Nigeria Since Independence and the Impact of Non-governmental Organizations on Democratization (Studies in African Economic & Social Development S. No

Nigeria Since Independence and the Impact of Non-governmental Organizations on Democratization (Studies in African Economic & Social Development S. No

By: Matthew Todd Bradley (author)Hardback

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Bradley (political science, Indiana U. at Kokomo) argues that non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Nigeria act as stabilizing agents protecting the democratization project from forces of anarchy and authoritarianism. He explores Nigeria's recent history, discussing the role of NGOs in mediating

Contents

Introduction - the pendulum of governance - defining the problem; democracy - checking power and balancing liberty; toward democratizing Nigeria - comparative perspectives; non-governmental organizations - policies of instability; impediments to democracy - domestic weakness and external dependence; discourses of past experience, cues for the future research - a conclusion.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773466883
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9780773466883
  • weight: 499
  • ISBN10: 0773466886

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