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Volume 5, Issue 5, October 2021

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Arkanudin, Mashudi, E. Sutandar
Abstract: This study aims to describe the knowledge system of the Ribun Dayak tribe about their forest in West Kalimantan. The knowledge system of the Dayak Ribun community consists of knowledge of the community, knowledge of sources of livelihood, and knowledge of belief/religion. The research subjects were the Dayak Ribun tribe in [...] Read more.
Abstract      ReferencesPDF (243 K)   August 12, 2021     18 Downloads    191 Views
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Abdul Samat Musa
Abstract: Constitutional law (al-fiqh al-dusturi) is one of the important aspects of shariah. However, it has not been given due elaboration by Muslim jurists and modern scholars, unlike other branches of Islamic law. Its potentials have not been fully explored and developed for the practical purposes in a modern system of government [...] Read more.
Abstract      ReferencesPDF (249 K)   August 12, 2021     20 Downloads    211 Views
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Abstract: Legal history researchers are offered the translation of the set of 10 original Old Russian texts from the s. XVIII, entitled SUPREME EDICTS OF EMPRESS EKATERINA II ON THE EXISTING CATHOLIC CHURCHES IN RUSSIA, Regulatory Acts of the Orthodox State regarding the permits granted to the Catholic Church, with comments from the [...] Read more.
Abstract      ReferencesPDF (744 K)   August 29, 2021     12 Downloads    221 Views
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FuLi Meng, Yu Wang
Abstract: With the increasing scarcity of potable freshwater resources around the world, the protection and utilization of water resources in the current ecological civilization society should be more scientific and accurate. It has become the focus of academic research to excavate the wisdom of water use in the daily production and [...] Read more.
Abstract      ReferencesPDF (578 K)   September 28, 2021     12 Downloads    112 Views

Volume 5, Issue 4, August 2021

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Guillermo Diaz
Abstract: This paper describes the composition of the Guatemalan social pyramid in the 21st century, built from a class scheme elaborated based on occupational categories and a social stratification carried out according to income and education. The data were obtained from population censuses and employment and income surveys, from t [...] Read more.
Abstract      ReferencesPDF (194 K)   June 21, 2021     23 Downloads    259 Views
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Abstract: This essay documents the pragmatic empiricism of fifteenth-century Cracow astronomy and natural philosophy on the questions of the reality of celestial spheres and models. In this pragmatic tradition at Cracow Copernicus acquainted himself with the problems that led eventually (which is to say about fifteen years after he l [...] Read more.
Abstract      ReferencesPDF (465 K)   June 23, 2021     9 Downloads    291 Views
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Ylli Sula
Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to analyze and bring to light the symbolism concepts and messages that the female characters of Kadare contain and convey sometimes directly and resoundingly and sometimes in a more discreet, implied, or even hidden way. Because of the censorship and pressure exerted by the communist regime guid [...] Read more.
Abstract      ReferencesPDF (300 K)   July 5, 2021     14 Downloads    234 Views
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Alma Mile
Abstract: Censorship is a commonly encountered phenomenon in XX century Albania. Using documents, we are going to try to prove that this phenomenon was regulated by law not only during the communist dictatorship, but also during King Zog’s reign (1928 – 1939). Laws and regulations were approved, and institutions of censorship were es [...] Read more.
Abstract      ReferencesPDF (158 K)   July 6, 2021     11 Downloads    293 Views
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Brunilda Prifti
Abstract: As it did with every field of life, the installation of the communist dictatorship in Albania put literature under ideological control, making the path that writers needed to follow mandatory. Whoever opposed it, paid with his/her life, or was punished politically along with his/her work, being excluded from the textbooks o [...] Read more.
Abstract      ReferencesPDF (166 K)   July 6, 2021     12 Downloads    319 Views
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Mateusz Żmudziński
Abstract: Some remarks on the depopulation of Dacia during the reign of Trajan and the reliability of written sources.
At the end of the fourth century C.E. Eutropius wrote that during the Dacian wars, under the reign of Trajan, Dacia had been completely depopulated. The article confronts his opinion with archaeological sources. [...] Read more.
Abstract      ReferencesPDF (192 K)   July 28, 2021     16 Downloads    224 Views

Volume 5, Issue 3, June 2021

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Su Wu-xun
Abstract: Based on the author's previous papers, this paper makes a further study and interpretation of the basic economic system of socialism --Three – third shareholding system. First, it makes a new analysis of the historical function of capital and reveals the most basic social function hidden behind capital: the organizer of soc [...] Read more.
Abstract      ReferencesPDF (236 K)   May 11, 2021     39 Downloads    255 Views
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Su Wu-xun
Abstract: From a new angle, this paper discusses how to inherit Lenin's theory and practice of party building based on Marxism modernization, and how to build a modern Marxist party: 1, what is a Marxist political party? 2, what are the goals of Marxist political parties. 3, what are the power composition and organizational structure [...] Read more.
Abstract      ReferencesPDF (296 K)   May 22, 2021     27 Downloads    200 Views
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Su wuxun
Abstract: three aspects of Marxism Modernization, Sinicization of Marxism in different development phase of China social development, the task of further reform and opening up of China, the law of interaction of same kind things at different development stage [...] Read more.
Abstract      ReferencesPDF (208 K)   May 22, 2021     35 Downloads    252 Views
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Kaz Stuart
Abstract: This paper argues for the ‘social determinants of health’ (SDoH) discourse to be extended in three respects. Firstly, the case is made for the ‘social’ aspect of SDoH to be extended to include biological, psychosocial and social determinants, leading to a new framing of the ‘biopsychosocial’ determinants of health. Secondly [...] Read more.
Abstract      ReferencesPDF (576 K)   May 31, 2021     26 Downloads    309 Views

Volume 5, Issue 2, April 2021

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Abstract: The constitutional and legal configuration of education in Cuba, based on its exclusive and exclusive provision by the State, and the incontrovertibleness of administrative decisions in this area, is more oriented towards a sovereign public function of the State than to a public service in the legal technical sense of the t [...] Read more.
Abstract      ReferencesPDF (293 K)   April 20, 2021     33 Downloads    294 Views

Volume 5, Issue 1, February 2021

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Jorge Peña Vial
Abstract: They are not the same, although they are related, religion and revelation. Christianity is not a religion among others: it is a revelation and an event. The righteous pagans (Noah, Enoch, Melchizedek, Job), alien to the positive religion that begins with Abraham, discover God in nature and its laws. The Old Testament descri [...] Read more.
Abstract      ReferencesPDF (347 K)   March 31, 2021     88 Downloads    300 Views
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Yurou Wang, Jihong Zhang
Abstract: Driven by globalization, cultural intelligence (CQ) has become a critical element for human communication. The increasing international student population also calls for an in-depth understanding of CQ, which incorporates metacognitive, cognitive, motivational, and behavioral dimensions that could promote international lear [...] Read more.
Abstract      ReferencesPDF (391 K)   March 31, 2021     55 Downloads    490 Views

Volume 4, Issue 6, December 2020

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Tomislav Galović
Abstract: The topicality of old medieval statutes and law codices in the Croatian historical territory is sufficiently reflected in the fact that if we did not know when select examples thereof had been written we would think that they were actually from our own time. This paper contains an analysis of select, but also the most intri [...] Read more.
Abstract      ReferencesPDF (266 K)   December 27, 2020     163 Downloads    832 Views

Volume 4, Issue 5, October 2020

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Alessandro Prato
Abstract: This essay aims to analyse the rhetorical device of hypotyposis, which is held in great consideration both by ancient rhetoricians (Aristotle, Cicero and Quintilian) and by modern critics (Dumarsais, Barthes and Eco) for its capacity to portray visual experiences through the use of words, so as to make them as perceptible a [...] Read more.
Abstract      ReferencesPDF (173 K)   December 2, 2020     139 Downloads    677 Views

Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2020

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Tania Dimitrova
Abstract: The progress in neuroscience demonstrates the interdependence of body and mind, the cognitive and the emotional, language and psyche.My paper is based on the scientific discoveries made by those linguists and scholars whose contribution to science had not always been duly acknowledged throughout the years as their findings [...] Read more.
Abstract      ReferencesPDF (195 K)   September 24, 2020     147 Downloads    914 Views
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Olaf Timmermans, Iris van de Velde, Mathilde Matthijsse
Abstract: To maximize quality of life for people living with Dementia a continuous participation in society is indispensable. Within the CASCADE (Community Areas of Sustainable Care And Dementia Excellence in Europe) project we developed a strengths-based approach to maximise independence and participation of people living with demen [...] Read more.
Abstract      ReferencesPDF (215 K)   September 25, 2020     156 Downloads    747 Views

Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2020

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Christie Kim
Abstract: Mobile devices have become pervasive within our society. From telecommunications to social media to professional networking platforms, mobile devices are considered a necessity by their users. With the rapid pace of technology innovation and the general evolution of medicine, it would be expected that digital learning pla [...] Read more.
Abstract      ReferencesPDF (213 K)   May 10, 2020     160 Downloads    851 Views
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Aysar T. Yaseen
Abstract: More often than not, the president in democratic countries is the role model for his people as they expect him to work for the welfare of the public and the welfare of the country and its institutions. Right from the outset of his presidency, president Trump evinced signs of ethnocentrism, discrimination, and love of power [...] Read more.
Abstract      ReferencesPDF (202 K)   June 19, 2020     125 Downloads    747 Views

Volume 4, Issue 2, April 2020

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Su Wu-xun
Abstract: this paper probes into three respects of the questions of the Marxism modernization: 1, The development of human society has become from the spontaneous development into the conscious development; 2, The basic developing law of human conscious development society; and the basic contradictions of the human conscious developm [...] Read more.
Abstract      ReferencesPDF (335 K)   March 9, 2020     151 Downloads    935 Views
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Su Wu-xun
Abstract: According to the modernized Marxism ideological system, the questions of the Marxism sinicization are discussed: 1, The Marxism sinicization in the new democratic revolution stage of China; 2, Faced the current more thorough development of reform and opening up of China, how to assault the fortified positions and overcome d [...] Read more.
Abstract      ReferencesPDF (336 K)   March 9, 2020     136 Downloads    1108 Views

Volume 4, Issue 1, February 2020

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Xinlin Peng, Qian Sun
Abstract: In the current epidemic prevention and control of the Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia(NCP) in China, the protection of human rights of children temporarily separated from guardianship during the epidemic period has not yet attracted the attention of the state and society. Some of these children have their parents separated beca [...] Read more.
Abstract      ReferencesPDF (179 K)   March 9, 2020     119 Downloads    933 Views

Volume 3, Issue 6, December 2019

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Hend mohammed alturki
Abstract: Was the Assyrians a distinct role in the mentioned to the Arabs through inscriptions thousandth the first BC has stated in the inscriptions of the Assyrian King said the Arabs for the first time in the annals of history when the leader of the Arab Jndebo and share it said a thousand camel in battle gurgle as well as the ins [...] Read more.
Abstract      ReferencesPDF (305 K)   December 21, 2019     185 Downloads    1112 Views
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Marina Lukinova
Abstract: The author makes an attempt to consider the specifics of translation activity from the point of view of its idealized image, which allows us to correlate modern artistic interpretation with the philosophical practices of the past, using the Idea of the Good of the ancient Greek thinker Plato. An idealized image is a kind of [...] Read more.
Abstract      ReferencesPDF (129 K)   December 22, 2019     134 Downloads    1084 Views

Volume 3, Issue 5, October 2019

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Karen Reynolds
Abstract: Retention is an ongoing challenge and goal for many colleges during these economic times. Early alert systems can have an impact on retention by making students aware of their academic progress at a mid-point in the term, and by providing resources that may help students before it is too late in the term. However, not all [...] Read more.
Abstract      ReferencesPDF (180 K)   September 25, 2019     152 Downloads    1532 Views

Volume 3, Issue 4, August 2019

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Brian Ellis
Abstract: This paper develops the theme of my review of Steven Pinker's book 'Enlightenment Now', published by Filozofia Nokia earlier this year. It explains in greater detail the case for a new enlightenment, which derives from the lack of scientific realism in social theory. Present day theories of morals, economics and politics al [...] Read more.
Abstract      ReferencesPDF (248 K)   August 21, 2019     166 Downloads    1586 Views
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Abstract: Abstract: During the special historical period of July 1839 to November 1840, Lin Tse-hsu and his translator team selected and translated some articles from foreign newspapers such as The Canton Press, The Canton Register, The Canton Miscellany and The Chinese Repository into Chinese, which were collected into Ao-men Hsin-w [...] Read more.
Abstract      ReferencesPDF (326 K)   August 23, 2019     177 Downloads    1662 Views

Volume 3, Issue 3, June 2019

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Jun Kong, Tingting Niu, Qing Deng
Abstract: Through theoretical frame design and number simulation, a new approach on nondiscriminatory wage structure is established so as to decompose wage differential by linking the labor market and product market, assuming a segmented labor market. Results indicate that the nondiscriminatory wage structure may be overestimated, an [...] Read more.
Abstract      ReferencesPDF (273 K)   August 19, 2019     146 Downloads    1530 Views
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Hardy Hanappi
Abstract: In the last decade, significant changes in capitalism are appearing, it entered a new stage. After the political breakdown of Feudalism in World War 1 a stage of capitalism that aimed at the integration of all parts of society was slowly developing. 15 years later the authoritarian regimes of national socialism, Fascism, in [...] Read more.
Abstract      ReferencesPDF (547 K)   August 20, 2019     176 Downloads    1763 Views

Volume 3, Issue 2, April 2019

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Lin Zhang, Xiaojuan Yang, Dawei Zhang
Abstract: Purpose – This paper aimsto develop a systematic model of open innovation from a systematic view based on the case study of the YuchaiGroup’s practices so as to illustrate the knowledge input and output in the open-innovation model. Design/methodology/approach –The systematic model of open innovation was constructed on the [...] Read more.
Abstract      ReferencesPDF (411 K)   August 5, 2019     186 Downloads    1586 Views
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Reuven Shapira
Abstract: ‘Jumping’ between firms causes job-knowledge gaps that encourage use of covertly concealed managerial ignorance (hereafter CCMI), defending authority by either detachment and/or autocratic seduction-coercion. CCMI use causes distrust and ignorance cycles, which engender mismanagement that bars performance-based promotion an [...] Read more.
Abstract      ReferencesPDF (367 K)   August 5, 2019     183 Downloads    1675 Views

Volume 3, Issue 1, February 2019

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He Yunsong
Abstract: Aristotle’s theory of substance classifies being as ten kinds, i.e. ten categories, among which substance is a independent and key category, and the others are dependent and secondary categories. There is a relation of being depended on and depending on, and of being expressed and expressing between substance and other ca [...] Read more.
Abstract      ReferencesPDF (217 K)   May 27, 2019     247 Downloads    1973 Views
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Julia M. Puaschunder
Abstract: Artificial Intelligence (AI) poses historically unique challenges for humankind. In a world, where there is a currently ongoing blend between human beings and artificial intelligence, the emerging autonomy of AI holds unique potentials of eternal life. With AI being endowed with quasi-human rights and citizenship in the W [...] Read more.
Abstract      ReferencesPDF (146 K)   June 4, 2019     278 Downloads    2428 Views

Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2017

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Alvaro Valdivia Pareja, Diana Stark Ekman
Abstract: Objectives: Suicide attempts from public places, including bridges, often result in emergency responders being called to these events. Little is known about the attitudes towards suicide in this group. The aim of this study was to investigate the attitudes towards suicides and suicide attempts taking place on bridges, inclu [...] Read more.
Abstract      ReferencesPDF (269 K)   May 14, 2017     2322 Downloads    24091 Views

Volume 1, Issue 1, December 2016

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Uwagboe, E. O., Meludu, N. T., Famuyiwa, B. S.
Abstract: A quantum of the world’s potential crop production, including cocoa, is lost annually due to the effect of pest infestation. Integrated Pest Management must be developed that are effective in the long-term, cost effective and not detrimental to human and environmental health. Non adoption of IPM led farmers into a “pesticid [...] Read more.
Abstract      ReferencesPDF (406 K)   January 9, 2017     292 Downloads    2559 Views