Research papers published in the International Journal of Comparative Studies in International Relations and Development addresses political, social, economic, and environmental change in local, national, and international contexts. Major areas of investigation include political and state institutions, the effects of a changing international economy, political-economic models of growth and distribution, and the transformation of social structure and culture. In addition to research articles, the journal publishes occasional reviews that summarizes and assesses particular areas of research and contribution to debates about the conduct of social science research.

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TITLE: Policy and Institutional Dimensions of Africa's Political Economy in an Age of Globalization
1Claudious Chikozho & 2Charles Nhemachena
Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), Cape Town, South Africa


TITLE: Pipeline Surveillance Contracts and the Emerging OilRelated Conflicts in Rivers State, Nigeria
1Sekibo, Rowland Charles & 2Nte, Timothy Ubelejit
1&2Department of Political & Administrative Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria


TITLE: A Comparative Study of Nigeria and South Africa Foreign Policies Achievements in Africa
1Kia, Bariledum & 2Theodora, T. Obianime
1Rivers State University, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria
2Department of History and International Diplomacy, Rivers State University


TITLE: An Assessment of the Privatization of the Power Sector in Nigeria: A Study of Karu Local Government of Nasarawa State
Adoyi Matthew Omale
Department of International Relations and Diplomacy Baze University, Abuja


TITLE: Job Creation for Youth in Africa: Assessing the Employment Intensity of Industries without Smokestacks
1Brahima Sangafowa Coulibaly, 2Dhruv Gandhi & 3Ahmadou Aly Mbaye
1Global Economy and Development, University of California, Berkeley
2Global Economy and Development Program at Brookings.
3Global Economy and Development, Africa Growth Initiative University Cheikh Anta DIOP (UCAD) in Dakar, Senegal


TITLE: Effects of Marketing on Introduction of Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) on Customers of Banking Industry
Leo Atuchukwu Ohazulike
Department of Marketing, Faculty of Management Sciences Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Igbariam Campus, Anambra State, Nigeria


TITLE: The Effects of Operational Risk and Market Risk on the Profitability of Deposit Money Banks In Nigeria: A PanelARDL Analysis
1Rifkatu Titus Musa, 2Yohanna Gyang Jugu & 3Okwoli, A. A.
1,2 3Department of Accounting Faculty of Management Sciences University of Jos, Nigeria


TITLE: Curbing Ethno-Religious Conflicts in Nigeria: An Appraisal of the Causes and Consequences of the Boko Haram Uprising
Johnson, Alalibo Sinikiem
Department of Political Science, Faculty of Social Sciences, Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island Amassoma, Bayelsa State, Nigeria


TITLE: A Review of International Law and Treaty Relationship in International Relations
Chukwu, Ruwhuoma D.
Department of Political and Administrative Studies Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Port Harcourt


TITLE: The Political Economy of Regional Integration in Africa the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
Jean Bossuyt
European Centre for Development Policy Management, Belgium


TITLE: Cultural Tourism and Aluu Community Development in Ikwerre Local Government Area, (LGA) Rivers State
1Ollor, Helen Y. & 2Bright, Favour
1&2Department of Hospitality Management and Tourism Faculty of Management Sciences, University of Port Harcourt


TITLE: Chukwuebuka Obi-Ochendu's Fashion Aesthetics and its Impact on Nigerian Youths
Ajiginni, Margaret Irobunor
Department of Fine Arts and Design, Faculty of Humanities, University of Port Harcourt


TITLE: High Mortgage Rates are Probably Here for While
1Wendy Edelberg & 2Noadia Steinmetz-Silber
1Economic Studies, Brookings Institution, Washington D.C., United States of America
2Economic Studies, The Hamilton Project Brookings Institution, Washington D.C. United States of America


TITLE: Mapping Print, Connecting Cultures: Engaging Oral Societies with Digital History Methodologies
Ikaonaworio Eferebo
Department of History & International Studies, Faculty of Humanities, Federal University Otuoke, Bayelsa State, Nigeria


TITLE: Implantations in Indigo and Gold, The Glitter of Nigerian Glass
Graves, Nelson P.
Department of Fine and Applied Arts Ignatius Ajuru University of Education Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt