Social Sciences

Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2022

  • African Labour and Foreign Capital: The Case of Wonji-Shewa Sugar Estate in Ethiopia, 1951-1974

    Adane Kassie

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2022
    Pages: 245-253
    Received: Oct. 11, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 08, 2021
    Published: Sep. 05, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ss.20221105.11
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    Abstract: Africa has been known for its cheap labour rather than competitive labour until this day. Regardless of Africans’ immense contribution to the development of world economy by providing their labour, they could not get a fair treatment and payment. Being at low skill level and having undeveloped social organization might have been ascribed to the pre... Show More
  • Palace Architecture: Culture as a Determinant of Its Design

    Binwell Nkonde Dioma, Brian Katongo, Albert Malama

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2022
    Pages: 254-258
    Received: Jul. 14, 2022
    Accepted: Aug. 18, 2022
    Published: Sep. 05, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ss.20221105.12
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    Abstract: Proposing that architecture and culture coexistence between them, it follows that architecture must ‘house’ the activities of culture. Culture is the manner in which people do things, how life is lived, and describes the total life style of the people in a particular location. Culture to fulfill its role, must have functional space in which it can ... Show More
  • Public Image and Job Performance of Police Personnel as Mediated by Perception of Neighborhood Crime

    Ariel Alamban, Nestor Nabe, Rodrigo Sumuob

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2022
    Pages: 259-282
    Received: Jul. 14, 2022
    Accepted: Aug. 27, 2022
    Published: Sep. 05, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ss.20221105.13
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    Abstract: The main purpose of this study was to determine the public image and job performance of police personnel as mediated by perception of neighborhood crime using a mediation model of Baron and Kenny. The research was done through non-experimental quantitative research design utilizing descriptive-correlational technique. Mean, Pearson r, multiple regr... Show More
  • Bukovina and Its Poets: A Country Where Men and Books Lived

    Marc Sagnol

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2022
    Pages: 283-290
    Received: Jul. 14, 2022
    Accepted: Aug. 08, 2022
    Published: Sep. 05, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ss.20221105.14
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    Abstract: Bucovina was snatched from oblivion in the consciousness of the educated world of Europe when it was realized that Paul Celan (Czernowitz 1920 - Paris 1970) had spoken of his homeland, the city of Czernowitz, as a country “where men and books lived”. Since then other poets from Bukovina have received recognition, such as Rose Ausländer (Czernowitz ... Show More
  • Bimoist Rituals of Epidemic Prevention and Ethnic Health Communication in Liangshan of Southwest China

    Qiangchun Wang

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2022
    Pages: 291-297
    Received: Aug. 22, 2022
    Accepted: Sep. 02, 2022
    Published: Sep. 08, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ss.20221105.15
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    Abstract: In the bimoist culture, the origin of the epidemic of gods, ghosts, and nature construct a triple epidemic prevention system supported by bimo (or bimoist priest), the public, and the community in Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture in Southwest China. From the perspective of the bimoist culture of Yi ethnic minority people (also known as Nuosu or N... Show More
  • Oil/Gas Corporations and Host Communities Relationship: An Evaluation and Management of CSR Instrument in Selected Host Communities of Rivers State (2000 - 2019)

    Samuel Izidor

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2022
    Pages: 298-307
    Received: Jul. 25, 2022
    Accepted: Sep. 05, 2022
    Published: Sep. 16, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ss.20221105.16
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    Abstract: Relationship between oil/gas corporations (OGCs) and host communities (HCs) in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria has been dominated by issues of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and land ownership. This situation has thrown up challenges in effective corporate relationship, CSR management and host community development with heavy backlash on e... Show More
  • Factors Influencing Early Sexual Practices Among Secondary Schools Teenage Girls in Mvomero District, Tanzania

    Habibu Athumani Mzeri, Eugenia Lucas Wandela

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2022
    Pages: 308-320
    Received: Aug. 02, 2022
    Accepted: Aug. 31, 2022
    Published: Sep. 16, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ss.20221105.17
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    Abstract: This study was guided with the general Objective which is to identify the factors influencing early sexual practices among secondary schools’ teenage girls in Mvomero District. A descriptive design based on qualitative approach was used in this study. Only Primary data were used. The primary data was collected using interviews, A sample of 60 respo... Show More
  • An Existentialist Interpretation of Strickland’s Journey of Self-realization in The Moon and Sixpence

    Lei Zhu, Donger Yang

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2022
    Pages: 321-327
    Received: Aug. 24, 2022
    Accepted: Sep. 27, 2022
    Published: Sep. 28, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ss.20221105.18
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    Abstract: The Moon and Sixpence, one of Maugham’s most famous novels, tells a story of a stockbroker Strickland, who gives up his comfortable life in London, chases his dream of arts in Paris and eventually achieves his ideal in Tahiti. During the process of self-realization, he has experienced the following three stages: self-loss, self-exploration and self... Show More
  • Youth, Sexuality, and Reproductive Health: Current Events, Issues in Abidjan (Ivoiry Coast)

    Assian Agnes Chantal Ahuie

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2022
    Pages: 328-332
    Received: Sep. 01, 2022
    Accepted: Sep. 16, 2022
    Published: Sep. 28, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ss.20221105.19
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    Abstract: According to the results of the March 2022 school statistics of the Ministry of National Education and Literacy (MENA) of Ivoiry Coast, the pregnancy rate is 5,833 cases including 233 cases in primary and 5,600 cases in secondary. This increase in cases, despite the 2013-2015 accelerated plan to reduce school pregnancies and the "zero school pregna... Show More
  • Re-make Action: Collective Achievement, Social Change and Children

    Sarah Siciliano

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2022
    Pages: 333-337
    Received: May 31, 2022
    Accepted: Jun. 17, 2022
    Published: Oct. 11, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ss.20221105.20
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    Abstract: This paper explores how collective achievement can move social change though children in «The Barter of Wonders». This is an action research project which started in 2018 to foster a more attentive and aware community through children, who will be the adults of tomorrow and who carry the message to their families. This is a project designed to rais... Show More
  • Study on the Plight of the Widowed Elderly Women Living Alone in Rural Areas of Shandong Province, China: A Case Study of L Village

    Yueying Li, Zhongkai Li

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2022
    Pages: 338-342
    Received: Sep. 28, 2022
    Accepted: Oct. 11, 2022
    Published: Oct. 24, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ss.20221105.21
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    Abstract: The aging of the population in China is becoming increasingly severe. Due to the survival advantages of women, the number of widowed elderly women living alone is increasing. Taking L village in Shandong Province of China as an example, this study mainly uses the methods of questionnaire and interview to research the living conditions of the rural ... Show More
  • Jihadism, a Phenomenon That Did Not Start on 9/11/2001

    Carmelo Jesús Aguilera Galindo

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2022
    Pages: 343-348
    Received: Sep. 25, 2022
    Accepted: Oct. 17, 2022
    Published: Oct. 29, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ss.20221105.22
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    Abstract: This manuscript is part of the author's doctoral thesis in Humanities that the author is doing in the Almeria University. That research is investigating the relationship between immigration and jihadist terrorism and if it is used more or less than other ways of recruiting. This work intends to establish that in order to implement effective strateg... Show More