PUBLIC PERCEPTION OF THE EFFECTS OF MARITAL INFIDELITY ON THE FAMILY IN ANAMBRA STATE (A STUDY OF IDEMILI NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, ANAMBRA STATE)

ABSTRACT
Marital infidelity is one of the factors militating against marriage and family which are two institutions that work towards the population and growth of the society. This research study is undertaken to make a little contribution towards creating awareness of the ills of marital infidelity in Idemili North L.G.A.; and to search for the most likely causes and solutions to the problem. The research adopted the systematic sampling approach for the study with a sampling size of 530 respondents. The respondents were drawn from various communities within the Local Government Area, covering the market women and men, civil servants, independent workers and police men and women working within the Local Government Area. The research study was able to make some findings, some of which are, that marital infidelity is very rampant the Area of study; and that it is most rampant among the married couples of age bracket of 25-35 and 36-45. The research made a number of recommendations on the problem of marital infidelity. Some of these recommendations are, that churches and Christian organizations of married men and women should establish marriage counseling centres in the Local Government Area; and that victims of marital infidelity should be encouraged not to resort to divorce and separation.


TABLE OF CONTENTS
CONTENTS     PAGES
Title Pagei
Approval Pageii
Dedication Pageiii
Acknowledgementsiv-v
Abstractvi
Table of Contentsvii-ix
List of Tablesx

CHAPTER ONE 
INTRODUCTION
1.1Background of the Study1
1.2Statement of the Problem5
1.3Research Questions7
1.4Objectives of the Study8
1.5Significance of the Study9
1.6Definition of Terms10

CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW 
2.1Literature review13
2.2Review of related theories 29
2.3Theoretical framework39

CHAPTER THREE METHODOLOGY
3.1Area of Study41
3.2Population of the Study42
3.3Scope of the Study42
3.4Sample Size43
3.5Sampling Technique43
3.6Instrument for Data Collection44
3.7Administration of Instruments44
3.8Methods of Data Collection45

CHAPTER FOUR 
PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS
4.1Personal Data of Respondents46
4.2Analysis of Research Questions50
4.3Discussion of Findings58

CHAPTER FIVE
SUMMARY OF FINDINGS, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
5.1Summary of Findings61
5.2Conclusion63
5.3Recommendations65
Reference     68
Appendix I71
Appendix II72

LIST OF TABLES

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APA

UKATU, B. (2018). PUBLIC PERCEPTION OF THE EFFECTS OF MARITAL INFIDELITY ON THE FAMILY IN ANAMBRA STATE (A STUDY OF IDEMILI NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, ANAMBRA STATE). Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/public-perception-of-the-effects-of-marital-infidelity-on-the-family-in-anambra-state-a-study-of-idemili-north-local-government-area-anambra-state-6608

MLA 8th

UKATU, BENEDICT "PUBLIC PERCEPTION OF THE EFFECTS OF MARITAL INFIDELITY ON THE FAMILY IN ANAMBRA STATE (A STUDY OF IDEMILI NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, ANAMBRA STATE)" Afribary. Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018, https://afribary.com/works/public-perception-of-the-effects-of-marital-infidelity-on-the-family-in-anambra-state-a-study-of-idemili-north-local-government-area-anambra-state-6608. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

MLA7

UKATU, BENEDICT . "PUBLIC PERCEPTION OF THE EFFECTS OF MARITAL INFIDELITY ON THE FAMILY IN ANAMBRA STATE (A STUDY OF IDEMILI NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, ANAMBRA STATE)". Afribary, Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018. Web. 14 Jul. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/public-perception-of-the-effects-of-marital-infidelity-on-the-family-in-anambra-state-a-study-of-idemili-north-local-government-area-anambra-state-6608 >.

Chicago

UKATU, BENEDICT . "PUBLIC PERCEPTION OF THE EFFECTS OF MARITAL INFIDELITY ON THE FAMILY IN ANAMBRA STATE (A STUDY OF IDEMILI NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, ANAMBRA STATE)" Afribary (2018). Accessed July 14, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/public-perception-of-the-effects-of-marital-infidelity-on-the-family-in-anambra-state-a-study-of-idemili-north-local-government-area-anambra-state-6608