Search Results
Results 1 - 29 of 29
1
Sama, Thomas - - 2010
This is a qualitative study which argues that there is a lack of conceptual clarity of the concept of Non-Governmental s (NGOs). The study was designed to assess the current concept of NGOs by reviewing some of the conceptualisations of NGOs namely Private Voluntary (PVO), Non-Profit (NPO) and the Third ...
Ramdya, Kavita - - 2010
The spate of home-grown terrorists in the United States gives new meaning to the saying, "Think globally and act locally". Neighbourhood violence and disenfranchisement, alienation and isolation, have the potential to jeopardize safety on a worldwide scale in an increasingly globalized, thus smaller, world. Angst and anger are no longer ...
Gordon, Helen - - 2010
Hackett has fulfilled the promise in her intriguing title with meticulous scholarship set in lucid, appealing prose. She had previously written a book about Elizabeth I and the cult of the Virgin Mary. In this new book under review, she examines the Shakespeare myth also, noting the human tendency for ...
Nizam, Ghazala - - 2010
The purpose of research was to determine the relationship between constitutional variation and fundamental neurotic behavioural reactions. A review of current literature was undertaken in order to summarise some of the possible effects of body type on one's behaviour and development of neurotic patterns. This research gives an overview of ...
Azodo, C.C. - - 2010
Objective: To comprehensively describe the psychological and social impacts of genuine and delusional halitosis. Methodology: Internet articles on psychological and social implications of halitosis were accessed and subsequently analysed. Results: This review showed that halitosis has a negative effect on interpersonal relationships and quality of life. Friendships, dating, romance, marriage, ...
Lawal, Olufemi - - 2009
This study investigated the relationship between interdependent self-construal and psychological wellbeing while employing benevolence, self-direction, and universalism values as possible mediators of the relationship. A total of 248 undergraduates of a university in Nigeria participated in the study. Data was gathered via responses of the students to measures of values, ...
Khetrapal, Neha - - 2009
The interaction of emotion with cognition is shown through sad facial expressions. The review highlights the neurobiological basis of the interaction and shows that it takes place at many levels of information processing like perception, attention, action and working memory. Emotions play a significant role in aiding the survival of ...
Hussain, Syed - - 2009
In wake of the shrinking forest cover, governments across the world have been perplexed by the question of reconciling the rights of tribals and the concern for effective forest conservation. Both of them have got their stakes in the conservation of forests. Governments are striving hard to conserve the endangered ...
Kaur, Jagpreet - - 2009
The present study intended to explore the gender differences in perceptions of home environment in a sample of 1011 Indian adolescents. The Home Environment Inventory (HEI) developed by Misra (1989) was used to measure adolescents' perceptions of home environment. The results of the study revealed significant gender differences in control, ...
Oyeniyi, Aransiola - - 2009
The paper investigates the support mechanisms existing among the street children in coping with street life in Nigeria with a view to proffer workable solutions to their problems. The study was carried out in the cities of Lagos, Kaduna and Port Harcourt. A structured questionnaire was administered among a convenience ...
Gunderson, Shane - - 2009
This article argues that similar perspectives of social nature and foundations of public life as traced by Christopher Lasch and Jurgen Habermas reveal that narcissistic behaviour and demagoguery in poverty rhetoric have a mutually reinforcing relationship which perpetuates a prevailing narcissistic attitude rather than a generational phenomenon. First I discuss ...
Kageura, Ryohei - - 2009
This article aims to demonstrate that Freud occupies an important position in Benjamin's social theory. The psychoanalytic motif of dream is always the issue in Benjamin. This motif is understood as the interaction where the consciousness and the unconscious remain irreducible to one another. Benjamin defines the modernity as the ...
Baker, Nehama - - 2009
This paper offers a reading of Faulkner's novels through the prism of elegy. Diverting the focus of attention from the dominant tragic elements in Faulkner's novels to the antithetical voice of peaceful elegy hidden beyond them, I attempt to show that in writing these novels Faulkner was performing an active ...
Mahoney, Carolyn - - 2009
Wainwright and Calnan (2002) disputed claims of a stress epidemic and concluded that people are simply less resilient than they once were. In challenging these claims, this paper examines stress from the perspectives of history, embodiment and political economy to link the reported experience of stress with ill health and ...
Mwale, Shadreck - - 2008
The terms gender and sexuality like many other sociological concepts are highly contested concepts. Traditionally men and women have had their identities defined by the physical, visible differences between them and biology has been very influential in determining and maintaining these definitions. However, according to Connell (2002 pg 9) 'gender ...
Pilgrim, David - - 2008
The emergence of the bio-psychosocial model is described as a progressive reaction to the bio-reductionism of traditional psychiatry. Though formally announced by the physician and psycho-analyst George Engel in 1977, the roots of the model can be traced, via the inter-disciplinary project of social psychiatry, to a range of theoretical ...
Melvin, Agunbiade - - 2008
The study focused on investigating adult patients' coping measures in relation to their perception illness and the belief in regaining their health. Methods of data collection included questionnaires and in-depth interviews. Two categories of patients were involved namely: clinically diagnosed adults(18-60 years) with primary depressive symptoms and those suffering from: ...
Shantz, Jeffery - - 2008
There is a growing network of radical mental health groups across North America and beyond in which people are exploring extreme states of consciousness outside the conventional maps of disease and disorder. These networks seek autonomy from the psy disciplines and their various practitioners, including even restorative therapists. Emphasizing self-determination, ...
Schaap, James - - 2008
This study investigates to what extent the glass ceiling exists for women in the Nevada gaming industry. The results of this study show that women in the gaming industry have less of an opportunity to demonstrate relevant abilities, such as leadership and conceptual skills, by means of their involvement in ...
Petrov, Alexander - - 2008
ANCHOR is an integrated memory-based scaling model that accounts for a wide range of phenomena in category rating and absolute identification. The model uses anchors stored in memory that serve as prototypes for each response category. The stimuli are represented by magnitudes. Two alternative formulations of the magnitude variability are ...
Potgieter, Johan - - 2008
The purpose of this study was to compare 60 top ranked and 60 lower ranked u/19 rugby union players from the PUK Rugby Institute (18.78 [+ or -] 0.28 years). Results show slight differences regarding previous consultations with sport psychologists, perceived importance of and need for psychological skills training sessions ...
Pereira, Mauro Ramos - - 2008
This paper analyses discourses surrounding gender and the politics of Intelligence Quotient (IQ). It takes the position that the content of the news not always constitute factual account of the world but instead it imposes socio-economic ideological values. The analyzed data consists of an article drawn from a news webpage. ...
Ngcobo, Phithizela - - 2008
1