Sacha And Diamond Academic Publishers, England, United Kingdom



Volume 5(1) 2015

 ISSN 2045-8460 (ONLINE)

 ISSN 2045-8452 (PRINT)

 Current Cumulative Impact Factor 45.07




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. The Efficacy Of Women Empowerment Initiatives In Zimbabwe: The Case Of The Property Rights Of Widows In Sikalenge Ward Of Binga District; pp. 1-18 [Author: DUBE, Misheck]  View Abstract    Download Full Text


2. The Implications Of Tanzania Privatization Policy On Small Scale Farmers: The Case Of Misenyi And Kilosa Districts; pp 19-29 [Authors: SHAUSI, G; AGUNGA, R; and, ERBAUGH, M] View Abstract   Download Full Text


3. Technologies Of Self And The Self-Management Of Health And Illness; pp. 30-38 [Author: POWELL, Jason L.] View Abstract  Download Full Text


 4. Self Help Activities As A Strategy For Economic Advancement Of Rural People: A Case Study Of Odukpani Local Government; pp. 39-45 [Authors: EBONG, Edem; EKPENYONG, Charles D; and AKPAN, AugustineView Abstract  Download Full Text


5. Socio-Economic Determinants Of Unintended Pregnancies: A Case Of Central And Western Provinces Of Kenya; pp. 46-57 [Author: KAGUCIA, Josphine Wanjiru] View Abstract   Download Full Text


6. The Determinants Of Credit Rationing To Small And Medium Size Enterprises In Cameroon: Effects And Implications; pp. 58-69 [ Author: TAKA, Dieudonné View Abstract   Download Full Text


7. Monetary Policy And Performance Of The Nigerian Banking Sector; pp. 70-80 [Authors: APERE, ThankGod O. and KARIMO, Tamarauntari Moses] View Abstract  Download Full Text  


8. Multiple Linear Regression Model Of Inflation Rate In Sudan; pp. 81-91 [Author: ELSIDDIG, Idriss Mohamed Idriss] View Abstract  Download Full Text


9. Leaving No One Behind: Towards Promoting An Inclusive Environment For The Elderly In Nigeria; pp. 92-98 [Authors: OMOROGBE, Stephen Kayode and ODIGIE, Sunday A.] View Abstract   Download Full Text 


10. The Impact Of Kerosene Pricing On Alternative Sources Of Energy In Ibadan Metropolis; pp. 99-115 [Author:UDOFFIA, David Thompson] View Abstract   Download Full Text


 11. Shumpeterian Approach to the University Education in Nigeria; pp. 116-138 [Authors: JELILOV Gylych and TOPARSLAN, Ilyas] View Abstract  Download Full Text

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