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: 332

Table of Content: May 2010; 2(5)

May 2010

Understanding the process of market relationship: The Indian experience

  Market has taken an upbeat in the present globalise world. The idea of market has dominated the discussion in both academic and practical worlds. It is in this context, it is more essential to understand, the local knowledge especially when the Multinational companies are expanding into the new spaces. At the outset, it might look as though the globalise world has one language, whereas, the regional factors...

Author(s): R. Rajesh

May 2010

A comparison of faculty members’ and students’ definitions of political bias in the classroom

  The author conducted an online survey of students and faculty members at a medium-sized, Midwestern, public university to determine whether or not members of both groups would label a professor or instructor as politically biased if he or she engaged in specific behaviors. Overall, the results indicated that students and faculty members define bias similarly, though there are some noteworthy...

Author(s): Craig Tollini

May 2010

Does illiteracy influence pregnancy complications among women in the slums of greater Mumbai

  This paper examines utilization of health services available to the women in the slums on hilly area in Mumbai and also checks whether non utilization of antenatal care (ANC) and having reproductive health problems during pregnancy create complications during child delivery vis-à-vis standard of living index constructed from household amenities, housing quality, drinking water, electricity and toilet...

Author(s): Vijay M. Sarode

May 2010

Foreign official development assistance (ODA) and Ghana’s development: The case for ‘‘bringing culture back in’’ to the analysis

Many developing countries, including Ghana, have received substantial amounts of foreign aid inflows for almost five decades. The benefits associated with such receipts have however been scarce. It is now a general knowledge that aid has not yet yielded expected ends. It has been argued that Ghana’s underdevelopment is attributable to colonialism and the integration into the world capitalist system; others also...

Author(s): Nathan Andrews