Research Papers/Topics in Sociology And Anthropology

Integrated Strategies Of Crime Control In Contemporary Nigeria: A Study Of Onitsha South Local Government Area Of Anambra State

ABSTRACTThis study is on integrated strategies of crime control in contemporary Nigeria with OnitshaSouth Local Government Area of Anambra state as its study Area. It is prompted by the need tofindout not just what the residents of the Local Government Area perceive the integratedstrategies to be but what on how they effective perceive them to be. The findings of five indepthinterview with the officials of the 5 key agents and institutions of crime control was triangulatedwith the ...

Changing Family Structures/Values And -The Incidence Of Human Trafficking In Edo State

Introduction The family is a small but basic unit in-the society, which serves as a pillar to ensure that society stands firmly. It provides a socially appxoved context for childbearing, children and for the education of its younger members (Otite & Ogionwo, 1979). From this viewpoint the welfare and education of children and younger members of the family are responsibilities of family members both nuclear and extended. However, these values are giving away to some other modern valu...

Family Instability And Juvenile Delinquency: A Study Of Owerri Municipality

ABSTRACT The increasing rate of juvenile delinquency has become a major social problem globally and locally. Researchers and concerned individuals have traced the preponderance of juvenile delinquency to the increasing rate of family instability among other factors. However, concerted inquiries into the influence of family instability on juvenile delinquency have resulted in a raging controversy. While some researchers have found a significant relationship between family instability and...

Commercialization And Workers’ Remuneration: A Study Of Nigeria Ports Plc (Np Plc) Lagos

AbstractThe study is on “Commercialization and workers’ Remuneration: a study ofNigeria Ports Plc, Lagos. The study was restricted to the three sea ports in Lagos(Marina, Tin-can and Ijora Wharf) and a total no of 558 respondents who areemployees of these three ports in Lagos were surveyed in the study. The crosssectionalsurvey design was used while six research questions were formulatedto guide the study. Respondents are of both sexes. Questionnaires wereadministered to 540 of the...

Perception Of The Sustainability Of Niger Delta Development Commission (Nddc) Community Development Projects In Abia State

ABSTRACTProject sustainability is central in community development efforts. Since independence,successive governments had established special development agencies for the Niger Deltaregion. However, it has been observed that these agencies failed to attain the set goals due totheir approaches and uncoordinated community development activities. Sustainable developmenthas to do with participatory development, human development and environmental protection.The federal government, thus, est...

Socio-Cultural Factors In The Use Of Health Care Services In Nsukka Town

ABSTRACTThis study is on the socio-cultural factors in the use of health care services in Nsukka town ofEnugu State. For the study, 543 respondents were sampled across the three (3) autonomouscommunities that make up Nsukka town using questionnaire. Also for qualitative data, 24 peoplewere interviewed of which 12 were health care givers and 12 community leaders. This work isdivided into five chapters. In chapter one, the problems, objective and significance of the studywere highligh...

Family Instability And Juvenile Delinquency: A Study Of Owerri Municipality

ABSTRACTThe increasing rate of juvenile delinquency has become a major social problem globally andlocally. Researchers and concerned individuals have traced the preponderance of juveniledelinquency to the increasing rate of family instability among other factors. However, concertedinquiries into the influence of family instability on juvenile delinquency have resulted in a ragingcontroversy. While some researchers have found a significant relationship between familyinstability and ju...

Child Sexual Abuse Prevalence And Teachers’ Involvement In Its Management Amongst In-School Adolescents In Osun State

Child sexual abuse (CSA) includes a variety of sexual offenses, including: sexual assault, rape, sexual exploitation and sexual grooming. World Health Organization (1999) defined child sexual abuse as the involvement of a child in sexual activity that he or she does not fully comprehend, is unable to give informed consent to, or for which the child is not developmentally prepared and cannot give consent, or that violate the laws or social taboos of society. Child sexual abuse (CSA) inc...

Assessment Of Spirituality In Decision-Making In Private And Public Organisations In Anambra State, Nigeria

ABSTRACT The processes of industrialization transformed the world from feudal agricultural societies to modern capitalist ones. This transformation marked the development of modernity and became the major focus of sociological studies. Interest was focused on issues like job satisfaction, job turnover, conflict and conflict resolutions in organisation management. As a result, the theoretical perspectives that emerged and guided social organisation did not consider some aspects of social...

Changing Family structures/values and -the Incidence of Human Trafficking in Edo State

Abstract This paper attempts to unravel the underpinning factors that account to  upsurge of human trafieking in Edo State, Nigeria. The discourse is hinged a the Mertonian concept of innovation which explains the circumvention of societal mainstream values and employed as a circuit and routes to achieving species collectively subscribed goals. The aims and objective of the study include: identifying the changes in family structures ...

The Socio-Economic Impacts Of Markets Ii Project On Soybean Female Farmers In Chikun Local Government Area Of Kaduna State, Nigeria

AbstractDevelopment organizations in Africa have been at the forefront in fighting for women inclusion in agriculture but little has been documented on how these initiatives impact on women's lives'. This study explored the extent at which MARKETS II – an agricultural value chain project whose stated objective is to economically empower female farmers – has increased women’s participation in agricultural activities in Kaduna State, Northern Nigeria. The objectives of the study include: ...

Social Support For Orphaned Children In Busia Township: Challenges And Prospects

ABSTRACTWorldwide, there are more than140 million children under the age of 18 years who are orphaned because of HIV/AIDS and other causes. More than 46.6 million of these children come from Sub-Saharan Africa and more than 2 million in Kenya with challenges such as poor nutrition, poor shelter and lack of access to educational facilities. Busia County is among the top five counties in Kenya with the highest HIV/AIDs prevalence rates and deaths. County statistics indicate that there are thous...

Social Capital For Adaptation To Climate Change In The Mara River Basin, Kenya

ABSTRACTThe social context within which climate change is experienced can determine the ease ofadapting to the crisis. This has brought to fore the potential that social capital holds inbuilding the adaptive capacity of communities. The designated study area was the Mara RiverBasin, a trans boundary basin and a major contributor to the East African Economy. The riverbasin has reported evidence of negative impacts of climate change. The study was inspired bythe realization that current empiric...

Socio-Cultural And Institutional Determinants In The Uptake Of Horticulture Farming In Aldai Division, Nandi County, Kenya

ABSTRACT Horticultural farming has been identified as the key to eradicating poverty and addressing food insecurity in many African countries including Kenya. However, its growth has not been as envisaged despite favorable climatic conditions, targeted policy and program implementations through several innovations. Uptake of horticultural farming by small-scale farmers supplying the domestic market continues to lag behind despite several interventions to improve production. Studies have focus...

Socio-Cultural And Economic Determinants Of Women Fishmongers’ Access To Women Enterprise Fund In Usigu Division, Siaya County, Kenya

ABSTRACTWomen Enterprise Fund (WEF) was launched in 2009 in Kenya to help women access credit facilities through Constituency Women Enterprise Scheme (C-WES) and Microfinance institutions. In both channels women use their groups as collateral. Although studies from other small and micro-enterprises show low uptake of WEF among women in rural settings, it remains unknown in literature whether the same applies to women fishmongers in fish landing beaches such as in Usigu Division. Further, the ...


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