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 36, Issue 3

Multiple Functions of the Nunations in Arabic Syntax: A Minimalist Perspective

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Authors: Atef Jalabneh
Keywords: Nunation, Vowel, Consonant, Extended Projection Principle, Spell-Out, Logical Form, X-Bar Syntax and Features.
Publication year: 2009
Pages: 1 - 21

Abstract

The objective of this work is to investigate the phonological features of nunation appear at the end of an NP in Modern Standard Arabic and relate them to syntax and semantics in the light of Chomsky's (1995) views of Minimalist Program. Al-Jahaawi (1982, p. 10-11) has argued that the Arab phoneticians defined nunation as "a short vowel plus the nasal consonant <em>n

The Impact of Israeli Apartheid Measures on Major Arterial Roadway Network in the West Bank Area

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Authors: Osama A. Abaza
Keywords: Roadway Network, West Bank, Apartheid Measures, Impacts, Trip, Length, Time, Cost.
Publication year: 2009
Pages: 22 - 40

Abstract

In April, 2002 the Israeli government started the construction of the "Segregation Wall" a long the "green line" through confiscation of Palestinian land and separating residential, agricultural, commercial, and industrial areas within the West Bank area. This was done against all international and United Nations laws which forbids the occupying force of such actions; this was consolidated through the decision of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the year 2004 declaring that the construction of the Wall is contrary to international law. The Israelis had another turn of apartheid measures through the military order of 2002 for the construction of dual roadway network in the Palestinian territories of the West Bank, one for the Israelis and settlers (the occupying force) using the main state arterial roadway network and the other to be used by the occupied people of Palestine using the minor and village access roads.

The popular Music Moulds In Jordan (Al-Hijeni) as a sample

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Authors: Ayman Tayseer
Keywords: Al-Hijeni, Popular Heritage, Arabian Music.
Publication year: 2009
Pages: 41 - 52

Abstract

This simple study aims to contribute to the keeping of the Jordanian popular heritage moreover; it attempts to investigate to what level the Jordanian popular song has reached. It also comes to show the influence of the song on developing the general musical sense for the whole society within the Arab Musical frame.

Modern Literal Criticism Trends in Jordan

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Authors: Mohammad A. Abu-Tair , Mohammad A. Al-Qudah
Keywords: اتجاهات النقد الأدبي، الدراسات النقدية، الأردن
Publication year: 2009
Pages: 53 - 69

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The Semantic Discourse of Ego Through the Other in "Chicago" for Alaa Eddin Alaswani

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Authors: Mousa Abu-Doqqa
Keywords: Comparative and Modern Literary Criticism
Publication year: 2009
Pages: 70 - 90

Abstract

The American woman between the speech of reality and the project of semantic narration.

The Role of Flippancy in Constructing Poetic Text "The Song of Rain": A Case Study

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Authors: Khalaf Kh. Al- Khareisheh
Keywords: Flippancy, Poetic Text, "The song of Rain".
Publication year: 2009
Pages: 91 - 101

Abstract

This study explores as-Syyab's poetic song with respect to interior rhythmic structure of flippancy phonemes.

The Revolutionary Dimension in the Poetry of "Amal Dunqul"

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Authors: Ali M. Asha
Keywords: Amal Dunqul, Revolutionary Dimension
Publication year: 2009
Pages: 102 - 113

Abstract

This research studies the revolutionary dimension in the poetry of <strong>"Amal Dunqul"

Supersegmental Phoneme in Arabic

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Authors: Waleed Hussein
Keywords: Suprasegmental Phonems, Linguists, Intonation, Stress, Length, Juncture.
Publication year: 2009
Pages: 114 - 126

Abstract

It concludes that early Arab lingusts had known many theories concerning language system which appear in modern linguistics.

(348H- after 430A.H/ 958-after 1038A.C) and his Book “Al-Ihtifal Fi Tarikh A’lam Al-Rijal”

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Authors: Yousef A. Bani-Yaseen
Keywords: Writing History, Al-Andalus, Al-Qubbashi, Al-Ihtifal fi Tarikh Al-Rijal, Ibn Abd- Barr, Ibn Afif.
Publication year: 2009
Pages: 127 - 151

Abstract

This research is aiming at shedding light on Al-Hasan bin Muhammad Al-Qubbashi (430 A.H), one of the pioneer historians in the Andalusian history, and his book "Al-Ihtifal fi Tarikh Al-Rijal" was neglected by the historians. It is to be noticed that some of the historians were erroneous about the book and his author.

Merchandise in Baghdad’s Markets During the First Abbasid Period(AH. 145-247, AD. 762-861)

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Authors: Marwan A. Al-Dlaeen
Keywords: Merchandise, Baghdad, Abbasid Period.
Publication year: 2009
Pages: 152 - 177

Abstract

Iraq played an important commercial role during the Middle Ages as Baghdad became on of the vigorous trade centers in the world. Goods were imported from all areas. Markets were full of a lot of oriental and occidental, exotic-priceless products. Merchants would come from far areas to purchase. Naturally, markets were crowded with commercial processes. Baghdad was a well-established trade center before the Abbasid had established it as a political capital. The city's location was a destination for tradesmen from Persian and Arab.

The Struggle between the Religion and State in Al-Hakam Al - Rabadi Rule (180 - 206 H/ 796 - 821 A. C.)

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Authors: Muhammad Khalid M. Al-Momani
Keywords: Al-Rabadi Rule, Religion and State, Al-Andalus.
Publication year: 2009
Pages: 178 - 187

Abstract

The research aims at studying a distinctive feature of Al-Hakam Al- Rabadi rule in Al-Andalus. The feature is one of violent struggle between religion and the state, manifested in Al-Rabad three revolutions in which jurisprudents played a basic role.

The Russian French Relations during the Past Decade: (1998-2007)

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Authors: Mekhled Mbydeen
Keywords: Russia-French relations, the multi-polarity, President Nicola Sarkozy, European partnership.
Publication year: 2009
Pages: 188 - 211

Abstract

This study aimed to research the Russia-French relations throughout the past decade (1998-2007), focusing on the fundamental issues which formed the axis of these relations by talking about the interests of both countries relating to these issues.