Journal Category: IAFOR Journal of the Social Sciences

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Learning of Research at Doctoral Level: Perceptions of International Doctoral Students at a South-Central Texas Private University

Authors: Maria P. Cantu & Clifford Gomba, University of the Incarnate Word, Unites States of America Email: mpcantu@student.uiwtx.edu Published: March 08, 2018 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijss.3.1.02 Citation: Cantu, M. P., & Gomba, C. (2018). Learning of Research at Doctoral Level: Perceptions of International Doctoral Students at a South-Central Texas Private University. IAFOR Journal of the Social Sciences, 3(1).

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An Improvement to Disruption Theory from a Macro Perspective: Evidence from the Personal and Mobile Computing Industries

Authors: Juan Sebastian Montoya Doshisha University Graduate School of Policy and Management, Japan Toshiro Kita Doshisha University Graduate School of Business, Japan Email: mailto:marfil.blue@gmail.com Published: March 08, 2018 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijss.3.1.05 Citation: Montoya, J. S., & Kita, T. (2018). An Improvement to Disruption Theory from a Macro Perspective: Evidence from the Personal and Mobile Computing Industries. IAFOR

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Symbolic Perception Transformation and Interpretation: The Role and Its Impact on Social Narratives and Social Behaviours

Author: Stephen T. F. Poon, Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation, Malaysia Email: stephentfpoon@aol.com Published: March 08, 2018 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijss.3.1.04 Citation: Poon, S. T. F. (2018). Symbolic Perception Transformation and Interpretation: The Role and Its Impact on Social Narratives and Social Behaviours. IAFOR Journal of the Social Sciences, 3(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijss.3.1.04 Abstract The primary purpose of

“Youth Response to Religious Diversity and Religious Beliefs” A Study across College Students in the City of Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Author: J. Maria Agnes Sasitha, Stella Maris College, Chennai, India Email: jsasitha@gmail.com Published: March 08, 2018 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijss.3.1.03 Citation: Sasitha, J. M. A. (2018). “Youth Response to Religious Diversity and Religious Beliefs” A Study across College Students in the City of Chennai, Tamil Nadu. IAFOR Journal of the Social Sciences, 3(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijss.3.1.03 Abstract The Sociological study

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Trade Creation and Trade Diversion of ASEAN’s Preferential Trade Agreements

Authors: Wanasin Sattayanuwat & Nantarat Tangvitoontham Srinakharinwirot University, Thailand Email: wanasin@gmail.com Published: March 08, 2018 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijss.3.1.01 Citation: Sattayanuwat, W. & Tangvitoontham, N. (2018). Trade Creation and Trade Diversion of ASEAN’s Preferential Trade Agreements. IAFOR Journal of the Social Sciences, 3(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijss.3.1.01 Abstract This paper analyzes the effects of ASEAN Preferential Trade Agreements (PTAs) and employs

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IAFOR Journal of the Social Sciences: Volume 3 – Issue 1

IAFOR Journal of the Social Sciences: Volume 3 – Issue 1 Editor: Dr Tingting Ying, University of Nottingham Ningbo China Published: March 08, 2018 ISSN: 2187-0640 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijss.3.1 Articles Trade Creation and Trade Diversion of ASEAN’s Preferential Trade Agreements Wanasin Sattayanuwat & Nantarat Tangvitoontham Srinakharinwirot University, Thailand Learning of Research at Doctoral Level: Perceptions of International

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A Glimpse into the Anatomy of the Tribulations and Successes of the Chinese-Filipino in Lanao del Norte, Philippines

Authors: Rose F. Langbid & Michael Anthony R. Ngo, Mindanao State University, Philippines Email: rose.langbid@g.msuiit.edu.ph Published: December 2016 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijss.2.2.06 Citation: Langbid, R. F., Ngo, A. R. (2016). A Glimpse into the Anatomy of the Tribulations and Successes of the Chinese-Filipino in Lanao del Norte, Philippines. IAFOR Journal of the Social Sciences, 2(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijss.2.2.06 Abstract This

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Educational Planning: Dropout of CWSN and SLD Children in India

Author: Veera Gupta, National University of Educational Planning and Administration (NUEPA), India Email: veeragupta.cbse@gmail.com Published: December 2016 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijss.2.2.05 Citation: Gupta, V. (2016). Educational Planning: Dropout of CWSN and SLD Children in India. IAFOR Journal of the Social Sciences, 2(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijss.2.2.05 Abstract India is striving for universal enrollment up to secondary level in schools. The planning

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Teaching and Learning: The Approaches of a Modern Environmental Regulator

Authors: Grant Pink, School of Law, University of New England, Australia & Managing Director, RECAP Consulting Pty Ltd, Australia Jane Hudson, JBassLearning, Australia Email: jbasslearning@gmail.com Published: December 2016 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijss.2.2.04 Citation: Pink, G., & Hudson, J. (2016). Teaching and Learning: The Approaches of a Modern Environmental Regulator. IAFOR Journal of the Social Sciences, 2(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijss.2.2.04 Abstract

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Human Capital of Teachers and Education Personnel Affecting Students with Learning Disabilities in Elementary Schools

Author: Pannarai Subsandee, Rajanagarindra Rajabhat University, Thailand Email: jae3442@live.com Published: December 2016 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijss.2.2.03 Citation: Subsandee, P. (2016). Human Capital of Teachers and Education Personnel Affecting Students with Learning Disabilities in Elementary Schools. IAFOR Journal of the Social Sciences, 2(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijss.2.2.03 Abstract The study of human capital of teachers and education personnel affecting students with learning

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ASEAN Framework Agreement on Visa Exemption and Transnational Crime: East Java Case Studies

Author: Ni Komang Desy Arya Pinatih, Universitas Brawijaya, Indonesia Email: d.pinatih@ub.ac.id Published: December 2016 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijss.2.2.02 Citation: Pinatih, N. K. D. A. (2016). ASEAN Framework Agreement on Visa Exemption and Transnational Crime: East Java Case Studies. IAFOR Journal of the Social Sciences, 2(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijss.2.2.02 Abstract The rise of regional power comes with its consequences. ASEAN, as

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Imposed Obedience versus Expressed Obedience: Rethinking on Transnational Legal Process

Author: Kulani Wijayabahu, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka Email: kulaniwijaybahu89@gmail.com Published: December 2016 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijss.2.2.01 Citation: Wijayabahu, K. (2016). Imposed Obedience versus Expressed Obedience: Rethinking on Transnational Legal Process. IAFOR Journal of the Social Sciences, 2(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijss.2.2.01 Abstract “Why do nations obey international law?” is one of the prominent questions that has arisen among scholars of

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Discovering Urban Citizenship in the Surveillance Society

Author: Mike Dee, Queensland University of Technology, Australia Email: m.dee@qut.edu.au Published: January 2016 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijss.2.1.05 Citation: Dee, M. (2016). Discovering Urban Citizenship in the Surveillance Society. IAFOR Journal of the Social Sciences, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijss.2.1.05 Abstract Cities and urban spaces around the world are changing rapidly from their origins in the industrialising world to a post-industrial, hard-wired

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Empowerment or Disempowerment of Middle and Lower Level Managers as an Efficient Model of Managing a Manufacturing Company in Poland – A Case Study

Authors: Krzysztof Lobos, WSB University in Wroclaw, Poland Mirosława Szewczyk, Opole University of Technology, Poland Email: krzysztof.lobos@wsb.wroclaw.pl Published: January 2016 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijss.2.1.04 Citation: Lobos, K., Szewczyk, M. (2016). Empowerment or Disempowerment of Middle and Lower Level Managers as an Efficient Model of Managing a Manufacturing Company in Poland – A Case Study. IAFOR Journal of the

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The Analytical Study on Regional Expansion of Vintage Motorcars

Author: Dinithi Wijesuriya, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka Email: dinithiws@yahoo.com Published: January 2016 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijss.2.1.03 Citation: Wijesuriya, D. (2016). The Analytical Study on Regional Expansion of Vintage Motorcars. IAFOR Journal of the Social Sciences, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijss.2.1.03 Abstract The latter 19th century was a time that saw considerable change in Sri Lanka. The agriculture-based economy introduced by

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Responsibility of Armed Groups for Sexual Violence Against Women During Internal Armed Conflicts: The Case of Iraq

Author: Zainab Waheed Dahham, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom Email: u1251005@hud.ac.uk Published: January 2016 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijss.2.1.02 Citation: Dahham, Z. W. (2016). Responsibility of Armed Groups for Sexual Violence Against Women During Internal Armed Conflicts: The Case of Iraq. IAFOR Journal of the Social Sciences, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijss.2.1.02 Abstract Women have suffered in Iraq under totalitarian regimes, foreign

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Developing Social Media Policy for Public Agencies in Egypt

Author: Gehad Soliman Sayed Kenawy, Al Jazeera Media Network, Egypt Email: gehadsoliman1@gmail.com Published: January 2016 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijss.2.1.01 Citation: Kenawy. G. S. S. (2016). Developing Social Media Policy for Public Agencies in Egypt. IAFOR Journal of the Social Sciences, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijss.2.1.01 Abstract The use of social media in governments is growing rapidly all over the world. Social

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Sustainable Affordable Housing Provisions for Young Urban Households in Chinese Cities

Author: Teck Hong Tan, Sunway University, Malaysia Email: waltert@sunway.edu.my Published: December 2013 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijss.1.1.04 Citation: Tan. T. H. (2013). Sustainable Affordable Housing Provisions for Young Urban Households in Chinese Cities. IAFOR Journal of the Social Sciences, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijss.1.1.04 Abstract The rate of homeownership in Chinese cities increased from less than 20% in the 1980s to 82%

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Characterizing Risky Driving Behaviors of Electric Two-Wheelers Riders To Create Prevention Guidelines in China and in France

Authors: Carole Rodon, Paris Ouest La Defense University, France Isabelle Ragot-Court, French Institute of Science and Technology for Transport, Development and Networks, France Jian Zhuo, Tongji University, China Email: crodon@u-paris10.fr Published: December 2013 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijss.1.1.03 Citation: Rodon, C., Ragot-Court, I., & Zhuo, J. (2013). Characterizing Risky Driving Behaviors of Electric Two-Wheelers Riders To Create Prevention Guidelines

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Vaccine-preventable Diseases: An Examination of Measles and Polio in Nigeria

Authors: Michael O. S. Afolabi, Duquesne University, USA Ikeolu O. Afolabi, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria Email: curiousmaikl@yahoo.com Published: December 2013 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijss.1.1.02 Citation: Afolabi, M. O. S., & Afolabi, I, O, A. (2013). Vaccine-preventable Diseases: An Examination of Measles and Polio in Nigeria. IAFOR Journal of the Social Sciences, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijss.1.1.02 Abstract Vaccination remains one of

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Attitudes Toward Immigrants: Test of Protestant Work Ethic, Egalitarianism, Social Contact, and Ethnic Origin

Authors: Hisako Matsuo, Saint Louis University, USA Kevin McIntyre, Trinity University, USA Lisa M. Willoughby, Saint Louis University, USA Emmanuel Uwalaka, Saint Louis University, USA Email: matsuoh@slu.edu Published: December 2013 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijss.1.1.01 Citation: Matsuo, H., McIntyre, K., Willoughby, L. M., & Uwalaka, E. (2013). Attitudes Toward Immigrants: Test of Protestant Work Ethic, Egalitarianism, Social Contact, and

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IAFOR Journal of the Social Sciences: Volume 2 – Issue 2

IAFOR Journal of the Social Sciences: Volume 2 – Issue 2 Editor: Dr Tingting Ying, Ningbo University of Technology, China Published: December 20, 2016 ISSN: 2187-0640 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijss.2.2 Articles Imposed Obedience versus Expressed Obedience: Rethinking on Transnational Legal Process Kulani Wijayabahu, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka ASEAN Framework Agreement on Visa Exemption and Transnational Crime: East

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IAFOR Journal of the Social Sciences: Volume 1 – Issue 1

IAFOR Journal of the Social Sciences: Volume 1 – Issue 1 Editor: Dr Andrea Molle, Chapman University, USA Published: December 2013 ISSN: 2187-0640 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijss.1.1 Articles Attitudes Toward Immigrants: Test of Protestant Work Ethic, Egalitarianism, Social Contact, and Ethnic Origin Hisako Matsuo, Saint Louis University, USA Kevin McIntyre, Trinity University, USA Lisa M. Willoughby, Saint Louis

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IAFOR Journal of the Social Sciences: Volume 2 – Issue 1

IAFOR Journal of the Social Sciences: Volume 2 – Issue 1 Editor: Dr Tingting Ying, Ningbo University of Technology, China Published: January 2016 ISSN: 2187-0640 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijss.2.1 Articles Developing Social Media Policy for Public Agencies in Egypt Gehad Soliman Sayed Kenawy, Al Jazeera Media Network, Egypt Responsibility of Armed Groups for Sexual Violence Against Women During

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Articles should be submitted through the online submission form in Microsoft Word format. Before submitting your article please ensure that it is prepared in accordance with the Author Guidelines below. Please note that papers already submitted to or published in IAFOR Conference Proceedings are not accepted for publication in any of IAFOR’s journals. Contributors are

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About the Journal

Aims & Scope The IAFOR Journal of the Social Sciences publishes original, peer-reviewed articles that contribute to the theoretical basis as well as practical basis on all aspects of social sciences. Original articles submitted related to social science by academic researchers, professionals, theorists, practicing teachers, policy makers are welcome. Fields covered by the IAFOR Journal

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Editors & Editorial Board

Editor Dr Tingting Ying University of Nottingham Ningbo, China Dr Tingting Ying is a Lecturer of Finance at Ningbo University of Technology and a Visiting Teaching Fellow at Nottingham University – Ningbo Campus, China. She received her PhD in Finance from the University of Nottingham, UK. Her teaching areas are in the areas of corporate

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Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest Editors and editorial board members/reviewers will not use unpublished information disclosed in a submitted manuscript for their own research purposes without the authors’ explicit written consent. Privileged information or ideas obtained by editors as a result of handling the manuscript will be kept confidential and not used for their personal