Humanities and Social Sciences

Volume 11, Issue 6, November 2023

  • Research Article

    Obstacles of Development Agents for Gender Equality in Agricultural Extension Services in Finfinnee Surrounding Special Zone and East Shewa Zone, Oromia Region, Ethiopia

    Truayinet Mekuriaw

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 182-187
    Received: Oct. 14, 2023
    Accepted: Oct. 28, 2023
    Published: Nov. 09, 2023
    Downloads:
    Views:
    Abstract: Agriculture comprises of a number of farming activities, where both men and women are involved in multiple diverse nature of field operations. In spite of their high contribution in farm and non-farm activities, there exist gender disparities with reference to agricultural extension, advisory services. The present study was designed to identify the... Show More
  • Research Article

    Meaning in Life as Predicted by Basic Psychological Needs: A Study with Chinese Undergraduate Students

    Saab Marwa, Gai Xiaosong*

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 188-195
    Received: Sep. 21, 2023
    Accepted: Nov. 07, 2023
    Published: Nov. 13, 2023
    Downloads:
    Views:
    Abstract: Background: Meaning in life is an essential construct in individuals’ lives, related to individuals' overall well-being. Several factors can lead to meaning in life, among them is the satisfaction of basic psychological needs. According to the Self-Determination Theory, the tendency towards achieving meaning in life is innate in individuals’ motiva... Show More
  • Research Article

    Changing Marriage Customs Among Brahmins: A Sociological Viewpoint

    Jagat Raj Pathak

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 196-202
    Received: Jul. 31, 2023
    Accepted: Aug. 18, 2023
    Published: Nov. 17, 2023
    Downloads:
    Views:
    Abstract: This research examines the evolving marriage customs within the Brahmin communities situated in Birendranagar Municipality 8, Khajura Tol, Surkhet, Nepal. The main objective of this research is to find out the changing marriage custom among the Brahmin people in the present context and analyze the transformative shifts occurring in marriage traditi... Show More
  • Research Article

    Utilizing WeChat to Shape Youth Perspectives: A Content Analysis of University Communication Strategies During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Yuhan Wang*, Jing Zhang, Lei Wang

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 203-215
    Received: Oct. 22, 2023
    Accepted: Nov. 13, 2023
    Published: Nov. 24, 2023
    Downloads:
    Views:
    Abstract: During the COVID-19 pandemic, social media, particularly WeChat Official Accounts, served as important platforms for Chinese universities to share health information, offer insights, and encourage collective actions. This study, grounded in the Elaboration Likelihood Model (ELM), utilized content analysis and regression analysis to examine 996 twee... Show More
  • Research Article

    Embracing the Everyday Through Ordinary Sacred Traditions

    Russell Suereth

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 216-222
    Received: Nov. 02, 2023
    Accepted: Nov. 20, 2023
    Published: Nov. 29, 2023
    Downloads:
    Views:
    Abstract: The problem this article addresses is that we neglect the ordinary and everyday aspects of our daily lives. This neglect is vital to note because the everyday is where meaning emerges in our lives. Unfortunately, we forget that the everyday is all around us. Connections between everydayness and sacred traditions also exist. That is, in Buddhist min... Show More
  • Research Article

    The Aesthetic Analysis of Music Generation Algorithms Based on Artificial Intelligence Technologies

    Ning Li, Jianchun Cai

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 223-230
    Received: Nov. 06, 2023
    Accepted: Nov. 29, 2023
    Published: Nov. 29, 2023
    Downloads:
    Views:
    Abstract: With the maturation of artificial intelligence technology, the swift advancements in music generation have spurred an in-depth exploration and comprehension of music aesthetics. This paper conducts a thorough analysis of the aesthetic framework, value, and significance inherent in artificial intelligence-based music generation algorithms. The techn... Show More
  • Research Article

    Themes and Knowledge Maps for the Study of the Origins of Human Languages

    Jingzhu Li

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 231-239
    Received: Nov. 07, 2023
    Accepted: Nov. 30, 2023
    Published: Dec. 08, 2023
    Downloads:
    Views:
    Abstract: On the basis of viewpoints of bibliometrics and taking the literature of Web of Science core collection as data sources, this study develops a knowledge map on the trend of publication, distribution of disciplines, distribution of journals, research hotspots and fronts of academic research concerning the topic of the origins of human languages. In ... Show More
  • Research Article

    A Study on the Writing Strategies of Ethnic History in Toni Morrison's Novels

    Yang Jingxuan

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 240-244
    Received: Nov. 25, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 15, 2023
    Published: Dec. 20, 2023
    Downloads:
    Views:
    Abstract: Since entering the literary world in the early 1960s, Toni Morrison, a black woman writer who has been writing tirelessly for decades, is undoubtedly one of the outstanding minority writers. She uses imaginative and poetic language, as well as highly experimental writing techniques, to depict the lives of black Americans, especially black women, an... Show More