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Vol. 14 No. 2 (2021): issue-2-december-2021

YOU SHALL NOT PASS: THE STRATEGIC NARRATIVES DEFINING RUSSIA’S SOFT POWER IN LITHUANIA

Giedrius Česnakas

The article argues that states’ narratives about themselves and each other, shaped by the foreign policy decision-makers, create filters for the achi

PROTECTION OF HUMAN DIGNITY AT THE END OF LIFE OF THE TERMINALLY ILL: ETHICAL AND LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS ABOUT THE LAW AND POLICY ON ADVANCE DIRECTIVES IN LITHUANIA

Kristina Astromskė, Eimantas Peičius

Recently amended legal regulations established the opportunity of application of advance directives for terminally ill patients in Lithuania. Provision

HUMAN RIGHTS AND RELIGIOUS FREEDOMS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN KOSOVO

Avdylkader Mucaj, Florent Muqaj

This article studies the Kosovo Government decision to restrict freedom of movement vis-á-vis freedom of gathering during the Covid-19 pandemic, a res

ACCOUNTABILITY, PUBLIC VALUES, AND PARTICIPATORY BUDGETING IN POLAND

Urszula Kinga Zawadzka-Pąk

Among the different instruments of collaborative governance, participatory budgeting (PB) is of particular interest in Poland. PB includes the resident

CHILD RIGHT TO PRIVACY AND SOCIAL MEDIA – PERSONAL INFORMATION OVERSHARING PARENTS

Anna-Maria Iskül, Kristi Joamets

Many parents (over)share personal details regarding their children in social media without thinking that this can negatively affect the wellbeing of th

CRIMINALIZATION OF THE PROMISE AND OFFER TO GIVE OR ACCEPT A BRIBE AS A COMPLETED CRIMINAL OFFENSE: COMPLIANCE WITH THE ULTIMA RATIO PRINCIPLE

Edita Gruodytė, Ugnė Urbšytė

As the processes of globalization become more intense, the legislation adopted by international institutions occupies an increasingly important place i

THE GOOD FAITH BASED APPROACH AS A LEGALLY ACCEPTABLE INTERVENTION IN FREEDOM OF CONTRACT TO PROTECT CONSUMERS’ RIGHTS WHEN BANKS UNILATERALLY CLOSE ACCOUNTS

Aleksejs Jelisejevs

This article assesses the permissibility of interference in private autonomy under the good faith principle when payment service providers unilaterally

Research on Smart City Evaluation Based on Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs &SEM

Shuangshuang Zhang ,Haiyue Cheng ,Chenxi Liu ,Associate Professor Dr Noorliza Karia

The smart city differentiates itself according to the economic status of the country and the policies of the municipal government in question. When it

PERCEPTION OF VIEWERS OF CHINESE TV DRAMA AND FILM: A CROSS CULTURAL ANALYSIS

Chen Yanhao ,Hasrina Mustafa

A cross cultural analysis is very essential for the analysis of peoples interest on others culture and interdisciplinary through the entertainment elem

Transformational Leadership, Organizational Commitment, and Employee Performance among Nursing Staff in Saudi Arabia

Dr. Abdulrahman Abdullah Alshammari

This research is undertaken with a purpose to investigate the impact of transformational leadership on employees’ performance by considering the medi

Analysis of Ihde’s Human-Technology Relationships and the Designer Fallacy Theory With the Case of WeChat

Xiaohang Liu

Don Ihde classifies human-technology relations into four categories: embodied relations, hermeneutic relations, alterity rela

Methods of historical data analysis and criticism in historical research

Vo Van That ,Pham Phuc Vinh ,Mai Quoc Dung

historical research, historical sources play a decisive role in the quality of historical research products. History is reflected in historical sources

Research on the development of the Chinese higher education system during the anti-Japanese war period, 1937-1945

YanJun Huan, CheeSeng Tan*

In 1911, the ancient dynasty was toppled and replaced by a new republic. China experienced significant progress in several spheres of life throughout t

Religion Encountering the Leader’s Personality Cult in China Today: A Policy Perspective

Dr. Yaoping Liu

China under the officially atheist Chinese Communist Party (hereafter the CCP) since 1949 has formally upheld an oppressive policy toward religion. Not

A Preliminary Study of The E-Commerce in Thailand: FromMarketing Perspectives

Mr. Jiacheng ZHONG

This study based on reading a large amount of literature on e-commerce in Thailand and drawing conclusions through qualitative research. In this study,