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Department of Sociology | Final Year Project Topics

  • 1. THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF VIGILANTE GROUPS IN CRIME CONTROL IN ETHIOPE EAST LOCAL GOV...
    »   CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Provision of adequate security is a social pre requisite for the survival of any society. Every society takes appropriate measures to protect the lives and property of people living within its boundaries. Business and social activities may not go on freely without adequate security. This fundamental essence of security may the reason why soci...Continue Reading »

    64 pages |  6 engagements | 

  • 2. INFLUENCE OF PARENTING STYLE ON SELF ESTEEM OF CHILDREN IN UGBOWO COMMUNITY
    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0              Introduction 1.1              Background of the Study A parenting style is a psychological construct representing standard strategies that parents use in their child rearing. The quality of parenting is more essential than the quantity spent with the child. For instance a parent can spend the entire afternoon with his or her child but the pa...Continue Reading »

    30 pages |  4 engagements | 

  • 3. IMPACT OF CHILD ABUSE ON THE PARENTS AND THE PUBLIC
    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.0     Background of child Study           Child abuse constitutes one of the most terrible crises of childhood. The occurrence of such attacks is fundamentally repugnant to went virtually ignored and uninvestigated. Statistics only began to grow as late as 1962 when Kempe put forward the first survey on the subject. Over thirty years, we still lack correct ...Continue Reading »

    77 pages |  4 engagements | 

  • 4. CORRELATIONAL STUDY BETWEEN VIOLENT CARTOONS AND ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR OF CHILDR...
    » CORRELATIONAL STUDY BETWEEN VIOLENT CARTOONS AND ANTI SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR OF CHILDREN   CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1              BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY For many years, behavioral and educational researchers have studied the psychological effects of violent cartoons and other violent television programs on viewers, particularly children (Krieg, 2003). Children all over the world have ...Continue Reading »

    34 pages |  5 engagements | 

  • 5. EFFECT OF EXPOSURE YOUTHS TO PORNOGRAPHIC FILMS
    » CHAPTER ONE Background of the Study This study is focused at identifying how the exposure of pornographic films influence the undergraduate students of the University of Lagos. Film is categorized under the mass media as a tool of communication. It is therefore associated with the enormous influence of the mass media. According to Burton (2002), the main power of the media, lies in the fact that t...Continue Reading »

    41 pages |  4 engagements | 

  • 6. INDECENT DRESSING AMONG UNDERGRADUATES: A CASE STUDY OF THE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION...
    »   ABSTRACT   Indecent dressing like other social vices has eaten deep into the lives of the youths, especially those in the higher institutions. These youths are front liners in showing  off new  trends  not minding its standard of decency relative to moral and societal values. This situation led to the research on the reasons, effects, societal  perception  and possible solutions to indece...Continue Reading »

    44 pages |  8 engagements | 

  • 7. FACTORS RESPONSIBLE FOR CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT AMONG PARENTS IN IKA SOUTH LOCAL...
    »   CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION  Background of the Study Ika South is a Local Government Area of Delta State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Agbor. It has an area of 436km2 and a population of 62,594 (Onyeche, 2012). Child abuse and neglect is a social and public health problem in Nigeria, as well as a children’s rights issue. Abuse and neglect can lead to a wide range of adverse con...Continue Reading »

    66 pages |  10 engagements | 

  • 8. PENSION REFORM ADMINISTRATION IN NIGERIA:A CASE STUDY OF EDO STATE CIVIL SERVICE
    » The civil service of any nation is the centerpiece of its administrative activities and performance and its output mirrors the performance of the ruling government charged with the formation and implementation of public policies i.e. a documented guide action.  In a nutshell, the civil service is the governmental bureaucratic organization that implements all public policies, which are properly an...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  5 engagements | 

  • 9. REHABILITATION OF EX-CULTISTS IN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS
    » REHABILITATION OF EX CULTISTS IN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS   Cultism and its attendant problems have assumed a threatening dimension in recent times in the Nigerian society.  More disturbing is the fact that cultism cuts across all facets of the society, including the educational institutions in the country.  The immediate consequence is that the Nigerian universities, polytechnics, colleges of...Continue Reading »

    69 pages |  4 engagements | 

  • 10. THE SOCIOLOGICAL EXAMINATION OF SINGLE PARENTHOOD IN MAKURDI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AR...
    »   ABSTRACT The study explores on the sociological examination of single parenthood in Makurdi local government area of Benue State with the following specific set objectives: to ascertain the causes of single parenthood, to find out the effect of single parenthood and toproffer possible solutions to the problem of single parenthood. Thestudy adopted the functionalist theory as the theoretical fr...Continue Reading »

    70 pages |  7 engagements | 

  • 11. THE EFFECT OF RURAL POVERTY ON ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION
    »   CHAPTER ONE   INTRODUCTION   Background to the Study           Poverty is a social phenomenon that has eaten deep into the fabrics   of every society ranging from its political, social and economic   organizations. It is therefore a social problem that has affected the   productive sector of every economy such as agricultural and industrial   sector to mention but a few. According...Continue Reading »

    78 pages |  6 engagements | 

  • 12. THE EFFECTS OF DRUG ABUSE ON STUDENTS ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN BENUE STATE UNIVER...
    »   ABSTRACT The study examines the effects of drug abuse on the academic performance of Benue State University students. With the following specific set objectives: to find out the level of drug abuse among BSU students, to ascertain the types of drugs that are mostly abuse among students of Benue State University, the causes of drug abuse among students of Benue State University, the effect of dr...Continue Reading »

    80 pages |  4 engagements | 

  • 13. THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC CORRELATION OF FEMALE CRIMINALITY IN NIGERIA [A CASE STUDY OF...
    » THE SOCIO ECONOMIC CORRELATION OF FEMALE CRIMINALITY IN NIGERIA   [A CASE STUDY OF KADUNA PRISON]   CHAPTER ONE 1.0    INTRODUCTION Traditionally, it has been argued that there has been so little research interested in the area of female criminality due to the fact that the number of females offenders have been so small and insignificant. But statistics alone is not sufficient to explain why ...Continue Reading »

    58 pages |  227 engagements | 

  • 14. THE PROBLEMS ENCOUNTERED BY SOCIAL WORKERS IN SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE (A case study...
    »   THE PROBLEMS ENCOUNTERED BY SOCIAL WORKERS IN SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE   (A case study of Selected social welfare centres) CHAPTER ONE       1.0     INTRODUCTION   Although social work practice in Nigerian is gradually growing group, the rate of development acceptance of any reformation is very slow, social work is still growing in Nigeria.       1.1  BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY   For yea...Continue Reading »

    43 pages |  237 engagements | 

  • 15. THE EFFECT OF STREET HAWKING AMONG TEENAGE GIRLS
    »   CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1    BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Nigeria, the most populous black nation in the world with an estimated population of about 140 million people (2006, Census), is endowed with abundant human and natural resources like oil, tin, limestone, zinc, natural gas, good vegetation  and climate which varies from being equatorial in the South, tropical in the centre and arid in ...Continue Reading »

    25 pages |  281 engagements | 

  • 16. THE EFFECT OF GENDER INEQUALITY ON WOMEN EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (A STUDY OF MONR...
    » THE EFFECT OF GENDER INEQUALITY ON WOMEN EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY   (A STUDY OF MONROVIA STREET, UNGUWAN RIMI – KADUNA)   CHAPTER ONE 1.0    INTRODUCTION 1.1    BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY The issue of gender inequality is one which has been publicly reverberally through society for decades. The problem of inequality in employment being one of the most pressing issues today, in order to examin...Continue Reading »

    39 pages |  252 engagements | 

  • 17. TEENAGE PREGNANCY AND HOW IT AFFECTS THE EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF OUR TEENAGER...
    »   TEENAGE PREGNANCY AND HOW IT AFFECTS THE EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF OUR TEENAGERS     (A study of Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State.) CHAPTER ONE 1.0   INTRODUCTION Baldwin (1950) viewed teenage stage, as a period where reactivation of the `sexual drives that has been inactive during the latency period. He said teenagers are on the boundary between childhood and adulthood and they...Continue Reading »

    41 pages |  257 engagements | 

  • 18. KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDE OF STUDENTS TOWARDS HIV/AIDS
    »   CHAPTER ONE 1.0            INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Sex is a basic physiological need of every human being, male and females are created with different class, to serve as a compliment for each other, this complementary role includes sex, therefore a man and a woman are expected to engage in sexual relationship. This sexual relationship has over the years been mixed by var...Continue Reading »

    39 pages |  248 engagements | 

  • 19. IMPACT OF ORPHANGE HOME ON THE CHILD PERSONALITY
    »   CHAPTER ONE Introduction 1.1   Background of the Study The orphanage home is one of the numerous social institution that have emerged over the year to carter for some of the social needs  of orphanage associated with such problems.   Motherless  babies  have nowadays  become common because of the moral decadence of the society young people who cannot cater  for themselves find themselve...Continue Reading »

    52 pages |  216 engagements | 

  • 20. FACTORS RESPONSIBLE FOR CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT (A CASE STUDY OF KADUNA SOUTH L...
    »   FACTORS RESPONSIBLE FOR CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT   (A CASE STUDY OF KADUNA SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KADUNA STATE)   ABSTRACT CHAPTER ONE 1.0   INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY It has been the general assumption that children with reasonable physical care would grow into normal happy adulthood. But scientific investigations of psychologists, sociologist and psychiatrists reg...Continue Reading »

    52 pages |  225 engagements | 


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