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E-ISSN : 2249 - 4642 | P-ISSN: 2454 - 4671

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Past Issue : Volume: 6 Issue: 4 2016

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 Page no: 001-011

UNEARTHING TALENTS AND CREATIVITY IN CHILDREN THROUGH CREATIVE DRAMATICS

Evans Asante

Many children do not reach the full potentials of their lives; their God-giving gifts, talents and creative abilities are left undiscovered. This is most often true among children...

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 Page no: 012-022

ELEMENTS OF THEATRE IN TRADITIONAL RITUALS AND CEREMONIES OF GHANA

Evans Asante

There have been doubts in various quarters, especially among western anthropologists as to whether drama did exist in Africa before the arrival of the Europeans as colonial master...

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 Page no: 032-023

U.S. AGENCY PRINCIPAL RELATIONSHIP WITH THE STATES

Clifford Fisher, Meredith Pohl, Holden Aven

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 Page no: 033-047

IS CYBERSPACE A BOON OR A SOURCE OF INSECURITY IN THE PRESENT WORLD: AN ANALYSIS OF SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES AND THE YOUTH

Esha Bhattacharya Chatterjee

One of the major changes which has taken place in the 21st century is the onset, and consequent, popularity of the ICTs (Information and Communication Technologies). Of all the IC...

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 Page no: 048-060

BARRIERS FACED BY RESIDENTS IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT PARTICIPATION; A CASE OF BINDURA, ZIMBABWE

Chigunwe Taurai, Kudenga Mugove

This is part of a broad research that sought to find out the levels of participation of residents in local governance This paper looks at the residents’ perceptions of barriers ...

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 Page no: 061-082

PERCEPTIONS OF RESIDENTS OF BEING CONSULTED IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT ISSUES: A CASE OF BINDURA, ZIMBABWE

Chigunwe Taurai, Kudenga Mugove

This is part of a broad research that sought to find out the participation of residents of local authorities in local government issues. This paper looks at the perception of resi...

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 Page no: 083-101

THE EFFECT OF NEGATIVE AND POSITIVE ITEMS RATIO ON THE PSYCHOMETRICS OF THE ATTITUDE SCALES

Dr. Abdulhussein Razooqi Majeed Al-Juboori, Dr. Khalid Jamal Jasim

The study aims at finding out the effect of the number of negative and positive items on the psychometrics of attitude scales. To achieve this, three versions of an attitude scale...

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 Page no: 102-112

AESTHETICISING ABOAKYIR FESTIVAL

Daniel Kofi Brako

Aboakyir festival is considered as one of the major festivals in Ghana, celebrated by the people of Effutus, Winneba. The festival is viewed as aesthetically driven with its stunn...

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 Page no: 113-122

MATERNITY BENEFIT IN INDIA: THE ROAD TAKEN SINCE 1929

Ms. R.M. Deva Soorya, Dr. S.V.Srinivasa Vallabhan

Providing Maternity Benefits for working women is the result of societal recognition of women’s participation in the labour market. Legislations to extend such benefits are bein...

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 Page no: 123-127

THE DECLINE OF THE ISRAELILABOR PARTY: AN ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL CRISIS IN THE YEARS 1967-1977

Daniel Galily, David Schwartz

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 Page no: 128-138

THE RONGALI BIHU FESTIVAL OF ASSAM THROUGH THE PRISM OF ETHNICITY

Bhupali Kashyap

Assam, situated in the northeastern part of India is a storehouse of several ethnic communities. Ethnicity describes a collective identity and is based on the assumption that it c...

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 Page no: 139-190

RESEARCH TAINING NEEDS ASSESSMENT OF THE FACULTY MEMBERS OF THE RIZAL TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

MR. JULIUS L. MENESES, MR. MAGNO M. QUENDANGAN

Research and publication are now being part of the duties of teachers at all institutions of higher education throughout the world. Regardless of the motivation, faculty research ...

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 Page no: 191-207

THE EXTENT OF POSSESSION META-COGNITIVE SKILLS BY GEOGRAPHY DEPARTMENT STUDENTS IN COLLEGE OF EDUCATION /IBNRUSHD FOR HUMAN SCIENCES

Balasim KaheetAl-Kabbi

The research aims to know what extent the possession of students’ geographical section at the college of Education (IbnRushd Humanitarian Sciences skills for the thinking behind...

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 Page no: 208-242

2G SPECTRUM SCAM: FOCUS ON MEDIA EXPOSÈ, ECONOMIC REPERCUSSIONS, AND PUBLIC REACTION

Naman Sehgal

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 Page no: 243-255

AN ANALYSIS OF THE IMPACT OF FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT ECONOMIC GROWTH AND EXPORT PERFORMANCE IN NIGERIA (1970 – 2013)

Mustapha Adamu ZUBAIRU, Hadiza Nasir IRO, Maryam Rabiu ZAKARIYYA, Nigeria

This study examined the causality between foreign direct investment (FDI) and export performance in Nigeria from 1970-2013. The study employed secondary annual time series data wh...

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 Page no: 256-274

IMPACT OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME ON INCOME AND EMPLOYMENT GENERATION AMONG THE YOUTH IN KANO STATE NIGERIA (LAFIYA JARI)

MUHAMMAD BILLYAMINU ADO

This study was designed to assess the impact of entrepreneurship development entrepreneurs (EDP) in generating income (IG) and employment (EG) covering ten selected local governme...

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