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Criminal Justice Responses to the Boko Haram Crisis in Nigeria

Table Of Contents
Intro -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- Abbreviations -- 1 Introduction and Overview -- 1.1 Context -- 1.2 Background -- 1.3 Methodology and Research Questions -- 1.4 Literature Survey -- 1.5 Significance and Contribution to Scholarship -- 1.6 Organisation of the Chapters -- References -- 2 The Boko Haram Crisis: An Overview -- 2.1 Introductory Remarks -- 2.2 Historicising the Development of Boko Haram -- 2.2.1 Islam in Northern Nigeria -- 2.2.2 Political Islam in Northern Nigeria -- 2.2.3 Development of Islamic Fundamentalism in Northern Nigeria -- 2.2.4 Islamic Education and the Influence of the Almajiri System in Northern Nigeria -- 2.2.5 Terror for Religion's Sake -- 2.3 Factual Background to the Boko Haram Crisis -- 2.3.1 Trajectory of the Development of Boko Haram -- 2.3.2 Structure of Boko Haram -- 2.3.3 Ideology of Boko Haram -- 2.3.4 The Practice of Jihad by Boko Haram -- 2.3.5 Spreading the Germ: Boko Haram Evolution into Transnational Terrorism -- 2.4 Boko Haram Crisis by Typology -- 2.4.1 Killings of Civilians -- 2.4.2 Sexual and Gender-Based Violence -- 2.4.3 Abductions/Hostage Taking -- 2.4.4 Violence Against Children/Conscripting and Enlisting of Children -- 2.4.5 Attacks Against Civilian and Protected Objects -- 2.5 Impacts of the Boko Haram Crisis -- 2.5.1 Forced Displacement and Refugee Crisis -- 2.5.2 Educational Crisis -- 2.5.3 Healthcare Crisis -- 2.5.4 Socio-economic Impact -- 2.5.5 Threat to Regional Stability -- 2.6 Summary and Conclusion -- References -- 3 Domestic Criminal Legal Responses to the Boko Haram Crisis -- 3.1 Introductory Remarks -- 3.2 Brief Overview of Nigeria's Legal History -- 3.3 Substantive Criminal Law -- 3.3.1 The Nigerian Criminal Code -- 3.3.2 The Nigerian Penal Code -- 3.3.3 The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (Establishment) Act 2004 -- 3.3.4 Terrorism Prevention Act (2011)
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Edition
1st ed.
Physical Description
1 online resource (235 pages)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9789462656154

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