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Prime Journal of Social Sciences (PJSS), ISSN: 2315-5051, is welcoming the submission of manuscripts for publication.

Prime Journal of Social Sciences (ISSN: 2315-5051) is a peer-reviewed and open access journal that publishes manuscripts monthly. Manuscripts are being published monthly by PRIME JOURNALS via our website, http://www.primejournals.org/PJSS).

 
PJSS
encompasses all areas of Social Sciences such as American Studies, Linguistics, Anthropology, Applied Linguistics, Creative Practices, Creative Technologies, Media Studies, Creative Writing, Music, Demography, Design Media, Pacific Studies, Economics, Philosophy, Education Studies, Political Science, English, Population Studies, English Studies, Public Policy, Psychology, Environmental Planning, Religious Studies, Ethics, Screen & Media Studies, Geography, Social Science Research, Social Work, Health Development & Policy, Sociology, Human Development and much more.

Manuscripts that meet the general criteria of could be submitted for publication. The criteria includes: Original articles in basic and applied research, Case studies and Critical reviews, surveys, opinions, commentaries and essays. 

Types of paper

Observationsfacilitate the rapid communication of ground-breaking research of general interest to readers of the journal. The length of the work should enough to describe it clearly. A cover letter should explain why the research is appropriate to present as an Observation.

 

Brief Communications:  is suitable for recording the results of complete small investigations or giving details of new models or hypotheses, innovative methods, techniques or apparatus. The style of main sections need not conform to that of full-length papers. Short communications are 3 to 4 printed pages (about 6 to 12 manuscript pages) in length.

 

Commentary: may occasionally be published consisting of nonempirical reports, theoretical notes, or criticism on topics pertinent to the journal's concerns.

 

Manuscripts should be submitted as e-mail attachment to the Editorial Office at: pjss@primejournal.org or submit.pjss@gmail.com.

The manuscript number will be sent to the corresponding author same day or within 48 hours.

 

Effects of free education on enhancing access to primary education in Tanzania: A case of Newala District, Mtwara Region

Felister L. Mberege, Fred A. Rwechungura, and Pius S. Chaya

 

Tanzania has attempted to increase access to education at various levels of education systems. Despite all these efforts there are a lot of challenges which need to be address to enhance progress in the education sector. This study is one amongst many with the objective of assessing the effects of free education on enhancing access to primary education in Tanzania. The study used logic model to explain the householdsí decision to enrol their children into primary school under free education policy. The results revealed that free education policy has succeeded both in increasing enrolment and in reducing delays in entering to school because more pupils have been enrolled at the legal school entry age of 5-7 year or less. Besides, free education has not succeeded in reducing dropouts because after implementation of free education policy the surprising outcome is that the percentage of dropouts from school increased.

 

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The Moderating Influence of CSR in the Relationship Between Financial Leverage and Performance of Listed Companies at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE)

John Karori Nyamiobo and Dr. Headmound Okari Isoe

 

This study examined the moderating effect of Corporate Social Responsibility on the relationship between financial leverage and Performance of listed firms at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE). The research was designed to use quantitative research method utilizing data collected from companies listed at the NSE. Questionnaires were used to collect primary data from finance officers of companies listed at NSE. The data collected was analysed by use of descriptive and inferential statistics. The study carried out the analysis of the data with the help of statistical packages including SPSS and MS-Excel.

 

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Test performance and correlates of bacterial vaginosis among women in Western Kenya

Rosemary A. Okuku, Christine Bii, Ernest Makohka, Joseph Gikunji, and Musa Otieno Ngayo

 

Bacterial vaginosis (BV), a common lower genital tract infection among women, is associated with adverse birth outcomes and increased risk of HIV/STD. BV, is by far most common and yet under-diagnosed among women in sub-Saharan Africa. With poor laboratory infrastructure and lack of skilled personnel, evaluating BV associated factors and point-of-care diagnostic tests are important for prevention and management in Kenya. Vaginal swabs from 227 women (18 years or older) attending Kakamega County Referral Hospital (KCRH) in Western Kenya were tested for BV using Quickvue Advance pH and Amines test, Amselís and Nugentís criteria as the gold standard. Structured interviews gathered information on factors associated with BV among this population.

 

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