Sacha And Diamond Academic Publishers, England, United Kingdom



 Volume 1(3) 2011

 ISSN 2045-8460 (ONLINE)

 ISSN 2045-8452 (PRINT)

Current Cumulative Impact Factor 43.9




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.



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



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



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



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




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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1.     An Assessment of the Relevance of Christmas Festivals in the Development of Sustainable Hospitality in Calabar City; pp. 1-9; [Authors: EJA, Eja; OTU, Judith. E; YARO, Margaret-A.A.; INYANG, Ita. O.] View Abstract   Download Full Text

2.     Gender Paradigm Shift Within The Family Structure In Kiambu, Kenya; pp. 10-20 [Authors: WAMUE-NGARE, Grace and NJOROGE, Waithera Nancy]  View Abstract  Download Full Text


3.     The Security Implications Of Maritime Piracy In Somalia; pp. 21-46 [Author: Edeko, Sunday E.]  View Abstract  Download Full Text


4.     The Educational Imperatives of National Unity And Nation Building; pp. 47-55 [Authors: DIENYE Victory Uchechukwu and ATITI,Thomas]  View Abstract    Download Full Text


5.     Home Culture Attachment and Access to Social/Cultural Capital: A Case of Iranian English Foreign Language Teachers; pp. 56-65 [Authors: PISHGHADAM, Reza and SADEGHI, Mehrzad]; View Abstract  Download Full Text


6.     The Relevance Of The Concept Of Dialectic Materialism To The Crude Oil Crises In The Niger Delta; pp. 66-73 [Author: NMOM, Ogudia Christopher]  View Abstract   Download Full Text


7.     Perceptions Of Climate Change Among Members Of The House Of Peoplesí Representatives In Ethiopia; pp. 74-91 [Author: YOHANNES Aberra] [This paper has been deleted]


8.     Elections And Letting The Votes Count In Nigeria: Implications For Democratic Stability In An Emerging Third World Society; pp. 92-106 [Authors: AGBOR, Uno Ijim; OKORO, James; ADAMS, John ANYABE] View Abstract  Download Full Text


9.     The Effects Of Parenting Styles On Deviant Behaviours In Andoni Tribe Of Nigeria; pp. 107-117 [Authors: DIENYE, V.U and OYET, N.IView Abstract  Download Full Text


10. Investigative Analysis Of The Safety Practices In Private Nursery Schools In Port Harcourt Metropolis; pp. 118-130; [Authors: ASODIKE, Juliana D and ABRAHAM, N. M]  View Abstract   Download Full Text


11. An Evaluation Of University Studentsí Awareness Of Environmental Health Risks And Their Attitudes Towards The Risks; pp. 131-141; [Authors: Beatrice M. O. BARASA, William W. TOILI, Samuel S. CHINA]View Abstract  Download Full Text


12.The Role Of Parents In The Effective Management Of Primary Education In Rivers State; pp. 142-148; [Author: AMANCHUKWU, Rose N.]  View Abstract     Download Full Text


13.The Impact Of The Global Financial Crisis On Southern African States; pp. 149-165; [Authors: MANYERUKE, Charity and MUQAYI, Solomon] View Abstract    Download Full Text

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