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    Institutionalized Care and Child Wellbeing: A Study of Residents of Child Welfare Institutions of District Sargodha.Aaqib Shahzad Alvi, Asif Naveed Ranjha & Ibad Ullah Sajid - 2020 - Pakistan Journal of Applied Social Sciences 11 (2):1-20.
    This research has focussed on child welfare services and wellbeing among residents of residential child care centers. A well designed interview schedule and a wellbeing scale were used as instruments. The purposive sampling technique was used from the target population and 115 respondents were taken as sample size. Analysis of the data was made on the basis of descriptive analysis and Cross- tabulation. Results reveal that two third of respondents were male. It has also found that majority of respondents reported (...)
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    Social Work Practice with Local Communities in Balochistan: Essential for Political Engagement.Siraj Bashir, Muhammad Faisal Zia & Naheed Abrar - 2020 - Pakistan Journal of Applied Social Sciences 11 (2):157-172.
    The article argues a variety of characteristics of social work, wide community practice movements, and necessities for political engagement in local communities in Balochistan. Drawing on secondary knowledge and also the author's observations and analysis on community development in Balochistan, it highlights a question: do social work practice in local communities typically, and notably through political engagement? The analysis shows wide community practice movements in Balochistan and argues that social work and their profession are practically absent in local communities, and (...)
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    Disparaging Wives Through Humor: A Linguistic Analysis of Jokes on Pakistani Social Media.Ammara Iqbal, Muhammad Asim Mahmood & Musarrat Azher - 2020 - Pakistan Journal of Applied Social Sciences 11 (2):37-58.
    Humor is a tool to develop and to strengthen mutual relationships among people. Humor sometimes is used to show superiority of a person, sect, caste or gender to other. This particular study about the linguistic structure of randomly selected jokes is made in order to highlight different stereotypes that are associated with the Pakistani wives. For this purpose a corpus of 60 jokes is developed by collecting jokes randomly in Urdu languge related to wives, using facebook pages,“Husband & Wife jokes” (...)
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    Media Exposure Among the Children of Working and Non-Working Mothers in Pakistani Urban Society.Wajiha Raheeq & Muhammad Arshad - 2020 - Pakistan Journal of Applied Social Sciences 11 (2):173-190.
    In this study working and non- working mothers were surveyed about the amount of time their kids watch television. These mothers were randomly selected from different schools of Karachi Gulshan-e-Iqbal town. It was investigated that whether working and non-working mother spent quality time with their children and what are their preferences once they get back from their work place. It is observed that technology have made easier for any child to get engaged and stuck for hours in front of TV (...)
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    Community Development And Awareness Raising In Selected Slum Areas Of Karachi Regarding Education, Health And Nutrition.Dua-E.- Rehma, Seema Manzoor & Sadia Barrech - 2020 - Pakistan Journal of Applied Social Sciences 11 (2):79-100.
    This research paper aimed to gain further knowledge regarding the relationship between community development, education, health and nutrition. The main objective of this research is to help the slum community to explore the processes involved in tackling social issues within the community. Globally the scenario is changing as developing nations are focusing more on poverty reduction and community development, because it is now considered as the root cause of all social issues. Therefore, it is needed to evaluate the intensity of (...)
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    Impact Of Organizational Justice On Employee Dissent In Higher Education Sector Of Pakistan: A Women’s Perspective.Omar Ahmed Shaikh & Syed Shabib-ul- Hasan - 2020 - Pakistan Journal of Applied Social Sciences 11 (2):125-138.
    This study examined the impact of organizational justice on employeedissent from the perspective of female employees. Participants were 210full time female teachers working in severalPakistan. Scope of this research shall encompass the justice and dissentperceptions of female teachers in these universities. This research uses aquantitative method by using survey, and proportionate stratified randomsampling technique was used to collect data. Multiple regression analysiswas used in order to explore the relationship between variables. Resultsindicated that perceptions of interactional and distributive justice are negatively (...)
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    Infrastructure Is A Key Factor For The Success Of An Entrepreneurial Business: A Case Study Of General Store Business In Gulistan-E-Jauhar, Karachi.Muhammad Siddique, Faraz Ahmed Wajidi & Eruj Wajidi Rehan - 2020 - Pakistan Journal of Applied Social Sciences 11 (2):101-124.
    The part which entrepreneurs play in the economic growth of any country needs no elucidation. Having started new businesses- by utilizing their skills and knowledge- they give proliferation to new ideas in the market and reach the right decisions that serve as vehicles of prosperity and enhancement of the business. The global quest for achieving permanence in economic development and acceleration of social progress has found a new light in entrepreneurial activities. A lot of proponents such as burgeoning urbanization and (...)
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    Infrastructure Is A Key Factor For The Success Of An Entrepreneurial Business: A Case Study Of General Store Business In Gulistan-E-Jauhar, Karachi.Muhammad Siddique, Faraz Ahmed Wajidi & Eruj Wajidi - 2020 - Pakistan Journal of Applied Social Sciences 11 (2):101-124.
    The part which entrepreneurs play in the economic growth of any country needs no elucidation. Having started new businesses- by utilizing their skills and knowledge- they give proliferation to new ideas in the market and reach the right decisions that serve as vehicles of prosperity and enhancement of the business. The global quest for achieving permanence in economic development and acceleration of social progress has found a new light in entrepreneurial activities. A lot of proponents such as burgeoning urbanization and (...)
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    Impact of Work Stress, Ego Depletion and Work Absorption on Leader’s Humbleness.Saima Siddiqui, Asif Hussain Samo & Saima Wakeel - 2020 - Pakistan Journal of Applied Social Sciences 11 (2):139-156.
    Leaders humbleness plays an indispensable role in influencing and motivating the followers. It is also significant to study the precursors which augment or mitigate that humility. This study was conducted to empirically test the impact of work stress, ego depletion, and work absorption on the leader’s humility. With the quantitative approach, numeric data was collected from 327 employees of private companies who are at leading positions. Instruments were adopted from previous studies. The result revealed that if leaders face work stress (...)
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    Absence of Witness Protection is a Threat to Fair Trial as Envisaged Under the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973.Atif Uddin & Liaquat Ali - 2020 - Pakistan Journal of Applied Social Sciences 11 (2):59-78.
    ABSTRACT The purpose of this research is to analyze the causes of non-implementation of witness protection laws in Pakistan and their effects on the right of a fair trial. The key elements in a criminal trial are witnesses and their testimonies, which establish the guilt of the accused. Pakistan follows the adversarial system of trial, which is based on two basic principles; firstly that the burden of proof lies on the prosecution and secondly, that the accused is presumed to be (...)
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    Effect of Succession Planning on Leadership Elevation.Ammad Zafar & Ghazal Khawaja Hummayun Akhtar - 2020 - Pakistan Journal of Applied Social Sciences 11 (2):21-36.
    Performance of any organization depends on productivity of leadership. the leaders are responsible for effective utilization of organization’s resources. The leader gives the directions to subordinate for accomplishment of task as per need. Study reveals, many organizations are lacking availability of leadership. Management people are not ready to perform future assignment. However, succession planning can be an effective tool for development of future leadership. Succession planning is the process of identifying key area and position of organization. it helps organization in (...)
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    Exploring The Causes Of Suicide Incidents (With Firearm/Gun Shot) And Its Impact On Society: A Case Study Of Sindh Province Pakistan.Muhammad Afzal - 2020 - Pakistan Journal of Applied Social Sciences 11 (1):17-38.
    The ratio of suicide incidents is increasing in males and females; many reasons are coupled with such incidents, to be discussed in this research article. My research is limited to Sindh Province, Pakistan. The Pakistan Penal Code, does not recognize or defines the definition of suicide, as an offense punishable under the respective offense. The wisdom behind is that the person who commits the suicide dies, the wrongful act of person also dies with the wrong doer. The ratio is more (...)
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    Push And Pull Factors Of Internal Migration In Balochistan Province: A Case Study.Nisar Ahmed & Sumera Ishrat - 2020 - Pakistan Journal of Applied Social Sciences 11 (1):39-56.
    The purpose of this study is to explore various push and pull factors of internal migration in Balochistan, to get an insight to the social life of migrants and investigate the psychological issues along with their health status. The present study was Exploratory in nature. The Universe was selected as District Hubchowki, District Gwadar and District Turbat, Balochistan. The Population comprised on the heads of families. The data was collected by Snowball Sampling Techniques. Research Instruments like Questionnaire and Observation used (...)
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    The Research Study On The Presence Of Depression Among Youth In Karachi.Kinza Farooq, Muhammad Shahid & Muhammad Arshad - 2020 - Pakistan Journal of Applied Social Sciences 11 (1):1-16.
    Depression is a common and serious medical and mental illness that negatively affects person’s thoughts, behaviour, felling and emotions. Fortunately, is a curable disease. Depression is quite different from sadness and feeling of grief. When person often sad and grief for unnecessary things which means person is depress. This study aimed to explore the causes of depression in youth, especially social and economic causes, the nature of youth’s social relationships, their attitudes towards studies of this disease and level of awareness (...)
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    Disability Policies In Pakistan: The Way Forward.Razia Gul - 2020 - Pakistan Journal of Applied Social Sciences 11 (1):57-72.
    This research article reflects policy development regarding disabled people in Pakistan. International efforts and policy development for the wellbeing of disabled people paved the way for generating debates and discussions on the condition and the rights of disabled people in Pakistan. Subsequently, laws have been enacted for the protection and promotion of the rights of disabled people in the country. Available literature on the polices related to disabled people have been critically reviewed and discussed. UN Convention on the Rights of (...)
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    Karachi: City of Cities.Asma Manzoor - 2020 - Pakistan Journal of Applied Social Sciences 11 (1):1-4.
    The book discusses the city under around 450 topics on various themes which are then divided into sub topics. Prof. Shah has discussed the history of Karachi,its cityscape,markets and educational institutes,renowned personalities,heritage buildings,parks and other important aspects of the provincial capital.
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    Plea Bargain In White-Collar Crimes: An Argumentative Analysis.Sonia Ambreen Syed - 2020 - Pakistan Journal of Applied Social Sciences 11 (1):73-88.
    Plea bargain is a widely practiced and common characteristic in various international legal systems. However, in Pakistan it is rebuked for providing a legitimate outlet to white-collar offenders so they are not only able to clear their names from National Accountability Bureau’s investigation, but are also absolved from heavy financial penalization by submitting a meagre amount from their fraudulently acquired wealth. This article aims to study the theory of plea bargain and its origin, based on the theoretical research method of (...)
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