Social & Management Sciences

Books in Social & Management Sciences

FDI and Growth: Does Democracy Matter?

This study investigates the role of democracy in moderating the growth effect of FDI, the interaction specification is used. Methodologically, this study adopts a dynamic GMM panel estimator which allows us to control problems associated with the country-specific effects, endogeneity and the inclusion of lagged dependent variables. The results illustrate that there is no direct impact of FDI on output growth. However, the findings show that the growth effect of FDI depends on the level of dem...

The G-5 and the 2015 General Elections in Nigeria: Personalities, Ideas and Resources

ContentsChapter One:Conceptual and Theoretical Perspectives 1Chapter Two:The Personality and Ideas of His Excellency, Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko 31Chapter Three:Abdulfatah Ahmed:The Personality and Ideology of a Politician 87Chapter Four:The Personality and Ideologyof His Excellency, Rt. Honourable, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi  101Chapter Five:Murtala Hamman-Yero Nyako:The Personality and Ideology of a Statesman  123Chapter Six:The Personality and Ideology ofHis Excellency, Senat...

Book review on Exploring Federalism by Daniel Elazar

IntroductionElazar’s model of federalism was from a religious perspective. He suggested federalism is a classic value concept, like democracy, rather than a term subject to narrow definition (Elazar, 1987). This model of federalism implies the overlap of different accepts of federalism to create an effective form of governance. He believed federalism should involve a combination of self-rule and shared rule. The book suggests a wholesome approach to federalism to ensure each level of govern...

How to Write a Business Plan/Proposal (for Beginners and Existing Entrepreneurs)

Writing a Business plan; though challenging, should not be a task one would shy away from. A business plan will always guide us from errors in running our business and save us from stories that touch. The information provided in this book will guide anyone in writing a detailed business plan from start to finish within a week, as long as the individual can read and write. 

Local Government Reforms In Tanzania: Bridging The Gap Between Theory And Practice

The rhetoric and theory of decentralisation promise better governance and deeper democracy as public officials are held more directly accountable for their actions and as citizens become more engaged in local affairs. Practice over more than two decades, however, suggests that new experiments with decentralisation can result in unfulfilled expectations and the emergence of unanticipated problems 

Risk Perception And Adoption Of Joint Versus Individual Liability The Case Of Selected Tribes In Tanzania

Abstract Perceive risk is an important factor that influences the adoption intention. Perceived risk associated with the use of microfinance institutions' lending model may adversely affect borrowers. Researchers had applied the concept of perceived risk with the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) to measure the use of information technology but overlooked the use of TAM on microfinance institutions lending models. This study integrates TAM with the adoption of joint vs. individual l...

INDIGENOUS PEOPLE POVERTY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT IN LATIN AMERICA BASINGSTOKE AND NEW YORK

In 1994, one year after the start of the first UN International Decade of the World's Indigenous people, the World Bank's education economist Harry Anthony Patrinos, with his colleague

Interrogating The Pdp And The Rise Of Apc: Issues In The Selected speeches Of Murtala Hamman-Yero Nyako

FOREWORDThe compilation of the powerful speeches and addresses that make the volume projects His Excellency, Vice Admiral Murtala Hamman-Yero Nyako as one of the intellectual backbones of the G-5 struggle that ended in the epic defeat of the ruling PDP in the 2015 general elections.A deep introspection of the argument of the issues raised in the volume which straddled politics, economy, security, religion, geography, health, social welfare, law and history no doubt, pitched Nyako in the tent ...

IHECHIOWA OF AROCHUKWU LOCAL GOV’T AREA OF ABIA STATE: HISTORICAL BACKGROUND OF IHECHIOWA

Abstract/Intro.Ihechiowa has a rich history which has continued to impact on the people’s present-day worldview. It is a worldview that is hinged on the philosophy of brotherliness and a positive approach to life’s many challenges. It has also come to be one that believes in the imperative of applying tact and discipline in every undertaking as encapsulated in the adage that, “Onye asoghi egwu, adighi ike” (He who fears nothing is not strong). This means that a person who lacks the ca...

Review of the Banking and Other Financial Institutions (BOFIA) Bill 2020

REVIEW OF THE BOFIA BILLThe Bank and other Financial Institutions Bill is currently under review of the National Assembly. The Bank and Other Financial Institutions Act 2004 has been in operation since 1991. However, there are sensitive areas that the Act did not address. Hence, the Central Bank of Nigeria has been regulating the Financial space with the aid of guidelines issued periodically in ensuring compliance with international standard.The officers and employee of the Bank upon receivin...

Nigeria Current Affairs

Contents• Nigeria Current affairs quiz questions• 50 Current affairs in Nigeria• More Nigeria current affairs• More Nigerian Current Affairs Questions and Answers• Current Affairs Questions and Answers About Government and Society• Answers:• Latest Nigerian Current Affairso Part 2 of NIGERIAN CURRENT AFFAIRS (UPDATED)o NIGERIAN WOMEN CURRENT AFFAIRSo USEFUL LEGAL TERMS YOU NEED TO KNOWo Governmental Terms to Knowo NIGERIAN NATIONALISTS YOU NEED TO KNOWo PART B OF THE NIGERIA CUR...

The 2015 Historic Presidential Election in Nigeria: A Contribution to African Revolutionary Framework

ContentsDedication--- --- --- --- --- --- --- iiiForeword--- --- --- --- --- --- --- viiAcknowledgements--- --- --- --- --- --- ixPreface--- --- --- --- --- --- --- xiiiIntroduction--- --- --- --- --- --- --- 1Conceptual and Theoretical Perspectives--- --- --- 4Background to Party Politics in Nigeria--- --- --- 23The 2015 Revolutionary Presidential Election XE "Presidential Election"  in Nigeria--- --- --- --- --- --- --- 32Towards Consolidating Nigerias 2015 Democratic Revolution XE "Rev...

SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY OF SOCIAL MEDIA

            This small book is about social media and its complex, multidimensional nature. There are many manifestations of the influence of social media. In fact, the social media is even a tool of international relations in the field of politics. This book does not cover the complex world of this medium in general rather, it gives a brief summary of this phenomena. Also, it also highlights issues that have not been commonly examined or at least, examines issues from a ...

The Struggle of an African Girl Child published copy 2017 sept

This book is a work of true life story. The characters, incidents, and dialogue are drawn from the real life story phenomenon. The names are assumed for protection of the actual characters involved. Any resemblance to actual names or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental. 


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