Sociology Research Papers/Topics

Effects Of Corporal Purnishment As A Corrective Measure On Students' Academic Performance (A Study Of Selected Schools In Oye Ekiti Local Government)

ABSTRACT Discipline and academic performances are the core of our today's education. Some scholars have attributed poor performance of students in academic to high level of indiscipline among students while others disagreed. Neve11heless, it becomes essential in recent times that many schools have traded away discipline and as a result led to poor academic performance of students. This study was carried out to establish the relationships between schools discipline and students' academic perf...

A Sociological Study Of Demagoguery In The Democratic Governance Of Nigeria’s Fourth Republic

   ABSTRACT There are concerns about the feasibility of democratic governance in Africa generally, and in Nigeria particularly due to pervasive demagoguery in the practice of democracy, which is still relatively understudied (particularly as it relates to the Nigerian context). In spite the seemingly remarkable progress of democracy in Nigeria, its survival, deepening and dividends are threatened by anti-democratic behaviour and practices that are antithetical to the universally acknowledg...

The Effect Of Narcotics Consumption On Students Academic Performance (A Case Study of Federal University Oye Ekiti)

ABSRACT The effect of drug abuse on the academic pe,:formance of srudents in Federal University Oye Ekiti and their entire lives across board cannot be overemphasized. The aim of this study is to primarily explore the effect of drugs on their academic performance and to investigare if there are common drugs likely to be abused by undergraduare 's student infuoye. Drug abuse seems to undermine the ability of university undergraduates to learn. Drug also appears to contradict our values of...

Empowerment Of Rural Women Farmers And Food Production In Esan West Local Government Area Of Edo State, Nigeria

Abstract  Agriculture, when properly harnessed, can generate food security. The avenue through which the potentials of agriculture are unleashed to become beneficial to the wellbeing of the people is through food production (Bhargava, 2008; Ojo & Adebayo, 2012). Food production involves the entire circle of agriculture from land preparation, planting and weeding to processing, and serving of food. It is a task that culminates in food security for a nation. Food security refers to a condition...

Effectiveness Of The Citizens Mediation Centre In Landlord-Tenant Alternative Dispute Resolution In Lagos State

   ABSTRACT Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) has been recognised as an effective way of resolving landlord-tenant disputes, among other civil disputes, all over the world. In Lagos, the Citizens Mediation Centre (CMC) was established in 1999 to use mediation, an ADR technique, in addressing landlord-tenant disputes which had become violent and an existential threat to the parties in the tenancy relationship, among other forms of dispute the Centre was founded to resolve. The CMC was e...

The Socio-Cultural Context Of Maternal Health In Lagos State, Nigeria

   ABSTRACT Maternal health is one of the major concerns of the global health community. Pregnancy-related mortality is avoidable if preventive measures are taken and adequate care is available. Yet women in sub-Saharan Africa continue to die due to pregnancy-related complications. This study set out to examine the socio-cultural context of pregnant women and how that context precipitates maternal morbidity and mortality. The study was prompted by the high rate of maternal death despite a...

Neo-Liberal Socio-Economic Policy And Human Development In The Informal Sector Of Lagos State

   ABSTRACT Following Nigeria’s adoption of the neo-liberal policy symbolized by structural adjustment or economic reforms since the 1980s, the informal sector has witnessed massive growth both in form and content. However, the sector’s effective participation in national development over the last two decades has been faced with a variety of constraints including high social costs burden, lack of access to resources, markets, land and basic infrastructure. The sector is also perceived...

Women And Political Discrimination In Ekiti State; Using Four Local Government Areas As A Case Study

ABSTRACT This research study laid emphasis on the issue of women and political discrimination in the society c:ind has been a major concern for social analysts, law enforcement agencies and human rights activists across the country. It is pertinent to note that discrimination against women in politics is the unfavourable treatment of women in the political sphere or arena which results in their unfavourable position within the distribution of all important political resources and it is b...

An Exploration Of The Prevalence Of Drug Use And Abuse Among Adolescents In Oye Ekiti, Nigeria.

ABSTRACT Drug and Substance Abuse has been talked about worldwide and Nigeria is part of that globe. Teachers, parents, church officials and other stakeholders have been at the forefront trying to find out the causes and ways of controlling it. Therefore, there is a need to curb this vice. This study aimed at finding out what makes adolescents abuse drugs and the effects that arise out of this practice with reference to Oye Ekiti, Nigeria. The study also suggested measures that can be ta...

Prevalence And Determinants Of Gambling Behaviours Among Undergraduate Students (A Case Study Of Federal University Oye Ekiti).

ABSTRACT Gambling is a form of behaviour that has been identify to have serious consequences on gamblers health, study-habit, academic performance, and has been reported to be related to some criminal related behaviour. This project examines the prevalence and determinant of gambling behaviour among undergraduate students of Federal University Oye Ekiti. In executing this research, social learning theory of gambling was adopted, which postulate that gambling as a form of behaviour is hi...

Determinants Of Women Involvement In Criminal Activities In Ado-Ekiti

ABSTRACT This study focuses on the determinants of women involvement in criminal activities in Ado Ekiti. The major objective of the study is to identify the socio-demographic characteristics of females who have involved in criminal activities in Ado-Ekiti. Also, another important objective of the study is to examine the prevalence of female involvement in criminal activities in Ado-Ekiti. In achieving the objective, data was collected from two hundred respondents, through administering ...

The Impact Of Social Media on Artisan's Business Performance In Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State.

ABSTRACT The role of social media in success and development of artisan related activities cannot be over-emphasized. In this era of modern technology, providing means by which artisan can improve on their jobs and increase their profit is important. This is because active participation in social media activities among artisan can improve their business and create awareness on what they are producing to the general populace. This study is a descriptive study, both primary and secondary ...

The Impact Of Secondary Schools Pupils’ Sexual Relationship On Academic Progress In Tanzania: A Case Of Urban District Zanzibar

ABSTRACT This study scrutinized the impact of secondary school pupils‟ sexual relationship on academic progress in Tanzania, A case of Urban District Zanzibar. It adopted exploratory research design, where both qualitative and quantitative approaches were employed. Through which primary and secondary data were used in data collection. In primary data the study used in-depth interview, questionnaires and focus group discussion while in secondary data it used documentary review. The data wer...

Factors Affecting Maternal Health Care Services In Government Hospitals And Health Centers: A Case Of Dodoma Urban-Tanzania

ABSTRACT The study focuses on The Factors Affecting Maternal Health Care Services in Government Hospitals and Health Centers in Dodoma Urban as social problem affecting most of women under the study area. It was guided by the following specific objectives; to evaluate maternal health care provider‟s availability situation in the study area, to examine the accessibility of maternal health care facilities/services in the study area and to investigate effects of relationship between maternal ...

Sexual Molestation Among Christian Religious Leaders In Ekiti State

ABSTRACT This study investigated sexual molestation among Christian religious leaders in Ekiti State, the study focused on the perception of the society about sexual molestation, factors responsible and consequences of sexual molestation among Christian religious leaders, structure put in place by the religious bodies and society to address this challenge and its success and ways by which sexual molestation among Christian religious lc:ider can be reel uced within the society. The popula...


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