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Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
Aboriginal Child at School     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
About Performance     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
Access     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 25)
ACCESS: Critical Perspectives on Communication, Cultural & Policy Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Acta Academica     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Acta Universitaria     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Adeptus     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Advocate: Newsletter of the National Tertiary Education Union     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
African and Black Diaspora: An International Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
African Historical Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
AFRREV IJAH : An International Journal of Arts and Humanities     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Agriculture and Human Values     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Akademika : Journal of Southeast Asia Social Sciences and Humanities     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Aldébaran     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Alterstice : Revue internationale de la recherche interculturelle     Open Access  
Altre Modernità     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Amaltea. Revista de mitocrítica     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
American Imago     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
American Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
American Review of Canadian Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Anabases     Open Access  
Analyse & Kritik. Zeitschrift f     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Angelaki: Journal of Theoretical Humanities     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Anglo-Saxon England     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 35)
Antik Tanulmányok     Full-text available via subscription  
Antipode     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 56)
Anuario Americanista Europeo     Open Access  
Arbutus Review     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Argumentation et analyse du discours     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Ars & Humanitas     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
Artes Humanae     Open Access  
Arts and Humanities in Higher Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 35)
Asia Europe Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Australasian Journal of Popular Culture, The     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Behaviour & Information Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 53)
Behemoth     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Belin Lecture Series     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Bereavement Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
Cahiers de praxématique     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Carl Beck Papers in Russian and East European Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Child Care     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Choreographic Practices     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Chronicle of Philanthropy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Claroscuro     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Cogent Arts & Humanities     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Colloquia Humanistica     Open Access  
Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
Comprehensive Therapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Congenital Anomalies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Conjunctions. Transdisciplinary Journal of Cultural Participation     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Conservation Science in Cultural Heritage     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Cornish Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Creative Industries Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Critical Arts : South-North Cultural and Media Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Crossing the Border : International Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Cuadernos de historia de España     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Cultural History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25)
Cultural Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 53)
Culturas     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Culture, Theory and Critique     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
Daedalus     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21)
Dandelion : Postgraduate Arts Journal & Research Network     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Death Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
Debatte: Journal of Contemporary Central and Eastern Europe     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Digital Humanities Quarterly     Open Access   (Followers: 54)
Diogenes     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Doct-Us Journal     Open Access  
Dorsal Revista de Estudios Foucaultianos     Open Access  
e-Hum : Revista das Áreas de Humanidade do Centro Universitário de Belo Horizonte     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Early Modern Culture Online     Open Access   (Followers: 35)
Égypte - Monde arabe     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Eighteenth-Century Fiction     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 17)
Éire-Ireland     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
En-Claves del pensamiento     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Enfoques     Open Access  
Ethiopian Journal of the Social Sciences and Humanities     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Études arméniennes contemporaines     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Études canadiennes / Canadian Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Études de lettres     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
European Journal of Cultural Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
European Journal of Social Theory     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
Expositions     Full-text available via subscription  
Fronteras : Revista de Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Frontiers in Digital Humanities     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Fudan Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences     Hybrid Journal  
GAIA - Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
German Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
German Studies Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 27)
Germanic Review, The     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Globalizations     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Gothic Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 17)
Gruppendynamik und Organisationsberatung     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Habitat International     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Hacettepe Üniversitesi Edebiyat Fakültesi Dergisi     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
Heritage & Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
History of Humanities     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Hopscotch: A Cultural Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Human Affairs     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Human Nature     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20)
Human Performance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Human Remains and Violence : An Interdisciplinary Journal     Full-text available via subscription  
Human Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
humanidades     Open Access  
Humanitaire     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Humanities     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
Humanities Diliman : A Philippine Journal of Humanities     Open Access  
Hungarian Cultural Studies     Open Access  
Hungarian Studies     Full-text available via subscription  
Ibadan Journal of Humanistic Studies     Full-text available via subscription  
Inkanyiso : Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Insaniyat : Journal of Islam and Humanities     Open Access  
Inter Faculty     Open Access  
Interim : Interdisciplinary Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
International Journal for History, Culture and Modernity     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
International Journal of Arab Culture, Management and Sustainable Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
International Journal of Cultural Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26)
International Journal of Heritage Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
International Journal of Humanities of the Islamic Republic of Iran     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
International Journal of Listening     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
International Journal of the Classical Tradition     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Interventions : International Journal of Postcolonial Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
ÍSTMICA. Revista de la Facultad de Filosofía y Letras     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Jangwa Pana     Open Access  
Jewish Culture and History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
Journal de la Société des Américanistes     Open Access  
Journal des africanistes     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Journal for Cultural Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Journal for General Philosophy of Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Journal for Learning Through the Arts     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Journal for New Generation Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Journal for Research into Freemasonry and Fraternalism     Hybrid Journal  
Journal for Semitics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Journal Of Advances In Humanities     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Aesthetics & Culture     Open Access   (Followers: 22)
Journal of African American Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Journal of African Cultural Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Journal of African Elections     Full-text available via subscription  
Journal of Arts & Communities     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Journal of Arts and Humanities     Open Access   (Followers: 20)
Journal of Bioethical Inquiry     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Cultural Economy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Journal of Cultural Geography     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21)
Journal of Data Mining and Digital Humanities     Open Access   (Followers: 31)
Journal of Developing Societies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Family Theory & Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Franco-Irish Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Happiness Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26)
Journal of Interactive Humanities     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Intercultural Communication Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Journal of Intercultural Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Journal of Interdisciplinary History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
Journal of Labor Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
Journal of Medical Humanities     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 32)
Journal of Modern Greek Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Journal of Modern Jewish Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Journal of Open Humanities Data     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Semantics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Journal of the Musical Arts in Africa     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Visual Culture     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 33)
Journal Sampurasun : Interdisciplinary Studies for Cultural Heritage     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Jurisprudence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
Jurnal Ilmu Sosial dan Humaniora     Open Access  
Jurnal Pendidikan Humaniora : Journal of Humanities Education     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Jurnal Sosial Humaniora     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
L'Orientation scolaire et professionnelle     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
La lettre du Collège de France     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Lagos Notes and Records     Full-text available via subscription  
Language and Intercultural Communication     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20)
Language Resources and Evaluation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Law and Humanities     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Law, Culture and the Humanities     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Le Portique     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Leadership     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 35)
Legal Ethics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Legon Journal of the Humanities     Full-text available via subscription  
Letras : Órgano de la Facultad de Letras y Ciencias Huamans     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Literary and Linguistic Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Litnet Akademies : 'n Joernaal vir die Geesteswetenskappe, Natuurwetenskappe, Regte en Godsdienswetenskappe     Open Access  
Lwati : A Journal of Contemporary Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Measurement     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Medical Humanities     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 21)
Medieval Encounters     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Médiévales     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Mélanges de la Casa de Velázquez     Partially Free  
Memory Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 33)
Mens : revue d'histoire intellectuelle et culturelle     Full-text available via subscription  
Messages, Sages and Ages     Open Access  
Mind and Matter     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Mneme - Revista de Humanidades     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Modern Italy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Moment Dergi     Open Access  

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International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies
Number of Followers: 7  

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ISSN (Online) 2356-5926
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  • Psychological and Academic Problems Encountering Female Talented
           Participants at Saudi Universities: Northern Border University as a Case
           Study

    • Authors: Hanan Mubarak Al Qahtani, Subheyya Abu Hatab
      Pages: 1 - 10
      Abstract: The objective of this study is to investigate the psychological and academic issues encountered by female talented students at Computer Sciences and Community College at NBU- Rafha' Branch. This is an attempt to suggest suitable solutions to the psychological problems (i.e., alienation, superficiality, fluctuations in morale and academic ones (i.e., boredom and insufficient educational resources). The population of the study consists of (60) students whereas the instrument is a questionnaire. The results of the study indicate that alienation, superficiality, fluctuations in morale (low vs. high) show high effect on students’ performances; however, boredom, insufficient educational resources meet the students’ needs. The study concludes that there are lack of workshops, field trips, high ambition and low productivity among the students due to the persisting problems. 
      PubDate: 2018-03-31
      Issue No: Vol. 4, No. 4 (2018)
       
  • From extra-linguistic pragmatic competence to more complex competences
           among children at an early age

    • Authors: Feten Boubakri
      Pages: 11 - 31
      Abstract: The present research finds it interesting to study first language acquisition at an early age from a pragmatic perspective. This research is based on a longitudinal study of the speech of three Tunisian children from the age of one year to the age of four. Consequently, the different competences and skills acquired throughout this period are classified into different types. Then, a comparison is done to see the time of their manifestations in the speech of each child. Subsequently, these utterances are analyzed in relation to their context. The findings reveal that pragmatic competence starts to appear at an extra-linguistic level from the age of one year, and it starts to appear at a linguistic level from the age of two. This shows that, even before the age of three, children are aware of different aspects of pragmatic competence. It is also shown that at the age of two, children are only able to produce different pragmatic strategies but comprehension is delayed to the age of three. Besides, the present research highlights the tight relationship between the early acquisition of extra-linguistic pragmatic competence and the early appearance of more complex skills and competences later.
      PubDate: 2018-03-31
      Issue No: Vol. 4, No. 4 (2018)
       
  • A Bird’s Eye View of ‘Language and Law’

    • Authors: Vincent M. Chanda
      Pages: 32 - 43
      Abstract: The importance of language to mankind is such that not only all national constitutions have one or more provisions on language but so do all regional and international organizations in their conventions, treaties or similar instruments. The paper explores this fact, using empirical evidence. The relationship between language and law is not only in terms of which language is the official language, or which languages are official languages, but also in terms of how legal texts and lawyers use languages and also what are the linguistic characteristics of legal texts and statements, the study of which is referred to in the paper as ‘legal linguistics’. The paper points out that “legal language is not only used in written legal texts but also in statements made by lawyers as well as in conventions, treaties and similar instruments of regional and international organizations”. The last topic of the paper is linguistic rights. Linguistic rights are human rights but linguistic rights, like any human right, are only binding if they are enshrined in a national constitution or in a convention, treaty or similar instrument of a regional or international organization.
      PubDate: 2018-03-31
      Issue No: Vol. 4, No. 4 (2018)
       
  • The inter-relatedness of Sala and other Bantu Botatwe Languages ( Ila,
           Lenje, Soli and Tonga) in Zambia

    • Authors: Avinat Chitebeta
      Pages: 44 - 52
      Abstract: The inter-relatedness of Sala and other Bantu Botatwe languages in Zambia is a study which involved a lexicostatistical survey on the inter-relatedness of Sala, Lenje, Soli and Tonga. According to Doke (1954), Bantu Botatwe refers to the language group comprising the seven languages of the Tonga group, namely Ila, Lenje, Lundwe, Sala, Soli, Tonga and Twa. The affinity of these languages is generally accepted.  However, no systematic study of the lexicostatistical analysis has been made. The purpose of this study is to make a contribution to the existing knowledge in comparative Bantu linguistics by conducting a lexicostatistical survey on the degree of inter-relatedness of the languages investigated.The study specifically focused on Sala, one of the least documented languages in the Bantu Botatwe Group, to establish its degree of inter-relatedness with Tonga, the language used for initial literacy and as a school subject in Sala-speaking areas. Further, the study included Lenje and Soli, making a total of four languages studied.‘The Swadesh list’ of two hundred (200) vocabulary items, was the basis for comparison. Three informants (Translators) of above forty-five (45) years of age were carefully chosen from each language using purposive sampling.The data collected were analyzed using the lexicostatistical method whose results were presented in tables and graphs.  Established cognates were coded: a plus (+) sign for cognates; a minus sign for non-cognates; a hash (#) sign for the second set of cognates; a caret (^) sign for the third set of cognates. The study employed the tenets from historical and comparative linguistics and lexicostatistics theoretical framework.The study established that Sala’s degree of inter-relatedness with other three languages studied, ranges from 67 percent to 81.5 percent. The highest percentage of inter-relatedness is between Sala and Lenje at 81.5 percent followed by Sala and Tonga at 80 percent, Sala and Ila at 70 percent while Sala and Soli is at 67 percent. The researcher concludes that the speech forms like Sala and Lenje, Sala and Tonga, are dialects of the same language due to a high degree of mutual intelligibility based on the vocabulary and lexicostatically. Sala and Ila, Sala and Soli are distinct languages though their inter-relatedness is 70 and 67 percent respectively.
      PubDate: 2018-03-31
      Issue No: Vol. 4, No. 4 (2018)
       
  • La Migration Peule Et Ses Conséquences En Afrique Sub-Saharienne :
           Quelques Réflexions Sur La Brousse Ardente De Cyprian Ekwensi

    • Authors: Umar Muhammad Dogondaji
      Pages: 53 - 68
      Abstract: Cyprian Ekwensi s’est véritablement signale à la critique en 1954 lors de la publication de son premier grand roman People of the City, suivi de Jagua Nana en 1961, et Burning Grass en 1962. Le roman est traduit de l’anglais au français sous le titre de La Brousse Ardente en 1978. Dans ses huit grands romans, Ekwensi ne cesse de questionner l’Afrique aux plans sociaux, politiques et culturels. Cet engagement inscrit au cœur de ses préoccupations, fait de sa production romanesque une critique d’une Afrique en perpétuel mouvement dans un monde en plein mutation. Le roman est donc une création artistique de l’auteur entre le réel et l’imaginaire. Il est un récit d’une société pastorale du nord du Nigeria. La Brousse Ardente d’Ekwensi sous forme d’un conte remue les expériences personnelles du vieux Mai Sunsaye et celle de ses gardiens de troupeaux. Dans cette société, lorsqu’on brule l’herbe dans les pleins, les bergers – Fulani descendent avec leurs troupeaux vers le sud du pays où se trouve les Rivers du  fleuve  Niger. Le vieux Mai Sunsaye, un père de famille, héros de l’histoire, souffre du Sokugo, la maladie d’errance. Affectée par ce sort, Mai Sunsaye quitte sa famille un jour, à l’insu de tout le monde en poursuivant un pigeon. Au cours de ses errances, il retrouve Fatimeh qui grâce à sa connaissance des herbes et des médicaments traditionnels guérît ce dernier. Le roman nous laisse donc à réfléchir sur les courants des migrations en Afrique sub-saharien en général et la migration  de la société peule en particulier. Nos réflexions à travers ce conte nous permettront évidement de tirer des leçons. Par ce fait, ce conte peut contribuer directement à amener des solutions liées à l’insécurité dans la sous-région ou aux d’autres problèmes relatifs à la migration. Ce conte pourrait même être un tremplin pour le développement de la région de Tahoua et celle du nord du Nigeria où la menace de Boko Haram est trop accentuée. Malheureusement, Malgré sa noblesse et ses adhérences aux principes du Pulaaku le code moral de la société peulh, la société est soupçonné d’être impliquée dans les multiples problèmes de l’insécurité entre le Nigeria et ses pays voisins : le Niger, le Cameroun, et le Tchad. Cette communication s’articule donc autour de ces quatre axes : les parcours littéraires de l’auteur, la forme et le fond dudit roman, les personnages importants du roman et les conséquences de leurs déplacements, la signification de cette œuvre aussi bien que la vision du monde de cet auteur populaire Nigérian dont les œuvres romanesques traduites de l’anglais en français circulent dans l’Espace francophone en Afrique de l’ouest.  
      PubDate: 2018-03-31
      Issue No: Vol. 4, No. 4 (2018)
       
  • Pratiques langagières « des enfants de la rue » en Côte d’Ivoire :
           une analyse morpho-lexicale et syntaxique du cas nouchi

    • Authors: Sia Modeste Gnato
      Pages: 69 - 84
      Abstract: Le groupe nominal « les jeunes de la rue » désigne des locuteurs composés de badauds et de jeunes déscolarisés à hétérogénéité linguistiques qui prennent la rue comme lieu de prédilection. La nécessité d’intercompréhension de ces jeunes qui ne maîtrisent pas la langue française va générer le « langage de rue » dénommé le «  nouchi ». C’est une sorte de « pidgin » qui connaît un essor et qui se glisse subtilement dans la communication de la quasi-totalité de la population ivoirienne. La présente contribution se focalise sur les conditions d’émergence de ce « langage de ghetto », son procédé d’enrichissement lexical, sa syntaxe et se fonctions socio-communicationnelles.
      PubDate: 2018-03-31
      Issue No: Vol. 4, No. 4 (2018)
       
  • Acculturation of Halal Food to Chinese Food Culture through the Ancient
           Silk Road and Hui Minority Nationality

    • Authors: Abdelhadi Halawa
      Pages: 85 - 105
      Abstract:  This meta-analysis study examined the acculturation of halal food to the Chinese food culture. Acculturation is a sociocultural transition through which a group of people or an individual assimilates to a different dominant culture or a country by adopting a set of linguistic skills, social traits, and dietary practices of the host culture. Consuming halal food prepared according to certain Islamic regulations is a mandatory religious dietary obligation required of all Muslims irrespective of where they live or travel to. The word “halal food” in Arabic denotes food that is legal and permissible to consume. Among other dietary requirements, Islamic tenets require the consumption of meat obtained only from animals that have been slaughtered according to strict rules, prohibiting consuming porcine food products, meat from beasts, dead animal meat, animal blood, and any quantity of alcohol. Islam and halal food traditions were introduced to China in the early 7th century through the Central Asian, Arab, and Persian merchants, soldiers, and missionaries who trekked the treacherous ancient overland and maritime Silk Road trade routes. Throughout its history, China has been a non-Muslim country hitherto halal food practice has been securely acculturated and even has been flourishing as a seminal constituent of the contemporaneous Chinese food culture. This paper discusses the three key factors that have contributed to the effective acculturation of halal food to the Chinese food culture. First, the role of the Chinese Hui Minority Nationality that has been living, practicing Islam and halal food consumption uninterruptedly in China for nearly 14 centuries. Second, the existence of the ancient Silk Road that then served as a gateway to northwestern China for the migratory Muslim progenitors of the modern-day Hui people. Third, the open-mindedness of the Chinese people that enabled them to readily accept non-traditional Chinese food ingredient imports from foreign cultures, which has led to the relative facilitation of the natural acculturation of halal to the Chinese food culture. This paper further investigates the current economic impact of halal food on the burgeoning halal products market that has the potential of positioning China on the global halal food map as one of major producer and exporter in the international halal products economy that is valued at approximately $2.3 trillion.
      PubDate: 2018-03-31
      Issue No: Vol. 4, No. 4 (2018)
       
  • Audio visual Translation: a Case of Subtitled Cartoons

    • Authors: Hooshang Khoshsima, MasoumehYazdani Moghadam
      Pages: 106 - 116
      Abstract: Audiovisual products in different languages are now widely distributed throughout the world, and subtitling as a branch of audiovisual translation is of considerable importance today. Subtitling of foreign cartoon movies into Persian is a new event in our country and it needs to be studied thoroughly. The aim of the study was to find  the most common strategies adopted in animated movies subtitled from English to Persian based on Gottlieb( 1994)’s strategies. To achieve this goal, three subtitled cartoon movies namely Merry Madagascar, Up and Cloudy with the Chance of Meatball were selected and fifteen sentences of them were chosen at random. Then, these sentences were compared with their Persian subtitle. The results indicated that transfer strategy was applied with the highest frequency in the Persian subtitle.
      PubDate: 2018-03-31
      Issue No: Vol. 4, No. 4 (2018)
       
  • Saint Veneration and Nature Symbolism in North Africa

    • Authors: Tamaki Kitagawa
      Pages: 117 - 139
      Abstract: In spite of the recent rise of fundamentalism within Islam, Muslims have continued to engage in religious activities involving the veneration of natural objects, usually in connection with the veneration of saints. These practices represent the modification of the pre-Islamic beliefs into saint veneration rituals, enabling them to exist within monotheism. This paper aims to demonstrate how saint veneration is connected with natural objects and how saint-associated natural objects obtain their symbolic function at certain sanctuaries along the border between Arab and Amazigh villages in South Tunisia. It is discovered that at the sanctuaries of established saints, the veneration of natural objects is explained as originating from saints’ actions and preferences during their lifetimes. Such explanations are valid for villagers in places where human saints have a major presence. On the other hand, in places where archaic Amazigh traditions are well preserved, more importance is attached to the natural objects and the ancestral or spiritual saints than to the historical figures. It is assumed that the elements of indigenous animism have survived the pressure by Islam under Arabization, and it have been transformed into something acceptable within Islam, namely, belief in saints, or jinn used by saints.
      PubDate: 2018-03-31
      Issue No: Vol. 4, No. 4 (2018)
       
  • Les Conduites Sexuelles Deviantes Et Le Vih/Sida Chez Des Adolescentsa
           Yamoussoukro

    • Authors: Kouassi Koffi Justin
      Pages: 140 - 151
      Abstract: Cette étude s’intéresse aux conduites sexuelles déviantes et au VIH/SIDA chez des adolescents. Elle s’est déroulée dans la ville de Yamoussoukro. L’échantillon est composé de la manière suivante : 27 Adolescents infectés  et 7 affectés ; 11 parents ou substituts de parents ;  2 médecins ; 3 personnels des ONG. Certains adolescents infectés par le VIH, vivent entre culpabilité et angoisse. Ils n’ont plus d’ambition, de « rêve ». Dans leur comportement transparait l’agressivité, les comportements déviants comme le vol, la prostitution, la consommation d’alcool, de drogue, de cigarette.
      PubDate: 2018-03-31
      Issue No: Vol. 4, No. 4 (2018)
       
  • La Problématique Du Travail Des Enfants A Travers Le Commerce Ambulant En
           Milieu Urbain Ivoirien

    • Authors: Amani Augustin Kouadio
      Pages: 152 - 168
      Abstract: La présente étude se propose d’examiner les logiques sociales qui structurent le travail des enfants à travers le commerce ambulant  en milieu urbain ivoirien malgré l’interdiction de ce phénomène et la promotion de la scolarisation de ceux-ci. Pour atteindre cet objectif, une étude de terrain a été menée sur trois sites à savoir Siporex et Wassakara dans la commune de Yopougon.et grand carrefour de Koumassi dans la commune Koumassi lieux de leur présence Le recueil des données s’est fait par  les approches quantitatives à travers le questionnaire et qualitatives à travers les entretiens libres qui ont permis d’aboutir aux résultats suivants : la présence des enfants dans le commerce ambulant se justifie par l’origine sociale des parents, permet une reproduction sociale car issus de parents eux-mêmes commerçants, constitue une stratégie commerciale des commerçants et contribue à la mobilisation des ressources financières des structures familiales.
      PubDate: 2018-03-31
      Issue No: Vol. 4, No. 4 (2018)
       
  • Britain and British Muslims: A Long- Lasting Relation of Assimilation and
           Pro-action between East and West

    • Authors: Abdelhak Mejri
      Pages: 169 - 188
      Abstract: The current relation between Britain and its British Muslim citizens has been continuously a relation of assimilation and pro-action. This paper seeks to show whether the  effects of British colonialism in the Indian sub-continent may by themselves account for the subsequent conflictual relation between a Western exclusive consensus and an Eastern insular one. It is an attempt to examine if,    under some other ample impacts of changing local and global times and politics, other local and global circumstances need to be considered in the apprehension of the ongoing relation between East and West, currently termed North and South. Excluding some vital individual needs, the present assimilation-pro-action theme seems to have penetrated different minds and spaces despite the hindrances of distances and frontiers.
      PubDate: 2018-03-31
      Issue No: Vol. 4, No. 4 (2018)
       
  • Voices, Looks and School Experiences of Young People in Situation of
           Deprivation of Liberty

    • Authors: Kátia Aparecida da Silva Nunes Miranda, Solange Maria de Barros
      Pages: 189 - 200
      Abstract: The present study aims at presenting part of a research, carried out with young people in situation of deprivation of liberty, students of the State School Meninos do Futuro, located in the Socio-educational Center of Cuiabá – Pomeri/MT. The theoretical-methodological dialogue that the Critical Realism (BHASKAR, 1998) maintains with the Critical Discourse Analysis (FAIRCLOUGH, 2001; 2003), and the Representation of Social Actors (VAN LEEUWEN, 1997; 2008), brought significant contributions to the accomplishment of this study. It is a qualitative research of ethnographic nature. The analyzes clarified through written production and interviews, the relevance of the school, rapport with teachers and meaningful learning. The school proves to be an institution which contributes to humanization and emancipation, providing conditions for social inclusion.
      PubDate: 2018-03-31
      Issue No: Vol. 4, No. 4 (2018)
       
  • The Emergence and the Use of Indigenous Tanzanian Music traditions in
           Christian Worship in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    • Authors: Kassomo Mkallyah
      Pages: 201 - 217
      Abstract: This paper discusses delineates how indigenous music traditions were introduced and eventually became the main staple of Dar es Salaam-based Christian churches in Tanzania. It argues that cultural revivalism of indigenous forms of music in church helped to transform Christian worship, shape people’s experiences and spread the church in general. It begins by establishing the functions of music in traditional pre-colonial contact African societies and during the introduction of Western Christian faith. Moreover, it shows how the new Christian faith, in turn, also shapes the music traditions in contemporary Christian worship in Tanzania. Finally, the paper discusses the extent to which this music brings new changes in contemporary Christian churches in Dar es Salaam.  
      PubDate: 2018-03-31
      Issue No: Vol. 4, No. 4 (2018)
       
  • Links between Medical Mistakes and Social Injustice. An Exploration

    • Authors: Angelika Potempa
      Pages: 218 - 231
      Abstract: The paper explores links between medical mistakes, usually considered highly personal events, and social injustice. These links are one more reason for the necessity of addressing healthcare issues within a justice framework. 
      PubDate: 2018-03-31
      Issue No: Vol. 4, No. 4 (2018)
       
  • Death as an Overarching Signifier in Don Delillo’s White Noise

    • Authors: Hassen Sakaama
      Pages: 232 - 244
      Abstract: Delillo’s continuous philosophical and intellectual brooding gravitates around the perplexing theme of death which seems to represent the binding thread that conjoins his numerous novels. Admittedly, many of his novels end with the death of one of his lead characters after having been assailed for a long time by both fears and dangers. Accordingly, death in Don Delillo’s fiction is not merely a theme he unwittingly approaches; it is, instead, a sensible quintessential representation of the spirit of the age in which he writes and an aesthetic reflection on what it means to exist in America in the second half of the previous century. Although death is essentially an intimate matter that is interwoven into the texture of our private everyday lives and a personal experience we go through unaccompanied, Delillo was able to transform it into an aesthetic concern by conjoining both its apocalyptic and its ordinary aspects (James 120). He diffused it in his fiction and reflected the ways in which it is interspersed in the fabric of contemporary American culture and consciousness.The aim of this paper is to explore the theme of death in Don Delillo’s White Noise through the different ways the characters respond to their existential crises and fears in a society that is extensively dominated by technology, the media and consumption. This paper represents an endeavor to analyze the significance of this leitmotif and the meanings related to it by focusing especially on the major character Jack Gladney in his strenuous journey towards recognition and self-awareness.  
      PubDate: 2018-03-31
      Issue No: Vol. 4, No. 4 (2018)
       
  • ORATURE AND ECO-ENGAGEMENT IN TANURE OJAIDE’S SONGS OF MYSELF

    • Authors: Kufre Usanga
      Pages: 245 - 257
      Abstract: Gabriel Okara, J. P. Clark and a number of poets from the Niger Delta region of Nigeria have engaged with the ecological devastation of the oil-rich Delta in their poetry. However, Tanure Ojaide appears to be the most prolific and activistic of contemporary poets of the region; his poetic aesthetic charts a different approach to understanding the unabated ecocide in the Niger Delta. This paper examines Ojaide’s poetics of fusing two aesthetic practices: oral traditions — native to Urhobo people of the Niger Delta region — and the modern scribal form to evoke a peculiar petro-lore in the collection Songs of Myself1. How does folkloric tradition frame Ojaide’s poetry' How does his engagement with folklore engender an aesthetic of petro-lore particular to the Delta'  This essay will draw on ecocritical theories to examine these questions as well as analyze the poet’s eco-concerns in Songs of Myself, in order to demonstrate the poet’s unflinching engagement with environmental entanglements and tensions. 
      PubDate: 2018-03-31
      Issue No: Vol. 4, No. 4 (2018)
       
  • Interdisciplinary Studies Today: Featuring the Work of Prof. Nevena
           Stojanovic

    • Authors: Hassen Zriba
      Pages: 258 - 259
      Abstract: This feature article presents the interdisciplinary work done by Dr. Nevena Stojanovic, Lecturer at West Virginia University. In Fall 2017, Stojanovic had the honor to serve as the Keynote Speaker and an Honorary Guest Speaker at two global interdisciplinary conferences organized by Advena World and held in the Washington, DC, metro area, USA. Stojanovic delivered lectures on the effective methods of teaching old cultural texts and the incorporation of radical performance art in the curricula in digital humanities.
      PubDate: 2018-03-31
      Issue No: Vol. 4, No. 4 (2018)
       
  • The Warning Messages of DuPrau’s Novel The City of Ember and Kenan’s
           Film Adaptation with Reference to the Theory of Conspiracy

    • Authors: Mayada Zuhair, Ansam Yaroub
      Pages: 260 - 276
      Abstract: The city of Ember is a very interesting novel that is although intended for young readers, have so many layers and messages that are misunderstood. In this research, both the novel and the film adaptation are studied with the intent to decode the warning messages that the novelist and the director tried to introduce to the audience. The research studies four vital messages; the first message is that history repeats itself for the novel has many allusions to the history of Jews and their painful holocaust and even goes back in history to the days of Moses and the Exodus, the second message tackles the conspiracy theory that states nothing happens by accident and that everything is planned by thesecret societies the Freemasons hence comes the third message of the New World Conspiracy incarnated in the film adaptation of the novel. Finally, the fourth messages come as a rather dark omen, Man's internal fear of the end whether the religious end represented by the apocalypse or the scientific end and the expiry of the earth. Since the novel is for young readers, the author provided a silver lining at the final message stating people always find a solution for all their problems in spite of the chronic fear.  
      PubDate: 2018-03-31
      Issue No: Vol. 4, No. 4 (2018)
       
 
 
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