CAUSE AND EFFECTS OF DEVIANT BEHAVIOUR IN HIGHER INSTITUTIONS OF LEARNING IN ENUGU URBAN, ENUGU STATE

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ABSTRACT
This research on the causes and Effects of Deviant Behaviour in higher institutions of learning is designed  to look into the main causes and effects of deviancy in out higher institutions.  The school is a social organization nad has got it’s established patterns of behaviour expected from al its members.  The non-conformity to the norms of behaviour by members of any group or organization is what sociologist called “Deviant Behaviour”.
The researcher tried to find out the extent to which the age if students, family background, the school, lecturers and our society in general contribute to the act of deviancy in our higher institutions.  The hypothesis also stated that many students perform poorly academically as a result of deviant acts and that deviancy may hider student future success.
The researcher was based on three higher institutions (that is) two universities and one polytechnic in Enugu urban of Enugu state. 90 questionnaires were distributed out and 80 were collected back and used for the study.  The data collected was presented with the percentage method.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Title pagei
Approval pageii
Dedicationiii
Acknowledgementiv
Abstractvi
Table of contentsviii
List of tablesxi

Chapter one
Introduction1
1.0Background of the study1
1.1Statement of the problem4
1.2Purpose of the study5
1.3Significance of the study5
1.4Limitation to the study7
1.5Research question7

Chapter two
2.0Literature review9
2.1Deviance in school12
2.2Causes of deviancy17
2.3Personality approach18
2.4The large society factor22

Chapter three
Research methodology and procedure25
3.0Design of the study25
3.1Population26
3.2Sample and sampling techniques26
3.3Research instrument27
3.4Description of instrument used27
3.5Distribution and collection of data28
3.6Validity of instrument used29
3.7Method of data analysis29

Chapter four
4.0Presentation and analysis of data30

Chapter five
Summary of findings, conclusion and recommendation46
5.0Summary of findings46
5.1Conclusion47
5.2Recommendations47
References51
Appendix

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Ugwu, A. (2018). CAUSE AND EFFECTS OF DEVIANT BEHAVIOUR IN HIGHER INSTITUTIONS OF LEARNING IN ENUGU URBAN, ENUGU STATE. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/cause-and-effects-of-deviant-behaviour-in-higher-institutions-of-learning-in-enugu-urban-enugu-state-6409

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Ugwu, Anderson "CAUSE AND EFFECTS OF DEVIANT BEHAVIOUR IN HIGHER INSTITUTIONS OF LEARNING IN ENUGU URBAN, ENUGU STATE" Afribary. Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018, https://afribary.com/works/cause-and-effects-of-deviant-behaviour-in-higher-institutions-of-learning-in-enugu-urban-enugu-state-6409. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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Ugwu, Anderson . "CAUSE AND EFFECTS OF DEVIANT BEHAVIOUR IN HIGHER INSTITUTIONS OF LEARNING IN ENUGU URBAN, ENUGU STATE". Afribary, Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018. Web. 27 Feb. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/cause-and-effects-of-deviant-behaviour-in-higher-institutions-of-learning-in-enugu-urban-enugu-state-6409 >.

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Ugwu, Anderson . "CAUSE AND EFFECTS OF DEVIANT BEHAVIOUR IN HIGHER INSTITUTIONS OF LEARNING IN ENUGU URBAN, ENUGU STATE" Afribary (2018). Accessed February 27, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/cause-and-effects-of-deviant-behaviour-in-higher-institutions-of-learning-in-enugu-urban-enugu-state-6409