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: 315

Table of Content: April 2011; 3(4)

April 2011

The importance of wheat in teething celebration in Turkish culture

  Food is utterly essential to human existence and has an important role to play in social and cultural events as well. The study of food and eating has a long history in social sciences, specifically in folklore and anthropology, beginning in the nineteenth century. This article concentrates on a particular food, wheat and examines its significance in the Turkish culture. Since wheat has both cultural and...

Author(s): Suheyla Saritas

April 2011

Begging and almsgiving in Nigeria: The Islamic perspective

  This study is provoked by the widespread belief held by general populace that begging in Nigeria is an Islamic phenomenon. Scholars, media, and general public believe that Islamic religious injunctions encourage, promote or at least condone begging. They attribute the thriving of begging in Nigeria to Islamic faith. Against this background, this study investigated the relationship between Islam and begging....

Author(s): Ogunkan, David Victor

April 2011

Study of divorce in Iran provinces from 1977 to 1998: Emphasis on the role of Iran-Iraq war

  War and violence in societies, throughout history, have always left devastating effects, catastrophes and suffering, resulting from war and war-torn areas, in addition to those affecting all segments of the society, which is an important outcome of the divorceprocess that has increased the family configuration. This paper documents and reviews, with a theoretical approach, the sociological...

Author(s): Mahvash Janmardy