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: March 2011; 3(3)

March 2011

The new urban issue: A journey into the Italian city and its sensitive areas

  The transformation of the urban horizon shows a heterotropical fragmentation which is a transverse phenomenon. Some parts of the city are showing new combinations of functions and populations: these are simply juxtaposed, with neither contacts nor communications. While some places/populations are losing functions, suffering economic changes and weakening the sociability skills, some others are more widely...

Author(s): Mauro Magatti and Monica Martinelli

March 2011

Julius Nyerere’s influence and legacy: From a proponent of familyhood to a candidate for sainthood

  By far, the greatest and startling religious news of this century from East Africa has been the unravelling of the complicated process towards canonization and possible papal declaration of Julius Nyerere, a Catholic saint. Both the political and religious worlds have joined ranks to make sure that the former president of Tanzania is beatified, an intriguing event surrounded by controversy. This paper reports...

Author(s): Simeon Mesaki and Mrisho Malipula

March 2011

The American New State of Mary Parker Follett

  This research tries to answer one of the major questions that has been discussed in the literature of Public Administration (PA) repeatedly. The question is: Has 21st century American government succeeded in achieving a genuinely democratic administration where efficiency and democratic values are reconciled? The main argument of this research is that it has not been possible in spite of the calls of many...

Author(s): Wasim I. Al-Habil

March 2011

A study of the occupational health function among female textile workers

  Reduction of respiratory function among textile workers in the textile industry has been observed since the 1970s.  A  contaminant  of  raw  cotton  fiber  and  cotton  dust,  has  been proposed as a affecting agent that may deteriorate the respiratory function. Present study aimed to find the factors associated with the deterioration of respiratory...

Author(s): Ajeet Jaiswal

March 2011

The vital role played by caste and patriarchy in the emerging women leadership in the governance of local self-government of Pithoragarh and Almora district of Uttarakhand

  This paper discusses the bearing of the primordial institutions of caste and patriarchy on the emerging women’s leadership in local self- government in Uttarakhand. The state of Uttarakhand was established in the year 2000 dated 9th November. The introducing of reservation for the women in local self- government for the first time in the country, has also led to make similar provisions in the...

Author(s): Abhimanyu Kumar