Sacha And Diamond Academic Publishers, England, United Kingdom



 Volume 2(3) 2012


 ISSN 2045-8460 (ONLINE)

 ISSN 2045-8452 (PRINT)

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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.    Institutional Isolation, Soil Conservation And Crop Productivity: Evidence From Machakos And Mbeere Districts In Kenya; pp. 1-26 [Author: KABUBO-MARIARA, JaneView Abstract    Download Full Text


2.    Historical Context Of The Incorporation Of Africa In International Politics; pp. 27-42 [Authors: LEMUN Nuhu Yatu and ERUNKE, Canice Esidene]   View Abstract   Download Full Text


3.    The Feldstein-Horioka Puzzle And Capital Mobility: Evidence From Sub-Saharan Africa; pp. 43-52 [Authors: Ken C. SHAWA; Francis MWEGA; Damiano KULUNDUView Abstract   Download Full Text


4.    A Critical Exploration Of The United Nations Security Council Resolution Number 1973 On Libya In 2011; pp. 53-65 [Author: OKEKE, Vincent Onyekwere Sundayand ANICHE Enerst ToochView Abstract    Download Full Text



5.    ASEAN-India Free Trade Agreement in Goods: An Assessment; pp. 66-84 [Author: RAMPHUL OhlanView Abstract   Download Full Text



6.    What Explains The Low Profitability Of Microfinance Institutions In Africa? pp. 85-115 [Author:MURIU, Peter W.]  View Abstract   Download Full Text


7.    Gender Imbalance In The Leadership Of Local Government Authorities In Tanzania: The Case Of Dodoma Municipality; pp. 116-123 [Authors: KOMBO, Ibun and MINUNGU, LucyView Abstract   Download Full Text



8.    Leadership-Corruption: The Bane Of Nigeria Development; pp. 124-134 [Authors: ANAZODO, Rosemary; OKOYE J.C and EZENWILE, UcheView Abstract   Download Full Text



9.    A Discourse On The Developmental Effects Of Child Marriage; pp. 134-144 [Author: JAMABO, Tamunoimama]   View Abstract   Download Full Text



10.  A Systematic Look At The Federal Structure Of Pakistan, pp. 145-155 [Authors: Azmat Ali SHAH; Fahmeeda Aslam PERVEZ; and Bibi Hakim ZADI]  View Abstract   Download Full Text


11.  The Impact Of Protestant Religion On Industrial Development In Nigeria: A Study Of Protestants In Calabar; pp. 156-166 [Authors: BASSEY, Antigha Okon; OJUA, Takim Asu; And ERING, S. O.] View Abstract   Download Full Text


12.  Stress Management and Occupational Performance among Female Lecturers in Nigeria; pp. 166-174 [Authors: NNABUIFE, Ezimma; ONYEIZUGBE, Chinedu and ONWKA, Ebele M.] View Abstract   Download Full Text


13.  Land Reform And Natural Resources Management In Guruve District Of Zimbabwe; pp. 175-185 [Authors: BASURE, Hardlife Stephen; TARU, Josiah; and MUTANGI, Gumisai TinotendaView Abstract  Download Full Text


14.  The Contributions Of Community Participation In The Management Of The Universal Basic Education: A Survey; pp. 186-198 [Author: ASIYAI, Romina IfeomaView Abstract   Download Full Text


15.  The Politics And Constitutional Challenges Of Creating Local Government Councils In Nigeria; pp. 199-207 [Author: OKAFOR, Jude Chizoba]  View Abstract  Download Full Text

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