Social Sciences

Volume 5, Issue 2, April 2016

  • Target Killings in Karachi, Pakistan

    Muhammad Anjum Saeed, Rao Nadeem Alam

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, April 2016
    Pages: 7-15
    Received: 5 February 2016
    Accepted: 29 February 2016
    Published: 28 March 2016
    Abstract: Target killing has become a worse phenomenon and it is difficult to justify the state’s atrocities against her citizens. States are adopted this tool for controlling uprising and mutiny within the legitimate boundaries. This paper tries to find out the basic reasons for target killing. This paper also instigates the rise of ethic extremism in Pakis... Show More
  • Decisive Is What the Tattoo Shows: Differences in Criminal Behavior Between Tattooed and Non-tattooed People

    Nina Zeiler, Erich Kasten

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, April 2016
    Pages: 16-20
    Received: 14 February 2016
    Accepted: 28 February 2016
    Published: 29 March 2016
    Abstract: Background: Many people have prejudices that subjects with tattoos have a tendency to criminal behavior. This article deals with the question if there really are differences in the inclination to criminal behavior between tattooed and non-tattooed people. Method: The investigation was conducted using 15 short descriptions of criminal behavior, whic... Show More
  • A Formulation to Eradicate Bureacratic Corruption in Indonesia: A Model of Ethics in Public Administration

    Saiful Deni

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, April 2016
    Pages: 21-25
    Received: 24 March 2016
    Accepted: 5 April 2016
    Published: 6 May 2016
    Abstract: This study tried to reveal ways to reduce bureaucratic corruption that occurred in the institutions of government agencies. Bureaucratic corruption phenomenon almost spreaded in various state structures. Most studies on bureaucratic corruption had not been able to devise means and strategies that were best in handling and reducing corruption. The r... Show More
  • Construction and Value Orientation of City Reading Index System in Digital Reading Era

    Zhu Xiaoning, Yang Liwei

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, April 2016
    Pages: 26-31
    Received: 21 May 2016
    Published: 24 May 2016
    Abstract: Due to the use of Internet and development of new media, reading demands and reading actions have dramatically changed in Information Age. It is of great importance that how to form a scientific and objective city reading index, which is in accordance with the characteristics of this age. Under this background, many cities in China try to establish... Show More
  • Exploring the Concept of Ghetto

    Liyi Xie

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, April 2016
    Pages: 32-36
    Received: 9 March 2016
    Accepted: 25 March 2016
    Published: 27 May 2016
    Abstract: The existence of ghetto is an intractable problem in the field of city studies from ancient time to current society. The unclear concept of ghetto is one of the most controversial theme and various scholars put forward different ideas that are based on empirical, historical or social point of view. This paper tends to explore an explicit concept of... Show More