Dirasat: Human and Social Sciences

From 2000 to 2018

ISSN 1026-3721

Dirasat: Human and Social Sciences is an open access, peer-reviewed and refereed journal published by The University of Jordan. The main objective of the journal is to provide an intellectual platform for all scholars from Jordanian and international universities. Dirast: Human and Social Sciences journal articles are indexed in SCOPUS, the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature. The journal is developing to become one of the leading journals for humanities and social sciences in the region.

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Volume 34, Issue 1 Supplement 1

Woman and Authority in Islam Khatoons of Seljuk (447-511 A.H. – 1055- 1117 A.D.) (Model)

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Authors: Isam M. Oklah
Keywords: The Sljuki Woman, The Seljuki Administration, The Political Role of the Seljuki Woman
Publication year: 2007
Pages: 1 - 15

Abstract

The study concluded that the pre-Islamic Turkish origins and tribal heritage had a huge impact on developing this role for the Saljuki Sultans’ wives, and made it very distinctive compared to that of the wives of the Caliphs, Princes or Kings who ruled, the Islamic Saljuki woman used to have on administration of her own, along with military troops that she would lead in battles. In short she enjoyed an enormous role in the state’s internal and foreign policy.

Al-Huson Town in the Late Ottoman Era until Al-Taswia Era 1890-1936 Economical and Sociological Reading Based on Ottoman Financial Records

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Authors: Hind Abu Al-Sha’r
Keywords: Al-Huson Village, Land Settlements, Ottoman Financial Records
Publication year: 2007
Pages: 16 - 38

Abstract

Methodologically speaking, the study aims to use statistics and computers to emphasise the importance of shifting modern historical studies to a new state that observes the economic history and the social developments and makes use of available technology and relies on comparing used sources in previous studies with the financial record. The study inferred that this area is linked to the Asyrian society and that Al-Huson village, during the study period, represents a miniature of the social movement that the period of the Emirate witnessed with momentum during the period of its foundation and that of Land Settlements.

The Image of The Lion in The Literature of Abi Zubaid Al-Ta’ie

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Authors: Thanaa’ N. Ayyash
Keywords: Abi zubaib Al-Ta’ie, the image of the Lion in his Poetry
Publication year: 2007
Pages: 39 - 54

Abstract

The study appeared the poet’s ability in description, which bases on simile, whether in picturing the whole image of the lion, which consists of numbers of the simple images and the direct reporting, the assured silent and the voluptuousness, vision, audile, color and kinetic, or in his description of the theater which witnesses the encounter between the human and the lion from different views that seemed to be like an artistry portray with all its elements, even if it was based on words.

Autopathography and Audre Lorde's the Cancer Journals as a Narrative of Illness: Revising the Script of Disease

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Authors: Hasan Al-Zubi
Keywords: Autobiographical narrative of illness (autopathography), The Cancer Journals, reconstructing identity, trauma, cosmetic mastectomy.
Publication year: 2007
Pages: 55 - 68

Abstract

By placing Lorde's text <em>The Cancer Journals

Identifying Organizational Culture

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Authors: Abdulfattah Yaghi , John C. Morris , Pamela A. Gibson
Keywords: Organizational Culture, organizational Behavior, Human Relations.
Publication year: 2007
Pages: 69 - 82

Abstract

This article examines the historical conceptualization of organizational Culture (OC). It highlights major contributions by researchers in administrative and organizational fields. By classifying twenty major definitions of OC, cited from organizational theory research written between 1979-2005, the authors offer the theoretical assumptions that supported the major works of the era and provide a framework through which the emergence of OC in organizational theory literature may be clearly understood.

Pronominal Shift: Evidence from the Holy Quran

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Authors: Nazeeh M. E'lawi , Ayman M. Al-Ahmad
Keywords: Qoran, Eltifaat aladad, Number, Singular, Plural
Publication year: 2007
Pages: 83 - 93

Abstract

This paper deals with (Eltifaat aladad) used in the Qoran, atype of (eltifaat) tending to receive little attention among scholars. As a starting point, the paper examines a number of views that made this type of (eltifaat) belong to the process of (eltifaat) as well as the reasons behind considering it as (eltifaat) of number in the Qoran. The paper finds that, First, a lot of the examples do not belong to the Qoranic (eltifaat) of number and that second, they are mostly used in contexts that describe (Allah) and in two ways: (1) From singular to plural, which tends to glorify (Allah), and (2) from plural to singular, which stresses that he is the one and only. In addition, in other contexts this type of (eltifaat) tends to convey other meanings, such as generalization, specification and unification in one single entity

Abstract

In the study we addressed a number of different issues. One of these is the concept of <em>abdāl