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Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences

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Vol 5, No 16 (2014): July 2014

Table of Contents

Articles

The Potential for Greener Consumption: Some Insights from Malaysia PDF
Syaidatina Akila Mohamad Azizan, Norazah Mohd Suki 11
Social Entrepreneurs and Community Development. A Literature Analysis PDF
Portia Malunga, Chux Gervase Iwu, Victor Virimai Mugobo 18
The Perception of New Small Business by Trade Creditors in South Africa PDF
Olawale Fatoki 27
Modelling the Effects of Market Orientation Enablers on Business Performance among SMEs in a Developing Country PDF
J. Dubihlela, M. Dhurup 33
The Effects of Governance in the Independent Kosovo PDF
Adem Shala 42
Achievement of Organisational Goals and Motivation of Middle Level Managers within the Context of the Two-Factor Theory PDF
Althea Jansen, Michael O. Samuel 53
Critiquing Interviewing as a Data Collection Method PDF
Costa Hofisi, Miriam Hofisi, Stephen Mago 60
Job Creation, a Mission Impossible? The South African Case PDF
Daniel Francois Meyer 65
Application and the Implementation Organs of Alternative Measures in Macedonia PDF
Adrian Leka 78
A Descriptive Analysis of the Possible Causes of the Inverse Audit Outcomes: Case of Supply Chain Management of the KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa PDF
Sakhile Manyathi, Ferdinand Niyimbanira 82
Competitive Intelligence Implementation Challenges of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises PDF
Tshilidzi Eric Nenzhelele, René Pellissier 92
Student Entrepreneurs on University Campus in South Africa: Motivations, Challenges and Entrepreneurial Intention PDF
Olawale Fatoki 100
Albanian Institutions on Consumer Protection According to the Law no. 9902, Dated 17.04.2008 “On Consumer Protection” PDF
Kestrin Katro, Ersida Teliti 108
Examining the Causes of the Establishment of Group Lending Schemes by Women Groups in Zimbabwe PDF
Chifamba Raymond Takuraneyi, Shumba Jenny, Maphosa Cosmas 117
Business Confidence and Inflation in RSA: Variance Decomposition and General Impulse Response Functions Analysis PDF
John Khumalo 128
The Implications of the Accession Agreement of the EU to the ECHR PDF
Valbona Sanxhaktari 135
The Effects of Entrepreneurial Orientation on Business Performance PDF
Simon Radipere 141
Informal Sector Business Tourism and Pro-poor Tourism: Africa’s Migrant Entrepreneurs PDF
Christian M. Rogerson 153
Relationship between Tourist Arrival and Foreign Exchange Earnings: The Case for Bangladesh PDF
Most. Asikha Aktar, Md. Nazmus Sadekin, Sanjoy Kumar Saha 162
The Market Hydrocarbons in Commercial Contracts PDF
Vladimir Mici 166
Impact of e-CRM Implementation on Customer Loyalty, Customer Retention and Customer Profitability for Hoteliers along the Vaal Meander of South Africa PDF
Job Dubihlela, Palesa Molise - Khosa 175
Factors Motivating Young South African Women to Become Entrepreneurs PDF
Olawale Fatoki 184
Job Motivation, Job Performance and Gender Relations in the Broadcast Sector in Nigeria PDF
Emmanuel Ufuophu-Biri, Chux Gervase Iwu 191
Triggering Entrepreneurial Intensions through Experiential Learning in an Open Distance Learning Institution PDF
Tshilidzi Eric Nenzhelele 199
An Econometric Analysis of Residential Electricity Demand in Ghana PDF
John Bosco Dramani, D.D. Tewari 209
Evaluation of the Influence of Fashion Involvement, Personality Characteristics, Tendency to Hedonic Consumption and Store Environment on Fashion-Oriented Impulse Buying PDF
Hossein Vazifehdoost, Afshin Rahnama, Seyed Javad Mousavian 223
The Impact of Interest Rate on Bank Deposit: Evidence from the Nigerian Banking Sector PDF
Paul Ojeaga, Omosefe Odejimi 232
The Religious Practices Teaching Pedagogy of Islamic Education Excellent Teachers PDF
Nur Hanani Hussin, Mohd Aderi Che Noh, Ab. Halim Tamuri 239
Interrogating Students’ Engagement in Academic Work in a Selected University in Zimbabwe PDF
Madzanire Daniel, Maphosa Cosmas, Zikhali Joyce, Chauraya Efiritha 247
Do Learning Styles Influence Students’ Understanding of Concepts and Academic Performance in Chemistry? PDF
Dereje Andargie Kidanemariam, Harrison Ifeanyichukwu Atagana, Temechegn Engida 256
An Exploration of Pedagogic Practices of Expressive Arts Teachers in Malawi Primary Schools PDF
Grames Chirwa, Devika Naidoo 261
Analysis of the State of Elementary School Student Population of East Azerbaijan during 2006-2016 and Predictions of Space and Educational Staff Required in this Field PDF
Elham Tamjidtash, Mohammad Ali Mojallal Chooboghloo 273
Teaching for Social Reconstruction: The Nigerian Teacher in Perspective PDF
Bakky Ngozi Adirika 284
Mobile Learning for Colleges of Education in Nigeria: An Educational Analysis PDF
John G. Chaka, Irene Govender 289
Relationship Between the Practice of J-QAF Teachers and Individual of Authority Towards Supporting the Arabic Assessment (PKSR) PDF
Kamarulzaman Abdul Ghani, Mohd. Yusri Kamarudin, Sham Kamis, Nik Mohd. Rahimi Nik Yusoff 296
Examining the Significance of Service Learning in Driving the Purpose of a Rural-Based University in South Africa PDF
Maphosa Cosmas, Mudzielwana Ndileleni Paulinah, Netshifhefhe Lufuno 302
The Study of Quranic Teaching and Learning: United Kingdom Experience PDF
Mohd Aderi Che Noh, Ab. Halim Tamuri, Khadijah Abd. Razak, Asmawati Suhid 313
Planning the Teacher as in Loco Parentis for an Effective School System PDF
M. O. B. Mohammed, J. P. Gbenu, R.O. Lawal 318
Acting Up or Opting Out: An Analytical Literature Review of Extant South African and International School Truancy Studies PDF
Maynard van Breda 322
Utilization of Information Communication Technology (ICT) for Teaching Science to Young Offenders: Towards Lifelong Rehabilitation PDF
Hamza Omari Mokiwa, Sindile A. Ngubane-Mokiwa 329
Curriculum Change and Development in Malawi: A Historical Overview PDF
Grames Chirwa, Devika Naidoo, Grames Chirwa 336
Factors Influencing Trainee Teachers’ Choice of Schools on Deployment after Completion of Training PDF
Maphosa Cosmas, Bhebhe Sithulisiwe, Shumba Jenny 346
E-Learning Readiness among Academic Staff in the Department of Information Science at the University of South Africa PDF
Siphamandla Ncube, Luyanda Dube, Patrick Ngulube 357
Learn While You Earn: Student Teacher Experiences of a Learnership Programme Facilitated by Open Distance Learning PDF
RM Odendaal 367
The Student’s Experience of Attending Large Classes in a South African Higher Education Context PDF
Pauline Machika, Christel Troskie-de Bruin, Ruth M. Albertyn 375
Cognitive Factors that Influence Principal Motivation in Mpumalanga Province PDF
GM Steyn, SW Mashaba 381
Trainee Teachers’ Experiences of Being Observed Teaching while on Teaching Practice: A Case of a Rural-Based University in South Africa PDF
Paulinah Ndileleni Mudzielwana, Cosmas Maphosa 393
The Application of Multi-Cultural Elements in the Teaching of Islamic Education PDF
Noraini Binti Omar, Mohd Aderi Che Noh, Mohd Isa Hamzah, Hasnan Kasan 403
Examining the Relationship between the Clothing and Textiles Curriculum and the World of work PDF
Verity Muzenda, Ntombozuko Duku 409
The Re-Invention of the Integrated Quality Management System towards a Culture of Continuous Improvement PDF
J.N. Pylman 419
African Parents as Partners in School Governance in South Africa? PDF
M P Mavuso, N. Duku 427
The Reality about the Curriculum Control and its Management in the South African Context PDF
MM Rakoma, PFA Matshe 435
Skills Lecturers Possess for Quality Delivery of the Clothing and Textiles Curriculum PDF
Verity Muzenda, Ntombozuko Duku 446
Teachers’ Characteristics and Students’ Attitude towards Economics in Secondary Schools: Students’ Perspectives PDF
E.O. Adu, G. Galloway, Olabisi Olaoye 455
Assessing Educators’ Views on the Implementation of Technology Education in Selected Schools PDF
Nokwali Mlandeli Philbert, K. John Mammen, Maphosa Cosmas 463
Christian Mysticism: A Meta-Theoretical Approach – Part I PDF
Herman J. Pietersen 473
Implications of ‘Boko Haram’ Terrorism on National Development in Nigeria: A Critical Review PDF
Anthony Abayomi Adebayo 480
The Herald’s Portrayal of School Violence in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa PDF
Corene De Wet 490
The Legitimation of the Albanian Totalitarian Regime PDF
Belina Bedini 500
Black Adolescents Experiences of Domestic Violence in South Africa: A Solution Focused Group Therapy Intervention Approach PDF
Boitumelo Molebogeng Diale 506
Family Communication about Money: Why the Taboo? PDF
Liezel Alsemgeest 516
Democracy and Good Governance: The Missing Link in Nigeria PDF
Lysias Dodd Gilbert, Fidelis Allen 524
Midwives` Experiences and Attitudes to a Smoking Cessation Programme for Pregnant Women: A Phenomenographic Study PDF
Matto Sandy, Azwihangwisi Helen Mavhandu-Mudzusi, Peter Thomas Sandy, Sheila Mokoboto-Zwane, Doreen McCollin, Richard Ganga-Limando, Mary Moleki 532
Christian Mysticism: A Meta-Theoretical Approach – Part II: PDF
Herman J. Pietersen 541
Transformation of Value System Due to International Integration. A Sociological Analysis Conducted at University of Sargodha PDF
Sajida Jabbar, Ghulam Yasin, Umair Ahmed, Asad Umair 552
The Policy Representation of Muslims in the US Media: A Case Study of the Newsweek Magazine (July to November 2001) PDF
Zahra Emamzadeh 561
The Perpetrators of Workplace Bullying in Schools: A South African Study PDF
Corene De Wet, Lynette Jacobs 567
Sociological Investigation into the Nexus Of Poverty, Unemployment and Leadership in Nigeria PDF
Anthony Abayomi Adebayo 578
Christian Mysticism: A Meta-Theoretical Approach – Part III PDF
Herman J. Pietersen 589
Unmasking Remarriage Practices of Surviving Spouses in the Midst of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic PDF
Cosmas Maphosa, Tendai Maphosa 601
“The Fall of the House of Usher“ in EFL Classroom PDF
Saša Simović, Marija Mijušković 609
Local Government and Youth Employment: A case of Nkonkobe Local Municipality in South Africa PDF
Skhanyiso Ndhlovu, Costa Hofisi, Nicco Schutte 616
Local Economic Development (LED), Challenges and Solutions: The Case of the Northern Free State Region, South Africa PDF
Daniel Francois Meyer 624
Why Social Acceptance in South African Solar Water Heater Projects Should Shape National Energy Policy: The Case of Bluegumbosch PDF
Geoffrey Mukwada, Wisemen Chingombe, Phillip Taru 635
Agricultural Projects and Food Security in the Post-1994 Democratic Government in Rural South Africa PDF
Andani Aubrey Madzivhandila, Malesela Jim Masenya 647
Community Participation in Local Government Planning Processes: A Paramount Step Towards a Successful Service Delivery PDF
Thanyani S Madzivhandila, Caswell M Maloka 652
The “Fourth Wave” of Democratization and the Difficult Balance between “Transitology” and Area Studies PDF
Marco Cilento 658
Postmodern Aspects of Mirko Kovač`s Novels PDF
Maja Sekulović 670
The Myth of the Good Italian in the Italian Cinema PDF
Sanja Bogojević 675
Impact and Issues of Alternative Dispute Resolution in South Africa with Emphasis on Workplace Dispute PDF
Oyesola Animashaun, Kola O. Odeku, Lufuno Nevondwe 678
Industrial Conflict Resolution using Court-connected Alternative Dispute Resolution PDF
Oyesola Animashaun, Kola O. Odeku 683


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