Sociology Research Papers/Topics

Social Values And The Performance Of Selected Public And Private Universities In South West Nigeria

Abstract Historically, many governments in developing countries of the world had to resort to direct participation in the productive sectors of their economies owing to the dearth of private capital. Hence,a multiplicity of public organizations were set-up. From the experience of most of these countries, public organizations have mostly failed to achieve their goal–attainment function. Some inconclusive studies have pointed, among other factors, to the effect that social values may have on ...

Rethinking The Legal Paradigm Of Energy Resource Management In Oil-Based Economies: Nigeria As A Case Study

ABSTRACT The most crucial challenge of nationhood which confronts Nigeria is how to transit from the state of mere ground rent collector from transnational oil companies who dominate the nation‟s extractive industry, to a modern State economy in which there is a reciprocal linkage between the extractive industry and the non-extractive sectors of the economy, such as manufacturing and agriculture. Oil remains the linchpin of the Nigerian economy and since its ascendancy in the 70s as the maj...

The Role Of Ward Tribunals In Solving Land Disputes In Tanzania: A Case Of Karatu District

ABSTRACT The study was about the role of Ward Tribunals in solving Land Disputes particularly in Karatu District, Tanzania. Specifically it was guided by four specific objectives which are: to investigate the rationale of establishing Ward tribunals in solving land disputes, to examine the challenges faced by ward tribunals in solving land disputes, to analyze the legal implication of ward tribunals in solving land disputes and to find out the nature of land disputes which is addressed by th...

Application Of Capacity Building Approach For Socio-Economic Development: A Case Of Morogoro Municipality

ABSTRACT The study examined the application of capacity building approach for socioeconomic development in Morogoro municipality. The study focused on identifying the forms of capacities built up by development stakeholders, the contribution of capacity building approach in socio-economic development and to understand the impediments of capacity building. The study employed a total number of 40 sample size. Primary data and secondary data were used in this study. Data were collected using in...

Socio-psychological implications of Covid-19: Issues, challenges and future prospects

ABSTRACT The outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) occurred in the capital of Hubei province in China in December 2019, and has since engulfed almost all sectors of society across the globe, irrespective of age, sex, race, religion, or color. Exposure to COVID-19 has increased the risk of numerous socio-psychological problems such as the risk of domestic violence, suicidal behavior, social stigma and discrimination, human-rights-related challenges and crime, depression, anxiety, stress, phobias,...

The Causes And Consequences Of Drug Abuse And Addiction Among Women Drug Users In Zanzibar: A Case Of Urban West Region Unguja

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to examine the causes and consequences of drug abuse and addiction among women drug users in Zanzibar. Specifically, the study aimed at identifying various causes that lead women to start and get into drug use, characterizing the addiction stages that women drug users go through in their living, identifying the consequence of drug abuse and addiction on women who use drugs and eventually, this study investigates how government and other organization tak...

Effects Of Community Members’ Attitudes And Self-Efficacy On Participation In Donor-Funded Projects In Tanzania: A Case Of Gawaye Grape Irrigation Project In Dodoma

ABSTRACT The study focused on the Effects of Community Members‟ Attitudes and Selfefficacy on Participation in Donor-funded Projects in Tanzania: A Case of Gawaye Grape Irrigation Project in Dodoma. The study used mixed method approach and a Convergent Parallel Design where as both qualitative and quantitative data were concurrently collected and analyzed. Questionnaires were used to collect quantitative data from Gawaye local farmers while interview was used for qualitative data from key ...

The Performance Of Solid Waste Collectors In Zanzibar: A Case Study Of Stone Town In Zanzibar Municipality

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study wasto assess the performance of solid waste collectors in Zanzibar. Specifically the study examined the existing system on solid waste management, the challenges facing solid waste management system, and the amount paid by the households for solid waste management and the period of payment for solid waste management in Stone Town, Zanzibar. A sample size of 65 respondents was selected for the study. Both primary and secondary data were used during the study...

The Nazareth Healing Complex: A Study In Integrated Approach To Health Care

ABSTRACT The main thrust of this study is to investigate a novel phenomenon in health care delivery at Vane, in the Volta Region of Ghana called the Nazareth Healing Complex (NHC). Designed to provide comprehensive health care at one location, the NHC combines faith, herbal and modern medical systems. The central aim of the NHC multispeciality group practice is to allow an interchange of ideas and consultation among all the health practitioners within the same facility. The assumed advantage...

A Study Of The Impact Of Missionary Activities And Colonial Rule On A Traditional State

This thesis is a study of the nature and extent of the pressures - social, economical and political 

Strategies To Facilitate Application Of Sociology Of Development To Nursing Practice

ABSTRACT Nursing practice is a living body of knowledge derived from different disciplines, i.e. biological, psychological and social. From the social sciences, Sociology of Development is one of the sources of knowledge used in nursing practice. Student nurses in Namibia have been taught Sociology of Development since 1987 at the diploma level. The content of sociology motivates the pivotal role of nurses as resource persons who enhance and promote the social upliftment of the people of Nam...

Models Of Institutional Care For The Elderly In Namibia With A Case Study Of Sweden

Abstract The Namibian family has always cared for elderly people, but it is beginning to fail due to modernisation factors. Institutionalisation of elderly people is becoming another form of elderly care in Namibia. The question arises as to what model of institutional care is appropriate for the majority of elderly Namibians. Modernisation factors such as urbanisation and changing family structures, for example nuclearisation of families, weaken the extended family; contribute to changing at...

A Comparison Of The Educational Progression Of Orphans And Non-Orphans In Lusaka

ABSTRACT There are over 1 million orphans in the country, half of whom live in conditions of extreme poverty. These poverty conditions compromise children’s futures because they cannot afford basic education despite the “Free Primary Education” policy. This study was carried out in Lusaka. 180 orphans and non-orphans were compared to find out whether orphans were more disadvantaged than non-orphans. The study investigated the family structures of orphans, quality of education they recei...

The Effect Of Low-Wage Jobs Performed By Single Mothers On Child-Welbeing: A Case Of Dodoma City Council

ABSTRACT In latest decades there has been a dramatic growth in the number of single-parent families, the large majority of whom are single mothers. In the fast-changing societies around the world, the incidence of single-mother families continues to grow at a steady rate. Their life situations have been found to be in tatters for most of them. For instance, most of single mothers live in poverty and even many more are vulnerable to poverty. Accordingly, this study has attempted to hub on the ...

Factors Influencing Youths Unemployment In Tanzania: A Case Study Of Dodoma Urban

ABSTRACT This study entitled “Factors Influencing Youths Unemployment in Dodoma Urban District Tanzania. Three Wards of Makole, Chamwino and Kikuyu with their street were selected. Data were collected using questionnaires and interviews. Seventy eight (78) respondents were involved in the study. Data were analyzed by using Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) software version 16 and other qualitative technique. Findings from this study have revealed that, (100%) of respondents wer...


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