Research Papers/Topics in Sociology And Anthropology

SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY OF SOCIAL MEDIA

            This small book is about social media and its complex, multidimensional nature. There are many manifestations of the influence of social media. In fact, the social media is even a tool of international relations in the field of politics. This book does not cover the complex world of this medium in general rather, it gives a brief summary of this phenomena. Also, it also highlights issues that have not been commonly examined or at least, examines issues from a ...

Sociology of Hinduism

In this essay on Sociology of Hinduism, I shall first include some classicists who discussed Hindu society primarily through traditional categories of Varna, Jati (literally means birth group, and Kula (clan/ family group) and the general western notion of caste that was applied to Hindu society. Generally in most discussions, although Varna refers to a different type of classification, these terms are not clearly distinguished, and usually conflated with the term ‘caste’. 

Place of subcaste

Caste as a social phenomenon has undergone many changes. The most importantoperative unit that has exemplified caste in its discourse is subcaste ( jati)identity. Both within India and certainly in the diaspora, there is now increasingevidence of the dissolution of subcaste ( jati) identities giving rise to variousother formations of groups replacing the endogamous relationships with otherarbitrary group formations. In this article, I examine some evidence from SouthAfrica, the West Indies an...

Grey street in Durban

In this paper, I wish to explore the life in the mid-19th to 20th century in the Durban-based Indian Casbah andits enduring legacy. In exploring the Casbah life in Durban, I wish to pay special attention to the narratives ofthe people who either were associated with it and had living memories of it, or remember the many storiespassed on to them by their families.1 The central question that I explore in analysing these narratives is:does Casbah in the diaspora enable the diasporic community to...

Andhra Pradhesh Economic and Social Relations

The social relations of castes and their tribal counterparts invarious regions of Andhra are structured on the basis of various economic exchanges, and thestatus of being lower and higher is not necessarily expressed in purity and pollution termsvis-a-vis ritual, but rather on the basis of services and products that they can exchange.Privileging the ritual sphere to explain social relations of castes and tribes, as done by Dumont(1980) and many other later anthropologists (Pfaffenberger 1980)...

Geopolitics of Conflicts Refugees in the Middle East North Africa 1

Geopolitically intertwined and strategically significant refugee policy in the MENA region is frequently analyzed in light of well-documented ethnic, religious, class, and border conflicts. However, the policy is also inexorably linked to the broader geopolitics of the global refugee protection regime and discourse. This article analyzes the complex relationship between geopolitics, domestic political dynamics, and their attendant crises in the MENA region. The complex set of political shockw...

COMPLETE BSc PROJECT SOCIOLOGY

THE INFLUENCE OF UNEMPLOYMENT ON YOUTH MIGRATION FROM BOKKOS LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, PLATEAU STATE, NIGERIA

THE EFFECT OF MOBILE PHONE ON STUDENT’S ACADEMICSACTIVITIES AND LIFESTYLE AMONG THE STUDENTS OF OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY, ILE-IFE, OSUN STATE, NIGERIA.

TABLE OF CONTENTSTitle Page iDeclaration iiCertification iiiDedication ivAcknowledgement vTable of contents viiList of tables xAbstract xiCHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 1-61.1 Background to the study 11.2 Statement of the problem 51.3 Research questions 61.4 Research objectives 71.5 Significance of the study 71.6 Scope of the study        71.7 Clarification of concept 8CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIE...

Lived experiences and consequences of unemployment on young women in Mahalapye, Botswana

The purpose of the present study was to identify factors that contribute to unemployment among young women aged 20-35 in Mahalapye village, investigate the effects of being unemployed, determine sources of support available to unemployed young women, and identify the gaps in state assistance in this regard. The study utilized a survey research method and adopted a descriptive research design. Cluster sampling was used with the sample size being one hundred (100) unemployed young women i...

The Impact of Outsourcing on Labour Management Relations: A Study of Diamond Bank Plc

This study focuses on the impact of outsourcing on labour-management relations in the banking sector, with reference to Diamond bank plc, Onitsha. The study was designed to explore the human relations aspect of outsourcing, as a result of which the Social Exchange theory was applied as the theoretical framework for this study. The research seeks to ascertain if outsourcing has any impact on labour and management relations, investigate whether outsourcing leads to conflict in the bank a...

Patterns And Consequences Of Domestic Violence as Perceived by Residents of Ife East Local Government Area

ABSTRACTThis study focused on patterns and consequences of domestic violence as perceived by residents of Ife East Local Government Area, Ile-Ife. Specifically, this study was designed to establish the perception of residents of Ife East Local government on what constitutes domestic violence, the beliefs of the residents about domestic violence and the perceived consequences of domestic violence. This study adopted the quantitative research methodology and it focused on the residents of...

Law and Morality

Introduction The Relationship between Law and Morality The Notion of LawThe Notion of MoralitySimilarities of law and MoralityDifferences between law and moralityIssues in MoralityLegal enforcement of morals in Nigeria Theories- Naturalist and culturalist

Assessment of the efforts of Millennium Development Goals Conditional Cash Transfer Programme on Poverty Alleviation in Edo State

ABSTRACT The proliferation of poverty and global inequality between and within the countries has resulted in an emerging consensus among the actors in the field of international development on the importance of social policies in the process of development. Different policies and structural programmes has, over the years, been instituted as mechanisms for tackling poverty and empowering individuals and one of such recent social policy measures employed by the MDGs is the Conditi...

The Attitude of Mothers Towards Immunization: Case study of Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo State

ABSTRACTThe study was conducted to investigate Immunization Attitude of Mothers in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo State. The cross sectional design survey was used for the study. One hundred and thirty mothers were drawn using multi-sampling procedure involving three stages. The instrument for data collection was self-structured questionnaire to investigate the attitude of mothers. The findings revealedThe overall attitude of mothers towards immunization of their children is posi...

ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF THE ROLE OF YOUTH IN NATION DEVELOPMENT

ABSTRACT This study was concerned with the role of youth in nation development in Katagum local government area of Bauchi state. The condition of Nigerian youth still leaves a lot to be desired, more needs to be put in  place  by the  government to empower and get them fully involved with the task of  nation building and socio-economic development.TABLE OF CONTENTCHAPTER ONE1.0Introduction1.2Statement Of Th...


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