Category: ECSS2016


Educational Planning: Dropout of CWSN and SLD Children in India

India is striving for universal enrolment up to secondary level in schools. The planning documents reveal that Net Enrolment Ratio (NER) is more than 100 percent whereas Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) is less than 100 percent in elementary education. The paper analyses the data on disability in schools as reported under Unified District Information System


Does the Kitchen Location Matter? Comparing PM in Buildings in Irasa Community of Ado Ekiti, Nigeria

Predominate cooking fuel in majority of developing countries continues to be biomass fuel (agricultural wastes, wood, charcoal, sawdust, wood chip). In most cases, cooking is done on open fires and the incomplete combustion of the fuel during this process releases harmful pollutants into the atmosphere. Exposure to by-products of cooking fuels is a major global


The Access of Disabled Persons on the Romanian Labour Market: An Institutional Ethnography of the Role of Social Welfare

Using a qualitative approach based on an institutional ethnography of social organization of work inclusion for disabled persons, the current paper addresses the specific ways in which the individual experiences of the Romanian disabled persons, in society and on the labour market, are influenced and shaped by the social relations of textually mediated discourse. It


“The Consciousness Evolution”: Identification and Re-Identification after the Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong

Stemmed from the Umbrella Movement in September of 2014, Hong Kong had experienced dramatic social and political changes that people were being decontaminated from titling as political apathetic animals which were constructed under the historical manufacturing. The unprecedented integration of politics and society keeps fermenting and one of the most conspicuous narratives in the society


Mobile Phones Use in an Arab Context: Blending Modernity and Tradition

This exploratory study examines Arab college students’ use of mobile phones, and investigates the impact of mobile telephony on Arab family structure, friendship, and face-to-face communication. The study uses and gratifications theory as a theoretical framework, and utilizes a survey instrument and a nonrandom sample (N=303) to get answers to its research questions. The study


Complementarity Between Human Capital and Research and Development Activities

National Innovation System (NIS) approach specifically focuses on the interactions among the components of system as a basic dynamic of innovation process. Thus, there is a complementarity between the components of system arising from interactions among them, which is the most significant factor effecting innovation performance of whole system. The aim of this study is