Research Papers/Topics in Sociology

The Media and Environmental Sanitation Communication in Awka South Local Government Area Anambra State.

ABSTRACTCommunication campaigns in developing countries like Nigerian have not been so successful in driving demand using commercial techniques and also in appealing to consumer preferences for safety, cleanliness, and prestige for environmental sanitation. Thus, this study investigated media and environmental sanitation communication in Awka South Local Government Area, Anambra State. A cross-sectional research design was adopted for this study using multistage sampling procedures to draw a ...

Gender and use of social media among undergraduates in lagos

CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1 Background of StudyThe world is today celebrating the improvements in communication technology which hasbroadened the scope of communication through Information and CommunicationTechnologies (ICTs). Modern Technology in communication no doubt has turned the entireworld into a “Global village”. But as it is, technology like two sides of a coin, bring with itboth negative and positive sides. It helps people to be better informed, enlightened, ...

Approaches to indigenous dispute resolution

ABSTRACTThe main goal of this study was to assess the approaches to indigenous dispute resolution inIkoro Ekiti in Ijero Local Government area of Ekiti State. Efforts of resolving disputes in thewestern part of the country most especially the community in question are proving futile.This is because, the efforts are largely conventional in nature. The applications of modern lawcourt system in dispute resolution have been very minimal as many prefer locally traditionalknowledge and procedure. T...

Education and Social Mobility Among Residents in Surulere Local Government

ABSTRACTThe research work examined education and social mobility among the residents in Surulere Local Government Area, Lagos. Four Research questions and four Research hypotheses guided the study. To achieve this, a non-experimental research design of cross sectional survey method was adopted. The simple random sampling technique was used to select a sample of 200 residents from the age of 30 and above. The descriptive statistics of frequency counts and percentage were used to analyze the de...

Impact of Mass Media on Students Academic Performance

ABSTRACTIn recent times, mass media has become very essential in every sphere of human endeavour which has necessitated the use of more media medium such as the internet in educational institutions, modern and effective media systems have replaced the existing traditional ways of gathering information, and getting entertained. The objectives of this study are; to ascertain the level of importance of mass media preference on students’ academic performance, to discover how the nature of...

Family Background and Involvement in Street Voilence Among Youths in Shomolu Local Government Area

ABSTRACT This study examined family background and involvement in street violence among youths in shomolu local government Lagos state. It investigates specific objectives such as family size, family type, parent’s educational status, parent’s occupational status and how they influence involvement in street violence among youths. The study further examined existing literature of various scholars; three theories were applied and used to explain the prevalence of street violence. T...

SOCIOLOGY EFFECT OF GENDER DISPARITY ON GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITES

EFFECTS OF GENDER DISPARITY ON GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIESGender inequality, gender disparity, gender segregation, gender conflict, gender liberation and gender discrimination of all sorts are critical points of references in documentary evidences in various conversations locally and worldwide. There is little denying  the fact that investing  in human capital is one of  the most effective means of reducing  poverty  and  encouraging  sustainable  development  in Nigeri...

CAUSES OF DIVORCE IN NIGERIA

The aims of this study are as follows:(1)To examine whether marital infidelity influence divorce among couple.(2)To examine whether income influence divorce among couple.(3)To examine whether polygamy influence divorce among couple.TABLE OF CONTENTSCHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTIONBACKGROUND OF THE STUDYPURPOSE OF THE STUDYSTATEMENT OF THE PROBLEMSDEFINITION OF TERMSCHAPTER TWOLITERATURE REVIEWTHEORETICAL REVIEWTHEORIES OF CONFLICTCONFLICT-SPIRAL MODELSTRUCTURAL CHANGE MODELAGGRESSOR-DEFENDER MODELEMPI...

CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF MARITAL PROBLEMS

INTRODUCTION As the marriage in Islam is contract between two parties it is clear that it shall continue only so long as the parties carryout the terms and conditions of the contract. But if both or either of them should fail to carryout the term or fulfill their duties towards each other, then the contract may be broken. This is what we called divorce or Talaq.CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.0INTRODUCTION1.1STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM 1.2SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY 1.3PURPOSE OF THE STUDY...

CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT IN GYEL DISTRICT OF JOS SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

ABSTRACTThe research work analyses the cause of child abuse and neglect. The various form of child abuse and their impact on the child and the society. Child abuse and neglect leads to denial of the child’s right which includes: education, food, health, medical care etc. to determine the trend and pattern of child abuse and neglect, identifying factors that lead parents/guardians engaging in abusing their children.Questionnaires were distributed to respondents in the study area. Data o...

The determinance of induced abortion among undergraduate students

ABSTRACTAbortion is a wide issue and the major concern in most of the discussion on abortion draws heavily from the fact that abortion constitutes severe danger to a woman’s health but at the same time when performed by medical specialist (i.e. abortion specialist) is safe for the woman. Abortion is accepted and also rejected by different societies and people indulge in abortion for a lot of reasons. some indulge in abortion so that they can complete their education, some because of the fea...

THE USE OF TRADITIONAL HERBAL MEDICINE AMONG THE KOGI STATE UNIVERSITY STUDENTNS

ABSTRACTAfrica the cradle of civilization boasts of the best form of early life of human existence although if comparatively analyses in present day human developmental indices Africa posses the poorest form of human situation, but the heritage and traditions that still remains is a landmark which if retrace can produce and reproduce greatness and reduce the exploitation of the Africa continent as a whole. This study tries to evaluate the extent of the formal western form of&nb...

The Influence Of Western Television Programme On The Cultural Values Of Nigeria Youths. (A Case Study Of Caritas Students, Enugu).

ABSTRACT This study probes the impact which Tv has on the cultural values of the Nigeria youths. It specifically tackles the impact of western Tv programes on Nigeria University students. The research posits that the current trends in cultural behaviour of youths in Nigeria as observed among Caritas student Enugu is significantly associated with their perception of western culture and exposure to western Tv programmes. The assumption that foreign media content has direct powerful effects is s...

THE INFLUENCE OF ORPHANAGE HOME ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF CHILDREN IN KWARA STATE RECEPTION CENTER, ILORIN

IntroductionIn recent times  The orphanage home is one of the numerous social institution that have emerged over the years to carter for some of social need of orphanage associated with such problem(German and Marshall 2002). Motherless babies have nowadays become common because of the moral Decadences of the Society young people who cannot carter for themselves, find themselves put in the family way they end up find abando...

PUBLIC PERCEPTION OF COMMUNITY POLICING IN KADUNA NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1 Background of the study   .....................................................................11.2 Statement of research problem    ………………………………………….31.3 Research question……………………………………………….………..….51.4 Research objectives  ……………………………………………….........…6   1.5 Significanc...


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