Sacha And Diamond Academic Publishers, England, United Kingdom



Volume 7(1) 2017

 ISSN 2045-8460 (ONLINE)

 ISSN 2045-8452 (PRINT)

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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 one of the world's most 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



Professor Simon Odey Ering, Department of Sociology, Faculty Social Sciences, University of Calabar, Nigeria. 


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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           AJSS VOLUME  7                          NUMBER 1                     2017


1.    The Origin Of Omutibo Guitar Music Of The  Abaluhya Of Kakamega District Of Kenya, pp. 1-9 [Author: KUSIENYA, Fred Wekesa]  View Abstract  Download Full Text


2.   The Effects Of Gender And Age On Palliative Care Of HIV/AIDS Patients In The University Of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital; pp. 1017 [Authors: IRULOH,Betty-Ruth;ERNEST-EHIBUDU, Ijeoma;and CHIDI-NWANKWO,Nancy Ipirinye] View Abstract   Download Full Text


3.   An Investigation Into The Academic Self-Efficacy, Coping Strategies And Academic Achievement Of Secondary School Students In Rivers State; pp. 18 24 [Authors: IRULOH, Betty-Ruth Ngozi and UKAEGBU, Hanson Manuabuchi] View Abstract  Download Full Text


 4. Substitution Effect Versus Income Effect In Slutsky Equation And Orientation Of Food Demand Improvement Policies; pp. 25-32 [Author: BELEK, Alim] View Abstract  Download Full Text


5. Learning Through Consumption And Shopping As Site Of Adult Learning: Evidence From Shoppers In Urban Indigenous Communities; pp. 33-39 [Author: PATRICK, John] View Abstract  Download Full Text


6. Is Sustainability Of Indigenous Livelihood Skills Of The Obolo (Andoni) Women Of The Niger Delta Possible? pp. 40-45 [Author: IJAH, Christiana Ntente] View Abstract   Download Full Text


7. Vote Buying And Deficit Of Democratic Values In Nigeria: Interrogating The Gubernatorial Elections In Ekiti And Osun States; pp. 40-50 [Authors: OLUWALEYE, Janet Monisola and OMILUSI, Mike Opeyemi] View Abstract  Download Full Text


 8. The Role Of Microfinance Institutions In The Creation And Development Of Small And Medium Sized Businesses In Cameroon; pp. 51-67 [Author: BITA, Charles Alain and DJAOWE, Joseph] View Abstract   Download Full Text


9. The Effect Of Some Selected Form Of Taxes On The Gross Domestic Product Of Nigeria; pp. 68-78 [Authors: OKEZIE, Amachukwu Chibuzor; MARCUS, Samuel Nnamdi; and, MAMIDU, Aruna Ishola] View Abstract   Download Full Text    


10. Irredentism and Iraq's Territorial Claim to Kuwait After the Cold War; pp. 79-87 [Authors: Monday E. Dickson] View Abstract  Download Full Text 


11. Political Budget Cycles and Intergovernmental Transfers in Uganda; pp. 88-99 [Authors: LAKUMA, Corti Pauland MUNYAMBONERA, Ezra Francis] View Abstract  Download Full Text


12. An Investigation Into The Environmental Impacts Of Farm-Commodities Markets In Cameroon : The Case Of Douala ; pp. 100-117 [Authors: MAKEMBE, Henri Ndame; NJOCKE, Martin and NJOCKE, Gabriel]   View Abstract  Download Full Text


13. Imperative Of Managing African Security At The Global Level; pp. 118 126 [Authors: AISEDION, Rufus and  ABDULKADRI, Mohammed Abubakar View Abstract   Download Full Text


14. Economic Theories And Health Policy Implications Of Fertility: Lessons For The Developing Countries; pp. 127 132 [Author: OYEDELE, Ovikuomagbe] View Abstract  Download Full Text


15. An Exploratory Analysis Of Resistance Behaviors To Vaccines In Sub-Saharan Africa: The Case Of Cameroon; pp. 133 145 [Author: NGA Nkouma  Tsanga  Rosalie Christaiane]  View Abstract   Download Full Text     



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