Sacha And Diamond Academic Publishers, England, United Kingdom




VOLUME 3(4) 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.   A Diagnostic Evaluation Of Ghana Fourth Republic Democracy: Is The United States’ Support A Burden? pp. 1-22 [Author: OWUSU-MENSAH, Isaac] View Abstract   Download Full Text


2.   Religious Beliefs And The Utilization Of Traditional Medicine Among Members Of Pentecostal Churches In Emurin, Ogun State Nigeria; pp. 23-34 [Authors: OWUMI, Bernard; RAJI Sakiru O. and ALIYU Taofeek Kolawole] View Abstract  Download Full Text


3.   Diversity In Board Ethnicity And Firm Performance: An Empirical Investigation Of Selected Quoted Firms In Nigeria; pp. 35-45 [Authors: OMOYE, Sule Alade and ERIKI, P. O.] View Abstract  Download Full Text


4.   The Predicament Of Rural Urban Migration In Ghana: The Case Of The Visible, But Voiceless Kayayei Girls; pp. 46-61 [Authors: BOATENG, Aliceand KORANG-OKRAH, Rose]   View Abstract   Download Full Text


5.   Urban Markets As A Source Of Employment Generation In Benin City; pp. 62-78 [Authors: OGEAH F.N and OMOFONMWAN, S. I.] View Abstract   Download Full Text


6.   The Economic Utility Of Beads Culture Of The Samburu Tribe Of Kenya; pp. 79-84 [Authors: NYAMBURA, Ruth; WAWERU, Peter; MATHEKA, Reuben; and NYAMACHE, Tom] View Abstract   Download Full Text 


7.   An Assessment Of The Role Of The Perceived Usefulness In The Adoption Of Management Accounting Practices; pp. 85-96 [Authors: WANG, David Han-Min  and HUYNH, Quang Linh View Abstract  Download Full Text


8.   Site Selection And Modes Of Erection Of Outdoor Sculpture In Southwestern Nigeria; pp. 97-111 [Author: AKINTONDE, Moses Akintunde] View Abstract  Download Full Text


9.   An Empirical Analysis Of Forensic Accounting And Financial Fraud In Nigeria; pp. 112-121 [Authors: EMEH, Yadirichukwu and OBI, Joseph Ogochukwu] View Abstract  Download Full text


10.  An Investigation Into The Entrepreneurial Behaviours And Human Capital Formation Among Small Scale Farmers In Kenya; pp. 122-135 [Authors: NTALE, Joseph F  and LITONDO, Kate O] View Abstract  Download Full Text


11.  Determinants Of Information Asymmetry In Financing Decision: A Theoretical Approach; pp. 136-152 [Authors: MODUGU, Kennedy Prince; OKOYE, Francis Arinze; and, EYIDE, Michael U] View Abstract  Download Full Text


12.  The Use Of Mass Media On Employees’ Productivity And For Sustainable Development; pp. 153-162[Authors: ODAMAN, Odion M. and IREDIA, Augustine I.]  View Abstract  Download Full Text 


13. Late Culture Of Corporate Financial Reporting In Nigeria; pp. 163-170 [Authors: OLADIPUPO, A.O. and ILABOYA, O.J.] View Abstract  Download Full Text


14.  The Significance Of Public Private Partnership Units In The Development Projects Of Turkey; pp. 171-181 [Author:AYDIN, Eyup Vural] View Abstract  Download Full Text


15.  Trade Credit Terms In A Bank-Dominated Financial Environment: The Case Of A Sub-Saharan African Economy; pp. 182-199 [Authors: OMENGUELE, René Guy and MAZRA, Math] View Abstract  Download Full Text


16.  An Assessment Of The Diplomatic Relations Between Nigeria And The United States Of America In The Fourth Republic; pp. 200-213 [Author: DICKSON, Monday E.] View Abstract  Download Full Text


17.  The Sojadumota Phenomenon In The Public Sculpture: An Element Of Military Imperialism In Nigeria; pp. 214-229 [Authors: AKINTONDE, Moses Akintunde and OLADUGBAGBE, Francis E. A.] View Abstract Download Full Text


18.   Patriarchy: An Explanation Of Gender Gap In Adolescent Delinquency; pp. 230-247 [Author:AKIKIBOFORI, Jacob Sunday] View Abstract  Download Full Text


19.    Rethinking Local Government Administration In Nigeria, pp. 248-257 [Author: AWORTU, Beatrice E.]   View Abstract   Download Full Text

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