Vol. 11 No. 2 (2024): April-June

Articles

  • Chidi Amadi, Ph.D
    https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.10998401

    Marriage is an approved union between couples with which legitimate sex is guaranteed with the expectation of children. The paper interrogates the marriage system of the Ikwerre as a panacea for peaceful co-existence, hence, it argues that marriage promotes social status of individuals, bestows

    1-10
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.10998401
  • Yisa Segun Zubairu
    https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.11065218

    This paper explores the intricate relationship between Christian teachings on submission to civil authorities, as outlined in Romans 13:1-7, and the quest for freedom of religion in Nigeria. Romans 13:1–7 provides a biblical foundation for the submission of Christians to governing authorities,

    11-25
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.11065218
  • Yulan Zhang
    https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.11103989

    The "Harry Potter" series, authored by J.K. Rowling, has garnered global acclaim as a prominent work of children's literature. However, its political allegorical aspects have often been overshadowed by its reputation as a piece of children's entertainment. This paper sheds light on the strong

    26-32
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.11103989
  • Xiang Zhang
    https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.11103991

    The evolution of money has been an integral part of human history, adapting to the changing needs and complexities of society. Early societies utilized seashells as a primitive form of currency, though its limited supply and inconvenience for widespread use prompted the emergence of unified

    33-43
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.11103991
  • Xinyi Wang
    https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.11103993

    Ujamaa, rooted in the essence of traditional African communal life, emphasizes collective living, collaboration, and mutual support in the face of life's challenges and perils. The Ujamaa movement predominantly entailed the establishment of Ujamaa villages in rural areas, accompanied by urban

    44-49
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.11103993
  • Xiu Ming Zhang
    https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.11103995

    Historic villages and towns, as invaluable legacies of human civilization, are currently under threat due to inadequate restoration efforts. To illustrate the challenges faced by these precious resources, this paper examines the ancient city wall of Datong in China and the ancient village of

    50-59
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.11103995
  • Jing Chen Zhang
    https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.11104359

    The concept of "dark tourism" encompasses the phenomenon of individuals being drawn to sites associated with death, disaster, and suffering, sparking travel interests. Recent years have witnessed a surge in public health crises, extreme natural calamities, and malevolent human acts around the

    60-64
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.11104359
  • Jing Wu
    https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.11104361

    University students play a pivotal role in a nation's economic progress and future social development. Fostering their innovation and entrepreneurial spirit is a central concern in higher education. This paper reviews research on the determinants of university students' willingness to innovate

    65-73
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.11104361
  • Ming Liang
    https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.11104363

    Effective verbal communication skills play a crucial role in contemporary social environments, fostering interpersonal interactions and facilitating the functioning of society. Public relations, characterized by its unique role in social regulation, demonstrates specificity, subsidiarity, and

    74-79
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.11104363
  • Li Ming Wang
    https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.11104365

    In the contemporary global landscape, the unilateral imposition of sanctions by sovereign states, without the endorsement of international organizations or established international law, has become increasingly prevalent. This trend, characterized by excessive proliferation, presents a complex

    80-89
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.11104365
  • Qiang Wei Zhang
    https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.11104367

    Karl Marx's intellectual journey yielded two momentous discoveries that continue to shape our understanding of socio-economic dynamics and human society. The first is the theory of surplus value, unraveling the mechanisms of capitalist exploitation, while the second is historical materialism, a

    90-95
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.11104367
  • Hui Xin Wang
    https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.11104357

    This study delves into the complex historical backdrop of the British Raj plague and its effects on Xinjiang, China, during the late Qing Dynasty. Located on the northwest border of China, Xinjiang's strategic importance was heightened by its proximity to the Russian border and the British Raj.

    96-104
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.11104357
  • Emmanuel E. Odeh, Desmond O. Onwo , Innocent U. Duru
    https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.11653039

    Several state failures that have created significant problems for stability and governance have made the Middle East a focal point of geopolitical complexity. Examining the relationship between political economy and the serious legitimacy problem that follows state collapse, this study explores

    105-121
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.11653039