Sacha And Diamond Academic Publishers, England, United Kingdom



Volume 3(2) 2013

 ISSN 2045-8460 (ONLINE)
 ISSN 2045-8452 (PRINT)
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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.   Gender Pay Discrimination In Mauritius: A Quantile Regression Approach; pp. 1-18 [Author: KHADAROO, Jameel A.] View Abstract  Download Full Text


2.   A Dynamic Analysis Of The Demand For Money In Ghana; pp. 19-29 [Authors: INSAH Baba;  OFORI-BOATENG Kenneth;  and OHEMENG Williams] View Abstract   Download Full Text


3.   Does Total Factor Productivity Matter For Exports? Kenyan Evidence; pp. 30-44 [Author: ABALA, Daniel O; MWABU, Germano; MWEGA, Francis M. ] View Abstract  Download Full Text


4.   The Imperative Of Good Governance For Sustainable Democracy In Nigeria; pp. 45-60 [Authors: DADA, Jacob Abiodun; UDOAKA, Edem E.;  DADA, Eunice Oshim]  View Abstract   Download Full Text


5.   Evidence For Policy Influence And Legislation In Kenya: What Lessons For Researchers, Policy-Makers And Legislators In The East African Community Partner States? pp. 61-73 [Author: Awuor PONGE View Abstract   Download Full Text


6.   Electoral Reform And Gradual Democratization In Africa: The Case Of Ghana; pp.74-92 [Author: GYEKYE-JANDOH, Maame Adwoa A.] View Abstract  Download Full Text


7.   Nigeria’s Political Environment And Democratization At The Grassroots (1999-2011): The Experience Of Andoni Local Government Area; pp. 93-112 [Author: IRIKANA, Godspower Jackson]   View Abstract Download Full Text


8.   The Effect Of Institutional Variables On FDI Inflows: Evidence From Upper-Middle Income Countries; pp. 113-125 [Author: DOGRU Bülent] View Abstract  Download Full Text 


9.   An Evaluation Of Mediation and Conciliation In Zimbabwe; pp. 126-134 [Authors: MUDZAMIRI, Jane  T. and, MUDZAMIRI, Enock C.] View Abstract  Download Full Text


10.  The Challenges Of Sustainable Infrastructure Development And Vision 20:2020: A Discourse; pp. 135-147 [Authors: JOLAOSO, Adekoyejo B; MUSA, Nofiu A; and, OLATINWO, Abdulfatah] View Abstract  Download Full Text


11.   Perceived HIV-Risks And The Preventive Strategies: The Case Of The  Trafficked Women Of Edo State Origin; pp. 148-167 [Authors: TAIWO, Patricia A and OWUMI, Bernard E] View Abstract   Download Full Text


12.   The Viability Of Entrepreneurship Opportunities In Delta State: An Assessment Of The Perception Of Prospective Graduates; pp.168-176 [Author: KENNEDY, Oji Odu] View Abstract   Download Full Text


Miscellaneous Commentary


13. The Future Of Northern Nigeria: The Quest For Alternative Economic Activities And Entrepreneurship For Peace And Security; pp. 177-183 [Authors: Ekereke, Aniefiok S. and Essien, Emmanuel S] View Abstract   Download Full Text

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