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Language and Style in Donald Trump's Campaign Speech of 2016 in Wisconsin

This project is a thesis under Political Discourse in Stylistics, we have explanations on Style, Politics, Political Discourse and Features of Political discourse and its effect on its audience. We also have data analysis of Donald Trump's campaign speech of year 2016 in Wisconsin. 

An Evaluation of Thomas Kuhn’s Concept of Paradigm Shift in Science

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study is to expose and evaluate Thomas Kuhn’s concept of paradigm shift in science with a view to showing that scientific progress is not achieved by appealing to traditional methods of doing science only. Scholars who uphold the traditional idea of science like Rudolf Carnap, are of the view that scientific innovations must exist within a tradition. They forgot that science can also be driven by moral, political and religious beliefs which according to Harding ...

Life Satisfaction, Social Support and Religiosity as Predictors of Pre-Retirement Anxiety

Abstract This study investigated life satisfaction, social support and religiosity as predictors of preretirement anxiety among civil servants in Enugu metropolis. Two hundred and twenty eight (228) prospective retirees comprising 145 males and 83 females, with age range of 45 to 60 years (M = 52.41; SD = 4.83) were sampled using purposive sampling technique. Four instruments were used for data collection, namely; The Satisfaction with Life Scale (SwLS), Religious Commitment Inventory (RCI-10...

Financial Management in Nigerian Tertiary Institution; A Case Study of the Kogi State College of Education, Ankpa

ABSTRACT This study examined problems of financial management in Nigerian tertiary institutions with particular reference to Kogi State College of Education, Ankpa. The study used both primary and secondary sources of data collection to obtain relevant information for the research work. Oral interview, participatory, observational methods are used as primary sources, while documentary instrument information from the school payment vouchers and receipts constituted the secondary sources. The s...

Technical Change And Productivity in the Manufacturing Industry in Imo State of Nigeria

ABSTRACT The subject of this study is the impact of technical change on the productivity of the manufacturing industry in Imo State of Nigeria. The manufacturing industry is the leading sector in the industrialized countries. It is expected to stimulate and sustain the growth of the Nigerian economy. The Nigerian economy is in dire need of development but the sectors that should produce this effect, particularly the manufacturing industry, has exhibited disappointing performance. The Nigerian...

Challenges of Human Capital Development in Nigeria’s Federal Civil Service Under Goodluck Jonathan Administration: 2010-2015

ABSTRACT The study examined the challenges of Human Capital Development in Nigeria Federal Civil service under Goodluck Jonathan Administration (2010-2015), the study reviewed the contributions of Scholars and literature in fields of human capacity building; with particular attention to the training and capacity building in Nigeria Civil Service of the Federation, human capital theory was adopted for the study. Questionnaire were distributed, collated and analyzed with percentage and likert s...

Management of State Resources and Public Order in Selected Public Institutions, Kampala, Uganda

Table of Contents Preliminaries Declaration A Declaration B ii Approval sheet iii Dedication iv Acknowledgement v Table of Contents vi List of Tables vii List of Abbreviations viii Abstract ix Chapter Page One THE PROBLEM AND ITS SCOPE Background of the Study 1 Statement of the Problem 4 Purpose of the Study 5 Research Objectives 5 Research Questions 6 Null Hypotheses 6 Scope 6 Significance of the Study 7 Operational Definitions of Key Terms 7 Two REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE Concepts, Ideas,...

Reproductive Health Education and Teenage Pregnancy in Secondary Schools of Central District, Zanzibar

ABSTRACT  This study was done to examine the effect of Reproductive Health Education on Teenage Pregnancy in Secondary Schools of Central District, Zanzibar. The study was guided by the following research objectives; to assess student’s exposure to sexual intercourse and family planning; to determine the student’s exposure to reproductive health education; to establish the cases and causes of teenage pregnancy among students and to determine the influence of reproductive health education...

Determinants of Childhood Immunization in Idoha Community

ABSTRACT This study is a cross sectional study aimed at evaluating practice and determinants of child hood immunization in Idoha. This study is focused on identifying why children don’t receive immunization, and factor that encourage or deter immunization practice in the community. A total of 400 respondents were systematically selected from five villages in the community. Analysis showed that372 (98.2%) of babies had BCG. 354 (93.2%) had OPV and 348 (91.6%) had HBVO. Majority of mothers kn...

The Role of the Churches in Combatting Corruption Among Political Leaders in Anambra State, Nigeria.

ABSTRACT The rate at which corruption spread among political leaders in Anambra state has frayed nerves and subjected the people to fear and trepidation. Avarice, greed and the get-rich quick syndrome have been identified as major causative factors. Hence the topic, “The role of the Churches in combating Corruption among Political leaders in Anambra State, Nigeria. The methods of data collection for the study include both primary and secondary sources. Primary data were obtained through ora...

The Significance of Deities in the Contemporary Nsukka Northern Igboland

ABSTRACT The Igbo have embraced Christianity and civilization which have displaced the traditional religion in its organized form yet the traditional religious beliefs and practices still rule the minds of many Igbo Christians. One of such beliefs and practices that have survived the onslaught of the forces of change in Igboland is the belief in deities. Deities though in retreat are very much alive. The average Igbo Christian would not normally participate in the public worship of deities bu...

The Degenerating Level of Morality in Abor, Enugu State Nigeria

ABSTRACT The term Degenerating and morality are often used interchangeably to describe the moral standards. That is very low or unacceptable to most people while morality is the principle concerning the right and wrong or good and bad behaviours. Morality in Abor conception involves a three dimensional relationships namely God, man and the ontological order. A morally good act reaffirms the right relationship between God, man and ontological order while a morally bad act negates and disrupts ...

Socioeconomic Status and Gender Based Violence in Mogadishu, Somalia

ABSTRACT This study investigated the influence of socioeconomic status and gender-based violence in Mogadishu, Somalia. the study was guided by the following research objectives: i) to establish the most prevailing forms of gender based violence in Mogadishu, Somalia; ii) to examine how income, education, and occupation perpetuates gender based violence in Mogadishu, Somalia; and iii) to establish specific and relevant strategies that would help combat gender violence in Mogadishu, Somalia. T...

Socio-economic Status of Parents and Academic Performance of Leaners in Selected Secondary Schools in Burera District, Rwanda

ABSTRACT This study intended to explore the relationship between parents’ socio-economic status in terms of occupation, education, family access and income and academic performance of learners in selected secondary schools in Burera district, Rwanda. This study seeks also to determine other factors responsible to the a.cademic performance differences among learners. In the literature review, concepts, ideas, and opinions from scholars regarding the variables under study are used and this fo...

Perceptions Of Parents On Gender Differences In Mathematics In Secondary Schools In Arua Municipality, Arua District, Uganda.

ABSTRACT Over the past two decades, women limited participation in science, technology and mathematics (SMT) courses in tertiary institutions have been a cause for a concern in Uganda. Women today, constitute over half of the world population. This research was designed to investigate the present situation of female participation in SMT in Arua Municipality, visa-a vis the effects of this limited participation on national development. Data for the study were obtained from a survey conducted i...


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