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: January 2012; 4(1)

January 2012

Traditional perspectives and control mechanisms of adolescent sexual behavior in Kenya

  The discourse of this paper is on theoretical perspectives on mechanisms applied by selected traditional Kenyan ethnic groups to induct, control and check sexual behavior of adolescents. The sexual behavior of the adolescents has been an area of concern for a long time to societies throughout the globe. In Kenya, traditional societies had premised this concern on the understanding that if not checked; sexual...

Author(s): Felix Ngunzo Kioli, Allan Rosh Were and Kennedy Onkware

December 2012

Atypical adolescent sexual behaviour: A study of involvement in triolism and same gender sex in Lagos, Nigeria

A very wide range of sexual practices are available to adolescents. The options range from the socially approved act of absolute sexual chastity to uncommon ones such as group sex and same-gender sex. Many studies in the area of sexuality in Nigeria proceed from the premise that adolescent sexual behaviour hardly ever goes beyond premarital heterosexual intercourse whether it is voluntary, forced or transactional....

Author(s): Kunnuji, Michael

January 2012

Intimate partners’ violence in Southern Ethiopia: Examining the prevalence and risk factors in the Sidama zone

  The high level of intimate partner violence against women in many population groups in Ethiopia and the risk factors associated with the practice is not well understood among scholars and decision makers. This study examined the prevalence and risk factors associated with intimate partner violence in Sidama, a populous zone in Southern Ethiopia. A combination of simple random and multistage sampling...

Author(s): Nigatu Regassa

January 2012

Resource utilization and internal efficiency in Nigerian secondary schools: Implications for socio problems of education

  This study investigated the relationship between resource utilization and internal efficiency indicators in Nigeria public secondary schools with a view to appraise whether the public secondary schools in the country make the best use of resources allotted  in turning out graduates with minimal wastage. A correlational study; stratified random sampling technique (SRST), based on the six geo-political...

Author(s): Akinsolu, A. Olatoun

January 2011

Living in high-rise: An analysis of demand for condominium properties in Colombo

  Colombo has witnessed a higher concentration of low-rise and high-rise condominiums during the last few years. This paper examines the contributing factors for living in high-rise that has created a market for condominiums in the city of Colombo. Managers of purposively selected ten high-rise condominiums and 30 households from 03 low-rise condominiums were interviewed for the primary data collection. With...

Author(s): R. G. Ariyawansa and A. G. P. I. Udayanthika