Social Sciences

Volume 5, Issue 5, October 2016

  • Psychological Well-Being in Awaiting-Trial Inmates: The Roles of Loneliness and Social Support

    Philip Chukwuemeka Mefoh, Victor Okechukwu Odo, Michael Arinze Ezeh, Linda Ekwutosi Ezeah

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 5, October 2016
    Pages: 64-69
    Received: 6 August 2016
    Accepted: 18 August 2016
    Published: 12 September 2016
    Abstract: This research examined the roles of loneliness and social support as predictors of psychological well-being in awaiting-trial inmates. Participants were 300 awaiting-trial inmates of Enugu Prison Command. There were 200 (73.33%) male inmates and 80 (26.66%) female inmates in the sample. Their ages ranged between 18 years and 69 years (Mean age = 43... Show More
  • Present Scenario and Future Challenges in Handloom Industry in Bangladesh

    Muhammad Rabiul Islam Liton, Tahmidul Islam, Subrata Saha

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 5, October 2016
    Pages: 70-76
    Received: 25 October 2016
    Accepted: 16 November 2016
    Published: 29 December 2016
    Abstract: Handloom industry in Bangladesh is having glorious past, questionable present and blurry future due to a lot of internal and external factors that are acting behind the scene [19]. Handloom sector in Bangladesh consists of more than 0.183 million handloom units with 0.505 million handlooms and about 1 million handloom weavers of which about 50% are... Show More