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: 309

Table of Content: January-March 2021; 13(1)

March 2021

Challenges to vital registration in Nigeria

The objective of this study was to investigate and reveal the socio-demographic factors affecting civil registration in Nigeria. The study employed the cross-sectional survey design. Instruments were administered to 600 participants sampled through a systematic random technique. SPSS (version 22) was used to analyze the data. Local importance attached to civil registration was different towards birth, death and marriage...

Author(s): Chiemezie Atama, Ijeoma Igwe, Aloysius Odii, Emmanuel Igbo, Nkoli Ezumah, Veronica Okeke, Uche Okonwko and Chidi Ugwu

March 2021

Analysis of adolescents' social competence: A Ghanaian perspective

The study examined social competence of adolescents and ascertained variations in the group based on gender, type of parents they lived with, and community of residence. The comparative analysis study utilised adolescents in their formative years of development. Descriptive survey design was utilised and questionnaire was the sole data collection tool. The study revealed that most of the adolescents demonstrated...

Author(s): Kuranchie Alfred and Addo Hillar

March 2021

Representational system and excessive alcohol consumption by seniors Agni-Sanwi (IvoryCoast)

This study highlights the impact of alcohol on the health of the elderly in Agni-Sanwi society in Côte d'Ivoire. In relation to their representations of Gin and Rum, the elderly consume them excessively during various cultural practices. The study therefore aims to understand the social representations of these strong liqueurs in that society. In a qualitative approach, interviews and group discussions were...

Author(s): TANOH SAY Ahou Clémentine

March 2021

Self-awareness and the quest for belonging in Russian life stories in Latvia

In the 20th century, Latvia has experienced the proclamation of the state, then the loss of independence and the restoration of independence. At such a difficult time in history, the country has changed in terms of demography, ethnicity and linguistic culture. The article features interviews from the National Oral History Project “Ethnic and Narrative Diversity in Life Story Constructions in Latvia” to...

Author(s): Dagmara Beitnere-Le Galla