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Baluchistan Child Protection Act, 2016: What have we Learnt from Child Protection Legislation in Pakistan Since 2004?

Baluchistan Child Protection Act, 2016: What have we Learnt from Child Protection Legislation in Pakistan Since 2004? Tahira Jabeen1 Abstract This paper is a comparative analysis of Baluchistan Child Protection Act, 2016 with child protection legislation enactment and implementation in three other jurisdictions of Pakistan, namely; Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and Sindh. Each province has enacted […]

A Qualitative Analysis of Social Exclusion and Harassment faced by Pakistani Female Doctoral Students in Malaysian Public Universities

A Qualitative Analysis of Social Exclusion and Harassment faced by Pakistani Female Doctoral Students in Malaysian Public Universities Syed Faisal Hyder Shah1, Shabana Sartaj2 & Irfan Ahmed Shaikh3 Abstract International students are vulnerable to many threats and harassment is among one of them. Malaysia as a Muslim country is currently centre of attraction for the students of […]

Understanding Pakhtun Hujra (A Socio-Cultural Institute) and its Relevance to Peacebuilding

Understanding Pakhtun Hujra (A Socio-Cultural Institute) and its Relevance to Peacebuilding Nizar Ahmad1 & Niaz Muhammad2 Abstract The study aims at highlighting the relevance of Pakhtun Hujra (a sociocultural institute) with peacebuilding in Pakhtun tribal society of Pakistan. A qualitative study was conducted in District Bajaur of Pakhtun tribal areas of Pakistan. Data were collected from […]

Sociolinguistic Construction of Women’s Identity by Solicitors in Murder Trial Arbitration

Sociolinguistic Construction of Women’s Identity by Solicitors in Murder Trial Arbitration Iram Amjad1, Muhammad Shaban Rafi2 Abstract This study examines the sociolinguistic construction of women‟s identity by solicitors in five murder trial arbitration at the magistrate courts located in Lahore, Rawalpindi and Multan of Punjab, Pakistan murder trials. Ryan‟s (2004) narrative inquiry and Shi-xu‟s (2005) Socio […]

Electronic Crimes, Internet and Violence: Jama’at-e-Islami and the Progressive Civil Society of Pakistan

Electronic Crimes, Internet and Violence: Jama’at-e-Islami and the Progressive Civil Society of Pakistan Sajjad Hussain1, Muhammad Ayub Jan2, Wajid Mehmood3 & Muhammad Irfan Mahsud4 Abstract This study explores the efforts of Jama‟at-e-Islami to win new religiously popular support among the online population amidst the contesting voices from the progressive civil society of Pakistan. The study found that […]

Impact of Threat of Terrorist Attack on Social Interaction Anxiety and Death Anxiety among Young Adults

Impact of Threat of Terrorist Attack on Social Interaction Anxiety and Death Anxiety among Young Adults Iram Batool1, Fatima Zulfiqar2 & Ruqia Safdar Bajwa3 Abstract Terrorism is one of the biggest challenges of the world and it is difficult to specify its reasons and impacts. It is a fear inducer among masses, and victimize people physically (directly) and psychologically […]

Psycho-Socio-Cultural and Personal Attributes of Murderers in Punjab, Pakistan

Psycho-Socio-Cultural and Personal Attributes of Murderers in Punjab, Pakistan Adnan Adil1 & Qurratulain2 Abstract Murderers have specific behaviors inclusive of developmental, psychological, and cognitive characteristics. The present research is based on a purposive sample (N = 170) of convicted murderers in district jails of Sargodha, Shahpur, and Jehlum. The thematic analysis of the data obtained through […]

Determinants of Women Immigrants’ Confidence in the Police

Determinants of Women Immigrants’ Confidence in the Police Prit Kaur1 Abstract In 2015, women immigrants outnumbered immigrant men in the US, and there is a growing concern about the needs and resources required to assimilate them into American society. This study attempts to (i) explain the gendered nature of migration that makes immigrant women a […]

Offenders or Victims? Convenient Self-Portraits of White-Collar Criminals in their Autobiographies

Offenders or Victims? Convenient Self-Portraits of White-Collar Criminals in their Autobiographies Petter Gottschalk1 Abstract It is often argued that the guilty mind seems more absent among whitecollar criminals than street criminals. This article presents self-portraits of six white-collar criminals in their autobiographies from Germany, Norway, and the United States. We apply the theory of convenience to […]