International Journal of
Sociology and Anthropology

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Sociol. Anthropol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-988X
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJSA
  • Start Year: 2009

IJSA Articles in press

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ADVENT OF CRIMINOLOGY IN MODERN SOCIETY

Society is a web of relations between the various individuals that comprise it. These relations differ from individual to individual as every member of the society has a diverse personality and mental make up. The present interest however is on the ever rising rate of crime, increasing influence of criminals in society, violation of the rights and what ought to be done about all these serious developments. Here, emerges...

Author(s):GARIMA PAL

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TRANSNATIONAL CORPORATIONS, ENVIRONMENT AND HUMAN RIGHTS: CASE STUDY OF CHAD-CAMEROON OIL PIPELINE PROJECT

This paper focuses on environmental and human rights issues in relation to the Chad-Cameroon pipeline project. Access to fossil energy has become a global challenge to world leading nations. African petroleum (1, 40%) that was not long ago underrated has finally assumed a geopolitical and geo-strategic importance in this decade. This can be noticed from the high number of companies involved in oil prospecting and...

Author(s):SOCPA Antoine

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THE TRANSLATION PRINCIPLE IN CHRISTIAN HISTORY: A DISCOURSE OF THE CROSS-CULTURAL DIFFUSION OF ANGLICANISM IN IKWERRE LAND, 1895-2009

Undoubtedly, the demography of Christianity as a global religion has shifted inexorably to the Southern continents, especially, Asia and Africa. However, much still remains to be seen in how the different Christian communities worldwide image, appropriate, and renegotiate Christian beliefs and practices in terms of local sensitivity or cultural contexts. This paper contends that it is the "translation principle” in...

Author(s):Gbule Ndidi Justice

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Identity and immigration

The general purpose of this research has elected, as object of research, the experience of dekasegi’s children (dekasegi is a term used to describe Japanese descendants who are born in Brazil and go to Japan looking for a job) about living with two distinct cultures when they follow their parents in long-time work seasons in Japan and when they return to Brazil later. For that purpose, interviews were held with dekasegi...

Author(s):CIZINA FERNANDES RESSTEL, JOSE STERZA JUSTO and MARY YOKO OKAMOTO

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TAMPERING THE INDIGENOUS CURRENCY BY THE COLONIALISTS: THE GENESIS OF CURRENCY ABUSE AND ECONOMIC WOES IN POSTCOLONIAL NIGERIA

The problem of colonialism continues to emerge in all aspect of the lives of the colonized and even appear in a new form following the trajectory of structured system by the colonial agents. Among the African nations colonized, their economy, political system and the host of other activities are still in the trajectory of the colonially structured concepts and precepts. In Nigeria in particular, almost every facet of...

Author(s):Okafor Samuel Okechi

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From Hell to Hull: Images and Voices of Women of the Iraqi Diaspora in the United Kingdom

In this article I examine how immigrant Iraqi women navigate British society in Kingston upon Hull and the implications for both the host society and migrants. I investigate the formation of the diasporic community to measure the impact of this cultural resettlement and the redefining of social values. Besides being subjected to constraints based on their ethnic origins as Middle Easterners, the women also faced...

Author(s):FARAH ALI

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ROLES OF TRADITIONAL LAW IN THE IRRIGATION MANAGEMENT FOR RICE FARMING ACTIVITIES: Lessons learned from Subaks in Bali, Indonesia

In Indonesia, agricultural development has significantly played a great role in economic development. Local rice farming in Bali province is very strongly related to social, cultural and religious aspects of Balinese which is based on the subak system as cultural farmers’ organization with its philosophy called Tri Hita Karana, which becomes a basis of its internal regulations (traditional laws). Subak has some roles in...

Author(s):SEDANA GEDE and Putu Dyaatmikawati

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Traditional maternal health beliefs and practices in Southern Tigray: A case study of Raya Alamata District

Maternal health is the health of women during pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum period which is crucial for the well-being of a mother and new born baby. Unfortunately, most women in Ethiopia do not receive these services due to perceived traditional beliefs and practices. Apparently, women in Raya Alamata District are no exception. Astonishingly, the issue of maternal health seems to have not been explored in detail so...

Author(s):Hayelom Abadi Mesele

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The link between employment stability and fertility intention: A cross sectional study

This paper analyzes the impact of employment stability on fertility intention and behavior. University teachers were interviewed to understand their fertility intentions and behavior by addressing their present employment status and transition to having a first and second child. Information was randomly collected from 174 university teachers that work in public and national university in Bangladesh by following a...

Author(s):Shah Imran Ahmed

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