Category: Sociology

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Family Caregiving, Work-Family Conflicts, and Well-being in Contemporary Japan: Working Men and Women in Middle to Late Adulthood

The rapid aging of the population over the past decades has had several consequences in the lives of Japanese men and women. First, as the older population increases, more men and women today need to take care of their older relatives while in their in mid to late adulthood. Second, all adult citizens, regardless of

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If Philosophy Marries Sociology: Some Reflections on the Innovations they Bring

This paper aims to analyze the interconnectedness of philosophy and sociology in terms of two newly emergent subdivisions of sociology, namely philosophical sociology and the sociology of philosophy. In the first part, sociology of philosophy is debated based on its strengths and its close relation to the history of philosophy. Especially, as an undisputed pioneer

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#Me Too Campaign – Creating a Healthy Atmosphere at Work Place for both Females and Males – A Study in the Context of India

The #Me-too campaign initiated by a social activist Tarana Burke in the year 2006, has started gaining ground after Alyssa Milano an American Actress took a resort to a spate of Twitter messages in October 2017, asking the victims of sexual assault to come out openly against the predators. This campaign has exposed an internationally

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A Study of the Social Causes of Over-Medication in China

This paper seeks to examine the root causes of the pharmaceutical drugs over-use or over-medication in China. By this mean, there is considerable evidence of this overuse, and it appears to be more extensive than in western countries. I have applied ‘Countervailing Power’ as a theoretical model to explore how this overuse relates and interacts

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The Effect of Poverty on Women’s Health in Khewra City, Pakistan

Poverty has been increasing in Pakistan since the 1990s, after declining during the previous two decades. However, Pakistan bears a high burden of poverty-related communicable diseases, exacerbated by malnutrition and material risks. The aim at the present study is to find out the impact of poverty on women health. Present study was conducted in the

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Causes and Consequences of Acid Attacks on Women: A Case Study of District Lahore, Pakistan

The current qualitative study explores the psychological, economic, social and cultural aspects of acid attacks on women in District Lahore. The study aims to investigate the causes of acid attacks as well as their consequences which have become serious threat of our society. Purposive sampling is used to approach 10 respondents (married and unmarried females).

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“Just Ask Me”: Mechanisms for Being Together in Fragile Communities

Communities located in sparsely populated rural areas traditionally rely on prolific social involvement among members to inform decisions and initiate action. A challenge in some communities is that social interactions form strong social bonds between inhabitants that limit the full social participation of other individuals. Where there is a threat to community existence, previous research