Development and Diffusionism: Looking Beyond Neopatrimonialism in Nigeria, 1962-1985

Development and Diffusionism: Looking Beyond Neopatrimonialism in Nigeria, 1962-1985

by J. Dibua

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349449385
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 12/10/2015
Edition description: 1st ed. 2013
Pages: 255
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x (d)

About the Author

Jeremiah I. Dibua is a Professor of History and coordinator, Graduate Programs in History and African American Studies at Morgan State University, Baltimore, USA. He has published extensively on modern African history, politics and economy, and on the political economy of development. He is the author of Modernization and the Crisis of Development in Africa: The Nigerian Experience (2006).

Table of Contents

1. Neopatrimonialism, Eurocentric Diffusionism, and Development Planning 2. Theoretical and Conceptual Foundations of Development Planning 3. Colonial Planning and the Foundations of Eurocentric Diffusionism 4. Postcolonial Planning and the Dialectics of Neopatrimonialism 5. Planning Agricultural Development in Bendel State 6. Planning Industrial Development in Bendel State

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