Aniekan S Brown

Aniekan S Brown
University of Uyo | UNIUYO · Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Doctor of Criminology

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This article reports on an exploratory qualitative study investigating extra-legal policing practices and HIV vulnerability among injecting drug users. It draws upon thematic analysis of interview accounts of 29 street-involved PWID, recruited through snowball sampling in Uyo, Nigeria. The data emphasized that policing is a structural mechanism per...
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This paper proposes the use of redundant features for efficient recognition of faces in still images using a novel system framework that offers a detailed systematic workflow for solving the facial recognition problem. It accepts still frontal face images, processes and represents salient facial features (face, eyes, nose, and mouth) using facial d...
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This article reports qualitative interview study on commercial tricycle riders’ perceptions of psychoactive drug use and the risk of road traffic accidents in Nigeria. A purposive sampling method was used to recruit ninety four (n=94) commercial tricycle riders in Uyo, Nigeria. Data was collected through in-depth, individual interviews. Inductive a...
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This paper aims at developing a better understanding of local social, cultural and ecological geographies of water and sanitation in Nigeria’s coastal settlements. In-depth interviews, field observations and secondary sources of data were used to capture local complexities associated with these issues in Ibeno-a coastal settlement in Akwa Ibom stat...
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International Journal of African Culture, Politics and Development
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International Journal of Social Sciences
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Journal of Research in Health and Sports Science
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In E. Nwosu, K. Ofe, and M. Eze (eds.)
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International Journal of African Culture, Politics and Development
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In E.N. Etuk, I. M. Udofot, & A. E. Udosen (eds.)
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International Journal of African Culture, Politics and Development Uyo
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Although therapeutic itineraries have been studied in a variety of contexts, little research has investigated care-seekers' quests for traditional medical treatments outside their own ethnic boundaries. The present study investigated 19 Igbo women seeking traditional cures from Ibibio indigenous healers in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Emerging data sh...
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This research project explores the factors shaping drug injecting and related harms using qualitative data from a sample of diverse injectors in Nigerian city. The goal is to generate context-specific information to inform drug policy and targeted harm reduction services.