Sociology

Use of Animals in Research

Animal testing, “animal experimentation, animal research and in vivo testing are terms that have been used to describe the use animals in experiments” (Benz, 2006, p. 56). The earliest references made to animal testing date back to the 2nd and 4th century BCE as seen in the writings of the...

The Increasing Rate of Health Professional Migration From Nigeria

The World Health Organization prioritizes professionals in the field of medicine as fundamental in delivering health care in health systems, and further groups them according to their performance with reference to memorandum of performance that guide workers for an efficient health system (WHO, 2000). Although it has been common for...

Applied Missing Data Analysis Methods

Introduction In 2006, the US experienced 17,000 deaths through DWI representing slightly over 40% of all traffic deaths in the USA. Most states in the US have 0.08% BAC content as the maximum level under which a person can legally operate a machine or motor vehicle. Albuquerque is the US’s...

Middle Eastern Immigrant Women’s Experience

Introduction Childhood abuse can pose negative and long-lasting impacts on individuals when not addressed. Individuals who depict traumatic symptoms exhibit some mental conditions that are either conscious or unconscious. Psychodynamic approaches are considered to be among the methods that can be used in assisting people to cope with their abusive...

Sexually Transmitted Infections in College Students

In many academic settings, sexual harassment is prevalent due to the ignorance of the students. Established universities around the world also experience this vice amongst their students. In 1996, there was a study conducted on students who had experienced sexual violence and sexual harassment in major universities. The results showed...

Police Invasion of the Minority Neighbourhood

Introduction In the recent years, biased policing has been the area of major concern for many scholars of law enactment and implementation policies. Police officers have been largely criticized for majorly targeting the poor and the minority neighborhoods. In fact, a recent empirical quest has revealed that the police treated...

Sexual Harassment: Definition, “Quid Pro Quo”, Factors of Determination

Definition of Sexual Harassment There are plethora of approaches to defining sexual harassment; the legal perspective, socio-psychological perspective, and the public or lay perspective. In line with the legal perspective, a lot of definitions have been developed in accordance to historical writings (Barling & Cooper, 2008). In 1980, the US...