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: 403

Table of Content: April 2016; 10(4)

April 2016

Disseminating the national reconciliation commission report: A critical step in Ghana’s democratic consolidation

Truth and reconciliation commissions (TRCs) as transitional justice and conflict resolution mechanisms, have gained international prominence, especially following South Africa’s much publicised TRC experience. Among other things, TRCs are expected to contribute to democratic consolidation by correcting the historical narrative, acknowledging past human rights violations and fostering a human rights culture in...

Author(s): Felix Odartey-Wellington and Amin Alhassan

April 2016

Beyond classical peace paradigm: A theoretical argument for a ‘Glocalized Peace and Security’

Throughout ages, one of the greatest needs of humans has been a peaceful and secured society devoid of violence. In pursuit of this agenda, different approaches including classical peace paradigm have been employed at different times in the world history. Ironically, these peace and security architectures largely tend to be state centric, where peace and security are construed in terms of military might and states...

Author(s): Samuel Marfo, Halidu Musah and Dominic DeGraft Arthur