Sociology Research Papers/Topics

THE CONSEQUENCES ASSOCIATED WITH CIGARETTE SMOKING AMONG MALE STUDENTS IN KADUNA STATE UNIVERSITY

ABSTRACT Evidence from studies has shown that global production of cigarette has tremendously increased. Despite the fact that the hazards of smoking are well known the number of young people who take up cigarette smoking still seems to be on the increase particularly in developing countries. Tobacco use is one of the leading preventable causes of premature deaths, diseases, and disabilities around the world. Smoking causes damage to different parts of the body such as mouth, teeth, skin, fi...

PERCEPTIONS ON QUALITY OF MATERNAL HEALTH CARE SERVICE AND MATERNAL MORTALITY IN KADUNA NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KADUNA STATE

                                                                            ABSTRACT Maternal mortality continues to be the major cause of death among women of reproductive age in many countries and remains a serious public health issue especially in developing countries. Nigeria presently has one of the highest rates of maternal mortality in the developing world. Indeed, the country has been ranked as the number two c...

THE KNOWLEDGE ABOUT THE EFFECTS OF SMOKING AND AWARENESS OF HEALTH WARNINGS ON CIGARETTE ADVERTISEMENT AMONG MALE TERTIARY INSTITUTION STUDENTS IN KADUNA METROPOLIS

 ABSTRACT Like many other developing countries, cigarette among adult in Nigeria is steadily on the increase in the last two or so decades. The aim of this research project is to determine the knowledge about the effects of smoking and awareness of health warnings on cigarette advertisement among male tertiary institution students in Kaduna Metropolis. Social learning theory and Health belief model were used as theoretical framework for this study. Simple random technique was used in selec...

PUBLIC PERCEPTION ON CHILD MARRIAGE IN ZARIA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KADUNA STATE

                                                                                    AbstractMarriage and family is designed for the development of human race but unfortunately many families are enduring what they ought to enjoy. It is the oldest social obligation in human society and it is a socially sanctioned union, typically between two or more persons usually called husband and wife. The concept of marital ...

THE TREND OF CRIME AND STRATEGIES OF CRIME PREVENTION IN CHUKUN LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KADUNA STATE.

ABSTRACT The twenty first century Nigeria is confronted with pervasive crime wave. In the cities, hoodlums unleash terror on unsuspecting citizens, and bandits are reported to man many Nigeria link roads. Both the print and non-print media suggest that crime is a growing industry in Nigeria. Judging by the upsurge in pervasive insecurity such as murder, attempted murder, robbery, assault, theft of various items, burglary and kidnapping, public commentators have tended to regard Nigeria as a ...

CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES OF STREET HAWKING IN SHIKA GIWA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KADUNA STATE

ABSTRACT Street hawking by children is a universal phenomenon. It is practiced by children in both industrialized and developing countries of the world. It is one of the most important labor problems which attract a lot of attention. In the traditional African societies, Street hawking by Children was not a common phenomenon and therefore does not constitute a serious problem. Today, street hawking by children in Nigeria is a very common phenomenon especially in urban areas such as Lagos, I...

THE ROLE TRADITIONAL HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS PLAY IN CHILD AND MATERNAL HEALTHCARE DELIVERY IN KADUNA NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT

ABSTRACT  The problem of poor organization and access to child and maternal health services has always been a major challenge in Nigeria. In the recent past there has been a growing interest in Traditional medicine and their relevance to child and maternal  health both in developed and developing countries. Diversity, flexibility, easy accessibility, broad continuing acceptance in developing countries and increasing popularity in developed countries, relative low cost, low levels of techn...

THE PERCEPTION ON SEXUALITY EDUCATION AMONG ACADEMIC STAFF OF KADUNA STATE UNIVERSITY

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to examine the perception among academic staff of Kaduna State University towards sexuality education. The study was to determine their perception on the importance of sexuality education, the role of sexuality education in improving the reproductive health status of young persons and the challenges of sexuality education. The population of the study consisted of one hundred and ninety three (193) respondents randomly selected from the Non- Academic st...

THE CHALLENGES OF EXCLUSIVE BREAST FEEDING AMONG WOMEN IN KADUNA SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KADUNA STATE.

ABSTRACT Exclusive breast-feeding is internationally the preferred way of feeding infants during the first 6 months of their lives, and is recognized as being one of the most natural and best forms of preventive medicine. Early and exclusive breastfeeding is widely regarded as an important intervention that reduces neonatal, infant, and child mortality, and remains a basis for child survival strategies. The fact that preventable problems such as nipple cracks and breast engorgement were iden...

THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES OF MARITAL INSTABILITY AMONG THE HAUSA ETHNIC GROUP IN AUGWAR RIMI HAUSA COMMUNITY, KADUNA.

Abstract Marriage and family is designed for the development of human race but unfortunately many families are enduring what they ought to enjoy. It is the oldest social obligation in human society and it is a socially sanctioned union, typically between two or more persons usually called husband and wife. The concept of marital instability is confined here in connection with desertion, separation and divorce. It is the relationship in which couples living together in marriage, are not enjoyi...

PUBLIC PERCEPTION ON CHILD MARRIAGE IN ZARIA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KADUNA STATE.

ABSTRACT Throughout the world marriage is, regarded as a moment of celebration and a milestone in adult life. Sadly, as this study makes it clear, the practice of early marriage gives no such case for celebration. All too often, the imposition of marriage patter upon a child means that a girl or boy’s childhood is cut short and their fundamentalrights are compromised. Efforts towards the liberation of the girl-child from the shackles of early marriage have continued to be resisted with trad...

A SOCIOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT OF INTERNET USAGE AMONG STUDENTS OF KADUNA STATE UNIVERSITY MAIN CAMPUS, KADUNA

                                               ABSTRACT Though, the Internet is a commonplace communication facility in different parts of the world, its discovery and widespread usage is a very recent event. The access to the use of the internet as a medium of communication diffused widely and swiftly across the globe. The internet is mostly popular am on students and influences them in so many ways. The aim of this research project is to investi...

STRESS AND ITS RELATED HEALTH PROBLEMS AMONG BANK WORKERS IN KADUNA NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA.

ABSTRACT In recent times, stress has been a thing of concern in workplaces as it affects the efficiency of workers in one way or the other. Stress is any interference that disturbs a person’s healthy, mental and physical well-being. In the banking institution today most bank workers are facing the problem of frustration due to different reasons obstructing career mobility of worker(s) by unnecessary delays in promotion. The aim of this research project is to study how bank workers cope wit...

PUBLIC PERCEPTION OF COMMUNITY POLICING IN KADUNA NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the study   .....................................................................1 1.2 Statement of research problem    ………………………………………….3 1.3 Research question……………………………………………….………..….5 1.4 Research objectives  ……………………………………………….........…6   1.5 Significance of the study    ……………………………………�...

CHILDLESSNESS AND SOCIO-CULTURAL IMPACT ON MARRIED COUPLES (A CASE STUDY OF IDAH COMMUNITY IN KOGI STATE)

ABSTRACT The research is an in-depth analysis of childlessness and socio-cultural impact on married couples in idah urban community of Kogi State. The study explored ways of reducing pressure both from the family and the society as a whole with particular reference to examining the existing causes and effects of infertility in the society. The instrument for data collection used for this research was questionnaire. The sampling techniques used for this study was cross- sectional survey resear...


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