Social Sciences

Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2021

  • Effective Information Services Delivery in Nigerian Public Libraries: Panacea for Rural Development

    Juliet Onuoha, Chukwuemeka Chukwueke

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2021
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: Jul. 31, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 02, 2020
    Published: Jan. 15, 2021
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    Abstract: As day go by, the demands on libraries keep increasing. Such also, are the expectations on public libraries in Nigeria. Today, the importance of public libraries in the worldview cannot be overemphasized as a result of the different services offered and roles played towards growth and development of the society. Regrettably, a close look at most pu... Show More
  • President's Legislative Programs in the United States as a Non-monopoly and Non-commanding Power

    Yu Zhaobo

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2021
    Pages: 7-14
    Received: Dec. 23, 2020
    Accepted: Feb. 15, 2021
    Published: Feb. 26, 2021
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    Abstract: The president's programs are not monopoly and excluding, rather competitive and open to the members of congress; not commanding and abiding by, rather persuading and being persuaded; not comprehensively dominating the whole process of the Congress, rather only leading the legislative process of the Congress. The president 's programs exit in the St... Show More
  • The 2020 General Elections in Ghana: An Analysis of the Issues, Voting Pattern and Impact

    George Asekere

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2021
    Pages: 15-27
    Received: Feb. 06, 2021
    Accepted: Feb. 19, 2021
    Published: Mar. 04, 2021
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    Abstract: Ghanaians went to the polls on 7 December 2020, for the 8th successive time since the return to constitutional rule in 1993, to elect a President and 275 Members of Parliament. The incumbent President Nana Akufo-Addo defeated former President John Mahama and the National Democratic Congress, to secure a second term mandate, on the ticket of the New... Show More
  • Mass Media Reform and Democratization in the Indonesian Context

    Jamhur Poti, Mohd Khairie Ahmad

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2021
    Pages: 28-35
    Received: Feb. 06, 2021
    Accepted: Feb. 24, 2021
    Published: Mar. 04, 2021
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    Abstract: The reforms that took place in Indonesia in 1998 were the starting point for community demands for a democratic system. This article is a conceptual article that aims to answer the challenges of democratizing the mass media in the Indonesian context. For 32 years, the Indonesian government system tended to adhere to an autocratic system. The freedo... Show More