Research Papers/Topics in Humanities and Social Science

Conflict And Its Effect On Student Performance In Somalia A Caseof Somali Student In Kiu Kampala-Uganda

The topic of the study was conflict and its effect on student performance in somalia, case study of kiu somali student in kampala-uganda. The problem was to find out the effect of conflict on students performance. The purpose of the study was to establish relationship between conflicts and students performance in Somali student in KIU, Kampala, Uganda. The objectives of the study were to determine the profile of the respondents in terms of gender, age, level of education and experience,...

The Influence Of Employee’s Attitude On Work Performance In Uganda: A Case Study Of Kabalagala Police Station

    The study assessed the implication of attitude on work performance of police officers. Specifically the study assessed attitude of police officers, assessment of performance of police officers and the relationship between attitude and performance at work place. Both qualitative and quantitative research designs were employed; the two study designs were useful in the acquisition of rich, detailed and quantifiable data. The study population included 50 respondents....

The Impact Of Single~Parent Family Structure On The Child’s Emotional, Mental And Social~Economical Well~Being In Moroto District, Karamoja Region North Eastern Uganda

This study aimed at assessing the Impact of Single — Parent Family Structure on the Child’s Emotional, Mental and Social — Economical Well-being in Moroto District, Karamoja, North Eastern Uganda. The general objective of the research was to examine the impact of single parent family structure on the child’s emotional, mental and social — economical well — being in Moroto District and the study had the following specific objectives; To identify problems encountered in single...

Staff Training And Organisational Performance In Maganjo Grain Milling, Kawempe Division, Kampala District, Uganda

The study intended to establish the relationship between Staff Training and Organisational Performance in Maganjo Grain Milling, Kawempe Division-Kampala District, Uganda. it was guides by three objective which included; (i) To establish the level of staff training in Maganjo Grain Milling limited, Kawempe division, Uganda.(ii) To establish whether there is a significant relationship between Staff Training and Organisational Performance in Maganjo Grain Milling, Kawempe Division, Kampala...

Land Conflicts And Economic Development In Mpara Sub-County, Kyegegwa District Western Uganda

The study focused on the problem of land conflicts and social economic in Mpara sub county Kyegegwa district around the lower ranges of Mt Elgon eastern Uganda. The study aimed at establishing effects of land conflicts on social economic development in the surrounding communities of Mpara sub county, Kyegegwa district .It was guided by objectives that include; establishing the under lying factors that lead to the land conflicts in Mpara sub county , to establish the impact of land confli...

Impact Of Technology On Traditional Mass Media A Case Study Of New Vision News Paper

The study was set. to ascertain impact of technology on traditional mass media in, Uganda a case study of New vision. It was followed by the following objectives, to explore how technology has impacted the traditional mass media in regard to news papers, television, radio, print media and advertising, to find out the effects of technology to the traditional mass media in Uganda as far as gathering, packaging and dissemination is concerned, and lastly to determine if there is a relationship be...

Hiv And Aids: Factors Sustaining Risky Sexual Behaviour Among Female Fish Dealers In Fish Landing Beaches In Kisumu County, Kenya

HIV and AIDS remain a major global public health challenge and is prevalent mainly in sexually active people in the society. Approximately-33 million people were estimated to have been infected with HIV world wide by the end of the year 2011. An overwhelming majority of these cases (95%) are concentrated in the developing countries; with a substantial proportion of over 60% in Sub-Saharan Africa alone accounting for over 60% of all HIV cases. Around the world, a variety of cultural practices,...

Gender Dimension Of Ethnic Identities And Conflicts In Kenya: The Case Of Bukusu And Sabaot Communities

Previous studies on ethnic identities and conflicts have not adequately considered the place of gender in the social stratification of the Bukusu and Sabaot communities and its impact on amity and reciprocated existence. Therefore, this thesis examines how the interaction between gender and ethnicity contribute to the construction of ethnic identities and ethnic conflicts, principally how ethnic identities are constructed; reinforced in symbols, myths and rituals; and the interplay of ...

An Assesment Of The Impedements To Integrity And Ethical Practices In The Public Sector In Kenya (A Case Of Ethics And Anti Corruption Commision)

World over, public officials have often been embroiled in scandals of varying magnitude. The genesis for most of these scandals is the gradual deterioration in ethical behavior of public officials, which has given rise to all kinds of malpractices. This has triggered an outcry from various stakeholders, especially the general public, for the development and implementation of policies that address ethics, integrity, transparency, accountability and professionalism, to promote accountabil...

Influence Of Psychosocial Well-Being On Alcohol Abuse Among Public School Teachers In Nyeri County, Kenya

Psychosocial wellbeing is important for effective functioning and plays a key role in individuals behaviour including alcohol abuse. There are few empirical studies that have examined the influence of psychosocial wellbeing on alcohol abuse. The purpose of the current study was to assess the influence of psychosocial well-being on alcohol abuse among public school teachers in Nyeri County. The objectives of the study were to establish the prevalence of alcohol abuse as well as determine...

The Jenjo Noun Phrase Structure: An X-Bar Perspective

Jenjo is an Adamawa-Ubangi language group spoken in parts of Taraba State, Adamawa State and Gombe State in North East Nigeria. Jenjo is the name of the language and the tribe. The study was motivated by the need to document the language since it is one of the minority endangered African languages. The objectives of the study were: to describe the noun phrase structure of Jenjo; to analyze the Jenjo noun phrase using X-bar theory and to identify the syntactic functions of the NP in Jenj...

Socio-Economic And Cultural Barriers To Utilization Of Contraceptives Among Women In Ndhiwa District, Homa Bay County, Kenya.

Contraceptive prevalence was already high in developed countries in 1960 – 1965 (67 percent) and it remained over time at 69 percent in 2005 and 67 percent in 2007 United Nations (2007). On the other hand, contraceptive prevalence – an originality in developing countries at 9 percent in 1960 – 1965 prolonged to 59 percent in 2005 and 62 percent in 2007 United Nations (2007). The sharpest increase in contraceptive prevalence occurred between the late 1960s and 1980s. This was also ...

Transformation In Chinkororo Movement Among The Abagusii Of Kisii County, Kenya,

The emergence of informal security movements globally and in Kenya has received much scholarly attention. Many of such groups surface in response to social, political, and economic inequalities and dissatisfactions. From the outset, it is important to note that almost every ethnic community in Kenya has security movement perceived to be the security wing of the population. Notably, the government a security threat has declared many of such movements. Following the enactment of Preve...

The Role Of Residents’ Associations In Urban Service Delivery: The Case Of Nairobi City, Kenya

The study examined the role of residents’ associations in urban service delivery in the City of Nairobi, Kenya. Urban service delivery has been on decline while local authorities have been overwhelmed by challenges in providing public basic services. One of the reasons cited for declining urban basic service delivery has been rapid expansion of Nairobi and population increase. In response to failure by the local authority and deteriorating basic services, city residents have formed a...

Morphology of nouns among 2;3 to 5; 2-year-old children acquiring kĩĩkamba in makueni county, kenya.

ABSTRACT Language acquisition is one of the developments that a typical child undergoes. Within their second year of life, Akamba children begin to produce simple forms of the language, for instance, lexical words. This occurs consistently as they develop until they are able to produce more complex forms. Thus, morphology, like any other linguistic level is developmental. By the time they get to 5; 2 years, they are more conversant with their surrounding and are able to express themsel...


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