incorporation of the Nigerian economy into the World Capitalist System, the
indigenous social structure was fundamentally restructured. This restructuring
was (and is still) affecting the family institution in its performance of the
most important task of youth socialization leading to cases of what have been
described as child abuse, urban violence, working children and, even, sexually
deteriorating/ transmitted infections as a result of irresponsible sexual
behavior among the youth. If the situation persists, what are the implications
for the future of the individual youth and the family? How can the transition
being experienced by the family be controlled to positively influence the
future of the youth and, by implication, the society as a whole? This paper
attempts to provide answers to these questions.
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continued gambling, despite significant negative physical, psychological, and social consequences not just for the individual but for the family and community at large ( American Psychiatric Association, 2013 ).
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protection is sought. As a result, the first patent filing made to protect the invention (the priority filing) is followed by a series of subsequent filings and together they form a patent family. 1 Along these lines, the recently published OECD Patent