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Review of European Studies
Number of Followers: 12  

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ISSN (Print) 1918-7173 - ISSN (Online) 1918-7181
Published by CCSE Homepage  [41 journals]
  • The Chreia in the Forrest

    • Abstract: Interpretation of poetry becomes manageable when we find in the poets' background elements of early training which are revealed in their work. In the schools of the British Renaissance Aphothonius’ Progymnasmata was the preferred manual of classical rhetoric used to teach students how to write. The composition exercises in this manual of rhetoric were applied to the art of letter writing, since this was the most common means for communication at the time.Among the various writing exercises from the Progymnasmata used in the grammar schools of the English Renaissance, the chreia predominates. We can see that the main thematic headings and subdivisions used in the epistolary lyric fit this particular format. John Donne introduced this innovation to English poetry. Ben Jonson perfected the technique, as we see in his book of poems, The Forrest. Several of his best known poems fit the chreia pattern. We close our study with a suggestion that To Heaven, one of the best known poems of the English Renaissance, can be interpreted as a letter addressed directly to God.
      PubDate: Tue, 03 Mar 2020 05:24:42 +000
       
  • Reviewer Acknowledgements for Review of European Studies, Vol. 12, No. 1

    • Abstract: Review of European Studies wishes to acknowledge the following individuals for their assistance with peer review of manuscripts for this issue. Their help and contributions in maintaining the quality of the journal are greatly appreciated.Review of European Studies is recruiting reviewers for the journal. If you are interested in becoming a reviewer, we welcome you to join us. Please find the application form and details at http://recruitment.ccsenet.org and e-mail the completed application form to res@ccsenet.org. Reviewers for Volume 12, Number 1Alejandra Moreno Alvarez, Universidad de Oviedo, SpainAntonio Messeni Petruzzelli, Politecnico di Bari, ItalyArthur Becker-Weidman, Center For Family Development, USAAziollah Arbabisarjou, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, IranEugenia Panitsides, University of Macedonia, GreeceFederico De Andreis, University Giustino Fortunato, ItalyFlorin Ionita, The Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, RomaniaFrantisek Svoboda, Masaryk University, Czech republicGabriela Gruber, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, RomaniaGevisa La Rocca, University of Enna “Kore”, ItalyGhaiath M. A. Hussein, University of Birmingham, UKGülce Başer, Boğaziçi University, TukeyIfigeneia Vamvakidou, University of Western Macedonia, GreeceIndrajit Goswami, N. L. Dalmia Institute of Management Studies and Research, IndiaIoan-Gheorghe Rotaru, ‘Timotheus’ Brethren Theological Institute of Bucharest, RomaniaJulia Stefanova, Economic Research Institute – The Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BulgariaKaren Ferreira-Meyers, University of Swaziland, SwazilandMaria Pescaru, University of Pitești, ROMANIAMontserrat Crespi Vallbona, University of Barcelona, SpainMuhammad Saud, Universitas Airlangga, IndonesiaNatalija Vrecer, independent researcher, SloveniaNunzia Di Cristo Bertali, Liverpool John Moores University, United KingdomSerdar Yilmaz, World Bank, USASkaidrė Žičkienė, Šiauliai University, LithuaniaSzabolcs Blazsek, Universidad Francisco Marroquin, GuatemalaTryfon Korontzis, Hellenic National School of Local Government, GreeceValeria Vannoni, University of Perugia, ItalyVicenta Gisbert, Universidad de La Laguna, Spain
      PubDate: Tue, 03 Mar 2020 02:51:47 +000
       
  • Religious Reasons and Public Reason: Recalibrating Ireland’s
           Benevolent Secularism

    • Abstract: Liberal regimes in the West are not homogeneous in their application of secular principles. What kind of “secular” state a particular government promotes depends in large part on the strength and influence of the majority religion in that region. This article acknowledges the heuristic value of a recent threefold taxonomy of secularism: passive, assertive, and benevolent forms of secularism. I take issue with and challenge certain institutional privileges granted to the majority religion in one benevolently secular regime, the Republic of Ireland. I consider how benevolent secularism, while remaining benevolent toward religion, can align its application of secularism in the arena of publicly-funded education (primary and secondary education). A politically liberal regime, defined by the idea of public reason, invokes the principle of publicity, namely, that discourse and public policy be intelligible (and acceptable to a large degree) not only to an individual’s religious or moral community but also to the broader collection of members who constitute a liberal state. Drawing on John Rawls’ conception of public reason, and using Ireland as a case study, I show how this particular state-religion interrelation can be recalibrated in order to increase the prospects of reconciliation with a secular space of public reason.
      PubDate: Sat, 29 Feb 2020 08:13:46 +000
       
  • Findings From the Development Communication Through the Social Lab Project
           Entitled “ECT Imparts Knowledge to Local Communities”

    • Abstract: This research was aimed to develop media and activities through the social lab project entitled “ECT imparts knowledge to local communities”. In this research, the focus of social lab for Faculty of Industrial Education and Technology, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi was the community of Bangchan, Tambon Bangchan, Amphoe Mueang, Phetchaburi Province. The topic was how to use online media safely and creatively. The quality of the media and activities would be evaluated and the findings from the development communication through the social lab project would involve the perception and satisfaction of the sampling group towards the social lab project entitled “ECT imparts knowledge to local communities” which was organized in the first semester of the academic year 2019. The tools in this research were an evaluation form for the quality of contents and media presentation, a questionnaire on the perception and a questionnaire on the satisfaction of the sampling group towards the project. The sampling group consisted of 60 people who lived in the community of Bangchan, Phetchaburi Province for at least 3 years and participated in the project “ECT imparts knowledge to local communities” at Wat Photaimanee from the beginning till the end and voluntarily participated in the research project. They were chosen using purposive sampling method. The research findings showed that the project organizers developed different kinds of media and activities including vinyl, leaflets, video clips, PowerPoint slides along with demonstration and workshop sessions to the sampling group. The project organizers were the researchers and undergraduate students who enrolled in the ETM 361 Presentation Skill 2 course. The media and activities were designed by the project organizers and evaluated by 3 experts in contents and 3 experts in media presentation. The results of the quality evaluation in terms of contents were at a good level (  x  = 4.44, S.D = 0.71) and the results of the quality evaluation in terms of media presentation were at a good level  (  x = 4.22, S.D = 0.72). The findings from the development communication through the social lab project showed that the level of perception of the sampling group towards the project was at a high level (  x = 4.50, S.D = 0.70). The sampling group expressed the highest level of satisfaction towards the project ( x = 4.78, S.D = 0.42). The findings confirmed the research hypotheses. It can be concluded that the findings from the development communication through the social lab project entitled “ECT imparts knowledge to local communities” at the community of Bangchan, Phetchaburi Province and the topic of how to use online media safely and creatively were of good quality. They can be applied in other communities in the future.
      PubDate: Fri, 28 Feb 2020 11:31:12 +000
       
  • Socio-Economic Projects Spillovers and Their Influence on Communities
           Development

    • Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to gauge the different community socio-economic influences that comes as a result of the impacts and the potential of spillovers brought by these socio-economic projects.Based on the literature review, a theoretical framework is hypothesised. The framework proposes the relation between the socio-economic projects, four stages and their potential impact and spillovers. Selective cases relevant to projects of poverty elimination, healthcare development and women empowerment are carefully studied and dissected. Then, each case is evaluated in relevance to its value chain through a detailed summary. The impact and spillover of each of the sampled projects are illustrated and clarified. Despite its limitations, this study carries important implications as it brings in diverse tools for gauging the different efforts in journey related to creating a socio-economic outcome.
      PubDate: Fri, 28 Feb 2020 11:03:33 +000
       
  • Challenges and Drawbacks in the Marketisation of Higher Education Within
           Neoliberalism

    • Abstract: This paper addresses some of the challenges and drawbacks associated to the ongoing worldwide process of marketization (neoliberalization) in higher education. Neoliberalism—the prevailing model of capitalist thinking based on the Washington Consensus—has conveyed the idea that a new educational and university model must emerge in order to meet the demands of a global productive system that is radically different from that of just a few decades ago. The overall argument put forward is that the requirements, particularly the managerial and labor force needs of a new economy—already developing within the parameters of globalization and the impact of information and communication technologies (ICTs)—cannot be adequately satisfied under the approaches and methods used by a traditional university. Neoliberalism affects the telos of higher education by redefining the very meaning of higher education. It dislocates education by commodifying its intrinsic value and emphasizing directly transferable skills and competencies. Nonmonetary values are marginalized and, with them, the nonmonetary ethos that is essential in sustaining a healthy democratic society. In this paper I will address (1) some of the problems and shortcomings in the triple-helix model of university-industry-government collaborations, (2) the transformation of students into customers and faculty into entrepreneurial workers, highlighting the many drawbacks of such strategies, (3) the hegemony of rankings as procedures of surveillance and control, (4) the many criticisms posed against neoliberalization in higher education and the possible alternatives looking to the future.
      PubDate: Fri, 28 Feb 2020 08:35:35 +000
       
  • Commercialize the Cultivation of Yellow Pumpkin Plants

    • Abstract: This paper aims to explain the highly prospect and opportunity of yellow pumpkin commercialized and its indicate variable behind the lows interest of making it as the main crop by farming society. Cultivation technical approach used in identifying cultivating system of yellow pumpkin and use SWOT analysis to develop the strategy. Analyzing business feasibility commercialization of the cultivation of yellow pumpkin income calculations every harvest based on the primary data by the census of 9 sample group of farmers, observation, and in-depth interviews some key informants. The result of this research show that cultivation system of yellow pumpkin in Majasem Village do potential for cultivated commercially based on the mountain areas the mount of Northern Lawu with a production capacity 180.000 tons. Majasem Village qualified planting cultivation yellow pumpkin although using the simple and planting patterns the midst of rice, corn and soybean. Potential development cultivation yellow pumpkin in the future identified based on internal and external factors have a great capital opportunity to commercialization in supporting industrialization food and drink. Business feasibility in commercialization by requiring investment IDR 3.579.800 and IDR 6.211.667 at operational cost can produce income IDR 8.550.000 per harvest or IDR 2.338.333 per month with long turning capital during 2 months.
      PubDate: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 09:35:38 +000
       
  • The Urban Food-Truck Phenomenon: History, Regulations and Prospect

    • Abstract: The city streets and spaces have for the duration of the city’s existence provided an area where people may trade and enjoy food. In the twentieth and twenty-first millennium, this activity is changing in form and conception. The food-truck industry is growing throughout the world and in particular in North America. This paper reviews the growth, its origins, its existing situation and prospect. Through a literature review of existing regulations governing the food-truck industry a compilation of these regulations will be made. After a description of the food-truck industry status in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia a comparison of the previously compiled regulations to the regulations that exist in Jeddah will be made. These comparisons have highlighted some issues with the regulations that exist in Jeddah. Main finding is the relatively insufficient regulations in place to govern the industry in the city, which may hinder the growth and prosperity of the industry and all those involved. Thus one of the main aims of the paper is to provide a basis upon which future regulations for the city of Jeddah may be created. Further discussions on the future of the food-truck industry in the city of Jeddah and beyond are put forth in the concluding section.
      PubDate: Tue, 07 Jan 2020 03:30:54 +000
       
  • Exploiting Shangri-La: Assessing the Tibetan Plateau’s Natural Resources
           and the Work of Karl Wittfogel

    • Abstract: This paper applies Karl Wittfogel' s theory of hydraulic societies to China’s relationship with Tibet. It argues that the Chinese are interested in control over Tibet not only for its land, location, or wealth of natural resources, but also for control of its headwaters. Hundreds of millions of people rely on the numerous large rivers that start in the Tibetan plateau, making the region a critically important water supply for Asia. Wittfogel’s work theorizes that China’s territory and authority has expanded with the need to secure water for its large population and food production. The paper contains two sections: the first summarizes Wittfogel’s arguments, a history of Tibet, and China’s control of it; the second describes China’s attempts to modernize Tibet, specifically through river development, and the environmental damage caused by such efforts. Tibet’s rivers are crucial for the entirety of Asia, and the Plateau’s massive supplies of water are just one of its many resources. By focusing on rivers, this article describes the importance of Tibet and how increasing levels of resource extraction legitimatize Chinese centralized authority.
      PubDate: Wed, 25 Dec 2019 08:52:39 +000
       
  • Evaluating Children’s Websites in Arabic language

    • Abstract: The Internet is one of the most successful means of providing a rich learning environment, and children are among the most affected by that interactive atmosphere. The research adopted a descriptive approach using an evaluation card in a checklist form to evaluate general, educational content, and technical elements of Arabic- language children’s websites. The evaluation card included (17) domains and (127) items examining (20) Arabic websites for children representing the research sample. In terms of general elements, the research findings confirmed that accessibility and ease of use received the highest rating (93.33%), while continuous timeliness was the lowest (21.25%). In the elements of educational content, the written text was the highest (91.11%), while the interactivity was only (30.77%), and finally the technical elements, the written text at the highest ratings (93%), compared to video, animation and sound at the lowest rating (60.83%). Regarding the availability of key domains in the websites, technical elements received the highest percentage (71%), followed by general elements (62.58%), and the educational content elements were last (53.93%). The research main recommendations involved designing Arabic websites for children with their interests and developmental needs as well as benefiting from websites in the international settings, by avoiding the shortcomings and weaknesses revealed in the research results.
      PubDate: Tue, 17 Dec 2019 09:20:41 +000
       
 
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