Sacha And Diamond Academic Publishers, England, United Kingdom

 

AFRICAN JOURNAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES (AJSS)

Volume 4(1) 2014

 ISSN 2045-8460 (ONLINE)

 ISSN 2045-8452 (PRINT)

Current Cumulative Impact Factor 45.01

 

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

 

The purpose of this journal is to disseminate knowledge and to promote intellectual discussions, research analyses, and pragmatic studies including critiques on topics relevant to wider area of social sciences. AJSS is a multidisciplinary journal covering subjects such as politics, economics, media, information technology, geography, governance, law, foreign trade, corporate social responsibility, business administration, banking/finance, and many others. Scholars and professionals are invited to contribute their knowledge and experience. AJSS publishes only original research papers, research notes and reviews. Papers may be in the form of book review, original manuscripts etc. All manuscripts undergo peer reviews.  AJSS is a fast growing and highly rated international journal and listed on the front page of the American Economic Association's World Top Journals list (Econlit);The American Economic Association's electronic database maintains high-quality standards long recognized by subscribers to the Journal of Economic Literature (JEL) and is a reliable source of citations and abstracts to economic and social science research.

 

EDITOR IN CHIEF

Professor Dimitris Kamsaris, Monarch Business School, University for Graduate School and Management, Switzerland

 

DEPUTY EDITOR-IN-CHIEF [1]

Professor (Mrs) Jane Kabubo-Mariara, Director and Dean, School of Economics, University of Nairobi, Kenya

 

DEPUTY EDITOR-IN-CHIEF [2]

Professor Ronald E. Hall, School of Social Work, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States

 

DEPUTY EDITOR-IN-CHIEF [3]

Professor Jason L. Powell, Dept. of Social Gerontology, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Coventry University, England, United Kingdom

 

DEPUTY EDITOR-IN-CHIEF [4]

Dr. M. I Tareque, Dept of Population Science & Human Resource Development, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh 

 

EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBERS

 

Dr. Akalemwa Ngenda , School of Law, Brunel University, England, United Kingdom 

 

Dr. Abdulkadir A Egal, Centre for Sustainable Livelihoods, Vaal University of Technology, South Africa  


Professor Godwin A. 
Ugal, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Calabar, Nigeria


Professor Aida M. El-Asfahani, Faculty of Agriculture, United Arab Emirates University, Abu Dhabi-Al Ain, UAE

 

Dr. Gbenga Oduntan, School of Law, University of Kent, England, United Kingdom


Professor Akpan H. 
Ekpo, West African Institute For Financial and Economic Management

c/o Central Bank of Nigeria Learning Centre, Lagos, Nigeria


Dr. Jamal Barzegari Khanaghah, Faculty of Economics, Management and Accounting, Yazd University, IraN

 

Dr. M. M Rahman, Dept of Population Science & Human Resource Development, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh


Professor Christopher Ugwu, Dean of Social Sciences, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria

 

Dr. Neyole E. Masinde, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology(MMUST), Kenya


Dr. (Mrs) Ashish Virk, Institute of Laws, Panjab University Regional Centre, Punjab, India 

Dr. J. B. 
Miima, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology(MMUST), Kenya


Professor Nicholas Ofiaja, Centre for Ethnic Studies, The City University of New York, United States

 

Dr. Catherine Gakii Murungi, Department of Early Childhood Studies, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya

 

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  • Econlit (American Economic Association Index)
  • EBSCO
  • IndexCopernicus
  • German National Library
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  • Social Science Research Network
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  • Environmental Science and Pollution Management
  • Research Alert
  • Wanfang Data
  • LOCKSS
  • IDEAS, which uses RePEc data
  • Universal Digital Library
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  • Anton's Weekly Digest 
  • Bodleian Libraries of the University of Oxford
  • Cambridge University Library
  • National Library of Scotland
  • Library of Trinity College, Dublin
  •  National Library of Wales.
  • GIGA - The Electronic Journals Library of the German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Information Centre, Hamburg

AJSS VOLUME 4   NUMBER 1 (2014)

 

1.    Professional Social Work And Power; pp. 1-16 [Author: POWELL, Jason L.] View Abstract  Download Full Text

 

2.     Towards A Sustainable Development: The Need For A Comprehensive Social Policy In African States; pp. 17-25 [Author: AKUNYILI, Tochukwu Obiajulu]  View Abstract    Download Full Text

 

3.    A Nutshell Assessment Of The World Bank And International Monetary Fundís Contributions To Educational Development In Africa; pp. 26-35 [Authors: OGBONDAH, Livinus]  View Abstract   Download Full Text

 

4.    Cost Effective Mechanisms For Mobilizing The Youths For Fish Production And Marketing In Niger Delta Region Of Nigeria; pp. 36-42 [Authors: ONU, F. M.; UGWOKE, E. O.; AGBOEZE, M. U.; and IKEHI, M. E.]  View Abstract   Download Full Text

 

5.    An Inquest Into The Efficacy Of Edmund Burkeís Political Ideas In Africa: The Case Study Of The Arab Region; pp. 43-52 [Author: MUPEREKI, Felistas RView Abstract   Download Full Text

 

6.    Environmental Factors Affecting Infant Mortality In Ibadan North Local Government Area Of Nigeria; pp. 53-67 [Authors: ADEKOLA, Paul Oluwatomipe; ALLEN  Abimbola Adebimpe; and AKINTUNDE Elijah Akinwumi]  View Abstract   Download Full Text

 

7.    An Evaluation Of Serious Work-Place Misbehaviour Among High Status Actors And Low Status Individuals: The Case Of The Rivers State Senior Secondary School Board; pp. 68-81 [Author: AKIKIBOFORI, Jacob SundayView Abstract    Download Full Text

 

8.    Re-Assessing  The  Niger  Delta  Oil  Conflict  In  Nigeria:  A  Securitisation  Perspective; pp. 82-94 [Author: JULIUS, PaulView Abstract   Download Full Text

 

9.    PR-Architecture: An Essential Tool For Corporate And Business Image; pp. 95-103 [Authors:  JOLAOSO, B.A and Adefolakan, T. AView Abstract    Download Full Text

 

10.  A Case For Islamic Banking In Nigeria With Some Lessons From Malaysia; pp.104-114 [Authors: ADEDEJI, Abdulkabir Niran and ABDULAZEEZ, NafisatView Abstract   Download Full Text

 

11.  Connecting People With Wildlife: Lessons From Selected Education And Conservation Projects Of Zimbabwe; pp. 115-126 [Author: MATSA, MarkView Abstract  Download Full Text

 

12.  Empirical Results Of Repeated Advertisment Effects In Taiwan; pp. 127-134 [Authors: LEE, Cheng Wen and TRUONG, Hong Ngoc]  View Abstract   Download Full Text

 

13.  Multidimensional Energy Poverty In Bayelsa State Of Nigeria: Implications For Sustainable Development; pp. 135-145 [Authors: EDOUMIEKUMO Samuel Gowon and KARIMO Tamarauntari Moses]  View Abstract    Download Full Text

 

14.  Participatory Decision Making: A Model For The Effective Involvement Of Stakeholders In Waste Management Projects In Nigeria; pp. 146-162 [Authors: ACHOR Princewell N   and NWAFOR Anthony UView Abstract  Download Full Text

 

15.  A Book Review: Louis Kriesberg (1992) International Conflict Resolution: The United States, USSR And Middle East Cases. New Haven, Connecticut: Yale UniversityPress.; AJSS pp. 163-169 [Author: EGBE, Olawari D.JView Abstract   Download Full Text

 

16.  Women And Peace Building In Nigeria; pp. 170-182 [Authors: AKPAN, Felix; OLOFU-ADEOYE, Angela; and ERING, Simon Odey]  View Abstract   Download Full Text

 

17.  An Evaluation Of The Sociological And Developmental Implications Of Security Challenges In Nigeria: The Case Of Tourism And Foreign Direct Investment In The Niger Delta Region; pp. 183-191 [Author: NWAGBA, Blessing OkwuchiView Abstract   Download Full Text 

 

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