Global Anomie of Corona Virus Disease

A Social Science Perspective


  • Chuks Justus IWEGBU University of Delta, Agbor, Delta State NIGERIA
  • Annmarie Nkem OKOLI Dennis Osadebay University, Asaba, Delta State NIGERIA


Global, Anomie, Corona virus Disease Social Sciences, Social order, Behavioural change


This article titled Global Anomie of Corona Virus Disease: Social Sciences Perspective is an academic discuss aimed at indebt analysis of the word anomie as a state of social disorder, the condition in which society provides little moral guidance to individuals. The concept may evolve from conflict of belief systems and causes breakdown of social bonds between individual and the community. The main thrust in this discourse is the breaking down of social bond which anomie represents. In this regard, corona virus has breach the connection between man and his normal environment. It brought about disorientation and commotion which may include panic, sorrow, lots of deaths and economic setback in every corner of the globe. Corona virus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered corona virus affecting every facet of humanity today. The concept of Social Sciences is also captured as the discipline that centres its interest on the study of man; his inter relationship and the entire human environment. The understanding of the concept of Social Order was also explained for better understanding of this discourse. The article aims at using anomie, knowledge of Social Sciences and it’s methodological approach to create awareness on the instability in lifestyle and the near collapse of the people’s cultural pattern that the sudden emergence of this life threatening microbe is creating all over the world. The study recommended that everyone must take 100% responsibility of curbing the spread of corona virus, one should do COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS of every reason(s) to go out this time for your safety and life. Don't shake off the fear of the presence of Corona Virus as you move about, because the virus is still very much with us. Also even when you are careful, be mindful of those who are careless. This becomes particularly important if you have to be in such public places as hospitals, markets, parks, banks, ATM points etc.

Author Biographies

Chuks Justus IWEGBU, University of Delta, Agbor, Delta State NIGERIA

Department of Sociology

Annmarie Nkem OKOLI, Dennis Osadebay University, Asaba, Delta State NIGERIA

Department of Sociology




How to Cite

IWEGBU, C. J., & OKOLI, A. N. (2023). Global Anomie of Corona Virus Disease: A Social Science Perspective. Socialscientia: Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 8(1). Retrieved from