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: 288

Table of Content: May 2009; 1(1)

May 2009

Manifestation of human sexuality and its relevance to secondary schools in Nigeria

  The alarms against the menace of premarital sexual activities reached a crescendo but the behaviour of young people remained at variance with the alarms. This contradiction contributed to the growth of sexually transmitted diseases including human immune virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). Thus, this study examined manifestation of human sexuality and its relevance to secondary schools...

Author(s): Akeem Ayofe Akinwale

  • Article Number: 53F2F2C674

May 2009

When does sex become violent? Conceptualizing sexual violence in the context of rural young Igala women in Nigeria

This study examines age at first sexual experience, motivation for sex and attempt conceptualization of sexual violence in the understanding of young rural women in Nigeria. The study was carried out among the Igalas, the ninth largest ethnic group in Nigeria. The study adopted a quantitative research method to obtain data. A sample of 1200 women between age 15 – 30 years were randomly selected from Olamoboro,...

Author(s): Femi, Rufus Tinuola and James Adeola Olaogun

  • Article Number: 0ED7B30677

May 2009

Ecological stress and deritualization in East Asia: Ritual practices during Dark Age phases

  Despite highlighting the implications of resource over utilization and scarcity on social systems, recent studies under explore the impact of environmental stress on culture. Specifically, further research is needed to understand the importance of natural resources for ritual practices. This study utilizes structural ritualization theory to analyze historical periods characterized by ecological degradation...

Author(s): Daniel Sarabia and J. David Knottnerus

  • Article Number: 9530CD8681

May 2009

Health and illness, between culture and territory on the practice of medical profession in Italy at the beginning of the third millennium

  In international literature there is an hypothesis on a shift in medical profession between elite and basis professionists. Some authors are more radical, because they consider some medical specializations in different autonomous professions, sometimes in conflict between themselves. On the basis of these considerations, what does it mean to be a general practitioner in Italy nowadays? What is the...

Author(s): Cleto Corposanto

  • Article Number: 2D88820684