Displacement and the Politics of Violence in Nigeria

Displacement and the Politics of Violence in Nigeria

by Paul Lovejoy
     
 

This volume examines the religious, ethnic, and class basis of political insecurity in Nigeria that has resulted in the maintanance of military rule in the 1990s. Political repression and secular strife have made it difficult for the democratic opposition to end military dictatorship.

Overview

This volume examines the religious, ethnic, and class basis of political insecurity in Nigeria that has resulted in the maintanance of military rule in the 1990s. Political repression and secular strife have made it difficult for the democratic opposition to end military dictatorship.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004108769
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
06/01/1997
Series:
International Studies in Sociology and Social Anthropology Series, #67
Pages:
146
Product dimensions:
6.34(w) x 9.42(h) x 0.38(d)

Meet the Author

Paul E. Lovejoy, Ph.D. (1973) in History at the University of Wisconsin, is Distinguished Research Professor at York University, Canada. He has published extensively on Nigerian history and African history more generally, including Transformations in Slavery: A History of Slavery in Africa (Cambridge, 1983).

Pat Ama Tokunbo Williams, Ph.D. (1989) in Political Science at the University of Ibadan, is Senior Lecturer, Ogun State University, Ago-Iwoye, Nigeria and Visiting Scholar, Centre for Refugee Studies, York University, Canada. Her publications include Religion and National Development in Nigeria, co-authored with Toyin Falola (1992).

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