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.

journal articles

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TITLE: Human Right to Adequate Food: Brazil's Rights-Based Development Approach
Iris Dias
Department of Political Science and International Relations University of Minho (UM), Portugal


TITLE: Marxist Theory of Imperialism and Corporate Social Responsibility in Third World Countries
Matthew Dayi Ogali
Department of Political & Administrative Studies, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt


TITLE: Nigeria – United States Relations: A Reflection on Mutuality of Interest in the Post-Cold War Era 
1Bariledum Kia & 2Independence I. Enyindah
1&2Rivers State University, Rivers State, Nigeria


TITLE: Militia Uprising and Arms Struggle in the Niger Delta
1John T. Kalama & 2Charles I. K. Solomon
1&2Department of Political Science, Federal University Otuoke, Bayelsa State, Nigeria


TITLE: Trade and Aid: How Certification Helps Improve Sustainability
Tensie Whelan
New York University, Stern


TITLE: The United Nations Peace Keeping Operations and Governance in Africa
1Egwu, S. & 2Chukwu, R. Doris
1Department of Political Science, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Jos
2Department of Political & Administrative Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Port Harcourt


TITLE: Robotics and Human Resource Policy: Assessing its Relevance During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Implications for Public Policy and Development
1Okon Bassey Bassey, 2Bassey Ekpenyong Anam, 3Nsagha Nkang Osaji & 4Abigail Obong Asuquo
1Department of Political Science,
2Institute of Public Policy and Administration,
3Department of Human Kinetics, University of Calabar Cross River State Nigeria,
4Legal Clues, Port Harcourt Rivers State, Nigeria.


TITLE: US Interests in the Middle East and the Challenges of Islamic Movements: A Study of Hezbollah
Ibrahim Matazu Suleiman
Umaru Musa Yaradua University, Katsina