Social Sciences

Volume 9, Issue 1, February 2020

  • Career Progression of Female Academics in Public Universities: A Tale of Open University of Tanzania

    Elias Adolf Tarimo, Idda Lyatonga Swai

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, February 2020
    Pages: 1-8
    Received: 20 December 2019
    Accepted: 3 January 2020
    Published: 17 January 2020
    Abstract: Tanzania recognizes that gender equality and female empowerment are important for development of the country. Despite the government efforts to put in place employment laws, policies and gender strategies to remove inequality, still there are under representation of female employees in senior positions in many public sectors. In Public Universities... Show More
  • Milgram’s Experiment: Obedience or Emotional Adaptation on Empathy Emotional Scale?

    Krishanu Kumar Das

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, February 2020
    Pages: 9-24
    Received: 12 December 2019
    Accepted: 4 January 2020
    Published: 27 January 2020
    Abstract: This article has given efforts to analyze and interpret one of the most famous psychological experiments, conducted by Stanley Milgram, in the light of understanding of nature and characteristics of emotions. Milgram’s famous experiment is actually a series of experiments that started in the summer of 1961, at the Linsly-Chittenden hall of Yale Uni... Show More
  • Education Transformation of Indigenous Peoples in Johor, Malaysia

    Siti Sarawati Johar, Hazifa Hani Ramli, Md Akbal Abdullah, Fauziah Ani, Sharifah Khadijah Syed Abu Bakar, Khairul Azman Mohamad Suhaimy, Zahrul Akmal Damin, Shah Rul Anuar Nordin, Lutfan x Rul Anuar Nordin, Anuar Othman

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, February 2020
    Pages: 25-31
    Received: 30 December 2019
    Published: 3 February 2020
    Abstract: The dimension of education is one of the aspects that also reaches the most important needs of every person. With knowledge and education, people are able to create history in the pursuit of values and build the dignity of civilization. In line with the existence of the village for the past 60 years, the need for knowledge and education has not bee... Show More
  • Using Social Media to Campaign: Are Ghanaian Political Parties Getting It Right

    Emmanuel Abeku Essel

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, February 2020
    Pages: 32-39
    Received: 11 January 2020
    Accepted: 3 February 2020
    Published: 11 February 2020
    Abstract: It is an undeniable fact that in recent years internet usage has increased in the area of information dissemination in Ghana. Indeed, when the roll call is made Ghana would not be found wanting on the league of African countries with internet penetration and social media usage. According to Ramamohanarao et al, (2007), interment usage has become on... Show More
  • The Biafran State & the Rise of IPOB: A Crack on Nigeria’s National Integration

    Jacob Uche Henry, Nwobi Isaac Obiora, Igboji Chikezirim David

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, February 2020
    Pages: 40-44
    Received: 22 November 2019
    Accepted: 17 December 2019
    Published: 2 March 2020
    Abstract: The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) had recently joined other secessionist agitators in the South-east region of Nigeria to demand for Biafran independence. IPOB together with several other uprisings in Nigeria have greatly challenged the possibility of achieving national integration. These challenges are often attributed to the unsolicited amal... Show More