutherlin

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On the Financial Advantage of Hosting the Olympics
Ben Levy, Paul D. Berger
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Austerity vs. Solidarity: Intergenerational Conflict in the European Union
Steven K. Wisensale
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