International Journal of
Sociology and Anthropology

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Sociol. Anthropol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-988X
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJSA
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 292

Possible selves of a hashtag: Moving from the theory of speech acts to cultural objects to interpret hashtags

January-March 2020 - Vol 12 Num. 1

In recent years hashtag studies have increased their numbers. The role of hashtags becomes increasingly predominant in social media studies. Many researchers wonder how to study them, ending up treating them in an aggregate way and turning to big data and static-mathematical modeling. This type of studies seem to consider...

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January-March 2020

Possible selves of a hashtag: Moving from the theory of speech acts to cultural objects to interpret hashtags

Gevisa La Rocca

January-March 2020

Recognising religious and superstitious rituals within higher education contexts: A case study of Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Neeske Alexander and Elmarie Costandius

January-March 2020

The psycho-social context of Lake Ziway/Dembel: Oromia Regional state, Ethiopia

Aschale Kassie Haile and Esmael Seid

October-December 2019

Home truths behind closed doors: Reciting the lived experiences of child domestic workers in selected towns of Gedeo Zone, Southern Ethiopia

Alemayehu Anja Aboye and Fekadu Israel Alambo

July-September 2019

A concentric approach to understanding herders-farmers clashes in Benue and Nasarawa States, Nigeria

Adeyinka Aderinto and Victor Achem  

October 2014

An ethnographic study of Igbo naming ceremony (IBA NWA AFA)

Chinwe Miriam Agatha Nwoye

December 2013

Why American boys join street gangs

Stanley S. Taylor    

December 2013

The quest for gender equality and women’s empowerment in least developed countries: Policy and strategy implications for achieving millennium development goals in Ethiopia

G. S. Ogato    

October 2014

Gendered injustice: A comparative analysis of witchcraft beliefs and witchcraft-related violence in Ghana and Nepal

Mensah Adinkrah and Prakash Adhikari

October 2014

Ethno- medicine of Bhotia tribe in Mana village of Uttarakhand

Anjali Chauhan

May 2009

Manifestation of human sexuality and its relevance to secondary schools in Nigeria

Akeem Ayofe Akinwale

  • Article Number: 53F2F2C674

May 2009

When does sex become violent? Conceptualizing sexual violence in the context of rural young Igala women in Nigeria

Femi, Rufus Tinuola and James Adeola Olaogun

  • Article Number: 0ED7B30677

May 2009

Ecological stress and deritualization in East Asia: Ritual practices during Dark Age phases

Daniel Sarabia and J. David Knottnerus

  • Article Number: 9530CD8681

May 2009

Health and illness, between culture and territory on the practice of medical profession in Italy at the beginning of the third millennium

Cleto Corposanto

  • Article Number: 2D88820684

June 2009

Water uncertainties in Southeastern Nigeria: Why government should be interested in management

Emmanuel M. Akpabio and Ekanem M. Ekanem

  • Article Number: 3066281690