Research Papers/Topics in Humanities and Social Science

Stress and Performance of Health Workers of Kasana Health Centre in Luweero District

Abstract The 51 uth was conducted under the topic, stress and performance of health workers of kasana health centre in luweero district. It was guided by the following objectives: to find out the causes of stress among health workers of Kasanu health centre, to find out how stress has affected the performance of health workers of kasana health centre, to find out the health workers aitituck’s towards the stress they experience. The methods of collecting data included questionnaires to obta...

Naads Programme and Household Income in Uganda A Case Study of Busolwe Town Council Butaleja District

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Introduction This chapter presented the background of the study, problem statements, purpose of the study, objectives of the study, research questions, scope of the study, significance of the study and conceptual framework as broadly discussed below. 1.2 Background of the study National Agriculture Advisory Service (NAADS) is a government of Uganda program under the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries formed under NAADS Act of June 2001 with an...

An Assessment of Nigeria’s Foreign Policy Under the Administration Goodluck Jonathan in Relation With Ecowas

AbstractThe study is an assessment of Nigeria’s foreign policy under the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan in relation with ECOWAS. This work is necessitated on the premise that no state in the modern times can avoid involvement in international affairs, and this involvement must be systematic and based on certain principles.  The objective of this work was to determine if Nigeria’s policy under the period in view had significant impact on Nigerian global image. Data for ...

Social Media: A Relevant Synergy for Research in the Humanities

The electronic, networked and interactive nature of social media has significant impact on research, opening up new possibilities for gathering and analysing data. This paper argues that the techniques by which users interact with data in social media, particularly categorisation and semantic tagging, can be applied to a broad range of humanities research methodologies using similar interfaces to those of social media platforms. This study combines a general review of possibilities ge...

Cultural Evolution and the Nkuho (Seclusion) Practice of the Efik

Culture is a group worldview, the way of organizing the world that a particular society has created over time. This framework or web of meaning allows the members of that society to make sense of themselves, their world and their experiences in that world. It is this sharing of a common reality that gives people within a particular culture a common fund of knowledge. The Nkuho practice of the Efiks is deeply rooted in the people‟s culture. It is an exercise that essentially represen...

Theatre and the Metaphysics of Consciousness in Okpokam’s Ngun: Calibrating Artaud’s Theatre of Cruelty and Heidegger’s Notion of Being

This paper seek to correlate the search for self and knowledge in Okpokam Ngun with Antonin Artaud‘s articulated idea of a philosophical theatre calibrating it with Martin Heidegger‘s critique of consciousness. Artaud‘s vision of the ‗Theatre of Cruelty‘ provides an inquiry into consciousness in that he saw theatre as a way of uncovering Being. He stressed a radical return to experience in artistic practice. For him, this was also the overcoming of metaphysical thinking. Whi...

Cultural Identity and Diversity among the Efịk and Qua of Calabar

Abstract Culture takes diverse forms across time and space. This diversity is embodied in the uniqueness and plurality of the identities of the groups and societies making up humankind. As a source of exchange, innovation and creativity, cultural diversity is as necessary for humankind as biodiversity is for nature. In this sense, it is the common heritage of humanity and should be recognized and affirmed for the benefit of present and future generations. Many of the specific cultura...

Perceived Influence of Instructional Materials on Learning of Economics in Senior Secondary Schools in Ogbomosho, Oyo State, Nigeria

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Influence of Family Type and Size on Secondary School Students Academic Performance in Olorunda Osun State.

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FACTORS HINDERING GENDER BALANCE IN THE POLITICAL PARTICIPATION OF LIBERIA. WOMEN AS A VICTIM.

AbstractThe rising gender inequality in the political processes in Africa has existed for several decades and there are possibilities that this phenomenon could take a different trench if researchers and civil organizations do not see the need to identify determinant factors that have created such a huge gap, and then find a way to address it through structural solution plan. However, this paper aims at identifying these factors that have hindered the balance of political activities in the lo...

Application of Organisational Behaviour in Enterprise and Organisation Management

AbstractPositive organizational behavior has steadily occupied an important position in the management of businesses as society has progressed. There is a need to use a variety of management approaches and modes for businesses to thrive. Managers should examine their brand as part of the corporate performance analysis process. Then, by boosting the visibility of corporate activities, you may increase your understanding of the brand image. We should actively deploy organizational behavior to e...

Youth and Water Security in Africa

Developing nations have been confronted by a myriad of quagmires that have undermined development and growth. Nigeria and Zimbabwe have not been spared. Though the quandaries faced by these nations are many, hunger and poverty surpasses them all as their inimical and malevolent effects undermine the development of the much needed human capital. To this end, this research paper interrogates the role which water education can play in attaining water security, which is a prerequisite for gro...

The Use of WhatsApp in Sharing Political Information and Its Influence On 2019 Voting Pattern of Electorate in Awka Metropolis

This research which is a study on WhatsApp information sharing was geared towards finding out how WhatsApp was used in sharing political information and its influence on 2019 voting pattern of electorate in Awka metropolis. The objective of the research study includes the following; to find out whether the respondents were exposed to political information on WhatsApp during the 2019 general election; to determine whether the electorates in Awka metropolis relied on WhatsApp for political info...

The Saliency of Ethno-Regional Mobilisation and the Post Electoral Violence of 2011 Presidential Election

The nature, magnitude, and manifestations of electoral violence, the complex dynamics and incentives driving it in Nigeria are subject of extensive analysis in the academic literature. This study interrogates the underlying factor (s) responsible for the post election violence of the 2011 presidential elections. The 2011 presidential election in a comparative sense was generally accepted as free and fair by domestic and international observers than the 2003 and 2007 elections. The bases for ...

THE EFFECTS OF POPULATION GROWTH ON DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA (JOURNAL)

Population and economic growth commonly entails to the study of the costs of population trends on human welfare, socio-economic development, and the natural environment. Though there is a long ritual of scholarship on the costs of population trends, starting with Malthus to modern researchers. However, modern research on population and its impacts on development lack a cumulative research tradition and dominant paradigm. The main limitation of the literature, which lies largely outside the bo...


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