B. C. Uzoagba, I. E. Ebebe, K. Keke


Social Studies is an inter-disciplinary approach to the study of human beings in group interrelations with both their social and physical environment hence it is defined as the study of man in his environment. It focuses attention on how man controls the factors of his environment and how these factors influence him. The paper focused on Social Studies as an instrument for promoting good governance in the society. It also sees Social Studies as the pivot in which the wheel of National development rotates. Social Studies teaches loyalty, obedience to law, political participation and good leadership as veritable ingredients for effective governance. Role of Social Studies in achieving National development were outlined. The paper concluded by recommending some measures that will enhance good governance which inturn will accelerate National development.


Social Studies, Good Governance and National Development

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