Journal of
Geography and Regional Planning

  • Abbreviation: J. Geogr. Reg. Plann.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2070-1845
  • DOI: 10.5897/JGRP
  • Start Year: 2008
  • Published Articles: 390

Table of Content: July, 2015; 8(7)

July 2015

An assessment of sachet water quality in Zaria Area of Kaduna State, Nigeria

In this study, Physico-chemical analysis of 21 brands of sachet water packaged within Zaria metropolis was evaluated to compare their compliance with World Health Organisation (WHO) and Nigerian Industrial Standard (NIS) threshold limits using standard analytical methods. The parameters evaluated include: colour, taste, odour, pH, chloride, potassium, calcium, electric conductivity, oxygen demand (OD), biological oxygen...

Author(s): Yusuf, Y.O., Jimoh, A.I., Onaolapo, E.O. and Dabo, Y.

July 2015

Urban housing improvement and conflict prevention framework for Cameroonian cities: Lessons from Kumba

The rapidly growing population of Kumba, like other Cameroonian cities, suffers from the problem of poor and inadequate housing conditions which manifest through anarchical construction – a potential source of future conflicts. This study employs the interviews of 60 directly affected inhabitants and three focus group discussion which was complemented by secondary sources. The information obtained was subjected to...

Author(s): Jude Ndzifon KIMENGSI, NDI Humphrey Ngala and Solange G. Akhere

July 2015

Incivility and the Turkish youths: The case of Sakarya, Ankara

There is an increasing concern about dangerous and disordered image of city that is identified with the term incivility. This study focuses on incivilities caused by daily encounters with strangers and experiences of incivility in daily life in Ankara, the capital of Turkey. Young people around and their attitudes in urban public spaces are discussed to be the main uncivil events in the social realm. In this respect,...

Author(s): Guliz Mugan