International Journal of Comparative Studies in International Relations and Development: Volume 8, Number 1

Editorial Objectives

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Enthroning Art as a Tool for Nation Building and Sustenance of Cultural Pride as Expressed by Some Nigerian Nationalist Artists Like J.D. Akeredolu, Ben Enwonwu, Sylvester Chukueggu Et Al.

1Chile Oparaocha & 2Chinedu C. Chukueggu

1&2Department of Fine Arts and Design University of Port Harcourt

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