Humanities & Social Sciences Reviews, Vol 3 (3) May 2015
1. HUMAN RIGHTS AND WOMEN IN SOCIETY
Abstract: Women’s Right as ‘Human Right is a globel concept. Human Rights are those minimal rights which are available to every human being without distinction of language, religion, sex, caste, nationality and social or economic condition in the society. Women constitute half of the world’s population and have been suffering from a variety of social and economic disabilities which prevent them from enjoying their human rights and freedom in society. In other words human rights of women are inhumanely denied. For centuries, women not only in India but all over the world have been treated as occupying secondary position to man. As a ‘weaker sex’ they have been subjected to different types of torture or violence like rape, murder, bride burning, dowry death, sexual harassment, domestic violence and many others.
2. SOCIAL WORK IN MODERN SOCIETY (Case Study in Polonnaruwa District)
Abstract: This research paper is investigated about how people should do social work in modern society an effective way. Research area was Polonnaruwa district and selected group were youths who are between 16 to 24 years old. Article is shown social work in modern society starts by starting personal development with Spiritual and economical development in rural areas’ youths. Further research shows how importance of professional social workers’ role to the society. Author argues about new concept of social work. It is, Sponsors’ and benefiters’ contribution should be flown to youths’ personal development where is living in vulnerable areas who have needs to develop .Then professional social workers should be act a moderate role to develop youth’s development by using sponsors’ strength.
3. AN ANALYTICAL STUDY OF THE PROCESS OF CREATING AND USING BUDDHIST HAPPINESS INDICATORS IN BHUTAN AND THAILAND
Dr. Phramaha Suthit Oboun
Abstract: This research project on “An Analytical study of the process of creating and using Buddhist happiness indicators in Bhutan and Thailand” comprises 3 main objectives: 1. To study into the process of creating Buddhism-path happiness indicators in Bhutan and Thailand 2. To analyze the process in applying Buddhism-path happiness indicators towards develop qualities of both individuals and society in Bhutan and Thailand and 3. To analyze the relations between social value and Buddhist-based cultural value that effect the creation of happiness indicators and development of the nation. The research result shows that the creation of happiness indicators in Bhutan and Thailand roots from Buddhism, local culture and sufficiency economy.
4. PRACTICAL BUDDHIST ECONOMICS: APPLYING TO THAI SOCIETY
Abstract: This article examines to explain how the public organization applied the economic Buddhist principles to make a practiced in Thai society. The concepts of “right livelihood”, “wisdom in three studies” and social responsibility” were employed to study the policies and activities of this phenomenon. The study shows the meaning, purpose and values of administrative organizations make a practiced to the society. In order that the Buddhist organizations emphasized to expand the Buddhist concepts and boundary of religion duty to society for re-build a new faith in Thai society. And they make responsibility to circumstance their community; the education organizations develop the social responsibility to requited Thai society as a real owner of public university. The most of activities attempt to make a process and develop public consciousness of their students, such as supporting student clubs to go rural area for build and join social development programs. For making a paradigm shift of university, philosophy was to develop an identity of university and contains the public consciousness concept to them; and business organizations emphasized to apply the economic Buddhist principles to make social responsibility activities such as environmental prevention, sustainable development and supporting knowledge management. Finally this article presents the model of applied economic Buddhist principle to practical in Thai society. In order that this model shows factors that can make a success of applied economic Buddhist principle were change leader, social and cultural innovation, cooperation of organization and well-known target group.
5. ERADICATION OF ABJECT POVERTY THROUGH AFFORDABLE AND NUTRITIONAL FOODS ALTERNATIVE: AN OVERVIEW OF DATES
Z N, MohdKhairul Nizam, Mohamed Yusoff, Adnan, Z N, NurFarhah, NajmAbdulrahmanKhalaf and Asma Abdul Rahman
Abstract: A decrease in international food prices in the second half of 2008 has since failed to translate into more “affordable food” for most people around the world. Hunger and food insecurity - the most serious forms of abject poverty - have now become international priorities; the World Food Summit 1996 made a solemn commitment to halve hunger in the world by 2015. This paper fills a request for a study of prophetic food with limited access to affordable and nutritious food; dates, whilst proposing the establishment of the “Dates For The World Institute” to reduce the eradication of abject poverty and street begging.
Keyword: Eradication, Poverty, Affordable, Begging, Dates
6. HOW TO TRANSFER CULTURE INTERGENERATION (Case Study In Chinesse Indonesia (Tionghoa)
Abstract: Culture is learned, not a genetic one, but formed from long life individual learned process. Continuity of culture not only depends on there is heirs generation or not, but on how culture constantly doing intergeneration. Pioneer generation have to share or transfer or teach culture to the next generation. How to the pioneer generation share or transfer or teach culture to the next is interesting to know, especially in Tionghoa’s people. For 33 years (1967-2000), Chinese Indonesians lived under the discriminative President’s Instruction no 14 year 1967 on “Chinese religion, beliefs and traditions” that prohibits Chinese Indonesians to celebrate Chinese religion and traditional customs in the public area, and only able to perform those in the family scope. This paper would like to address how Tionghoa’s people transfer culture intergeneration due to the above mentioned restriction. This research utilizes eleven Chinese Indonesians as interviewees.
7. NEED AND SIGNIFICANCE OF FDI IN RETAIL SECTOR IN INDIA
Dr Richa Mishra
Abstract: The India Retail Industry is the largest among all the industries and one of the sunrise sectors, accounting for over 10 per cent of the country’s GDP and around 8 per cent of the employment. The Retail Industry in India has come forth as one of the most dynamic and fast paced industries with several players entering the market and according to the Investment Commission of India, the retail sector is expected to grow almost three times its current levels to $660 billion by 2015 inching its way towards becoming the next boom industry. However, in spite of the recent developments in retailing and its immense contribution to the economy, retailing continues to be the least evolved industries and the growth of organised retailing in India has been much slower as compared to rest of the world.