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: 384

Table of Content: May 2014; 8(4)

May 2014

African development crisis and global thinking: Collapse of the periphery, decay of the core

This paper used the core-periphery concept of underdevelopment as a theoretical framework to analyze the African development crisis and the collapse of African initiatives with the development of the Global thought. The paper observed inter alia, that the force of Globalization in which the policies of the core centers have led to the collapse of local (African state) initiatives in all spectrums of the region’s...

Author(s): Franklins A. Sanubi

May 2014

Political development as social intelligence in constitutional democracy: The central place of dialogue in decolonization

Regressions in the moral practical consciousness of politicians during decolonization in Sierra Leone created the precondition for a crisis-ridden post-Independence social order.  Using the Discourse Theory of Law and Democracy, and the Critical Theory of Society, the paper  analyzes epochal political discourses during decolonization to explicate normative deficits in the  society’s attempt to...

Author(s): Munya G. Kabba