European Scientific Journal

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List of Papers (Total 14,371)

TOWARDS A VIABLE LANGUAGE OF HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVISM IN NIGERIA

This paper explores the possibilities of achieving a viable language of human rights activism in contemporary Nigeria. It argues that the style of language of human right activists is predominantly violent, harsh and incapable of achieving the crucial goals and visions of human right activism in Nigeria: The methodology is analytical and empirical. In its analytical approach, it...

LEGITIMACY FOR ACCOUNTING FOR ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION AND POLLUTION

The responsibility of care for natural resource is the owners of natural resource and all stakeholders including the duty of general care to all. Responsibility of care is with the view of minimizing adverse impact of degradation on the natural environment. It is also with the view of mitigating the degradation impact aimed at avoidance of potential contingent costs liability...

COUNSELLING FOR 21ST CENTURY POLITICAL CHANGES IN ACHIEVING NIGERIA’S VISION 20:2020

Comparatively, the rate at which men participate in politics is incredibly higher than their female counterparts. Though there has been a progressive increase in the trend of women participation in politics, it has been more in the areas of appointments and not elections. The participation is considered very low considering the international standard of 30% benchmark. The major...

DOPING KNOWLEDGE AND PRACTICE AMONG ELITE ATHLETES IN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS IN NIGERIA

This study investigated doping knowledge and practice among the elite athletes in tertiary institutions in Nigeria. Also, it examined the extent to which athletes in tertiary institutions have actually used doping substances. A total of 510 athletes (255 males and 255 females) were randomly sampled from tertiary institutions in three states (Ekiti, Ondo and Oyo States). A...

EVENT MANAGEMENT ACTIVITY IN SMES – DO THEY NEED EDUCATED PERSONNEL? Does the supply and demand meet in case of event management education in Hungary?

Companies depending on their size and financial position are seeking for well-educated staff in event management. Some organizations have business in events management, but many are not operating in this sector, and for this latter group the motivation is train up or apply own staff to provide in-house capacity to set up and run events for themselves. Corporate management would...

MANAGEMENT EFFICIENCY OF PRIVATE UNIVERSITY FACILITIES: A STUDY OF COVENAT UNIVERSITY`S RESIDENTAL ESTATE

Facility efficiency is an integral part of the overall management of any organisation as the actualization of its goal and objectives require the provision, maximum utilization and appropriate management of facilities. To this end, the need to study and ascertain the efficiency in management of facilities in Nigerian private universities was undertaken. In achieving the aim of...

ACADEMIC RANK AND FACULTY UTILIZATION OF INTERNET INFORMATION IN RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS IN THE SOUTH SOUTH NIGERIA

The primary importance of Internet tools and services for the University faculty lies not in machines that will think for scholars but in scholars using such tools to amplify collective intelligence, bringing many minds together for more effective collaborative research and teaching. The adoption of the Internet has significantly influenced the research productivity of academics...

CONSTRAINTS IN PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION OF HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRAMMES IN RIVERS NIGERIA

The study aimed at determining the constraints to planning and implementation of higher education programmes was carried out, with emphasis on the six higher institutions in Rivers State. The sample consisted of 450 academic and administrative staff from the rank of Deans, Heads of Departments and Senior Lecturers. The sample was selected by simple random sampling technique from...

GENDER AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS AS CORRELATES OF STUDENTS’ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT IN SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS

Educators have expended tremendous efforts in the study of personal factors on students’ academic achievement. Sex related problems have contributed greatly to the creation of gender crisis by providing unequal opportunities for males and females. Similarly, the state of the home environment or family structure is supposed to have important significance on the child’s academic...

RONALD DWORKIN – THEORY OF JUSTICE

Ronald Dworkin - one of the greatest contemporary political and legal philosophers - started developing his comprehensiveliberal theory of a central position of the concept of equality firstly in a field of philosophy of law1 (he turned back to a fieldof jurisprudence with his book Justice in Robes, published in 2006), then followed liberal political theory of justice...

CLASSIFICATION OF THE METAPHORS ACCORDING TO THE DEGREE OF UNEXPECTEDNESS

Unexpectedness causes great emotions in real life; the more unexpected this or that phenomenon is the greater the causedemotion is, be negative or positive. The classification of metaphors given in article is based on the degree of theirunexpectedness. The article discusses genuine and trite metaphors and the way metaphor passes in the period of itsexistence.

DEMAND FOR MODERN INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS IN TOURISM

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is one of the key factors of competitiveness. Internet is especiallyrelevant to tourism product since it enables knowledge about a consumer or a tourist to be gathered and vice versa. Tourismproduct is dominated by the need to provide fast and accurate information to a consumer.Tourist products cannot be examined before traveling...

EUROPEAN UNION IN COMBATING HUMAN TRAFFICING

Every day several thousand of people are trafficked in different countries in searching better life. Modern day slavery,trafficking in human beings, presents a grave human rights violation. This is the problem, which covers social, political, anddemographic aspects, as well as gender and ethnic stratification, transnational organized crime and human rights abuses, andthe facility...

SOME ISSUES ON BANDITRY

The article concerns the attempt of mixing the concept of “banditry” with the concept of “organized crime” what is typicalto the Anglo-American approach. The legislation of Georgia essentially differs from this approach as it exactly specifiesdifferent features of banditry and thus meets the requirements of the resolution of the Committee of Ministers of theEuropean Council.

APPEAL AS THE COURT OF SECOND INSTANCE, ITS ESSENCE AND SIGNIFICANCE

In early years, the civil procedural legislation considered only cassation rule of appeal against court adjudication. Nowadays,establishment of the appellant system is one of the most important results of the reform of the court system of our country.Theoretical investigation of the institute of appeal against court adjudications is of utmost importance to effectively...

LEGAL PRINCIPLES FOR ESTABLISHING PATERNITY – GENERAL REVIEW

The article suggests the amendments made in the Civil Code of Georgia which is concern the issues of legal regulations onestablishing paternity for illegitimate children. According to this law, for establishing paternity it is mandatory to make thebiological and anthropological medical research, the so called DNA analysis which specifies genetic information.The mentioned article...

MONEY LAUNDERING IN THE USA CRIMINAL LAW

The article concerns one of the difficult and interesting problems of comparative criminal law – money laundering in theUSA criminal law. As a result of the analysis of the existing legislation, it is ascertained that the issue of money laundering isnot reflected in the USA legislation in the form of one certain law. This is conditioned by the fact that a codified mode ofcriminal...

INTERNATIONAL REGULATION OF AIR CARRIAGE

In the work is discussed the characteristics of fulfilling the air carriage according to the international norms and there arerepresented the considerations in accordance with the convention`s certain articles of Warsaw and Montreal Conventions,namely concerning the restriction of carriers’ responsibility.The author regards that, Warsaw system is the first attempt of unification...

RESPONSIBILITY FOR BRUTAL, PREMEDITATED MURDER

Willful murder, by its nature, is an enormous offence, but brutal murder committed with extreme cruelty exposes a highlydangerous crime. The concept of brutal murder emphasizes not only inflicting suffering on a victim, but committing murderwith cruelty and extreme violence. It is necessary to determine the proper qualification, whether an offender plannedcommitting a murder with...

TYPES OF LAWSUITS IN THE CIVIL PROCEDURE RULES

For the purpose of protection or recovery of one’s rights and obligations, according to the nature of a relation, any person isentitled to apply to a court through a lawsuit or a claim form. According to the Civil Procedure Rules of Georgia, there areseveral types of lawsuits: claims for alteration of legal relations, declaratory (defining right) lawsuits and the so called...

NEO-CONSERVATISM IN THE USA FROM LEO STRAUSS TO IRVING KRISTOL

The article deals with the issues and problems concerning neo-conservative ideology in the USA. Until now, discussionscontinue to run high about adversity and joy of this political ideology. In order to clarify neo-conservative ideology and itstransformation, the author of the article discusses two most important figures – Leo Strauss and Irving Kristol who areconsidered to be...

ETHIC NORMS OF WORKING WITH SOURCES

The goal of this article is to clarify the definition of moral and ethic standards of self-regulation of journalistic activities inthe media through theoretical grounding of the concept coupled with examples of its applications in practical journalism. Byachieving a more comprehensive understanding of what “Journalistic self-regulation” and “Press self-regulation” mean inthe...

REDUCING IMPRISONMENT RATES AND PREVENTION OF CRIMINALITY IN CONPEMPORARY GEORGIA

Combating to crime is a challenge for modern-day Georgia since the "Rose Revolution". Over the past 8 years the crimerate has decreased on average three times and also significantly reduced the level of population victimization. At thesame time, the number of people serving sentences in prison dramatically increased.According to statistical data in Georgia the number of prisoners...

PUNISHMENT AND OTHER PENAL MEASURES

For centuries, the only purpose of punishment was to punish an offender and it should be equal to the damagecauses by the crime. While the development of the humankind, these purposes changed and became more human andtolerant. That is why the aims of punishment changed and criminal law should consider the other penal measures,besides punishment.In the current Criminal Law, the...

THE MARKETING OF THE CRAFT PRODUCTS IN ALBANIA, THE EFFECT OF WEB MARKETING

This article deals with the contribution of web marketing to the selling of craft products in Albania and hypothesizes thatweb marketing has an impact on their selling. An analysis of the data in the sample of the Albanian artisans is used toaddress the research question regarding the relationship between two concepts. This research will confirm the positive ornegative...