Sacha And Diamond Academic Publishers, England, United Kingdom



 Volume 2(4) 2012


ISSN 2045-8460 (ONLINE)

 ISSN 2045-8452 (PRINT)

Current Cumulative Impact Factor 43.9




The purpose of this journal is to disseminate knowledge and to promote intellectual discussions, research analyses, and pragmatic studies including critiques on topics relevant to wider area of social sciences. AJSS is a multidisciplinary journal covering subjects such as politics, economics, media, information technology, geography, governance, law, foreign trade, corporate social responsibility, business administration, banking/finance, and many others. Scholars and professionals are invited to contribute their knowledge and experience. AJSS publishes only original research papers, research notes and reviews. Papers may be in the form of book review, original manuscripts etc. All manuscripts undergo peer reviews.  AJSS is a fast growing and highly rated international journal and listed on the front page of the American Economic Association's World Top Journals list (Econlit);The American Economic Association's electronic database maintains high-quality standards long recognized by subscribers to the Journal of Economic Literature (JEL) and is a reliable source of citations and abstracts to economic and social science research.



Professor Dimitris Kamsaris, Monarch Business School, University for Graduate School and Management, Switzerland



Professor (Mrs) Jane Kabubo-Mariara, Director and Dean, School of Economics, University of Nairobi, Kenya



Professor Jason L. Powell, Dept. of Social Gerontology, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Coventry University, England, United Kingdom



Dr. M. I Tareque, Dept of Population Science & Human Resource Development, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh 




Dr. Akalemwa Ngenda , School of Law, Brunel University, England, United Kingdom 


Dr. Abdulkadir A Egal, Centre for Sustainable Livelihoods, Vaal University of Technology, South Africa  

Professor Godwin A. 
Ugal, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Calabar, Nigeria

Professor Aida M. El-Asfahani, Faculty of Agriculture, United Arab Emirates University, Abu Dhabi-Al Ain, UAE


Dr. Gbenga Oduntan, School of Law, University of Kent, England, United Kingdom

Professor Akpan H. 
Ekpo, West African Institute For Financial and Economic Management

c/o Central Bank of Nigeria Learning Centre, Lagos, Nigeria

Dr. Jamal Barzegari Khanaghah, Faculty of Economics, Management and Accounting, Yazd University, IraN


Dr. M. M Rahman, Dept of Population Science & Human Resource Development, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh

Professor Christopher Ugwu, Dean of Social Sciences, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria


Dr. Neyole E. Masinde, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology(MMUST), Kenya

Dr. (Mrs) Ashish Virk, Institute of Laws, Panjab University Regional Centre, Punjab, India 

Dr. J. B. 
Miima, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology(MMUST), Kenya

Professor Nicholas Ofiaja, Centre for Ethnic Studies, The City University of New York, United States


Dr. Catherine Gakii Murungi, Department of Early Childhood Studies, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya


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 1.     Giving Sanctuary: Church-Based Social Capital And Zimbabwean Refugees In South Africa; pp. 1-13; [Authors: AWASU, Charles  and AWASU, Carol]   View Abstract   Download Full Text


 2.     The Implications Of Accounting For Transportation Business In Cross River State; pp. 14-30; [Author: AKABOM-ITA Asuquo]  View Abstract   Download Full Text


3.     The Anathema Of Gay Marriage In Nigeria; pp. 31-43 [Author: IKPANG, Aniedi J.]  View Abstract   Download Full Text


4.     The Management Of Emerging Noise Reduction Techniques In Workplace Environment; pp. 44-52 [Authors: OGBO, Anastasia I.; ADIBE, Timothy Nnaemeka; and CHUKWU, Benjamin Ibe]  View Abstract   Download Full Text


5.     Evaluating The Long-Term Effects Of Air Pollution On Soil Properties In The Vicinity Of The Natural Gas Fertilizers Factory In Bangladesh; pp. 53-59 [Authors: SURESH Raj Giri, KRISHNA PAUDEL, CHOWDHURY Aktarul Islam MD. View Abstract  Download Full Text


6.     Population Growth And Environmental Degradation In Uttar Pradesh (India) - A Geographical Analysis; pp. 60-72 [Author: Siddiqui SHAFIQULLAH]  View Abstract   Download Full Text


7.     An Assessment of Community Perception Towards Ownership of Water Projects In Tanzania; pp. 73-81 [Authors: SEWANDO, Ponsian; SHIMBA, Christina; and MNDEME, Diana] View Abstract  Download Full Text


8.     The Challenges In Civil Registration And The Prospects Of Improvement Amongst Peri-Urban Settlers In Harare, Zimbabwe; pp. 82-89 [Authors: MATANGI Evidence S.; MHLANGA, Adwell; and, SIZIBA, Lillian]  View Abstract  Download Full Text


 9.     Political Leadership And National Security In The Nigerian Fourth Republic: A Discourse; pp. 90-96 [Author: OMODIA, S.M.]  View Abstract  Download Full Text


 10. Oil Prices And Exchange Rate Fluctuation In Nigeria: An Empirical Analysis; pp. 97-102 [Authors: JEBBIN Maclean Felix and OSU Angelinah Kurubo] View Abstract  Download Full Text


11. Political Communication And Ghana's Democratic Development; pp. 103-113 [Author: MAHAMA, Patrick Yin View Abstract  Download Full Text


12. Does FDI Cause Economic Growth? Evidence From Selected Countries In Africa And Asia; pp. 114-124 [Authors: ABDULLAHI, Yahya Zakari; ALIERO, Haruna Mohammed  and YUSUF, Musa Adamu]  View Abstract   Download Full Text


13. Non-Utilization Of Sexual And Reproductive Health Services And Products In Namibia: An Evaluation Of Men Perspective; pp. 125-138 [Authors: INDONGO Nelagoand NEEMA, Isak] View Abstract  Download Full Text


14. Reducing Graduate Unemployment Through Entrepreneurship Development: The Nigerian Experience; pp. 139-152 [Authors: CHUKWU, Benjamin Ibe and IGWE, Anthony Aniagbaoso]  View Abstract  Download Full Text


15. An Evaluation Of Poverty Alleviation Programmes Imo State: The Case Of Orsu Local Government Area; pp. 153-172 [Authors: NWANOLUE, B.O.G; IWUOHA, Victor Chidubem; and,OBI, Kelechukwu Charles]  View Abstract  Download Full Text


16. The Impacts Of Culture On The Transmission Of Infectious Diseases In Nigeria: The Case Of Awka South, Anambra State; pp. 173-190 [Author: EBISI, Njideka Theresa] View Abstract  Download Full Text


17. Influence Of Household Chumship On Premarital Sexuality Of Secondary School Students In Rivers State, Nigeria; pp. 191-197 [Authors: JAMABO Atubobaralabi and JAMABO Tamunoimama] View Abstract  Download Full Text










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