IJSR (2017), Vol. 1, Issue 01

  • Feminine Language in Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo’s Last of the Strong Ones

    Feminine Language in Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo’s Last of the Strong Ones Dr. Ima Emmanuel DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, UNIVERSITY OF UYO, UYO Literature generally evolves from a people’s historical and cultural experiences. Though both male and female writers explore their culture for sources of inspirations, and occasionally, for their techniques, the linguistic items employed by both writers to portray their visions are slightly different in the nature of language use as seen in Akachi Ezeigbo’s The Last of the Strong Ones. This…

  • Oriental Traditions [Taoism]: A Critical Option for Peace Building Initiative in the Contemporary Society

    Oriental Traditions [Taoism]: A Critical Option for Peace Building Initiative in the Contemporary Society Dr Kingsley Okoro N. Department of Philosophy and Religion, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Abakaliki-Nigeria. The 21st century seems to have been eclipsed by conflict, which makes people presume conflict as necessary part of the society resulting to emphasize on peace education. This paper having taken a critical study on various peace building models of peace education observes that these models as good us they may be…

  • Effect of Hand Washing Education on Primary School Pupils in Nkanu West Local Government Area (Lga) of Enugu State, Nigeria

    Effect of Hand Washing Education on Primary School Pupils in Nkanu West Local Government Area (Lga) of Enugu State, Nigeria Anthony C. UGWUOKE, Ph.D1; Emenike Samuel UGWU, M.Sc2; Chiedozie Okechukwu OKAFOR, PhD3;Ngozi Rita ANI, Ph.D4, and Cathrine U. ENE, Ph.D5 1.Health Department Nkanu West LGA, Enugu state, 2. Code of Conduct Tribunal, Enugu Zonal Office, Enugu, Nigeria, 3. Department of Psychology, Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo, Ebonyi State, 4. Department of Health and Physical Education, Enugu state University of Science and…

  • New Challenges in Consent and Informed Consent in Society: Implantable Life-saving Medical Devices

    New Challenges in Consent and Informed Consent in Society: Implantable Life-saving Medical Devices Dennis J. Mazur, MD, PhD Senior Scholar, Center for Ethics in Health Care, Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU), Professor of Medicine (OHSU) Because of the success of keeping people alive after a life-threatening arrhythmia, the implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD) has become an invasive medical device posing unique challenges to patients, physicians, and healthcare personnel. This paper examines the unique societal challenges of the ICD in the…

  • Women Empowerment for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods: Voices From Kenya

    Women Empowerment for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods: Voices From Kenyacation Susan Njogu, Dr. Doris Nyokagi, Wambu Charles Institute of Gender, Women and Development Studies, Egerton University, P.O Box 536 Egerton Rural women play a critical role in the rural economies of both developed and developing countries. In most parts of the developing world they participate in crop production and livestock care, provide food, water and fuel for their families, and engage in off-farm activities to diversify their families’ livelihoods. In addition,…