Journal of Sustainable Society http://worldscholars.org/index.php/jss <p>The Journal of Sustainable Society (JSS) is a peer-reviewed international journal, published by World Scholars LLC. The Journal advances critical understanding of the relationships between society and sustainable development. Research papers from such diverse fields as economy, sustainable&nbsp; development, community health, law, rural development, anthropology, geography, psychology, education, agriculture, NGO, tourism, sociology, political science and geography and regional planning&nbsp; are welcomed.</p> World Scholars, LLC en-US Journal of Sustainable Society 2168-2585 <p>Submission of an article implies that the work described has not been published previously (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture or academic thesis), that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere, that its publication is approved by all authors and tacitly or explicitly by the responsible authorities where the work was carried out, and that, if accepted, will not be published elsewhere in the same form, in English or in any other language, without the written consent of the Publisher. The Editors reserve the right to edit or otherwise alter all contributions, but authors will receive proofs for approval before publication.</p><p>World Scholars reserves the rights to retract any published manuscripts in the case of suspected plagiarism or any scientific misconducts. All requests for withdrawal of manuscripts before or after publishing will only be entertained if a formal written request is made to the editor of JSS. Approvals for withdrawal of manuscripts wholly depends on the consideration of the editor and the editorial board of JSS. No refunds for the manuscript publishing charges will be made in the event of withdrawal after the manuscript has been published.</p><p>Copyrights for articles published in World Scholars journals are retained by the authors, with first publication rights granted to the journal. The journal/publisher is not responsible for subsequent uses of the work. It is the author's responsibility to bring an infringement action if so desired by the author.</p> Ethics in a technological society http://worldscholars.org/index.php/jss/article/view/930 <p><br /> More technological products are adding up to environmental degradation and further causing great concern to humanity. Many scientists are of the conviction that our world will definitely come to an end if a wars breaks out involving humanity and technology. Technology they say is advancing to an extent beyond the control of those who have made it. Despite this,  it is hard for humanity to do away with technology. Both proponents and opponents of technologies will be worried with the extreme of probable impacts, and the debate can be vulnerable or stifled as an end result. How then, can we assure that modern and emerging technologies are valuable, accountable, and sustainable? The focal argumentation in this paper is to ascertain that we are living in an era of technology that guarantees remarkable change. With major technological upheavals coming, improved moral thinking in terms of being better informed and improved ethical deeds in terms of being more proactive are necessary.</p><p> </p> Joseph Nkang Ogar Ushie Abel Idagu Samuel Akpan Bassey ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2018-06-30 2018-06-30 7 1 1 4 10.11634/216825851504930 Kantian and Utilitarian Ethics on Capital Punishment http://worldscholars.org/index.php/jss/article/view/940 <p>It is an incontrovertible fact that most societies in the world agrees that if an individual violates the laws, he shall be penalized.  However, the variations appear when it involves what reasonably punishment ought to be applied, particularly for major crimes like murder. Death penalty, which additionally referred to as capital punishment or execution, is one amongst these variations that have caused several debates and arguments between its supporters and opponents. Today, several countries are attempting to seek out different sanctions for major crimes like life imprisonment rather than capital punishment. This paper tries to look at the idea of capital punishment from Kantian and Utilitarian ethics perspectives.</p> Mfonobong David Udoudom Ushie Abel Idagu Leonard Nwoye ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2018-07-20 2018-07-20 7 1 5 11 10.11634/216825851504940