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: June 2010; 2(6)

June 2010

Diverse approaches in economic anthropology: Some reflections

Anthropology in general has colonial roots and these influences are still in existence. British colonial policy in Africa and Asia began to change in the 1930s thus, it was suddenly decided to “develop” the colonies. This paper is aimed at objectively studying the process of change without committing itself to any particular policy. The skepticism of colonialism and its arrogant assumption of omniscience and...

Author(s): Suguna Pathy

June 2010

Socio-economic correlates of child labour in agricultural sector of rural Rajshahi District, Bangladesh

  Child labour is a sprouting matter across the world and remains widespread problem particularly in developing countries. This study is a comprehensive analysis of child labour in agricultural sector based on findings of interviews conducted with 1764 child labour from 12 Unions of 3 Thanas under Rajshahi district, Bangladesh. The present study aims to delineate this issue across different socio-economic...

Author(s): K. M. Mustafizur Rahman, Towfiqua Mahfuza Islam and Md. Ismail Tareque

June 2010

Socio-economic determinants of neonatal, post neonatal, infant and child mortality

The infant and child mortality is an excellent summary index of the level of living and socio-economic development for any country. The aim is to determine socio-economic factors that affect infancy and childhood mortality. The result shows that neonatal mortality rates (NNMR), post-neonatal mortality rates (PNNMR) and infant mortality rates (IMR) are higher among illiterate reproductive mothers and of whom houses have...

Author(s): Quamrul Hasan Chowdhury, Rafiqul Islam and Kamal Hossain

June 2010

The role of women in the church in Africa

This paper gives a general view of the role played by women in African instituted churches. It touches several roles of women in different instituted churches keeping in mind that there are so many African instituted churches some will be used to represent the general role played by women. The paper also will explain how women were viewed in the Old Testament, New Testament and Letters of St. Paul. This will give a...

Author(s): Kasomo Daniel