Research Papers/Topics in Social Studies

An Assessment of Solid Waste Management Practices of Residents in Abuja Municipalities Nigeria

ABSTRACT For many developing countries, Solid Waste disposal and management remains a serious problem. Under research problem, Case study of assessment of solid waste Management practices of residents was undertaken in Abaji, Kuje, Kwali, Gwagwalada, Buhari and (AMAC) Abuja Municipal Area Councils Nigeria. Solid Waste disposal practices were investigated through structured questionnaire, Personal interview in the study area. Findings indicated that poor funding, absence of any recycling prog...

The Causes and Effect of Drug Abuse Among Adolescents in Selected Secondary Schools (A Case Study of Patagia Local Government Area Of Kwara State)

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An Examination of Parents and Teachers Perception and Attitude Towards the use of Corporal Punishment in Secondary Schools in Irepodun Local Government Area

ABSTRACT         The research work was set out to find out the Examination of parents and Teacher’s perception and attitude toward the use of corporal punishment in Secondary School in Irepodun LGEA.         Data were collected from two hundred randomly selected students through influence of an examination of parents and teachers perception and attitude towards the use of corporal punishment in secondary s...

Assessment of the Effect of Parental Status on Academic Performance Business Studies Student in Ogbomosho, Oyo State

CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1       Background to the Study             Education is a fundamental human right, the key to sustainable development, a crucial tool for effective participation in societies and it enhances peace and stability among countries (Ninomiya, 2003). Posse and Melgosa (2002) identified three environments that must come into play in the educational process which include; the famil...

Influence of Social-Medial on Performance of Secondary School Student as Perceived by Teachers in Ilorin West, Kwara State

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Influence Of Home Background on Students Performance in Social Studies in Selected Secondary School in Oyun Lga, Kwara State

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Impact Of Poverty On Refugees Settlement In Kyangwali Settlement Hoima District .The Case Study Of Kyangwale Refugee Settlement

According to World Bank (2002), poverty is defined as inability of a person to live on 1 U$ per day which is equivalent to 2000 Uganda shillings Poverty has also been defined as the inability of a person to meet the basic needs such as food, shelter, education, medication and clothing. Mean while refugees are people who flew away and settle in a particular area because of wars or insurgency, diseases such as landslides, volcanic eruption among others. When they are seen in an area they a...

Continuity And Change In The Indigenous Therapeutic Systems Among The Abagusii Of Nyamira County, Kenya, 1880-2010

ABSTRACT This study is an historical exposition and analysis of the developments of indigenous therapeutic systems among the Abagusii of Nyamira County, Kenya, between 1880 and 2010. Abagusii belong to the Bantu communities of western Kenya, including the Luhyia, Kuria and Suba. The study traces continuity and change in indigenous medical practice among the Abagusii. The study has examined the status of Gusii herbal medicine on the eve of British colonialism; the encounter between Gusii...

Religious Approaches To Peace Building And Reconciliation In Areas Affected By Ethnic Conflicts Within Kuresoi North-Nakuru County, Kenya (1992-2008)

ABSTRACT In Kenya, the issue of ethnic related conflicts seems to be very prominent. Its effects have been felt both at local and national levels. Religion represented by religious individuals and organizations is often at the heart of rural communities involving many people. Guided by the biblical principles of peace, love and justice, religion has an important role to play in peace building and reconciliation. Religion has the theology and language of healing, forgiveness and reconcil...

Tales Of Accountability: A Q-Method Study Of Discourses Amongst Tanzanian Members Of Parliament

AbstractINTRODUCTION Accountability is an essentially contested, and hence thoroughly political notion: an umbrella concept touching upon almost all facets and aspects of the drive for ‘democracy’ and ‘good governance, in developed industrial countries as well as in emerging economy countries like Tanzania. It has become a buzzword in the Washington Consensus ideas about economic development through improving competitiveness, and in concomitant funding programmes by the WB, IMF, OEC...

Selection, Salience and political identities. A constructionist approach to the political representation of ZANU-PF succession disputes in The Herald and Daily News from May 2014 to December

ABSTRACTThe study critically explores the representation of Zanu-PF political disputes in The Herald and Daily News. The mentioned newspapers selectively employ the discourse of ‘weevils’ and ‘Gamatox’ in ascribing political identities to those who were regarded as locking horns in the battle to succeed the president. The study also looks at how ownership, funding and control patterns of The Herald and Daily News influenced their framing of the disputes. Data for this research was obt...

Decentralised Planning In Zimbabwe: A Review Of Provincial, Urban And District Development Planning In Post-Dependence Zimbabwe (Post-1980)

Abstract: The paper provides a detailed analysis of the nature and formsof decentralised planning existing in Zimbabwe since 1980. Most of themreflect a continuity from the colonial period with modifications to suit thenew sociwconomic order. A detailed review is made of the powers thatexist for planning and implementation, and also their limitations. Themultiplicity of agencies has created problems, which has called for moreco-ordination particularly at provincial level. However, the conflic...

Influence Of Converged Newsroom Platforms To The Practice Of Professional Journalism By The Herald And Daily News

ABSTRACTThe study sought to establish the influence of newsroom convergence to the practice of professional journalism by The Herald and daily News. The study sought to establish how the two publications which have opposed views are adapting to newsroom convergence and with what effect the development plays in the practice of professional journalism. The study was mainly qualitative and data was taped from the targeted population using qualitative data collection methods. The researcher made ...

Administrative Impact Of Restructured Provincial Administration On Selected Aspects Of Maintenance Of Law And Order In Kenya In 2010-2014: A Case Study Of Bomet County

ABSTRACTThis study sought to investigate administrative impact of Restructured Provincial Administration (RPA) as independent variable on maintenance of law and order as dependent variable in Bomet County, Kenya in 2010-2014. Based on the theory of legitimate domination, it focused on four selected aspects of maintenance of law and order measured in 2006-2010 and in 2010-2014. These formed the objectives of the study and include: analysis of the nature and causes of crimes committed, establis...

Factors Contributing To Poor Performance In English Language Among Learners With Mental Challenges In Regular Schools In Olchoro Zone, Narok County Kenya

ABSTRACTEnglish Language plays a central and strategic role in the school system because almostall the school subjects are taught using English language. However, students’achievement in this subject in regular schools is not encouraging. Therefore the purposeof this study was to investigate factors contributing to poor performance in Englishlanguage along learners with mental challenges in regular schools in Olchoro zone NarokCounty. The study was guided by the following objectives: to est...


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