Social Sciences

Volume 9, Issue 5, October 2020

  • The Role of the Traditional Rulers in the Fight Against Covid 19 in Ghana

    Emmanuel Abeku Essel

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 5, October 2020
    Pages: 140-145
    Received: 4 August 2020
    Accepted: 17 August 2020
    Published: 31 August 2020
    Abstract: The outbreak of the health pandemic, novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID19) in Ghana brought untold hardship to Ghanaians in the form of loss of jobs increase in prices of certain essential items such as hand sanitizers, nose masks and food in the face of a three week lock down in Accra, the national capital and Kumasi, the regional capital of the Asante... Show More
  • Complexity and Transformation of Education: The Transition from the Local to the Global

    Olga Cecilia Basora Gomez

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 5, October 2020
    Pages: 146-154
    Received: 29 July 2020
    Accepted: 24 August 2020
    Published: 8 September 2020
    Abstract: The relationship between the social, economic, and political systems with the educational system has always existed, but the observation of this correspondence through the gaze of complexity has only been carried out since recent times. Upon delving into it, an ever-growing dynamism is observed in that interdependence. To the extent that the develo... Show More
  • Role of Smart Phone Apps on Smart Phone Addiction Among Nigerian Undergraduates: Impact of Age, Gender, and Phone-Type

    Esther Ukwuoma Orji, Levi-Lortyom Doofan Jennifer, Malla Naomi, Ewah-Otu Beatrice, Ugwu Gloria Ifeoma, Asogwa Kelechukwu Deborah

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 5, October 2020
    Pages: 155-159
    Received: 23 June 2020
    Accepted: 17 July 2020
    Published: 14 September 2020
    Abstract: The constant inclination on the use of smart phone applications (Apps) among students has gone above from normal purposes of using a smart phone to more active stage of conscious engagement in elaborate use. This has lead to one of behavioural problem prevailing among them today. This study sought to unveil the degree to which undergraduates are cr... Show More
  • India-China Friendship in a New Era with Diplomacy

    Sunil Kumar Saroha, Bakaye Poudiougo

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 5, October 2020
    Pages: 160-163
    Received: 3 September 2020
    Accepted: 15 September 2020
    Published: 21 September 2020
    Abstract: The connections among China and India, in any case, alluded to as Sino-Indian connections or Indian Chinese relations suggest China's two-sided relations with India. The tone of the relationship has vacillated after some time; the two nations have sought after fiscal participation with one another, while in India infrequent periphery conflicts and ... Show More
  • Emerging Patterns of Social Capital, Livelihoods and Sustainable Development in Post-Conflict Northern Uganda

    Mary Ejang, Apio Sarah Okite

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 5, October 2020
    Pages: 164-174
    Received: 4 September 2020
    Accepted: 28 September 2020
    Published: 12 October 2020
    Abstract: This qualitative study, conducted in Oyam district northern Uganda, presents an ethnographic analysis of the transformation of the social capital available to former internally displaced persons (IDPs) by the Lords’ Resistance Army (LRA) conflict, and the implications for their livelihood strategies. Northern Uganda suffered a protracted two decade... Show More
  • How Does Propaganda Affect Tax Compliance: An Empirical Study Based on the Theory of Planned Behavior in China

    Li Zhiwei, Zhang Huang, Chen Wenjiao, Zhang Qing, Hao Weiqi

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 5, October 2020
    Pages: 175-185
    Received: 5 September 2020
    Accepted: 23 September 2020
    Published: 14 October 2020
    Abstract: Tax propaganda has always been an important task for the whole nation's financial system at all levels for all countries, although the importance of tax propaganda has been deeply recognized by tax administration authorities and previous studies, but the affecting mechanism of tax propaganda still lacks empirical study support. In order to close th... Show More
  • Exploring the Value of Clean and Safe Drinking Water to Northern Irish Adults

    Hannah Blair, Kieran Higgins

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 5, October 2020
    Pages: 186-194
    Received: 24 September 2020
    Accepted: 13 October 2020
    Published: 20 October 2020
    Abstract: Unlike many other countries, Northern Ireland residents do not pay separate water charges and there has been significant political and social controversy about their introduction. Therefore, this paper explores how Northern Ireland residents value access to clean, safe drinking water. Using the open-ended contingent valuation method, 205 adults wer... Show More
  • Security Preparedness and Organizational Operations in Laikipia County, Kenya

    Murithi Lawrence Muthee, Philip Wambua Peter

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 5, October 2020
    Pages: 195-211
    Received: 14 September 2020
    Accepted: 6 October 2020
    Published: 22 October 2020
    Abstract: The aim of the study was to establish how availability of closed circuit television, security services, firefighting equipment and medical facilities contributed to organizational operations. Descriptive research was adopted in the study to identify how organizational operations are affected by security preparedness. The study targeted a population... Show More