In my work, I have adopted an interactionist perspective to explore the consequences of neoliberal social policies on the experiences of Older Yoruba People in a Semiurban Community in South West Nigeria .
Ojo Melvin Agunbiade
Ojo Melvin Agunbiade is a lecturer in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Obafemi Awolowo University. He teaches courses on sociological theory, social research methods, and sociology of health. His research interests include sexual health, aging, youth, gender and society, traditional medicine and development. Ojo holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science Degree in Sociology and Anthropology. Both degrees were awarded by the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. With the award of a Doctoral Fellowship by the Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa(CARTA), he proceeded to the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa for a PhD in Health Sociology. The priceless support from the University and CARTA gave him an edge to successfully complete his Ph.D. thesis entitled “Socio-Cultural Constructions of Sexuality and Help-Seeking Behaviour Among Elderly Yoruba People in Urban Ibadan, Southwest Nigeria”. He has published in reputable peer-reviewed journals and academic books.