African Journal of
Political Science and International Relations

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Pol. Sci. Int. Relat.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0832
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPSIR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 382


Dialectics and social transformation in modern political thought: A comparative study of Hegel and Marx

Makodi Biereenu-Nnabugwu*
  • Makodi Biereenu-Nnabugwu*
  • Department of Political Science, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria.
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Patrick Chukwudi Uchendu
  • Patrick Chukwudi Uchendu
  • Department of Political and Administrative Studies, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 02 September 2015
  •  Accepted: 12 February 2016
  •  Published: 28 February 2017


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Biereenu-Nnabugwu M (2008) Political Analysis: An Introduction. Enugu: Quintagon Publishers.


Biereenu-Nnabugwu M (2007). Reflection on the African Origin of the Thought-Content and Practices of Socrates in Uzu Journal of History and International Studies, A Journal of the Department of History and International Studies, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka 1(1):77-95.


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