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dc.title Exploring roles of females in contemporary socio-politico-economic governance: An association rule approach en
dc.contributor.author Nabareseh, Stephen
dc.contributor.author Osakwe, Christian Nedu
dc.contributor.author Afful-Dadzie, Eric
dc.contributor.author Klímek, Petr
dc.contributor.author Chovancová, Miloslava
dc.relation.ispartof Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences
dc.identifier.issn 2039-9340 Scopus Sources, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2014
utb.relation.volume 5
utb.relation.issue 23
dc.citation.spage 2178
dc.citation.epage 2189
dc.type article
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Mediterranean Center of Social and Educational Research
dc.identifier.doi 10.5901/mjss.2014.v5n23p2178
dc.relation.uri http://mcser.org/journal/index.php/mjss/article/view/4770
dc.subject Association rules en
dc.subject Data mining en
dc.subject Economic governance en
dc.subject Females en
dc.subject Political governance en
dc.subject Social governance en
dc.subject Sub-Saharan Africa en
dc.description.abstract Undeniably, the engagement of females in socio-politico-economic activities of most countries in the world, especially in developing economies, is far less than males. Although females form the majority in most developing countries, they are rarely engaged in the discourse of cogent developmental issues. The rising interest of females in political and socio-economic discourse, especially in the western world, has sparked female interest in the governance structure of developing countries. Subsequently, with an increased penetration of the Internet and social media, the contribution of females to governance has even assumed a new level. Using primary data collected from six Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries, the paper identifies relationships of females’ interest in socio-politico-economic governance on the countries surveyed. This paper equally digested a repertoire of data from relevant secondary sources on female involvement in the political landscape of SSA countries. To unravel some key relationships amongst the variables of interest in the study, we have used association rules (data mining technique). One of our key findings appears to indicate that the interest of females in political discourse is highly associated with the level of trust respondents have in the governance and leadership of the countries. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Management and Economics
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1003932
utb.identifier.obdid 43872185
utb.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-84910069977
utb.source j-scopus
dc.date.accessioned 2015-01-13T09:25:45Z
dc.date.available 2015-01-13T09:25:45Z
dc.rights Attribution 3.0 International
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
dc.rights.access openAccess
utb.contributor.internalauthor Nabareseh, Stephen
utb.contributor.internalauthor Osakwe, Christian Nedu
utb.contributor.internalauthor Afful-Dadzie, Eric
utb.contributor.internalauthor Klímek, Petr
utb.contributor.internalauthor Chovancová, Miloslava
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