Humanities and Social Sciences

Volume 9, Issue 3, May 2021

  • Predictive Power of Goal-striving Reasons for Self-reported and Actual Plastic Consumption

    Christian Ehrlich, Samantha Miles

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, May 2021
    Pages: 57-66
    Received: 15 February 2021
    Accepted: 29 April 2021
    Published: 8 May 2021
    Abstract: Background: Plastic waste is a major societal and environmental issue contributing to climate change as well as affecting the health of humans and animals across the globe. Tackling plastic pollution requires dramatic change from everyone because one of the key factors contributing to the amount of plastic waste is consumer behaviour. Objective: Th... Show More
  • Efforts and Challenges in Protecting Prisoners’ Rights in Ilu Abba Bor and Buno Bedelle Zones

    Asafa Tasgara, Birhanu Tobe, Gemechu Hassan

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, May 2021
    Pages: 67-73
    Received: 4 March 2021
    Accepted: 11 May 2021
    Published: 20 May 2021
    Abstract: The paper strongly emphasizes on the prisoners’ rights in Oromia National Regional State particularly the prisoners’ rights of Bunno Bedele and I/A/Boor prison administration. Accordingly, the aim of this research is to is to test the extent to which rights of prisoners are enforced at the study area and then to suggest possible solutions for inter... Show More
  • Minimum Wage Research, a Methodological Path: A Social Institution and a Hidden Growth Factor

    Maria Georgia Antonopoulou

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, May 2021
    Pages: 74-79
    Received: 18 May 2021
    Accepted: 7 June 2021
    Published: 16 June 2021
    Abstract: The article aims to demonstrate the methodological constraints that arise from social science research into the minimum wage. We exam the functionality and the various theoretical approaches as to its usefulness and way of implementation especially in the European Union before and after the 2008 economic crisis. The working hypothesis is that minim... Show More