Promoting Student's Awareness about Peace Education at University Level through Active Citizenship Program
This current paper investigated the perceptions and views of university students of the Active Citizenship Program at the BS
level. Public sector universities that were offering a course of active citizenship program according to purposive sampling and were five in
number. By using the Purposive sampling technique, 150 students of the 4th semesters, 75 participants and 75 non-participants of the ...
1-Sayeda Tatheer Zainab MPhil Scholar, Department of Education, Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan.2-Ishrat Siddiqa Lodhi Assistant Professor, Department of Education, Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan.3-Safura Fatima MPhil Scholar, Department of Education, National College of Business Administration & Economics Bahawalpur, Punjab, Pakistan.
Peace Education, Active Citizenship, Students Awareness
Exploring the Interconnection between Native American Land/Environment and Women
This article explores the relationship between Native American lands/environment and the women from ecocritical
/ecofeminist perspectives. It has been postulated that while the Euro- American accounts of the history, culture, indigenous women and
their relation with nature/land project stereotypical, negative images, Louise Erdrich, through the employment of hybrid narrative
techniques combinin ...
1-Mumtaz Ahmad Assistant Professor/Principal, Government Guru Nanak Postgraduate College, Nankana Sahib, Punjab, Pakistan. 2-Amara Javed Assistant Professor, Department of English, Government College Woman University Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan.3-Asim Aqeel Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities & Linguistics, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan.
Socio-Cultural Causes of Kala Kali (Honour Killing): A Case of Tehsil Jam Pur
Pakistani rural people have to face many problems under the umbrella of tribal laws and customs. These cultural norms and
tribal laws compel the people to kill their wives, sisters, mothers and daughters in the name of so-called "honour". The major objectives
of the study were to explore the socio-cultural causes of kali kali (honor killing) and to see the impacts of kala kali on victim's family ...
1-Saima Afzal Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Punjab, Pakistan.2-Hammad Raza Lecturer (Visiting), Institute of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan. 3-Adeela Manzoor PhD Scholar, Department of Rural Sociology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan.
Honor Killing, Role of Sardar, Fake Honor Killings, Disrespecting the Respect
Evaluating Unemployment through Grey Incidence Analysis Model: A Study of One Hundred Thirteen Selected Countries
The purpose of the study is to gauge the unemployment level of selected one hundred and thirteen countries. The design of
the study includes a survey of the literature, extraction of relevant data and analysis. The study follows a quantitative paradigm of
research that uses secondary data set taken from the website of World Development Indicators (WDI). The analysis encompasses selected
1-Abdul Aziz Khan Niazi Institute of Business & Management, University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.2-Tehmina Fiaz Qazi Hailey College of Banking and Finance, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.3-Abdul Basit Lahore Institute of Science & Technology, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.
Democracy and Federalism in Pakistan: An Analysis of PPP Government (2008-2013)
Pakistan adopted a federal democratic system with a parliamentary type of governance. However, the political history of
Pakistan reflects a deviation from parliamentary democracy and the least concern towards the institutionalization of its political system.
The centralization of power, authoritarianism, the power thirst of political parties and the imbalance of civil-military relations always
1-Iltaf Khan PhD Scholar, Department of Pakistan Study Center, University of Peshawar, KP, Pakistan.2-Farman Ullah Assistant Professor, Department of Pakistan Study Center, University of Peshawar, KP, Pakistan.3-Bakhtiar Khan Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Buner, KP, Pakistan.
Democracy, Federalism, Provincial Autonomy, Women Empowerment, 18th Amendment
The Relationship between Emotional Intelligence and Moral Stability of the Religious Education Students
This research was undertaken to assess the relationship between EI and MS of RE students. The researchers attempted to find
out the differences in EI and MS due to different demographic variables such as age groups, marital status, and class. A purposive sampling
technique was used for data collection from 200 RE students. The findings revealed that RE students had a moderate level of EI and hig ...
1-Ali Hussain Arif National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad, Pakistan2-Muhammad Majid Mahmood Bagram Associate Professor, Department of Business Administration, Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan.3-Haider Ali National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Emotional Intelligence (EI), Moral Stability (MS), Religious Education (RE), Students
From Deconstruction to Reconstruction: Indian and Nigerian Nationalism and Colonial Encounter in Comparative Perspective
The article converses how the culture and history of the Indians and Nigerians were mutilated by the colonists by creating
the adverse stereotypes of the indigenous people as uncivilized whose history and societal ideals were annulled as mock and vicious that
required the instructive mediation of the Europeans and, correspondingly how the dramatists of the two said countries interrupt and oust
Humanizing Women in Children Fiction: A Deconstructionist Reading of Girard's Girl Mans Up
The present study explores how children fiction nuances the socialization of girls and boys in phallogocentric writings and
societies. The teen-protagonists in children fiction highlight the prescribed socialization vis-a-vis the gender binary and contest against
the overemphasized concept of girlhood and boyhood. The social prescription of how a girl and boy would behave essentializes their rol ...
1-Sana Sajjad MPhil English, Department of English, Government, College University, Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan.2-Asma Aftab Assistant Professor, Department of English, Government, College University, Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan.3-Nafees Parvez PhD Scholar, Department of English, Government, College University, Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan.
Children Fiction, Deconstruction, Episteme(s), Essentialization, The Eternal Feminine, Feminism
The Role of Backward Design in Improving Writing skills of Pakistani Undergraduate Students
This study aimed to investigate the role of the backward design approach to improve undergraduate students' writing skills.
A limited number of studies have been conducted on this issue internationally; however, this was the first study undertaken in the Pakistani
context. The study employed a quantitative approach and quasi-experimental design. The data was collected through a quantitative pre
1-Farheen Saeed PhD Scholar, Faculty of Education, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.2-Fareeha Javed Head of TESOL Department, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.
English as a Second Language (ESL), Backward Design (BD), Writing Skills, Undergraduate Students, Pakistan
Relationship between Mindfulness and Enabling School Structure in Secondary School Teachers of Punjab
This quantitative research was undertaken with the purpose to explore the relationship between enabling school structure (ESS) and mindfulness in secondary school teachers of Punjab. The population for this research study was comprised of 48652 SSTs working in 662 government high schools spread across the province of Punjab. Using a two-stage random sampling technique, 1266 secondary SSTs were sel ...
Investigating Matriarchal Mimicry of Patriarchy in a Pakistani Novel
In an Eastern society, the institution of matrimony is influenced by social, cultural, psychological, emotional, religious and
familial influences. Using concepts of "mimicry" and "the Other" under theoretical stances of mimicry by Bhaba (1994) and "the Other"
by Simone De Beauvoir (1956), How it Happened (2013) is investigated in this study. These frameworks explicate the violation and
1-Zainab Akram Assistant Professor, Department of English, Sardar Bahadur Khan Women University, Quetta, Balochistan, Pakistan. 2-Saima Yousaf Khan Lecturer, University of Balochistan, Quetta, Balochistan, Pakistan.3-Amara Khan Assistant Professor, Department of English, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.
Mimicry, The Other, Sexism, Patriarchy, Matriarchy
A Study of Awareness and Knowledge about Epidermodysplasia Verruciformis-A Genetic Disorder
Tree man syndrome is a rare inherited skin disorder, including persistent infection caused by human
papillomavirus, as a result of which a defect in cell-mediated immunity takes place. This infection results in the growth of
scaly macules and papules, mostly on the feet and hands. It is a lifelong disorder that can be treated in surgical and nonsurgical ways. A questionnaire or awareness-based s ...
1-Tania Naveel MPHIL Scholar, Department of Pharmacology, Jinnah University for Women, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.2-Sidra Afzal PHD Scholar, HITEC-IMS Medical College, Taxila Cantonment, Punjab, Pakistan.3-Mahira Afzal Communication Officer, United Nations World (WFP), Pakistan.
Investigating Learners' Perceptions about the Role of English Language Curriculum Set in Boosting Communicative Competence of the Students: The South Punjab Scenario
The purpose of this work was to investigate learners' perceptions about the role of the English language curriculum set in
boosting the communicative competence of the students of South Punjab. The present research was planned to use a mixed method. Most
of the students showed that the curriculum designed for L2 learners causes negative effects in the process of L2 learning as it does not
1-Muhammad Ahsan Lecturer, Department of English, Ghazi University Dera Ghazi Khan, Punjab, Pakistan.2-Syed Waseem Azhar Seemab Assistant Professor, Department of English, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Rahimyar Khan Campus, Punjab, Pakistan.3-Shahid Nawaz Assistant Professor, Department of English, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Punjab, Pakistan.
Learners, English Curriculum, Boosting, Communicative, Competence, EFL
Evolving Migration Trends from Afghanistan: Management and Honourable Repatriation of Afghan Refugees in Pakistan
Since 1979, Pakistan has been a key player in the management of Afghan refugees despite challenging economic and security
conditions. The repatriation efforts in the past could not bring conclusive results as a significant population still live in Pakistan. The
outbreak of COVID 19 has increased their vulnerability due to inadequate quarantine and health facilities. The positive political
1-Waseem Ishaque Assistant Professor, Department of International Relations, National University of Modern Languages (NUML), Islamabad, Pakistan.2-Shabnam Gul Assistant Professor, Department of International Relations, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.3-Muhammad Faizan Asghar MPhil, Peace & Counter Terrorism Studies, Minhaj University Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.
Social Media, Afghan Refugees, Management of Afghan Refugees, Repatriation of Afghan Refugees, Protracted Migration Crises
Modi's Strategic Concerns and China's Belt & Road Imitative (BRI): A Realist Perspective
This article provides a conceptual and theoretical framework to analyze motivations of China in BRI, which is conceived as
a project of the 21st century for the revival of erstwhile Asian values, this paper is not a critique on BRI, but it securitizes India's concern
whose policymakers consider that it can harm the strategic interest of India. This paper investigates why Indian policymakers have ...
1-Shabnam Gul Ph.D. Political Science, Department of International Relations, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.2-Muhammad Faizan Asghar Terrorism Analyst Course from RSIS, Nanyang Technological University Singapore, United Nations Protection of Civilians and Critical Infrastructures Course, CIPS, NUST Pakistan.3-Iram Naseer Ahmed Assistant Professor, Department of History, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. Visiting Scholar, Arizona State University, USA.
Energy Crisis in Pakistan (2008-2018): Impact on Industrial Sector
Energy is considered the backbone of the economy of any state. Similarly, the economy of Pakistan is heavily dependent on
energy. Pakistan is an agricultural country, and it earns foreign exchange by exporting agricultural commodities. However, Pakistan is
facing an energy crisis due to multiple factors. This research will provide a historical analysis of the energy crisis in Pakistan. This ene ...
1-Muqarrab Akbar Chairman, Department of Political Science, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Punjab, Pakistan.2-Anum Riaz Research Scholar, Department of Political Science, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Punjab, Pakistan.3-Muhammad Tahir Hassan Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Punjab, Pakistan.
Pakistan; Energy Crisis, Industrial Sector, Economy
A Genre Based Study of Selected Dental Brochures in Pakistan
This research aims to find out how dental brochures in Pakistan are designed to advertise and sell dental products. Bhatia's
(1993) model of sales promotion letters is used to analyze the structure of the selected dental brochures. This study is qualitative that
focuses on the structure of the dental brochures in Pakistan. The purpose of this research was to find out if the dental brochure desig ...
1-Maryam Dua e Fatima Research Scholar, Department of English, The Women University Multan, Punjab, Pakistan.2-Mamona Yasmin Khan Assistant Professor, Department of English, The Women University Multan, Punjab, Pakistan. 3-Masroor Sibtain Assistant Professor Department of English, Government Graduate College of Science, Multan, Punjab, Pakistan.
asfasfasf Brochures, Dental Brochures, Genre Analysis, Bhatia's Model
Science Curriculum Implementation in Educational Settings: A Case of Public Secondary Schools of Sukkur, Sindh
Many reforms have been taking place in the development and implementation of education curriculum across the globe to
uplift the standard of education. In 2006, the Government of Pakistan had revised the science curriculum of secondary grades after few
decades to meet the challenges of modern times. The current study has adopted a quantitative approach it the descriptive research design
was use ...
1-Shazma Nandwani PhD Scholar, Department of Education, Iqra University, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.2-Amjad Ali Rind MPhil Research Scholar, Department of Education, Sukkur IBA University, Sindh, Pakistan.3-Masood Ahmed Dool MPhil Research Scholar, Department of Education, Sukkur IBA University, Sindh, Pakistan.
Curriculum Implementation, National Science Curriculum, Curriculum Upgradation, Pakistan
Ethnic Fault Lines and the Case for The Creation of New Provinces in Pakistan: An Appraisal
This article seeks to analyze the discourse around the creation of new provinces in Pakistan. The demand for carving out new
federating units is a popular and long-standing proposal in some areas of the country with a long history of ethnic sub-nationalism fuelled
by the real and imagined sense of political alienation and economic deprivation. This demand has been raised from time to time based ...
1-Azhar Mahmood Abbasi Lecturer, Department of Pakistan Studies, National University of Modern Languages, (NUML), Islamabad, Pakistan.2-Muhammad Shoaib Malik Associate Professor, Department of Pakistan Studies, National University of Modern Languages, (NUML), Islamabad, Pakistan.3-Syed Hamid Mahmood Bukhari Assistant Professor, Department of Pakistan Studies, National University of Modern Languages, (NUML), Islamabad, Pakistan.
Ethnic Faultline, Re-Demarcation, Sub-Nationalism, Re-Organization, Pakistani Constitution, Political Parties, Ethnic Group, New Provinces, Politics of Identity, Multiculturalism
Prominence of Social Stigmas and Hierarchies in Folk Theatre Artists' Conscience
This article probes into an exploration of Social stigmas and hierarchies in Saeed's Forgotten Faces that result in the
detachment of an artist in society. The colonial rule of society proposed a new value to this research which mainly focuses on discrimination
which leads towards the demise of folk theatre and its artists. Demise is the outcome of psychological discrepancies that come their way ...
An Analytical Study on HR Practices in the Public Sector Universities of Azad Jammu and Kashmir
The primary focus of this paper was to analyze the impact of performance evaluation, compensation and promotion on
perceived employee performance. Primary data collection was collected from 214 employees serving in various universities of AJK. Data
were analyzed through correlation and regression by running SPSS software. Results revealed that all selected HR practices were positively
related t ...
1-Faheem Ghaznafar Associate Professor, Department of Public Administration, University of Kotli, Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJ&K), Pakistan.2-Ghulam Nabi Assistant Professor, Department of Business Administration, University of Kotli, Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJ&K), Pakistan.3-Quratul Ain Assistant Professor, Department of Public Administration, University of Kotli, Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJ&K), Pakistan.
HR Practices, Employee Commitment, Employee Perceived Performance, AMO Theory, Social Exchange Theory
Sexual and Self-Objectification: A Feminist Analysis of Selected Pakistani Short Stories in English
This study aims to explore the problems of sexual and self-objectification in selected short stories of Pakistani female writers writing in English. The study focuses on Talat Abbasi's Simple Questions, Bina Shah's The Wedding of Sundari, Shaila Abdullah's Moment of Reckoning, Qaisara Shahraz's A Pair of Jeans, Zaib-un-Nissa Hamidullah’s The Bull and the She-Devil. The study uses the theoretical f ...
1-Sajid Ali Assistant Professor of English, Higher Education Department, Punjab, Pakistan. 2-Shabana Iqbal MPhil Scholar, Department of English, Institute of Southern Punjab, Multan, Punjab, Pakistan.3-Maleeha Akhtar Mulghani MPhil Scholar, Department of English, Institute of Southern Punjab, Multan, Punjab, Pakistan.
Bureaucratic Leadership Style and Teachers' Professionalism: A Case Study of Public Sector Universities
This research aims at examining the role of bureaucratic leadership style on teachers' professionalism in public sector
universities and the difference between bureaucracy and professionalism, with a special reference to legal-rational authority. A validated
self-structured closed-ended questionnaire with a 5-point Likert scale was designed for data collection from a sample of 40 teachers of
1-Umair Arshad Former Research Scholar, Department of Education, National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad, Pakistan.2-Obaid Ullah Lecturer, Department of Education, National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad, Pakistan.3-Uzma Malik Lecturer, Department of Pakistan Studies, National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Louise Erdrich's Portrayal of Spatial Predicament of Pregnant Bodies in Tracks
The present study aims to revisit Native American woman's experience of out of placeness due to her pregnancy in Louise
Erdrich's Tracks. The study argues that the protagonist experiences spatial identity crisis within the socio-spatial paradigms. The present
work reread the novel through the theoretical formulations of Tim Cresswell and Iris Marian Young. The notion of out of placeness is
1-Fasih ur Rehman Lecturer in English, Khushal Khan Khattak University Karak, KP, Pakistan.2-Gohar Munir Mukhi MS in English, Department of English, The National College of Business Administration and Economics, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.3-Qamar Sumaira Lecturer in English, Department of English, Institute of Southern Punjab, Multan, Punjab, Pakistan.
Erdrich, Native American Body, Out of Placeness, Place, Pregnancy, Space
Implications of the Enigmatic Rise of Taliban: A Historical Perspective
The rise of the Taliban in Afghanistan in 1994 was the opening of a new chapter in the current Afghan history while
Afghanistan's socio-political environment was in disorder. The emergence of the Taliban was a new phenomenon, and no one expected
that an ordinary militia would become a strong power in Afghanistan. Taliban was a highly secret force that had neither formal structure
nor any formal ...