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: 400


Globalization: The theory and practice of citizenship in Africa

Nwaogu Kelechi Paul1* and Nwaogu Paul Oka2
1Principal Consultant, Basic Operations Nigeria Limited, Lagos, Nigeria. 2Dean Faculty of Education, Sebastian Kolowa University College of Tumaini University Tanzania.
Email: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 08 September 2009
  •  Published: 30 November 2009


Deeply articulated with the nation state, citizenship has acquired different connotations. This paper highlights how some of the major changes in our world such as globalization and the human rights regime affect the relationships between nation states and their citizens. It also show the extent these major global changes are actually affecting this most national of institutions.


Key words: Globalization, citizenship, nation state, migration.