Journal of Law and Society

1) The Socio-Physiological Identity: Analysis of Beggar- Human Resources in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Author(s):Mr. Khalid Usman Khan Khattak, Dr. Mamoon Khan Khattak, Mr. Tehseen Abbas

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2) PRIVATE SCHOOL TEACHERS ACCESS TO THEIR RIGHTS IN PESHAWAR CITY
Author(s):Fazal Rahman, Amjad Reba, Shafqat Parveen, Sher Ali

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The primary attempts to explore teachers’ access to democratic rights in private schools of Peshawar city. The objectives of the study were, to explore Teachers’ awareness about their rights, to ascertain the extent of teachers’ access to their democratic rights. There are 100 private public schools in Peshawar city out of which 10 schools were randomly selected for collection of data. Moreover, 10 teachers were randomly selected in each school. So the total sample size of the study was 100 teachers. The questionnaire was used to collect data and was personally administered to all the sampled teachers. The data collected was tabulated and analyzed on the basis of percentages. The study found that majority of the sampled respondents were not aware of their basic rights. The study further found that teachers do not have access to their democratic rights in the majority of the public schools. The study recommended that Private school teachers may be constitutionally protected so that they feel secure in the career.
3) A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF JUDICIAL POLICIES AND POWERS IN PERSPECTIVE OF PUBLIC POLICY
Author(s):Kashif Mahmood, Prof. Dr. Fayyaz ur Rehman,

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Published Policy paper is a documented official claims and disclaimers which narrates the parameters of a specific course of action to achieve the desired objective in a respective field. The prospective (ex-ante) policy analysis is a occupied field of public functionaries especially in the third world countries like Pakistan, but retrospective (ex-post) analysis is an open field for the policy analyst and researcher .It is a kind of evaluation of a desired and operationalized structural functioning of a specific public sector, for a systemized optimal utilization in a concerned system. It tells how and why about a success or a failure with respect to a stated policy goal and helps to improve the future paths for the tangible good governance. The following comparative study deals with the documented judicial policies of four countries, which are U.S.A., U.K., India and Pakistan with respect to concerned judicial systems and power of judicial review regarding the governance issues
4) PREVALENCE OF POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER AMONG THE INTERNALLY DISPLACED STUDENTS OF SWAT AND MALAKAND DISTRICTS ZAINAB QAZI AND ERUM IRSHAD UNIVERSITY OF PESHAWAR
Author(s):Zainab Qazi and Erum Irshad

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The current study is to investigate the effect of conflict induced internal displacement on the mental health of students of Swat and Malakand districts. The sample consisted of N=400 students among which 100 were from University of Malakand, 100 were from University of Swat. 200 students have been chosen from University of Peshawar in order to compare the scores of the displaced students with those of undisplaced. It was hypothesized that displaced students will show prevalence of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. The Impact of Event Scale has been used to know about the prevalence of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Additionally, the relationship of PTSD and academic motivation of displaced students has also been explored. Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) was used to analyze the data. Results showed that there is a mean difference in the scores of Impact of Event ScaleRevised (IES-R) of affected students as compared to the unaffected students. Similarly a decrease in the academic motivation of the displaced students has been found. In other words, those students who had gone through the trauma of internal displacement show symptoms of PTSD along with low academic motivation.
5) FAMILY SUPPORT AND PSYCHOLOGICAL EQUILIBRIUM OF PATIENTS WITH LIMB AMPUTATION
Author(s):Shaista Ali, Prof Dr. Syeda Kaniz Fatima Haider

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Objectives: The present study aims to explore the psychological aspect of limb amputation and evaluate the psychological sequel of traumatic events and distress following limb amputation. It also seeks to analyze the role of family and social support in the successful adjustment to amputation which in turns leads to effective coping with this unfortunate incidence. Material and Methods: The study includes a sample of 100 amputees (both adult women and men) who were admitted in different government hospitals of Peshawar District. In order to know the adjustment level of amputees a psychological Adjustment Scale (a standardized scale) developed by Sabir (1999) is used. Secondly the level of family and social support was assessed through Familial Social Support Scale (FSSSP) developed by Nousheen Bina and Kamal Anila (2001). Results: The current study concluded that the unfortunate incidence of amputation not only affects a person physically but also has a long term psychological consequences as well. It was affirmed that family specifically and society in general plays a very vital role in helping these people to adjust to their disability in a positive and constructive way. The love, care and psychological support which these groups provides them proved to heal not only their physical wounds of amputation but also reduces the psychological pain associated with this trauma
6) VIOLATION OF LAWS THROUGH CHILD LABOR IN HOTEL INDUSTRY OF KALAAM (SWAT), KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA, PAKISTAN.
Author(s):Dr. Akhtar Ali, Ubaid Bakhsh, Dr. Muhammad Kaleem andGulman Uddin

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The present study entitled “violation of laws through Child labor in hotel industry(a case study of Kalam,Swat)”. A sample size of 182 respondents was selected through simple random sampling procedure. Interview schedule was used as a tool for data collection. However, thedata disclosed that a significant (P< 0.05) relationship was detected between respondents perception that parents compel children on labor with impacts of child labor. Similarly, a highly significant (P< 0.05) relationship was found between respondents perception about relationship between the phenomena that you are not interesting in getting education with economic impacts of child labor. Moreover, a non-significant (P>0.05) relationship was detected between respondents perception that peer group is responsible for your labor with economic impacts of child labor. Likewise, a non-significant (p > 0.05) relationship was disclosed between respondents perception that accesses to laboring in your area is responsible for your labor with its impacts. Similarly, a non-significant (p>0.05) relationship was detected between respondents perception that death of family earning member leads to child labor with economic impacts of child labor.Furthermore, significant (p < 0.05) relationship was found between respondents perception that lack of proper love and affection from family leads to child labor with economic impacts of child labor. Likewise, a significant (p<0.05) relationship was disclosed
7) A RIGHT TO HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT
Author(s):Bahadar Ali & Dr. Fayyaz ur Rehman

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A safe and healthy environment is not only the basic need of every human being to live a healthy, happy and comfortable life, but also for his survival on this mother planet. With highlighting the interrelationship between the life and healthy environment has helped in the environmental protection and enjoying the right to a healthy life. A right to healthy environment is now accepted as a human right at international level, though it is not incorporated in the covenants of international Human Rights. Still it is kept under eyes of the United Nations and other regional treaties among the states. However, in 1972, it was announced in the conference of United Nation on Human Environment that the environment created by the nature or human is extremely necessary for human life so that he can enjoy all the basic rights along with the right of survival. This covenant is remembered by the name of Stockholm Declaration on Human Environment. The word “environment” was unfamiliar to people of Pakistan even after promulgation of the 1983 Environmental Protection Ordinance. Pakistan Environmental Protection Council-an apex body for setting up environmental policies, met for the first time after 9 years since the Ordinance became effective. Even the rules to operate the 1983 Ordinance could not be formulated in 13 years span till it was replaced with a new act of Parliament in 1997. In this research paper an attempt has been made to look the status of right to a h
8) JOB SATISFACTION AMONG PUBLIC SERVICE EMPLOYEES: A CASE STUDY OF PUBLIC SECTOR COLLEGES FOR WOMEN IN PESHAWAR
Author(s):Aqsa Siddiq, Dr. Kausar Takrim & Dr. Saima Batool

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This study was conducted to investigate the effect of working conditions, pay and promotion, and job security, on the job satisfaction level of the non-teaching employees in the Public Sector Colleges for Women in Peshawar. A sample size (n=120) of employees was selected, using Expert Sampling technique. The data for the study was collected using structured questionnaire, distributed among the employees of six public sector colleges for women (convenient-based selection) in District Peshawar, KP Province, Pakistan. The results of the study demonstrate that among the three factors, working conditions and pay & promotion have the highest magnitude, contributing towards the higher level of job satisfaction among the employees working in six public sector colleges for women. The findings of this research highlight the importance of improving the working conditions, offering higher pay and provision of more opportunities for promotions. Public Organizations particularly can increase their employee’s productivity, if they emphasize on these issues, to achieve the competitive advantage.

Volume No. 46

Issue No. 66

January 2015