Aims and Scope

African Journal of Political Science ISSN 3461-2165 is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that accepts high quality articles in all areas of political science such as comparative politics, political economy, international relations, political theory, public administration, public policy, and political methodology. AJP also considers articles from such fields like economics, law, sociology, history, philosophy, geography, psychology/psychiatry, and anthropology. The aims of the journal include the following:

  • To publish articles which deal with the systems of governance, and the analysis of political activities, political thoughts, associated constitutions and political behavior.
  • To publish articles concerning the allocation and transfer of power in decision making, the roles and systems of governance including governments and international organizations, political behavior and public policies.
  • To address some of the most contemporary political and administrative issues in African at the local, national, and global levels.
  • To publish articles that would be of significance to academic experts, researchers, and students in different areas of political science as well as to policy makers, state institutions, and international agencies.
  • Manuscripts dealing with the theory and practice of politics which is commonly thought of as determining the distribution of power and resources are particularly welcome. 
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