Saudi Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (SJHSS) | Volume-6-Issue-06
Original Research Article
June 2, 2021
Attitude Analysis of News Discourse from the Perspective of Appraisal Theory: A Case Study of China Daily’s Report on COVID-19
Shang Jing, Jia Lihuan
Page Numbers : 175-182
DOI : 10.36348/sjhss.2021.v06i06.001
Based on Martin’s Appraisal Theory, this study takes the English news reports of COVID-19 on the official website of the overseas edition of China Daily as the research corpus, and classifies the corpus from its subsystem, that is, attitude system to conduct the discourse analysis, so as to explore the distribution law of attitude language resources in the corpus, and interpret the attitude hidden behind the news reports. It is found that in the report of COVID-19 in China Daily, the use of affect resources accounts for the largest proportion, followed by judgement resources, and the use of appreciation resources is the least. And the proportion of positive attitude resources is much larger than that of negative attitude resources.
June 3, 2021
A Socio-Psychological Exploration of Usman Ali's Play ‘The Prisoners’
Sharjeel Ashraf, Sundus Gohar, Shumaila Ashraf, Sumble Sarfraz, Hina Javaid
Page Numbers : 183-186
DOI : 10.36348/sjhss.2021.v06i06.002
Language and literature works as a bridge in achieving certain goals by affecting the human being socially as well as psychologically. The current study aims at exploring socio-psychological disposition of the characters in Usman Ali’s play The Prisoners. In order to unmask the external and internal trauma of contemporary society, socio-psychological approach is used in the current study. For this purpose, the researcher highlights socio-psychological disposition of the characters in the play by drawing attention to the trauma of characters, the prevailed corruption and systematic nepotism in the society. In the play, Rustam and Sohrab who love each other and want to spend their life together whereas the society is not willing to give them space and the crowd puts them into the prison and wants to kill them. Moreover, the whole play curbs by the revenge of the leader who indulges in property issue with Rustam to take vengeance and he drags him in prison. The findings of this research shed light on The Prisoners as a socio-psychological study of contemporary era as it throws light on the prevailing evils in the society leading to multiple psychological traumas.
Original Research Article
June 11, 2021
Factors Influencing Young People's Fitness Consumption under the COVID-19
Wei Sun, Hoyoung Shin, Kisu Kim, Weizhen Li
Page Numbers : 187-192
DOI : 10.36348/sjhss.2021.v06i06.003
Fitness has become one of the most popular projects of many people in modern times, and people are willing to spend time and money on fitness. Physical fitness can not only develop good living habits it can also be used as an active leisure way to enrich entertainment and cultural activities. This article takes college student behavior as the object to carry out research on promoting the development of fitness economy. College students are the mainstay and important consumer group in the society, and it is of great significance to study their fitness consumption status and attitudes. Smart-PLS 3.0 is used as the main statistics analyzing tool. The results indicate that self-demand, social influence, facilitating conditions, performance expectancy and effort expectancy are drivers for young people to adopt fitness.
June 17, 2021
Poultry Farming: Prospects and Impediments in India
Dr. Arpita Mitra, Dr. Deblina Majumder, Ms. Maneesha Mishra, Dr. Snigdha Sarkar
Page Numbers : 193-198
DOI : 10.36348/sjhss.2021.v06i06.004
India is a land of agriculture wherein most of the people depend on agriculture as the source of economy. The predominance of agriculture and livestock rising as a source of income is both a boon and a bane. While it calls for the richness of India’s flora and fauna it also calls for vulnerability in hours of natural calamities. A country with huge prospects in agrarian sector the present study is a humble endeavour to explore the prospects and impediments to poultry farming in India.
Original Research Article
June 23, 2021
Employee Perception on How Much Supportive the Employers Are To Manage Work-From-Home during COVID-19 Pandemic - An Empirical Study from A Developing Country
Abdullah Mohammad Ahshanul Mamun
Page Numbers : 199-202
DOI : 10.36348/sjhss.2021.v06i06.005
Originality: From the early stage of this Pandemic of COVID-19 and a long lasting impact of Corona virus that spread all over the world employees and professionals are facing new unprecedented dynamic situation like work-from-home. Employee Perception on Employers support during Work from home during COVID-19. Purpose: This paper aims to find out role of business or organizations to support employees on different extent as well as work-from-home that will be a win-win situation for the firm. Method: An online based structured survey was conducted on 350 employees of different levels, Gender, Age of different private limited companies and different industries. 240 employees have responded properly .Participants completed five point likert scale questionnaires in a goggle form. Simple Statistics were calculated for demographic and work-from-home related variables. Outcomes: In this research, 70% of the employee’s statement depicts about top management’s approval for work from home, only 33.3 % of them have got somewhat training on Work from home. 32.1% employees of total respondents have found having a positive perception regarding Top management support while employees are working from home during this COVID-19 Pandemic situation and that is mainly for technological utility support necessary for work from home program was very poor (8.3%) and many employees have reported Partial reduction in existing salary (60.4%) while employees are working from home. Conclusions: Employee assumes more support from management to perform their task from home and they also require to assurance about exerting full effort and maintain morale.