Sacha And Diamond Academic Publishers, England, United Kingdom



Volume 4(4) 2014

 ISSN 2045-8460 (ONLINE)

 ISSN 2045-8452 (PRINT)

Current Cumulative Impact Factor 45.01




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 Ronald E. Hall, School of Social Work, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States



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



Dr. M. M. Rahman, 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.  Persistent Youth Unemployment And High Demand For Foreign Workers In Mauritius: Explaining The Paradox; pp. 1-17 [Authors: TANDRAYEN-RAGOOBUR, Verena and KASSEEAH, Harshana] View Abstract  Download Full Text


2. The Bleaching Syndrome Among African Women (Of Color): A Qualitative Analysis; pp. 18-24 [Author: HALL, Ronald E.] View Abstract  Download full Text


3. An Appraisal Of The Use Of Computer Applications For Social Research In Nigeria: A Critical Approach; pp. 25-39[Authors: ERING, Simon Odey and UKAH, Jonathan Akwagiobe]  View Abstract    Download Full Text


4.  A Study Of Greenhouse Gas Assessment And Supplier Selection; pp. 40-53 [Author: Yi-CHUN, Kuo] View Abstract   Download Full Text


5.  Real Economic Empowerment And Poverty Reduction:  A Study Of Agricultural Development Bank In Akwa; pp. 54-62 [Authors: DIM, Ethel Mary .O; NWAKOBY, Nkiru; and AKPUNONU,Uju Evans] View Abstract   Download Full Text


6. An Appraisal Of The Determinants Of Entrepreneurship In Developing Countries: The Case Of The Middle East, North Africa And Selected Gulf Cooperation Council Nations;  pp. 63-74 (Authors: SAYED, Omer A and SLIMANE, Sarra Ben) View Abstract  Download Full Text


7. A Brief Assessment Of Foreign Trade Policies And Economic Development In Nigeria From 1980 2010; pp. 75-87 [Author: EBIEFIE, Victor] View Abstract  Download Full Text 


8. The Effects Of Native Culture And Religious Beliefs On Human Infertility And Assisted Reproductive Treatment: A Focus On The Ijebu People Of Nigeria; pp. 88-102 [Authors: ALUKO-AROWOLO, Sunday Olusola and AYODELE Samuel JegedeView Abstract   Download Full Text


9. Education And The Challenges Of Youth Development In 21st Century Nigeria; pp. 103-117 [Authors: UYANGA, Unwana-Obong D. and NWAOKUGHA, Douglas O. View Abstract   Download Full Text

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