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We are pleased to publish Volume 5 number 2, December 2021 issue of our International Journal of New Trends in Social Sciences (IJ-SS). This publication aims to present research related to society and the road to recovery from the COVID-19 global pandemic. As such, issues that emanated as an effect of the pandemic are considered as well as commerce, entrepreneurship, and other social issues. In view of this, eight papers were selected.
The presented papers represent studies of researchers from Lithuania, Iran, Nigeria, Spain, Romania, Turkey, and India. The selected topics include: Political participation and perceptions of justice and fairness: evidence from ESS data; Conceptualization of 'Foot' metaphors in Persian and English idioms/proverbs: an intercultural communication study; Role of entrepreneurial capabilities in small and medium enterprises’ competitiveness in Lagos State; Developing women's business skills and entrepreneurial sustainability through informal entrepreneurship education; E-Commerce Free Returns: Are they really free?; A spatial reading from a consumer culture perspective: Fight club assessment; Shifting future: Language teaching today and tomorrow; Analysing the effects of Covid-19 on homelessness in Spain during the first quarantine.
Dear reader, we trust that this publication will provide you with a very useful wealth of understanding and knowledge in the topics presented in the selected papers. Our sincere gratitude, therefore, goes to all the contributors of this publication. Dear reader, enjoy reading!!
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zehra Ozcinar
Ataturk Teacher Training Academy, Lefkosa, Cyprus
(Editor in chief).
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