State Fragility, State Formation, and Human Security in Nigeria

State Fragility, State Formation, and Human Security in Nigeria

by M. Okome (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349435098
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 04/23/2013
Edition description: 1st ed. 2013
Pages: 259
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Mike Adeyeye, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria
Olufemi Akinola, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria
Dapo F. Asaju, Lagos State University, Nigeria
Harriet S. Asaju, Lagos State University, Nigeria
Ayokunle Fagbemi, Center for Peacebuilding and Socio-Economic Resources Development (CePSERD), Nigeria
Axel Harneit-Sievers, Heinrich Böll Foundation
Olawale Ismail, King's College, London, UK
Ben Naanen, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Fatai A. Olasupo, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria
Ayo Olukotun, University of Lagos, Nigeria
Adedayo Oluwakayode Adekson, The Great Lakes Colleges Association

Table of Contents

1. State Fragility, State Formation, and Human Security in Nigeria: Introduction, Concepts, and Questions; Mojúbàolú Olúfúnké Okome 2. State and Civil Society in Nigeria in the Era of Structural Adjustment Program, 1986–1993; Mojúbàolú Olúfúnké Okome 3. 'Civil' or 'Uncivil' Society? Revisiting the Proliferation of Ethnic Organizations in Southern Nigeria; Adedayo Oluwakayode Adekson 4. From 'Area-Boyism' to 'Junctions and Bases': Youth Social Formation and the Micro Structures of Violence in Lagos Island; Olawale Ismail 5. State Failure and Niger Delta Conflict; Ben Naanen and Kialee Nyiayaana 6. Anatomy of Conflicts in Northern Nigeria; C. Nna-Emeka Okereke 7. Social Obligations of the Church in a Failed Nigerian State; Dapo F. Asaju and Harriet Seun Dapo-Asaju 8. The Role of the Christian Church in Building Civil Society in Nigeria; Rotimi Williams Omotoye and Elisabeth DeCampos 9. An Assessment of Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding Capabilities in Nigeria: Reflections of a Practitioner; Ayokunle Fagbemi

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