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3C Empresa     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
A contrario     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Abant İzzet Baysal Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü Dergisi     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Abordajes : Revista de Ciencias Sociales y Humanas     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
About Performance     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Academicus International Scientific Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Access     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 26)
ACCESS: Critical Perspectives on Communication, Cultural & Policy Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
ACCORD Occasional Paper     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Accountability in Research: Policies and Quality Assurance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Acta Academica     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Acta Scientiarum. Human and Social Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Acta Universitatis Sapientiae, Philologica     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Adıyaman Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü Dergisi     Open Access  
Administrative Science Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 143)
Administrative Theory & Praxis     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Adultspan Journal     Hybrid Journal  
Advances in Appreciative Inquiry     Hybrid Journal  
Advocate: Newsletter of the National Tertiary Education Union     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
África     Open Access  
Africa Spectrum     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
African Affairs     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 59)
African Renaissance     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
African Research Review     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
African Social Science Review     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Afyon Kocatepe Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi     Open Access  
Ágora : revista de divulgação científica     Open Access  
Akademik İncelemeler Dergisi     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Akademika : Journal of Southeast Asia Social Sciences and Humanities     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Al-Mabsut : Jurnal Studi Islam dan Sosial     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Alliage     Free  
Alteridade     Open Access  
American Communist History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
ANALES de la Universidad Central del Ecuador     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Anales de la Universidad de Chile     Open Access  
Analysis     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Andamios. Revista de Investigacion Social     Open Access  
Anemon Muş Alparslan Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi     Open Access  
Annals of Humanities and Development Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 37)
Annuaire de l’EHESS     Open Access  
Anthropocene Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Anthurium : A Caribbean Studies Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Approches inductives : Travail intellectuel et construction des connaissances     Full-text available via subscription  
Apuntes : Revista de Ciencias Sociales     Open Access  
Apuntes de Investigación del CECYP     Open Access  
Arbor     Open Access  
Argomenti. Rivista di economia, cultura e ricerca sociale     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Argumentos. Revista de crítica social     Open Access  
Around the Globe     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Arquivos do CMD : Cultura, Memória e Desenvolvimento     Open Access  
Articulo - Journal of Urban Research     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Asia Pacific Journal of Sport and Social Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Asian Journal of Social Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Asian Journal of Social Sciences and Management Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Asian Social Science     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Astrolabio     Open Access  
Atatürk Dergisi     Open Access  
Australasian Review of African Studies, The     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Australian Aboriginal Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Australian and Aotearoa New Zealand Psychodrama Association Journal     Full-text available via subscription  
Australian Journal of Emergency Management     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Australian Journal on Volunteering     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Balkan Journal of Social Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Bandung : Journal of the Global South     Open Access  
BARATARIA. Revista Castellano-Manchega de Ciencias sociales     Open Access  
Basic and Applied Social Psychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 35)
Basic Income Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Bayero Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences     Open Access  
Berkeley Undergraduate Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Big Data & Society     Open Access   (Followers: 28)
Bildhaan : An International Journal of Somali Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
BMC Medical Ethics     Open Access   (Followers: 15)
Bodhi : An Interdisciplinary Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Body Image     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
BOGA : Basque Studies Consortium Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Boletín Cultural y Bibliográfico     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Border Crossing : Transnational Working Papers     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Brain and Cognition     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 29)
Brasiliana - Journal for Brazilian Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
British Review of New Zealand Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Bulletin de l’Institut Français d’Études Andines     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Caderno CRH     Open Access  
California Italian Studies Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
California Journal of Politics and Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Caminho Aberto : Revista de Extensão do IFSC     Open Access  
Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Caribbean Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
Carl Beck Papers in Russian and East European Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Catalan Social Sciences Review     Open Access  
Catalyst : A Social Justice Forum     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Catholic Social Science Review     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
CBU International Conference Proceedings     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Cemoti, Cahiers d'études sur la méditerranée orientale et le monde turco-iranien     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Challenges     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
China Journal of Social Work     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Chinese Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Ciencia e Interculturalidad     Open Access  
Ciencia y Sociedad     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Ciencia, Cultura y Sociedad     Open Access  
Ciencias Holguin     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Ciências Sociais Unisinos     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Ciencias Sociales y Educación     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
CienciaUAT     Open Access  
Citizen Science : Theory and Practice     Open Access  
Citizenship Teaching & Learning     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Ciudad Paz-ando     Open Access  
Civilizar Ciencias Sociales y Humanas     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Civitas - Revista de Ciências Sociais     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Claroscuro     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
CLIO América     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Cogent Social Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Cognitive and Behavioral Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Colección Académica de Ciencias Sociales     Open Access  
Colonial Academic Alliance Undergraduate Research Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Communication, Politics & Culture     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
Communities, Children and Families Australia     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Compendium     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Comprehensive Therapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Comuni@cción     Open Access  
Comunitania : Revista Internacional de Trabajo Social y Ciencias Sociales     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Confluenze Rivista di Studi Iberoamericani     Open Access  
Contemporary Journal of African Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Contemporary Social Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Contribuciones desde Coatepec     Open Access  
Convergencia     Open Access  
Corporate Reputation Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
CRDCN Research Highlight / RCCDR en évidence     Open Access  
Creative and Knowledge Society     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Creative Approaches to Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
Critical Psychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Critical Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Critical Studies on Terrorism     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
Crossing the Border : International Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
CTheory     Open Access  
Cuadernos de la Facultad de Humanidades y Ciencias Sociales - Universidad Nacional de Jujuy     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Cuadernos Interculturales     Open Access  
Cultural Studies Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
Cultural Trends     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Culturales     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Culturas. Revista de Gestión Cultural     Open Access  
Culture Mandala : The Bulletin of the Centre for East-West Cultural and Economic Studies     Open Access  
Culture Scope     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
De Prácticas y Discursos. Cuadernos de Ciencias Sociales     Open Access  
Demographic Research     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
Derecho y Ciencias Sociales     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Desacatos     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Desafios     Open Access  
Desenvolvimento em Questão     Open Access  
Developing Practice : The Child, Youth and Family Work Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 19)
Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Diálogo     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
DIFI Family Research and Proceedings     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Discourse & Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 64)
Distinktion : Scandinavian Journal of Social Theory     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Doct-Us Journal     Open Access  
Drustvena istrazivanja     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict: Pathways toward terrorism and genocide     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
e-Gnosis     Open Access  
e-Hum : Revista das Áreas de Humanidade do Centro Universitário de Belo Horizonte     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
E-Journal of Cultural Studies     Open Access  
Eastern Africa Social Science Research Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Économie et Solidarités     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Education, Business and Society : Contemporary Middle Eastern Issues     Hybrid Journal  
Égypte - Monde arabe     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Éire-Ireland     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Electoral Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28)
Electronic Journal of Radical Organisation Theory     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Empiria. Revista de metodología de ciencias sociales     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Encuentros Multidisciplinares     Open Access  
Enseñanza de las Ciencias Sociales     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Entramado     Open Access  
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion : An International Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Equidad y Desarrollo     Open Access  
Espace populations sociétés     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
EspacesTemps.net     Open Access  
Estudios Avanzados     Open Access  
Estudios Fronterizos     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Estudios Sociales     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Estudios Sociales     Open Access  
Ethics and Social Welfare     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20)
Ethiopian Journal of the Social Sciences and Humanities     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Ethnic and Racial Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 37)
Ethnobotany Research & Applications : a journal of plants, people and applied research     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Études canadiennes / Canadian Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Études rurales     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Eureka Street     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
European Journal of Futures Research     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
European Journal of Social Psychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 30)
European Online Journal of Natural and Social Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies - Revista Europea de Estudios Latinoamericanos y del Caribe     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
European Review of Social Psychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
European View     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
European Yearbook of Minority Issues Online     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Exchanges : the Warwick Research Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
ExT : Revista de Extensión de la UNC     Open Access  
Families, Relationships and Societies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Family Matters     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)

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  • Contemporary families in Nigeria and the socialization of the youths:
           implication for counseling

    • Authors: Justina Ingiaga D. Reamen
      Abstract: The paper discusses the family as the basic unit of society, and how the family can facilitate the socialization of Nigerian youths by enhancing or inhibiting it. The paper looked at the roles the family plays in binding its members together for the smooth growth of the society at large. It also addresses the changing roles in the family system which is manifested through marital conflicts, women abandoning their roles as housekeepers for gainful employment, deterioration in morals, and child labour among others. However, the paper believes that guidance and counseling both in school and non-school setting can help curb this menace through family reorientation, value based counseling and mass media. Some recommendations were made to include teaching of good morals and the basic skills of hard work and discipline through monitoring and mentoring the youths.Keywords: Contemporary families, Socialization, Counseling, Youths
      PubDate: 2017-04-07
      Issue No: Vol. 8, No. 1 (2017)
       
  • Urban slums and youth criminality in Calabar Municipality of Cross River
           State, Nigeria

    • Authors: Fidelis Ngaji Akwaji, Francis Abul Uyang, Lazarus B. Abonor
      Abstract: In the diagnosis of contemporary threat to state stability, urbanization is inevitably included among the litany of emerging challenges. This study sets out to examine the relationship between urban slums and youth criminality in Calabar urban area of Cross River State, Nigeria. To achieve this objective, 400 respondents were selected for questionnaire completion. The study relied on both primary and secondary data. The findings showed that unemployment is a driving force of youth criminality in slum areas of Calabar. The slum areas serve as hideouts for criminals since accessibility to these areas is difficult. Residents showed strong dissatisfaction with the role of the Police in crime control in the area. We recommend structural reforms towards economic efficiency through provision of employment opportunities by government in partnership with private organizations to improve the quality of life of the people. There should be combined efforts of the police and vigilante to check criminality in the area.Keywords: Urban, Slums, Youth and Criminality
      PubDate: 2017-04-07
      Issue No: Vol. 8, No. 1 (2017)
       
  • Underdevelopment theory: a conceptual clarification

    • Authors: Umar Dantani
      Abstract: This paper examines the theoretical exposition of underdevelopment based on content analysis and qualitative techniques. The paper argues that underdevelopment in the third world nations resulted from the negative effects of colonialism and neocolonialism i.e., exploitation of mineral resources of colonies, unequal terms of trade, imposition of foreign rule and dubious activities of multinational corporations. The adoption of adjustment programmes by the third world nations has contributed immensely to their underdevelopment. However, there are internal dimensions to development of underdevelopment in the third world nations such as widespread corruption, prebendalism, personalization of power, poor leadership and lack of good institutions to discharge social responsibilities efficiently and effectively. Thus, unless corruption is controlled to the barest minimum, good leadership installed and exploitative tendencies of international capitalist system controlled through a regulated capitalism, the third world nations would continue to be underdeveloped.Keywords: Underdevelopment, development, third world nations, dependency
      PubDate: 2017-04-07
      Issue No: Vol. 8, No. 1 (2017)
       
  • Heritage management and development in Dire Dawa City administration:
           touristic values in focus

    • Authors: Mesafint Tarekegn Yalew
      Abstract: The study explores heritage management and development in Dire Dawa City Administration, with a focus on the touristic values of cultural heritages in the city of Dire Dawa. Both primary and secondary sources were used to solicit viable information. Qualitative data are used to explore details of heritages found in Dire Dawa. Dire Dawa is primarily known for being a trading center; however, it also has numerous cultural heritages that can attract tourists and investors. Kezira and Megalla were the two earliest quarters of Dire Dawa that have been influenced by foreign legacies. However, these heritage found in Dire Dawa needs proper care and preservation from damage caused by construction works and other development activities, especially as the heritages are not collected and organized in museums and archives. To maximize the benefits from its strategic location and various cultural attractions, the city administration should maintain and preserve the existing heritages as tourist attractions. With an effective promotional work, the planned heritage tourism development can draw the attention of prospective visitors.Keywords: Development, heritage, legacies, tourism, and management
      PubDate: 2017-04-07
      Issue No: Vol. 8, No. 1 (2017)
       
  • Rewriting the Caribbean experience in Homerian style: a study of themes,
           style and vision in Derek Walcott’s Omeros

    • Authors: Mathias Iroro Orhero
      Abstract: This study investigates the themes that bother upon the Caribbean experience in Derek Walcott’s Omeros. A brief introduction to the poetry of Derek Walcott is given before attempts are made at rendering some of the themes of the work such as identity, slavery/colonialism, rootlessness, reconciliation, and migration. These themes are discussed with relevant extracts from the poem. It is realised that the poem is a re-enactment of the total Caribbean experience in all its totality. However, the study goes further to underscore the peculiar Homerian style of the poem. The style is discussed with regards to the extant epics of Homer and Dante and some of the stylistic indicators discovered include the use of the epic genre itself, the use of the terza rima, statement of theme, the use of symbolism and imagery and, of course, the language of the poem. These stylistic devices are used to underscore the importance of the poem in the Caribbean literary canon. Finally, Derek’s Walcott’s ultimate vision of reconciliation is briefly examined in this work. Findings show that this poem is Derek Walcott’s seminal masterpiece on reconciliation for the Caribbean people.Keywords: Derek Walcott, Caribbean, Homerian, Themes, Techniques
      PubDate: 2017-04-07
      Issue No: Vol. 8, No. 1 (2017)
       
  • The effect of student learning strategies on performance and carrier
           development: the case of University for Development Studies, Wa Campus

    • Authors: Simon Kaba Kanlisi
      Abstract: In an increasingly global environment bedeviled with various social, economic and environmental challenges; the quest for education that guarantees employability has become paramount. The extent to which higher educational institutions’ curriculum responds to employability has been questioned by industry, parents and students. This study explored the learning strategies of 500 undergraduate students in higher education in the Wa Campus of the University for Development Studies, Tamale, Ghana and the effect on their performance and carrier aspirations. Twenty lecturers and managers of three development organisations that receive students on internship were also purposively selected. The study revealed that generally, the immediate objective of excelling in examinations has been the driving force of students’ choice of a learning strategy throughout the levels of their undergraduate studies. The results also gave an indication that students tended to adopt specific learning strategies because of impressions they have built regarding the nature of course delivery by instructors/teachers/lecturers. Even though almost all the undergraduate programmes’ curriculum involve practical work including internships in addition to expectations that as students graduate to levels 300 and 400, they will begin to apply their knowledge and network more, many more of them rather prefer memorization which they claimed increases their chances of excelling academically. The study concluded that to ensure that students are able to make a full contribution to society, institutions of higher learning need to create more opportunities for students and academia to
      interface with industry in order to boost students’ self-confidence and to re-orient them towards reformulating their educational objectives to mirror the requirements of industry.Keywords: Student, learning, strategies, performance, carrier development
      PubDate: 2017-04-07
      Issue No: Vol. 8, No. 1 (2017)
       
  • The policies that shaped events in the relationship between the British
           and the Eastern Provinces of Nigeria 1940-1950

    • Authors: Emma M. Gbenenye
      Abstract: This article is titled the policies that shaped events in the relationship between the British officials and the people of the eastern provinces of Nigeria 1940-1950. The paper attempts to analyze the colonial policies that shaped the relationship between British official and the Nationalist politicians in the Eastern provinces. It argues that the British colonial empire combined two contradictory principles; self-government and freedom in London, autocracy and denial of freedom outside the metropole particularly in the Eastern Provinces. Not only was the organization of government different but also were the administration of justice, policies and relations to education. It has been shown that unequal relationship existed between the metropolitan powers and the Eastern provinces of Nigeria. The findings from this paper have supported the conclusion that the British had corporate interest of imposing an enclave economy based on production for exports and the imposition of consumer goods on the colony.Keywords: Native policies, contradictory principle of self-government, autocracy and trusteeship
      PubDate: 2017-04-07
      Issue No: Vol. 8, No. 1 (2017)
       
  • The new partnership for Africa’s development: problems and prospects

    • Authors: Emma M. Gbenenye
      Abstract: The paper examines the previous African development initiatives in its historical context, the theoretical framework on which NEPAD is predicated, the organizational structure, objectives, problems and prospects. The aim of the paper is to portray the view that NEPAD is not a marshal plan for Africa like the European marshal plan after the Second World War. In addition, the NEPAD’s main goal is to reach a new and substantially higher level of development. The significance of the study is that NEPAD is not a blue print like other African development initiatives to be implemented in the context of national development strategies of individual African countries. Rather, it is a programme through which African leaders are setting an agenda for the renewal of African frame of interaction with the rest of the world. Our finding is that despite the progress made by an increasing number of African countries toward macro-economic stability and reform since the mid 1980’s, Africa’s overall growth performance had remained in adequate and poverty is still wide spread in Africa. The methodology has been the use of primary and secondary source materials.Keywords: Development, Marshall Plan, Problems, Prospects and Poverty
      PubDate: 2017-04-07
      Issue No: Vol. 8, No. 1 (2017)
       
  • Resource efficiency in agricultural development: human capital development
           perspective and poverty challenges in developing countries

    • Authors: Esther Monisola Alao
      Abstract: Nigeria’s current economic recession, high poverty rate (71-74.2%) and unemployment informed the need to examine the extent that agricultural sector could assist in accelerating economic growth and development. Agriculture accounts for over 78.3% of labour in Nigeria and contributed about 23.9% of the Gross National Domestic product in 2016. This informed the need to examine resource efficiency based on human capital perspective in agricultural sector using Landmark University as a case study. A descriptive study reliant on both primary and secondary data was carried out using employees of Landmark University farm. There was a highly significant relationship between agricultural workers’ training needs and productivity. Human capital development and economic growth were positively correlated. The study concludes that an efficient system can be obtained through the development of the human capital, thus emphasizing the linear relationship between human capital development, agricultural-enterprise and economic growth. This should translate to rapid economic growth as investment in workers’ agricultural skills is strategized. Adequate training programmes are needed to enhance synergistic underpinnings that cut across the human capital. Equally, the new focus on agriculture involves training on new technologies and evolving modern methods of generating farm output. It is only an enlightened mind that can produce the expected effectiveness in productivity that will enhance economic growth.Keywords: Efficiency, Economic Growth, Synergy, Strategy, Human Capital Development
      PubDate: 2017-04-07
      Issue No: Vol. 8, No. 1 (2017)
       
  • An alternative approach to financing development in Africa

    • Authors: Adewole Musiliu Adeolu
      Abstract: To make adequate capital available to finance development projects in Africa, several important and innovative ideas became popular in the early and later post-independent years. Much of these ideas included a proposal for International Finance Facility (IFF) to increase development aid substantially for the millennium development goals (MDGs) to be achieved by 2015, the use of global environmental taxes, tax on currency flows (the ‘Tobin tax’), creation of new special drawing rights (SDRs), increased private donations for development, global lottery and global premium bond; and increased remittances from emigrants. In addition, the conventional official development assistance (ODA) needed to be doubled for the goals of the MDGs to be achieved. Here, we make a case for renewed international efforts directed at recovery of looted resources and their judicious application to the financing of development projects in Africa.Keywords: Entrepreneurship, de facto political power, development finance
      PubDate: 2017-04-07
      Issue No: Vol. 8, No. 1 (2017)
       
 
 
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