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: October 2011; 3(10)

October 2011

The struggling Tharu youths: A study of the Tharu tribe of India

  The Tharu tribe is a famous tribal community of India. Though playing very dominant roles in their community, its youths are not connected with the main stream of development. Hence, this study aims at enlightening the government and international community on the challenges facing this community. Exploratory and descriptive research design has been employed in this primary data based study. Primary data on...

Author(s): Subhash Chandra Verma

October 2011

Socio-cultural life of fisherwomen in India- continuity and change (with special reference to Orissa State)

  The purpose of this research is to study the various problems of the fisherwomen in detail such as sex ration age groups, professions, employment, marketing, income, indebtedness, education, residence, water supplies, health care etc. The analysis is based on a field visit, case study and at the same time to collect information through open-end questionnaire survey amongst 360 fisherwomen from three villages...

Author(s): Susmita Pataik, J.K. Baral and Manoj Kumar Dash

October 2011

Contemporary aspects of a bureaucratic hold-up of city governance in Cameroon

  This paper is designed to establish a set of empirical arguments derived from the 22 July 2004 decentralization guidelines in Cameroon, especially as these affect city governance in the country. The paper draws mainly on interviews of major administrative and political officials of the city of Kumba in the Southwest Region to argue that the decentralization guidelines designed to devolve powers to city...

Author(s): Oben Timothy Mbuagbo and Celestina Tassang Neh Fru

October 2011

Lexicographic implementation in Ethiopia: The case of three dictionaries published since 1995

  This study analyses dictionary-making practice in Ethiopia through an examination of three dictionaries compiled in Ethiopia since 1995. The year 1995 was taken as a reference point because the Ethiopian Federal Democratic Republic Constitutional ratifications dated (1995) granted the nations, nationalities, and peoples in Ethiopia the right to use their mother tongues as a medium of instructions and for...

Author(s): Getachew Anteneh and Melkamu Dumessa

October 2011

Reframing studies of female marriage migrants’ educational involvement: A study of Chinese and Southeast Asian female marriage migrants in Taiwan

  This study looks at female marriage migrants’ involvement in their children’s education in Taiwan. This phenomenon must however be seen within the context of international hypergamy which has become an increasingly notable trend in many countries especially those of East Asia. Female marriage migrants coming to Taiwan chiefly from Southeast Asian countries and from China, often are depicted by the...

Author(s): Yi-Hsuan Chelsea Kuo

October 2011

Vocabularies of denial: A Brazilian case study in discursive psychology

  This article attempts to analyze contemporary forms of racism and xenophobia in the case of Bolivian immigrants in the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil. The study examines the prominent role of denial of racism and xenophobia in contemporary discourse. The article is based on a qualitative empirical study conducted in Sao Paulo with Bolivian immigrants and with Brazilian university students. The research is eager to...

Author(s): Szilvia Simai and Rosana Baeninger