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Religion, violence, and local power-sharing in Nigeria

Author: Laura Thaut Vinson
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
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"Why does religion become a fault line of communal violence in some pluralistic countries and not others? Under what conditions will religious identity - as opposed to other salient ethnic cleavages - become the spark that ignites communal violence? Contemporary world politics since 9/11 is increasingly marked by intra-state communal clashes in which religious identity is the main fault line. Yet, violence erupts
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Vinson, Laura Thaut.
Religion, violence, and local power-sharing in Nigeria.
Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2017
(DLC) 2017026220
(OCoLC)986237279
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Thaut Vinson
ISBN: 9781316847602 1316847608 9781316832110 1316832112 1316631303 9781316631300
OCLC Number: 1005979124
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover --
Half-title page --
Title page --
Copyright page --
Dedication --
Contents --
List of Figures --
List of Tables --
Preface --
Acknowledgments --
1 Deterring Religious Violence --
Part I The Importance of the Politics of Religious Change and Local Government --
2 Pattern and Politics of Religious Change in Nigeria --
3 Tenuous Unity: Federalism, Local Governments, and Politics in Nigeria --
Part II Making the Case for Power-Sharing: The Empirical Evidence --
4 A Theory of Local Government Power-Sharing --
5 Power-Sharing Data and Findings 6 Case Studies and the Power-Sharing Mechanism7 Case Studies and the Origins of Power-Sharing --
8 Considering Competing Hypotheses --
Part III Conclusions --
9 Conclusion --
Appendices --
References
Responsibility: Laura Thaut Vinson.

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