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: 305

Table of Content: August 2013; 5(5)

August 2013

Cultural pluralism, reconstructive education and nation building in Nigeria

  This paper examines cultural pluralism, reconstructive education and nation building in Nigeria. The objective is to present the Nigeria case where cultural diversity and differences play major role in the life of the people. Thus, the paper highlights the Nigeria Federation as being hobbled by centrifugal tendencies and activities based on her ethnic grouping and consciousness. In this direction, it provides...

Author(s): Amali, Ismaila O.O. and Jekayinfa A

August 2013

Change in behavior pattern of Indian married women

  In Indian context marriage is a relation between man and woman to have legitimate sex and also to have legitimate children but above these factors it is a strong bonding to take care, to give support and to contribute in the success of each other. It is true that marriage has its impact on both men and women. In India the impact of marriage on women is more as compare to men because Indian women has to leave...

Author(s): Gaurav Sankalp and Shalini Agrawal

August 2013

Socio-demographic profile of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in Idoma land, Benue state, North-central Nigeria: Implications for HIV/AIDS control

  The profile of PLWHA constitutes a subject of interest in HIV/AIDS control initiatives. This study investigated the socio-demographic attributes of PLWHA in Idoma land, Benue State [Nigeria], with a view to suggesting customized measures for HIV/AIDS control. A total of 133 PLWHA and 25 relatives of PLWHA selected from two HIV/AIDS treatment centres provided the data through a survey questionnaire. Health...

Author(s): Emmanuel E. ANYEBE, Joseph M. HELLANDENDU and John E. GYONG

August 2013

Teaching undergraduate social anthropology: Approaches and options

  This is a critical view of the situation of the teaching of undergraduate social Anthropology in Cameroon. In this short paper we give a brief statement of what Anthropology is about, the broad traditions in the discipline, the relevance of Social Anthropology as a social science discipline, how the discipline at the undergraduate level is taught in some of the universities of Cameroon, and probable options...

Author(s): MBELECK Mandenge

August 2013

Eve teasing as a form of violence against women: A case study of District Srinagar, Kashmir

  Eve teasing is a ridiculous form of enjoyment for men and a physical as well as mental torment for women. This is one of the daily problems women in Indian society face. Of all the forms that violence against women can assume, eve teasing is the most ubiquitous and insidious because it is considered normal behaviour and not an assault to females. This paper provides an analysis of the magnitude of eve teasing...

Author(s): Chesfeeda Akhtar

August 2013

Interethnic relations among students of Jimma University, Oromiya, Ethiopia

This study examines the nature of interethnic relations among students of Jimma University, Oromiya state, Ethiopia. It finds that the interethnic relation portrays both tension and agreement. More or less the relationships among students take ethnic lines. That is the relations are guided by nationalism and ´´Ethiopian Identity´. These two notions are a detour between students who strongly believe in...

Author(s): Melkamu Dumessa and  Ameyu Godesso