Sociology Research Papers/Topics

CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF COMMERCIAL SEX WORK AMONG AKWA IBOM GIRLS (A STUDY OF YOUTHS IN UYO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA)

ABSTRACT The rising wave of incidence of commercial sex work has given serious concern to the government, parents, health workers and the society. The causes and effects of commercial sex work among AkwaIbom girls in Uyo Local Government is the main concern of this study. The study seeks to find out the possible ways in which the problem of commercial sex work can be eradicated in the society. The study was empirically conducted where data was obtained through the primary and secondary source...

THE IMPACT OF ETHNICITY ON ORGANIZATIONAL EFFICIENCY. A CASE STUDY OF UNIVERSITY OF BENIN TEACHING HOSPITAL UBTH, EDO STATE

  ABSTRACT Given the history of ethnic politics in most Nigeria’s federal bureaucracies and the failure of the various governmental policies which have attempted to address it, this study was carried out to examine the impact of ethnicity on efficiency, a case  study of University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) Benin-City, Edo State. The study adopted a survey research design, using a total of 120 respondents from tn departments in the hospital. The results obtained show that ethnic a...

THE USE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT) AMONG STUDENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF JOS A STUDY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE FACULTY

ABSTRACT This study on the use of ICT in University of Jos Faculty of Social Science Students show that ICT facilities and that these facilities are used for educational purposes, (research and learning), communication purposes, recreation, entertainment and on-line shopping. The respondents stated that constraints to the use of ICT in university libraries include irregular power supply, lack of ICT skills, high cost of ICT facilities, constant breakdown and poor funding. It was recommen...

“THE USE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT) AMONG STUDENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF JOS A STUDY OF THE FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE".

                                                       ABSTRACT This study on the use of ICT in University of Jos Faculty of Social Science Students show that ICT facilities and that these facilities are used for educational purposes, (research and learning), communication purposes, recreation, entertainment and on-line shopping. The respondents stated that constraints to the use of ICT in university libraries include irregular powe...

THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC CORRELATION OF FEMALE CRIMINALITY IN NIGERIA [A CASE STUDY OF KADUNA PRISON]

ABSTRACT The general objective of the study was to describe the extent and type of female involvement in crime and analyse the type of crimes in which women have been most visible. A total of 23 questionnaires were distributed to respondents (inmates.) The location of the study was Kaduna State. The units of response were the female inmates in Kaduna prisons. This was because the female inmates were in a better position to furnish the researcher with the information needed on the socio-econom...

Functionalism Theory

INTRODUCTION The functionalist perspective, also called functionalism, is one of the major theoretical perspectives in sociology. It has its origins in the works of Emile Durkheim, who was especially interested in how social order is possible or how society remains relatively stable. Functionalism interprets each part of society in terms of how it contributes to the stability of the whole society. Society is more than the sum of its parts; rather, each part of society is functional for the s...

THE IMPACT OF ETHNICITY ON ORGANIZATIONAL EFFICIENCY. A CASE STUDY OF UNIVERSITY OF BENIN TEACHING HOSPITAL UBTH, EDO STATE

ABSTRACT Given the history of ethnic politics in most Nigeria’s federal bureaucracies and the failure of the various governmental policies which have attempted to address it, this study was carried out to examine the impact of ethnicity on efficiency, a case study of University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) Benin-City, Edo State. The study adopted a survey research design, using a total of 120 respondents from tn departments in the hospital. The results obtained show that ethnic affili...

STRATEGY IN COMBATING TERRORISM IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT  This work studied the strategy to be used to combating terrorism in Nigeria.  It adopted phenomenography as a research methodology in its approach to discussing its subject matter.  The work defined terrorism from the perspective of use of organized violent acts targeted against both the state and non-combatants which are designed to achieve political, religious, social or ideological goals.  In the context of Nigeria, the work pointed out variables that led to the emergence of ...

HE IMPACT OF ETHNICITY ON ORGANIZATIONAL EFFICIENCY. A CASE STUDY OF UNIVERSITY OF BENIN TEACHING HOSPITAL UBTH, EDO STATE

Given the history of ethnic politics in most Nigerian organization and its impact on organizational efficiency and  the inability of the various governmental strategies which have attempted to address it, this study was carried out to examine the impact of ethnicity on organizational achievement using the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) Benin-City, Edo State as a case study. TABLE OF CONTENT CHAPTER ONEBackground of the study-----------------------------------------------------...

A Study Of The Dimension Of Corruption Within The University Of Nigeria (UNN) Community

ABSTRACT Against the background of the deepening crisis of the corruption within Nigeria Universities, UNN to be precise, this project work undertakes a critical analysis of the intellectual dimensions of corruption in Nigeria. It argues that the incorporation of the academy, particularly its intellectual components, into the ‘corruption enterprise’ has impacted on corruption discourses and analyses – most notably the polarisation into two realms, the public and the private. This charac...

KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDE OF STUDENTS TOWARDS HIV AIDS

INTRODUCTION Sex is a basic physiological need of every human being, male and females are created with different class, to serve as a compliment for each other, this complementary role includes sex, therefore a man and a woman are expected to engage in sexual relationship. This sexual relationship has over the years been mixed by various infections known as the sexual transmitted diseases (STDs). These STDs are in various forms and their effects are also different. One among such STDs is Huma...

Terrorism and the Dilemmas of Combating the Menace in Nigeria

Abstract The world is still at the euphoria over the killing of Osama bin Laden, founder and leader of the most dreaded terrorist group in the world known as “the Al-Qaeda” (The Base). He was alleged to have been killed in an America led operations in Pakistan on May 1, 2011. Consequently, the Taliban, members of the Al-Qaeda and Islamic fundamentalists all over the world including Nigeria threatened for a sweet revenge over his death. The questions are “what will be the future of terro...

Influence Of Environment On The Academic Performance Of Students; A Study Of Primary School Pupils In Aba North Local Government Area Of Abia State

The influence of colonialism on Nigeria cannot be over emphasized. The influx of white explorers, traders and missionaries led to the development of settlements that differed from the traditional domestic environment. These new settlements were designed to reflect the norms, values and economic policies of the colonial masters.Africa, the land of blessed race, where the opportunists came to develop in order to colonize their resources for their good, was then left in vain hope(Allen, 2011). ...


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