Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities

ISSNs: 0257-4276, 2664-4967

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  1.  8
    Nexus Between Gender Inequality in Education and Economic Growth in Pakistan.Arshad Ali & Imtiaz Ahmad - 2019 - Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 58 (2):49-70.
    Pakistan’s women educational attainment has been the lowest in the entire South Asia; with women and girls continuing to suffer discrimination in the field of education. This study is designed to examine the linkage between gender disparity in education and Pakistan economic success, using annual secondary data to date range 1980 to 2019. Also the study checked the variables integration order by using Dickey-Fuller and Philip-Peron tests apart from utilizing the ARDL bound test technique for long-run co-integration relationship while the (...)
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    Menace of Child Labor in Balochistan: A Case Study of Quetta District Balochistan Province, Pakistan.Muhammad Anwar, Shahida Habib Alizai & Waris Ali - 2019 - Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 58 (2):161-170.
    The present study was conducted in Quetta district Balochistan province so as to determine the perception of the respondents about causes and consequences of child labor in Balochistan province. The sample size was 100 family units selected by using the simple random sampling. Somehow of the respondents fall in the age categories of 41 to 50 years, followed by 30% of the family units who were in the age categories of 50 and above years. More than half 52% of the (...)
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    Transformation of History in the Glass Palace and Burnt Shadows: A Postmodernist Analysis.Ayesha Ashraf & Munawar Iqbal Ahmed - 2019 - Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 58 (2):33-47.
    South Asian English fiction, in recent decades, has significantly manifested its deepest concern for history and its relevance in the contemporary global scenario. The last couple of years have noticed the publication of many English novels by Indian and Pakistani authors that in fact belong to the very genre of postmodern historiographic metafiction. In fact, postmodern fiction writers usually deviate from the traditional representation of past events. The current study examines the way history writing is reconfigured in the selected postmodern (...)
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    Positive Disintegration in Mystical Experiences: A Psychological Study of Muriel Maufroy’s Rumi’s Daughter.Muhammad Imran & Muhammad Hussain - 2019 - Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 58 (2):97-105.
    The relationship between psychology and mysticism has gained a great deal of currency over the years. Various psychological models have provided theoretical foundations allowing the researchers to grasp profound varieties and nuances in mystical experiences across cultures and religious traditions. This has, in fact, broadened the canvass for mystical studies. The current paper attempts to carry out a psychological analysis of mystical experience of a character named Kimya in Muriel Maufroy’s novel “Rumi’s Daughter”. The study carries out an analysis of (...)
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    The Policy Failures of Central Governments During East Bengal Crisis, 1947-71.Kashif Iqbal - 2019 - Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 58 (2):107-119.
    The incident of 1971 is a historical concern. Both wings of Pakistan were united at the time of the creation of Pakistan but some policies that were adopted after the creation of Pakistan were inadequate to resolve the growing differences between the both wings. Writers are divided regarding the causes of the Fall of Dhaka. Indian involvement has been highlighted frequently and it is also said that East Bengal was on the distance of 1000 km from West Pakistan. Apart from (...)
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    The Influence of Workforce Diversity on Performance of Employee in Private Banking Sector of Pakistan.Sobia Iqbal, Khalid Mehmood Iraqi & Tariq Rafi - 2019 - Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 58 (2):171-184.
    This is an era of globalization, and to maximize the competitive advantage, the banking industry is acknowledging and recognizing Human Resource practices and contributing their best to employ the organizational resources in best productive manner so that they can excel and enjoy competitive edge. Number of factors are affecting on performance of the employee. This research paper is mainly intended to explore the influence of employee diversity on the performance of employee in Private Banking business of Pakistan. Specifically in this (...)
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    A Strategic Vision of Pakistan’s Internal Security Dynamics.Ayaz Ahmed Khan - 2019 - Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 58 (2):121-136.
    Present era can be categorized due to its speed of changes. Pakistani society got affected by worst kind of terrorism and extremism in last fifteen years. The root causes of prevailing security environment in Pakistan are multifaceted, complex and are derived from structural, as well as micro-level conditions. Objective of this research is to highlight the gaps in security doctrine of Pakistan. Both qualitative and quantitative methodology in the format of Knowledge Attitude and Practice is selected. Primary question of this (...)
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    Fostering Standardization and Quality in Higher Education- a Students’ Perspective.Nida Masroor & Muhammad Asim - 2019 - Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 58 (2):17-31.
    Universities are specialized units aimed to deliver quality education and shaping future leadership to provide competent professionals to the industry. The establishment of ORIC in universities and significant increase in academia-industry linkage activities is strategic move towards achievement of the mentioned objectives. Bridging up the gap between academia and industry by adopting such strategies defines the successful role of HEIs. In view of increasing number of universities and continuous outflow of graduates it seems imperative to analyze and capitalize their potential (...)
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    Understanding Resilience and Aggression in Middle Adulthood.Sabahat Naseem & Seema Munaf - 2019 - Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 58 (2):1-15.
    The ability to be resilient in the face of adversity requires the absence of unhealthy coping behaviors, one of which is aggression. Middle adulthood is the developmental stage of various midlife stressors. Limited data is available with regards to this age group especially in Pakistan. The present study was conducted to determine the relationship between resilience and aggression in middle adulthood. For this purpose, 200 participants with Mage = 42.67 years & SD = 6.04, from different work places and residential (...)
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    Genesis of Coalition Politics in India: A Review of Early to Present. [REVIEW]Rajkumar Singh & Chandra Singh Prakash - 2019 - Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 58 (2):185-195.
    In the election of 17th Lok Sabha held in mid-2019, the Indian political parties tried hard to be a tie-up with each other against the present Modi-led NDA dispensation. In independent India, first, such attempt was made early in 1974 and started a new process of consolidation of opposition forces by the merger. In line, the Bharatiya Lok Dal was formed by the merger of seven political parties and in this process, the constituent units lost their identity in the BLD. (...)
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    Universal Human Rights Declaration: Right to Return of Palestinian Refugees.Summer Sultana, Sabir Ijaz & Mubasshar Hassan Jafri - 2019 - Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 58 (2):71-86.
    For over last 70 years, the concept of "return" attained primary focus for the national narrative of Palestinian struggle against devastating conditions, categorized as eviction from ancestral homeland, diffusion in all aspects and reconstitution of national unity. However, the very idea create fears among Israelis regarding their authority of whole Zionist enterprise, as well as demographic stability of Arab-Jewish ventures, with regards to the return of large number of Palestinians to their own places or any other part in Palestine. Discrimination (...)
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    Impact of Excessive Use of Facebook on the Youth of Karachi.Yasmeen Sultana, Sadaf Ghaffar & Samia Saman - 2019 - Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 58 (2):137-161.
    This research study has done to identify and investigate the major factors behind the excessive usage of Facebook by the youth of Karachi and what kind of impacts they have to face on various aspects of their lives due to this much consumption of Facebook. In this research paper, the researcher has applied both types of methodology, Qualitative as well as Quantitative. The researcher has selected Karachi as the universe of the study. The data has collected in the manner of (...)
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    Flouting of Griceans Maxims in Comedy Dramas.Faiza Zeb - 2019 - Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 58 (2):87-96.
    The only way to be successful now days in every field of life is the effective use of verbal expression. Language serves as a toolkit to inform, reveal, explore, expose, explain, manipulate, exaggerate, intensify, mitigate and what not. It has every hidden potential to serve its users. Significance of this toolkit of language can also be a bravura feature in gaining comic and/or tragic effects in media. The language of the media violates its few communicative principles which can be termed (...)
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    Role Of Social Media In Promoting Tourism In Pakistan.Shaista Aftab & Muhammad Moiz Khan - 2019 - Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 58 (1):101-113.
    Tourism has emerged as the fastest growing industry and source of foreign exchange all across the world. Many countries owe major part of their annual earning and wealth to tourism. Pakistan is amongst the best tourism destination in the world. The main attractions for international travelers are usually, mountains, snow, desserts, beaches, plains, rivers, forests, cliffs, scenic beauty, historical places and cultural diversity. Pakistan is blessed with all of the said attractions. Up until now Pakistan had faced two major impediments (...)
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    From Theory To Grand Strategy: Assessing Us Goals In Arabia 2001-2018.Ayman Saleh Al-Barasneh - 2019 - Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 58 (1):1-12.
    The study seeks to provide an overarching understanding to the US objectives and policies in the Gulf region at three intersecting levels; strategic interests, regional security and political reform. This study takes United States interactions with Arabia, as a case study, during the period 2001-2018 under the administrations of G.W. Bush, Barack Obama and Donald Trump. Additionally, the study attempts to generate greater understanding of the dynamics that motivating American international politics and subsequent policies toward the Arab gulf countries through (...)
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    The Absolutism Of Marx And Its Consequences: Focus On Karl Popper’s Critique Of Marx.Muhammad Ateeq - 2019 - Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 58 (1):43-55.
    Marx’s works have left enormous influence on Western thought. Social change is the main concern of his thought. He views social change as a dialectical process which ultimately leads to absolute social order. For Marx the dialectic of material forces is central in the process of social generation that eventually leads to ‘socialism’. Marx thinks that individuals have their identity because of some kind of collectivity. Each historical stage furnishes individual with a fixed identity and corresponding role. Karl Popper, who (...)
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    Deeprooted Issue Of Child Labor In Balochistan: A Case Study Of Quetta.Sadia Barech & Muhammad Din - 2019 - Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 58 (1):27-39.
    The phenomenon of child labor which denies children in their rights comparatively to possible outcomes and which seats them over inexpressible torments need to stop current in as irritable a period as suitable. Meanwhile, actions are being ended toward this path and administration has taken various errands to battle and expel little child labor from the general public. The task of halting and disposing of child labor needs certain separation additional devotion than most extraordinary formative games and demands for purposeful (...)
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    Lives In Dark: A Study Of Commercial Child Sex Workers In Karachi.Aliyah Ali Bilgrami - 2019 - Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 58 (1):153-164.
    Child prostitution is defined as a youngster is given cash or products by the culprit party previously or later than sexual relation, in any age children are liable to prostitution. The powerless and frequently misled youngster, there might be few or no elective alternatives. Unfortunately, children may regularly persuade themselves that they have settled on a free decision, instead of recognizing that their own lives are not in their control. Rising destitution is driving a developing figure of family unit to (...)
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    Job Satisfaction: Investigating The Role Of Experience And Motivation Of University Academicians In Pakistan.Munazza Rahim Hanafi & Khalid Iraqi - 2019 - Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 58 (1):227-252.
    The key resource for the achievement of institutional objectives and enhancement of high quality education are teachers. Well motivated and satisfied teachers cultivate the successful education system in the country. Thus, the present study attempts to observe the impact of motivation and experience on job satisfaction of teachers through the perspective of Herzberg’s ideology of employee motivation and job satisfaction by conducting the comparative study of both public and private sector universities in Karachi. The sample was purposively drawn from 300 (...)
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    Meaning Crisis In Environment: A Modernist Perspective.Charitha Herath - 2019 - Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 58 (1):125-138.
    The phenomena, processes and states related to the field of environment have been developed within complex contexts. Similarly, the meanings given to concepts in the context of environment too have gone into problematic situations. This leads to a dispute over meanings between environmentalist and philosophers within the same school of philosophy and among different schools such as western and eastern thoughts. This, further, has led to crippling of both the national and the international programs and plans that have been aimed (...)
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    Understanding Portrayed Mental Disability and Social Distress in Young Adult Literature and its Impact: A Thematic Analysis.Awaisha Inayat, Saima Ali & Ghazal Khawaja - 2019 - Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 58 (1):57-68.
    Young adult literature has been studied to understand how authors represent characters who denotes their version of experiencing mental disability or social distress. Thus the following thematic analysis of young adult novels points a question, that whether portrayal of mental disability/social distress is empowering or not. Certainly, mental disabilities seem to be different in novels: in their attempts to represent mental disability/social distress as a real experience, they’re sometimes also attached to popular conceptions of protagonist’s love-affair. Hence, to focus on (...)
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  22. Understanding Portrayed Mental Disability And Social Distress In Young Adult Literature And Its Impact: A Thematic Analysis.Awaisha Inayat, Saima Masoom Ali & Ghazal Khawaja - 2019 - Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 58 (1):57-68.
    Young adult literature has been studied to understand how authors represent characters who denotes their version of experiencing mental disability or social distress. Thus the following thematic analysis of young adult novels points a question, that whether portrayal of mental disability/social distress is empowering or not. Certainly, mental disabilities seem to be different in novels: in their attempts to represent mental disability/social distress as a real experience, they’re sometimes also attached to popular conceptions of protagonist’s love-affair. Hence, to focus on (...)
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  23. Artistic And Conceptual Analysis Of The Fiction Work Of Angaray.Muhammad Sajid Khan - 2019 - Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 58 (1):191-197.
    Reading habits among young generation is going to declining and culture of reading books is modified to modern methods of communication like browsing social sites and internet, playing on cell phones and watching T.V. This era modernization has taken away the youth from reading habits. It is important that the young generation learns about the rich Urdu literature including Urdu fiction in which several writers have significantly contributed. The emergence of Urdu literature facilitated the expansion of Urdu language. Fiction writers (...)
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  24. Impact Of Advertising: End User Perspective.Masroor Khanam & Akbar Ali - 2019 - Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 58 (1):179-189.
    The purpose of this study is to investigate the end user perspective of advertising in Pakistan. This involves exploring and examining the consumer feedback about advertising from multiple dimensions. In this regard, survey was done for the current developments in literature so far, in order to discover a general pattern of consumer attitude that has been developing over time. This leads us to the realization that the advertising has been radically changing since its beginning with the change in literature. Advertisers (...)
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  25. Assessing Role Of Newspapers In Creating Awareness Of Hiv/Aids In Pakistan.Fatima Kiran & Sadia Mahmood - 2019 - Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 58 (1):215-226.
    This study investigates the HIV/AIDS coverage in the selected newspapers. The premises of the study depend upon the fact that informing public about any social issue that effects people’s life is among one of the fundamental functions of media, such as HIV/AIDS is one of prime importance. In this study two most prime newspapers of Pakistan Daily Jang and Dawn were analyzed. This paper adopted two approaches for investigation one is content analysis, and another is discourse analysis. The content analysis (...)
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    Impact of Advertising: End User Perspective.Masroor MasKhanam & Akbar Ali - 2019 - Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 58 (1):179-189.
    The purpose of this study is to investigate the end user perspective of advertising in Pakistan. This involves exploring and examining the consumer feedback about advertising from multiple dimensions. In this regard, survey was done for the current developments in literature so far, in order to discover a general pattern of consumer attitude that has been developing over time. This leads us to the realization that the advertising has been radically changing since its beginning with the change in literature. Advertisers (...)
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  27. The Nexus Between Investment And Interest Rate: New Dimensions For Pakistan.Nooreen Mujahid & Muhammad Noman - 2019 - Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 58 (1):71-99.
    The nexus between investment and interest rate is always considered essential to analyze the economic activity as these variables are important economic indicators in defining macroeconomic activity. However, the unchanged condition of investment in Pakistan has raised the cost of investment and crates uncertainty in investors. The paper investigates the link between rate of interest and investment to incorporate a new dimension of call money rate that may enhance the investment opportunities in Pakistan, employing time series analysis for the time (...)
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    Postcolonial Aesthetics: Affect, Affection Or Affectation?Faisal Nazir - 2019 - Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 58 (1):13-23.
    This article analyzes the concept of postcolonial aesthetics as developed and debated by such critics as Bill Ashcroft, Elleke Boehmer and Robert Young. In particular, it critiques Ashcroft’s theorization of the postcolonial aesthetics in his article ‘Towards a Postcolonial Aesthetics’ and recommends an alternative approach to the conceptualization of postcolonial aesthetics with reference to Muhammad Hasan Askari’s essay on Ahmed Ali’s novel Twilight in Delhi. It questions Ashcroft’s emphasis on the hybrid linguistic makeup of the postcolonial text as the source (...)
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  29. Reflection Of Women’s Oppression In The Writings Of Qurut-Ul-Ain Haider: A Sociological Analysis.Naila Usman Siddiqui, Munazza Madani & Sabahat Raza - 2019 - Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 58 (1):165-178.
    This study analyzed the concept of women’s status and oppression as depicted in the writings of one of the famous fiction writers in Urdu literature named Qurat-ul-Ain Haider. 1 It was a qualitative research study and was based on a sociological analysis of a selected set of stories of the writer. Four stories were chosen from Qurat-ul-Ain Haider’s writings for content analysis. This study reflected the socio-cultural values regarding status of women in the Indian Subcontinent.2 It facilitated in understanding women’s (...)
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    Asean Way Of Conflict Management: Active And Effective Role.Naureen Nazar Soomro, Ronaque Ali Behan & Sohni Siddiqui - 2019 - Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 58 (1):139-151.
    ASEAN is widely praised for its establishing regional cooperation among countries of Southeast Asia and attracting countries from rest of the world too because of its core objective of bringing peace and stability in the region. Promotion of regional trade and investment followed by unprecedented economic growth is the major credit of ASEAN which is widely appreciated. Nevertheless, despite 50 years of its age, it hasn’t been fully successful in managing internal conflicts among its member states and conflicts with external (...)
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    The Relationship Between Foreign Direct Investment And Economic Growth Of Pakistan.Rummana Zaheer & Shahana Kiramat - 2019 - Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 58 (1):115-124.
    Although it is very common to argue that the foreign direct investment is beneficial for the economic development of a nation. This exploration investigates the connection amongst FDI and economic development in case of Pakistan. In this study secondary data from 1985 to 2016 is taken to examine the relationship. The investigation included GDP as explained and exports and FDI as explanatory variables. To check data either it is stationary or not the study used Augmented Dickey Fuller test in our (...)
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    Peace Education And Peace-Building In Mainstream Education System.Tayyaba Zarif, Safia Urooj & Rizwana Munir - 2019 - Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 58 (1):199-214.
    Globally human societies are battling with diverse challenges from socio-cultural apprehension to the wave of religious extremism & conflicts consequently it is a quite high time for human societies and its stakeholders to come up with the possible applied framework with solutions to face these challenges. The one specific solution is to aware of the new generation by educating them to adopt a positive attitude to resolve the issues of conflicts. Keeping the above view there is a need for introducing (...)
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