Tenement Housing and Domestic Conflict in Diobu Port Harcourt, Rivers State

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Alagbogu Gloria Ifeyinwa

Abstract

Aims: To examine Tenement housing and domestic conflict among Residents in Rivers State, Nigeria

Study Design:  Cross-sectional survey design

Place and Duration of Study: The study was carried out in Mile 1 and Mile 2 Diobu, Port Harcourt

Methodology: Triangulation methodology was used in this study to obtain insight into the problem. Both quantitative and qualitative methods were used.  With the quantitative method data were collected using questionnaire and with the qualitative method data was collected using FGM and interviews with respondents. Probability design involving a simple random sampling technique was used.

Results: The result revealed an existing relationship between the common use of the toilet, bathroom, kitchen etc. and conflict among dwellers of tenement houses Furthermore it was revealed that there was a relationship between overpopulation and conflict among tenement house dwellers and that there is a relationship between tenement house pattern and conflict among dwellers.

Conclusion: It was concluded that a comprehensive approach should be employed to continuously check quality in housing structures and allocation. Also, realistic policies that will alleviate the suffering of Nigerians as it pertains to housing should be enacted and implemented.

Keywords:
Tenement, conflict, resident.

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How to Cite
Ifeyinwa, A. (2019). Tenement Housing and Domestic Conflict in Diobu Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Asian Research Journal of Arts & Social Sciences, 9(3), 1-11. https://doi.org/10.9734/arjass/2019/v9i330126
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Original Research Article

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