Published by:
Deanship of Graduate Studies and Scientific Research
Al-Ahliyya Amman University, Amman, Jordan

ISSN (Print Version): 1684-0615

ISSN (Online Version): 2616-2814





Volume 17, Issue 2, Dec 2014


Anger Behavior and its Relationship with Parenting Styles Among Secondary School Students in Amman



Pages: 57 - 81


The Purpose of the study was to investigate the relations between anger behavior and parenting styles among Secondary School Students. The sample of the study consisted of (310) secondary school students selected randomly from the population of the study. To achieve the aim of the study, anger scale consisting of (19) items, and Parenting Styles Questionnaire consisting of (45) items were used. The parenting questionnaire consisted of three parenting styles; democratic, authoritarian and permissive. The results of the study indicated significant gender differences favoring males, while no differences were found due to the class. A positive significant correlation was found between anger behavior and authoritarian style. .....

Teaching and Evaluation Methods and Ethical Values in Surat Yusuf (Joseph)



Pages: 143 - 175


research aimed at identifying Surat Yusuf (Joseph), peace be upon him, through clarifying the different types of afflictions and adversities that he had encountered by his brothers, and by others in the house of Egypt's Ruler (Aziz), as well as in prison, and it was intended to entertain the Prophet Mohammad, peace be upon him, after he and the believers had faced and come through different calamities and disasters. The researcher has examined the following teaching methods: the story, the indoctrination, the dialogue, problems solving, investigating and exploring, the carrot and the stick method, explaining and interpreting. Then he has examined the methods of self-evaluation, namely: tribal, structural, and final. Also, he has examined commendable moral values, namely: advice, honesty, patience, chastity, tolerance, and streptococcus values, as well as reprehensible and moral values; hatred, envy, lying, maliciousness, cunning, wishes, injustice and betrayal. The researcher recommended at the necessity of using the teaching and evaluation methods which have been mentioned in Surat Yusuf in learning and teaching, and adhering the commendable ethical virtues, and avoiding the reprehensible bad values......

Measuring the Level of Accounting Conservatism in Financial Statements and Reports and Its Effects On the Share Market Value"An Empirical Study of Corporate Companies listed at Palestinian Security Exchange"



Pages: 177 - 224


This study aimed to measure the level of accounting conservatism in financial statements and reports issued by corporate companies listed at Palestinian Security Exchange and to show the effect of accounting conservatism on the share market value. In order to achieve the study objectives, The (Beaver and Ryan, 2000) model and (Basu, 1997) model were used to measure the accounting conservatism. The study was applied on a sample of 31 Palestinian corporations listed at Palestinian Security Exchange during the period 2005-2012. The results of the study showed that the level of accounting conservatism in financial statements and reports issued by Palestinian companies is low. Moreover, the study also found that financial reports of insurance and banks sectors in Palestinian Stock Exchange are the most conservative, whereas the investment sector was the least conservative. Finally, the level of accounting conservatism affects positively on the share market value. The study recommended the need to activate the role played by the financial market regulator to activate control over the financial reporting and to force companies to increase the levels of conservatism within reasonable levels. The study also recommended that external auditors should point out how companies are committed with the adequacy of conservatism level in financial statements and reports. .....

Analyzing the Narrative Discourse of One Thousand and One Nights“Khalid Bin Abdullah and the Young Thief” as a Model



Pages: 115 - 142


This paper aims to analyze the narrative discourse in “Khalid Bin Abdullah Al-Qasry and the Young Thief”, an anecdote that is included in One Thousand and One Nights. Analyzing the anecdote's narrative discourse is of critical importance in the process of exploring the methods utilized in structuring the story and designing its formal elements by way of coming to grips with its narrative mode and aesthetic dimension. The anecdote was studied in the light of narrative approaches that utilize three discourse elements generally used by narrators, namely: 1. Time: through this element, I studied the existing relations between the time of the story and the time of the discourse most manifest in sequential time, the rhythm of the narrative and succession. 2. Style: through this element I underscored those approaches upon which the story relied to communicate speech and thoughts, including direct and non-direct discourse and narrated discourse. 3. Vision: through this I focused on the relation between the narrator and the story he narrated, and the recipient and the angle through which s/he perceived the story. The discourse analysis I used in studying the above story yielded many conclusions. It became obvious that the story utilized diversified discourse aspects. That proves that the anecdotes in One Thousand and One Nights cannot be said to have been based on improvisation; rather they were woven by a popular creative narrator who was in control of the narrative. He was also an authoritative narrator and capable of manipulating the narrative content and developing a discourse through which he was able to attain specific objectives such as negating the idea of women's infidelity. This negation led the recipient, Shahrayar, to nullify his decision to kill women......

"Social Responsibility from the Perspective of Jordanian Islamic Banks clients”



Pages: 15 - 56


The aim of this study was to identify the social role of Islamic banks as one of their objectives, by identifying the social services provided by Jordanian Islamic banks to their clients, their responsiveness to the needs of their clients properly, and the crucial difficulties faced them in playing their role. The study population consists of three Jordanian Islamic banks clients; the questionnaires were distributed to a sample of clients of these banks consisting of 33 clients for each bank, and were fully filled. The study concluded that Jordanian Islamic Banks maintain the legitimacy and integrity of transactions submitted to clients fulfilling the requirements of social responsibility towards clients, and work to achieve satisfaction of depositors, and to facilitate the procedures to gain their trust. They also examine the motives and behavior of clients at different intervals, and pay attention to complaints by depositor’s proposals. The study recommended that Islamic banks should apply Sharee’ah standards, forbidden Transactions according to Sharee'ah, and to comply with rightness in all investment activities, to achieve clients satisfaction, facilitate procedures dealings, study motives and behavior of clients at different intervals, pay attention to their complaints and suggestions, and offer more services to them. The importance of this study is being one of the first studies concerned with social responsibility from the point of Islamic banks clients......

The Scope of Mandatory of Jordanian Ombudsman Decisions Under Ombudsman Law No. 11 for Year 2008



Pages: 83 - 114


This study aims to highlight kinds of decisions made by the Ombudsman’s head considering the nature of these decisions and their impact on the performance of public administrations regarding the head of the Ombudsman board as a controlling institution through inductive, descriptive and analytical approaches followed in studying the subject material and analyzing it. This study dealt with a number of topics, notably: kinds of decisions made by the head of the Ombudsman, the nature of these decisions, the extent of their obligation, and the means available to the ombudsman to implement his decisions and compel public administration to them. The most important findings of the researcher were to activate the means of binding the administrations to implement the recommendations of the Board of Ombudsman, especially the media. This requires efforts by Ombudsman to urge the National Assembly and the Council of Ministers to bind departments not cooperating with the Ombudsman to obey......

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