Humanities and Social Sciences

Volume 9, Issue 4, July 2021

  • Withdrawal of Criminal Charges for the Sake of Public Interest in Ethiopia: Exploring Legal Gaps and Way Forward

    Diriba Adugna Tulu

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, July 2021
    Pages: 80-86
    Received: 27 May 2021
    Accepted: 5 July 2021
    Published: 13 July 2021
    Abstract: All criminal cases do not lead to either conviction or acquittal after completion of trial. Midway, the cases may be withdrawn from the records of the criminal courts. In Ethiopia, power to withdraw criminal charges for the sake of public interest is absolutely vested in the hand of Attorney General (AG). Unfortunately, the Ethiopian laws are faile... Show More
  • India and the Baltic States: Strengthening the Partnership

    Akshay Honmane

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, July 2021
    Pages: 87-90
    Received: 24 June 2021
    Accepted: 8 July 2021
    Published: 15 July 2021
    Abstract: The Baltic Sea Region existing on the crossroads of Europe and Central Asia holds a greater geopolitical significance. The region holds a strong potential to deepen India’s ties with the Europe and Central Asian countries. This article will discuss the prospects of near future areas of cooperation to increase India’s engagement with the Baltic stat... Show More
  • The Influence of Judicial Adjudicators on the Uncertainty of Judicial Decisions

    Yueqin Chen, Zheng Zang

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, July 2021
    Pages: 91-96
    Received: 25 June 2021
    Accepted: 14 July 2021
    Published: 22 July 2021
    Abstract: One of the fundamental values of the existence of justice is that it psychologically satisfies the human need for stability and certainty, so that imbalances of power and responsibility can be balanced and disputes can be settled. Judicial justice is reflected in the entire process of judicial adjudication, which is subject to uncertainty. Between ... Show More
  • A Theory of Objects: Transformations in Northern Song Conceptions of “Emblematic Forms in the Construction of Tools”

    Li Yang

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, July 2021
    Pages: 97-105
    Received: 1 July 2021
    Accepted: 9 July 2021
    Published: 4 August 2021
    Abstract: At the turn of the twentieth century, scholars put forward the idea of Chinese artifacts from different perspectives in order to overturn the prejudice against "artifacts" in traditional Chinese philosophy. In particular, they considered the normative role of artifacts for public literacy. Recent scholarly research shows that contemporary scholars ... Show More
  • Mental Health of Children and Young People During COVID-19: A Call for a Preventive Approach

    Carl Hermann Dino Steinmetz

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, July 2021
    Pages: 106-121
    Received: 16 July 2021
    Accepted: 27 July 2021
    Published: 5 August 2021
    Abstract: This article answers the research question of whether it is true that the socioemotional and psychological well-being of children and young people has been worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic. The conclusion is twofold. Doomsayers have written off children and young people because they are socioemotional and psychologically 'damaged' by COVID-19. The... Show More