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Crafting the new Nigeria : confronting the challenges

Author: Robert I Rotberg
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Is Nigeria, with its vast wealth in both human and natural resources, on the path to realizing its enormous potential? Or is it in danger of becoming a failed state? Crafting the New Nigeria considers the challenges that the country's leadership now faces, offering rich - and sobering - analyses of Nigeria's current political and economic systems."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert I Rotberg
ISBN: 1588262995 9781588262998
OCLC Number: 55018823
Description: viii, 273 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Troubled Nigeria: Great Opportunity, Tough Challenges / Robert I. Rotberg --
Unity with Diversity: Toward Democratic Federalism / John N. Paden --
Unity or Regionalism: The Nationalities Question / Richard L. Sklar --
Democratizing Nigeria's Federal Experiment / Rotimi T. Suberu --
Reordering Nigerian Federalism: Making It More Confederal / Itse E. Sagay --
Getting the Politics Right: Governance and Economic Failure in Nigeria / Peter M. Lewis --
Nigeria as an Economic Powerhouse: Can It Be Achieved? / Patrick Utomi --
The 2003 Elections: Hardly Credible, but Acceptable / Darren Kew --
Principal Human Rights Challenges / Bronwen Manby --
HIV/AIDS in Nigeria: The Challenges of a National Epidemic / Daniel J. Smith --
The Roots of Sectarian Violence and Its Cure / William Reno --
Needed: Better Leadership / Mahmud M. Tukur.
Responsibility: edited by Robert I. Rotberg.
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