Humanities and Social Sciences

Volume 3, Issue 3, May 2015

  • Settlement Renewal Strategies Based on Physical and Non-Physical Characteristics in Kalisari Fishermen Settlement, Surabaya-Indonesia

    Dahliani, Susy Budi Astuti, Ratna Darmiwati, Happy Ratna Sumartinah, Johan Silas

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, May 2015
    Pages: 102-110
    Received: 22 May 2015
    Accepted: 29 May 2015
    Published: 16 June 2015
    Abstract: Surabaya is developed to function as the nation’s center of development for the main area C, covering areas in the east and north of Indonesia, as the nation’s target for development in escalating the society’s living standards, enhancement in city development in the fields of industry, trading, maritime, garrison, and tourism. With the development... Show More
  • Impacts of Western Popular Culture on Youths in Hawassa City, South Ethiopia

    Getalem Aychew Beyene, Armaye Debebe Eshete

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, May 2015
    Pages: 111-115
    Received: 18 December 2014
    Accepted: 29 December 2014
    Published: 17 June 2015
    Abstract: Background: With the expansion of technological progress in mass communication, consuming western popular culture has come to be a valuable activity for youths. The objective of this study was to examine youth's exposure to the western media and cultural products and the potential consequence of this exposure. Methods: School-based “sample survey d... Show More
  • The Impact of Social Media Technologies on the Revolutions

    Ahmed Al-Abdin, Robert Costello

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, May 2015
    Pages: 116-124
    Received: 5 June 2015
    Accepted: 11 June 2015
    Published: 25 June 2015
    Abstract: In this paper, we analyse the impact of social media technology on the Arab spring, and how individuals and communities used Schemata of Interpretation and Human Factor (cause, justification and emotions) to support the uprising throughout the Middle East. Social Media enabled activists from different regions to use technologies to share ideas and ... Show More