Oguntuwase Olugbenga-Jay Division of Philosophy, Politics and International Relations, School of Social Sciences, Nottingham Trent University, 50 Shakespeare Street, NG1 4FQ, Nottingham, UK.
International Journal of Peace and Development Studies, Journal Year: 2021, Volume and Issue: Vol.12(2), P. 46 - 63

Published: July 31, 2021

The perpetual search for solutions to societal conflicts, particularly those tagged intractable, that is, irresolvable, took a dramatic turn when South Africa, one of such age-long conflicts, bowed to mediation after about 48 years of fierce existence. Until now, no rigorously deep insight that is capable of accurately and adequately accounting for the dialectics of history that brought apartheid to such an abrupt end. South Africa became a new model of a democratic society in a transition that did not involve an external third-party and bloodshed. A rigorous study of the South African conflict, using critical discourse analysis and navigating …

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James E. Conable Development Studies, Lund University Graduate School, Faculty of Social Sciences, Sweden.
International Journal of Peace and Development Studies, Journal Year: 2014, Volume and Issue: Vol.5(1), P. 1 - 9

Published: Dec. 31, 2014

This study is a literature review with the ambition to answer the question, what is globalization? The myriad of perspectives, both for and against globalization theses makes it an elusive concept and can be confusing both for undergraduate students and laypersons. Hence, in this paper globalization theses reconsidered, pulling together diverse perspectives in order to provide an alternative way of understanding globalization debate, according to the manifestation of the phenomena associated with it rather than grappling with various explanations. Therefore, globalization means information age and integration, transnational movement and an intersection of global and other special qualities. This paper used …

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