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State power, autarchy, and political conquest in Nigerian federalism

Author: Kalu Ndukwe Kalu
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"State Power, Autarchy, and Political Conquest in Nigerian Federalism shows how specific historical events and societal forces within Nigeria transcend the choices its political leaders have made to influence the course of the state's political development. Kalu N. Kalu describes a variety of factors that have contributed to the challenges facing state-building and political institutions in Nigeria."--Jacket.
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Kalu, Kalu Ndukwe.
State power, autarchy, and political conquest in Nigerian federalism.
Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2008
(OCoLC)649546925
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kalu Ndukwe Kalu
ISBN: 9780739119556 0739119559 9780739129920 0739129929 9780739119563 0739119567
OCLC Number: 213223090
Description: xix, 309 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Analytical frameworks of state formation --
History and evolutionary schisms --
Restless federalism :critical arguments on conflict and governance --
The geopolitics of religion : conflated origins of ethnic crsis --
The praetorian orthodoxy : pathways to civic soldiering --
Rentier politics : the confluence of power and economics --
The garrison state : bridging civil-military transitions --
Elections and electioneering : on the democratic deficit --
The Niger Delta : a platform under duress --
Constitutionalism and political development --
Embedding african democracy and development : the imperative of institutional capital.
Responsibility: Kalu N. Kalu.
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