Category: Political Science, Politics


Assessing the OIC Member States’ Engagement in China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Opportunities, Challenges, and Implications

The remarkable demonstration of substantial collaboration between fifty-seven member states of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation and China’s Belt and Road Initiative exemplifies a significant milestone in contemporary international cooperation. This article assesses the involvement of member states of the OIC in China’s BRI since 2013. The BRI is a large infrastructure development project aimed


Critique of Francis Fukuyama’s Views on State Formation in Africa

This paper is a critique of Francis Fukuyama’s views on, essentially, the crisis of development in Africa which he associates with the weakness of state institutions in African countries. In analysing the underlying causes of weak state institutions in Africa, Fukuyama examines institutional development in the pre-colonial, colonial and post-colonial Africa. But his approach is


A Correlational Study of Political Accountability of Sanguniang Barangay and Barangay Readiness for Climate Change

Climate change is a worldwide phenomenon having far-reaching consequences in numerous areas of society, including the economy, government, and living conditions. To effectively mitigate these effects, the national government needs to develop and employ policies and directives that can fulfill the safety and protection requirements of its people through development efforts, therefore improving the overall


Georgia and NATO: A Democratic Framework for Responding to the Totalitarian Information Space

Marked efforts to spread disinformation within Europe and NATO-allied nations has risen, not uncoincidentally, alongside a rise in totalitarian narratives and neo-imperial ambitions from the Russian Federation. Although Georgian political leaders and NATO have both worked independently to pushback against totalitarian narratives in the information space, the Substantial NATO-Georgia Package (SNGP) has not explicitly aimed


Indonesian Young Muslim Voters and Their Views on Political Islam

Indonesia as one the biggest Muslim populated country, political Islam is important case to discuss because voters’ political preference can highly be affected by their believe in this sense, it could be religion. In addition, young Moslem voters although they are important political asset, there are rarely any research in exploring their perspective toward political


Some Aspects of South Korean Youth Political Protest Culture of the Candlelight Rallies in the Information Technology Age

The rapid progression in information and communication technologies has created a new paradigm of political participation in several countries worldwide. The diffusion of this technology is at the global forefront in South Korea. The South Korean youths have a growing presence of this through expanding social networks, new alliances, businesses, protests and advocacy campaigns, and


Socio-economic Status of Workers in State-owned Enterprises During China’s Reforms

This presentation investigates China’s working class and its historical change in social standing. It argues that during the Maoist period there was an illusion that a new society was established, in which the working class became the master of the society with political and economic power. Such an illusion was ended in post-Mao economic reforms


World Order, Regime and Law of the U.S., UK, France and Europe

After the Second World War, the United States, United Kingdom, France and Europe have built Peace, World Order, Regime and Law with NATO and alliances. In 2020, the World is confused by the coronavirus pandemic. The United States, United Kingdom, France and EU cope with the pandemic. On March 2020, French President Emmanuel Macron said: