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Ruth Bulus Iganus

Ruth Bulus Iganus

P.M.B 1069, Maiduguri

  • Review Article
    The Strength of African Culture in Managing Family Crisis in a Globalized World
    Author(s): Ruth Bulus Iganus and Andrew HarunaRuth Bulus Iganus and Andrew Haruna

    We live in a world that is overrun with family problems. It is important to find out how family members perceive such problems culturally and how we perceive them in the modern sense. Through modern changes in this globalize world, the African traditional setting or ways of managing crisis cannot remain intact, but they are by no means extinct. In times of crisis they often come to surface or people revert to them in secret. The question is what are the coping strategies which families adopt while facing social problems which needed to be overcome? Scholars of the family know that traditional values in Africa are primarily not for the individual but for his family and community of which he is part. In other words there are no persons that are without a family. Members live in kinship adhering strictly to the norms and values of their family and the society at large. To be regarded in .. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2332-0915.1000197

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