Sacha And Diamond Academic Publishers, England, United Kingdom




 Volume 3(3) 2013


 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.The Impacts Of Instrumented Social Capital On Poverty Status In Rural Kenya; pp. 1-17 [Author: KIRORI, Gabriel NView Abstract  Download Full Text

2.  The Implications Of The Accounting Data Management On The Exercise Of Loans Discretion By Banks In Cameroon: The Case Of Small And Medium Size Enterprises; pp. 18-28 [Authors: TAKOUDJOU, NIMPA Alain; DJOUTSA WAMBA, Léopold; and, SIMO KAMGAING, BonifaceView Abstract  Download Full Text

3.  Imperialism And Global Science: Implications For Public Health Delivery And Food Production In Africa; pp. 29-39 [Author: IRIKANA, Godspower JacobView Abstract  Download Full Text

4.  An Evaluation Of The Impacts Of The National Health Insurance Scheme On The Employees’ Health Status At The University Of Ibadan; pp. 40-52 [Authors: OWUMI, Bernard. E; OMOROGBE, Christie E; and, RAPHAEL, Sunday CView Abstract   Download Full Text

5.  An Overview Of The New Pension Scheme And Teachers’ Level Of Awareness In Delta State of Nigeria: Counselling Implications; pp. 53-63 [Author: OMONI, Grace E.] View Abstract   Download Full Text

6. An Assessment Of The Determinants Of Financial Crises In Emerging Market Economies; pp. 64-72 [Author: ÖZHAN TuncayView Abstract  Download Full Text

7.    Legal And Institutional Framework Governing Electoral Management In Rwanda: A Discourse; pp. 73-86 [Author: ONGWEN, Patrick Alfred Waluchio]  View Abstract   Download Full Text 

8.    Public Expenditures Shocks In A Real Business Cycle Model: Implications For The Economy Of Tunisia; pp. 87-117 [Authors: LAHOUEL, Mohamed Hédi; BEN SLIMANE, Sarra; and, BEN TAHAR, MoezView Abstract  Download Full Text

9.    An Evaluation Of The Implications Of Earnings Management Determinants In The Banking Industry: The Case Of Nigeria; pp. 118-129 [Authors: DABOR, Eyesan Leslie and IBADIN, Peter OkoegualeView Abstract   Download Full Text

10.    Discovering The Depths Of The 2001 Crisis In Turkey: What Really Underlies It? pp.130-139 [Authors: KARAHAN, HaticeView Abstract   Download Full Text

11.    Nigeria Foreign Policy And Reputational Projects: An Evaluation Of The Implications And Prospects; pp. 140-159 [Authors: MOGULUWA, Shed Chinwuba and ACHOR, Princewell N.] View Abstract   Download Full Text

12.     Women In Entrepreneurship As A Means To Sustainable Livelihood In Ghana: A Study Of The Upper West Region; pp. 160-171 [Authors: MUMUNI I. Aliata; INSAH Baba; BOWAN A. PatrickView Abstract  Download Full Text

13. The Challenges And Coping Strategies Of Women Of Emigrant Spouses In Benin-City Of Nigeria; pp. 172-185 [Author:DOKPESI, Augustine Okhobo] View Abstract   Download Full Text

14.    Evaluation Of Human Capital Development In Delta State; pp. 186-192 [Author: OSADEBE, P. UView Abstract  Download Full Text 






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