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: 322

Full Length Research Paper

Exploring causes and consequences of squatter settlement in Jimma Town, Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia

Nega Abera Akirso
  • Nega Abera Akirso
  • Department of Sociology, College of Social Science and Humanities, Jimma University, P. O. Box, 307, Jimma, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 26 November 2019
  •  Accepted: 04 December 2020
  •  Published: 30 April 2021


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