Adeyinka Oladayo Bankole

Region of Interest


Primary Country of Residence



Ph.D. Candidate


University of Ibadan, Nigeria


Mailing Address

Department of Sociology
Faculty of the Social Sciences
University of Ibadan

Phone/Fax Number(s)

phone: 234-2-8107112

Countries of Specialization


Research Interests

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) and Master of Science (M.Sc) Degrees in
Sociology from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

I am a Nigerian, lecturing and carrying out social research in the above
named institution. My research interest is in the area of Industrial Sociology and
Development. The issue being investigated in my doctoral thesis is the
manufacturing sector of the Nigerian economy and how, ultimately, the
performance of this sector can be enhanced.

Teaching Interests

The courses I teach include: Principles of Sociology,
Introduction to Social Institutions, Elementary Analysis of Social
Systems, Industrial Sociology, Complex Organizations, among others.


Bankole, A. O. "Socio-Psychological Implications of the Period of
Prolonged Economic Recession on Nigerian Workers" in African Journal
for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (AJPSSI) Vol. 3, No. 2,
April 1996, pp 187-202

With Olutayo, A. O.
"The Concept of Development in Historical Perspective: The Third World
Experience" in _Current and Perspectives in Sociology_. Lagos: Malthouse
Press Limited, forthcoming.

Presently, I am working on issues such as Industrial Conflict (with
emphasis on African Perspectives) and, The Working Class and Democratic
Processes in Nigeria.


industrial sociology ; development economics ; manufacturing.