Aastaanas of Magicians: A Ray of Hope for the Marginalised Community of Rawalpindi
People continue to believe in the efficacy of magic in the era of science and technology. Mythology pertaining to curative aspect of magic which is believed to solve the social, economic and medical problems of the people. Initially, a socio-economic survey of the households was conducted in Rawalpindi at Dhok Ratta and Dhok Khabba, which tapped 796 households. Later, 44 people who confessed using ...Read More - Download PDF
1-Mahwish Zeeshan PhD Scholar, Department of Anthropology, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan.2-Aneela Sultana Assistant Professor (Incharge), Department of Anthropology, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan.3-Abid Ghafoor Chaudhry Associate Professor (Chairman), Department of Anthropology, PMAS-Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan.
Child Presentation on Mainstream News Channels and Wellbeing of Victims
Child abuse is one of those issues of society that is very difficult to talk about because it creates a sense of shame and guilt and so on but due to avoiding an open debate about it the spiral of silence is increasing over time. This research study aims at examining the way child abuse cases like Zainab case has been portrayed on news channels and the impact it leaves on the minds of victims. The ...Read More - Download PDF
1-Noor Ul Ain Nasir Lecturer, School of Media and communication studies, University of Management and Technology Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.2-Ashraf Iqbal In charge / Assistant Professor, Department of Mass Communication, GC University Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan.3-Munham Shehzad FM Manager, Centre for Media and Communication Studies, University of Gujrat, Punjab, Pakistan.
Investigating the Role of Foreign and Local Socio-Cultural Value Orientations Present in 5th Grade Pakistani and Oxford English Textbooks
Abstract: The existing study is an attempt to observe and compare the results of foreign and local socio-cultural value orientations present in selected Pakistani and Oxford English textbooks prescribed for students of Punjab (Pakistan). The content analysis was employed to find out the percentages of categories and subcategories of reading passages and exercises of the prescribed English textbook ...Read More - Download PDF
1-Muhammad Ahsan Lecturer, Department of English, Ghazi University, Dera Ghazi Khan, Punjab, Pakistan.2-Muhammad Naeem Lecturer, Department of English, Ghazi University, Dera Ghazi Khan, Punjab, Pakistan.3-Noshaba Younus Assistant Professor, Department of English, Riphah International University Faisalabad Campus, Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan.
Socio-Cultural Practices, English Textbooks and Culture, EFL in Pakistan.
Impacts of the Saint (Sufi) Mast Tawakli Marri Baloch Poetry on Baloch Society
Sufism is associated with the expression of devotion towards God and spreading the message of truth. The Sufis in Pakistan and Balochistan remain the ambassadors of love, peace, respect for humanity, and social harmony. The Sufi Saints have contributed significantly to the literature, philosophy, and theological ideas. The study employs an anthropological perspective to examine the impacts of Sain ...Read More - Download PDF
1-Muhammad Sulaman Ijaz PhD, Department of Anthropology, Quaid I Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan. 2-Waheed Chaudhry Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Tawakli, Baloch, Culture, Poetry, Nationalism, Sufism, Society