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Nigeria in the Fourth Republic, confronting the contemporary political, economic, and social dilemmas, edited by E. Ike Udogu

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Summary
This volume provides ways to tackle the political, economic, and social dilemmas in Nigeria's Fourth Republic to promote national cohesion, political stability, and peaceful coexistence
Table Of Contents
Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Foreword -- An Intellectual Worthy of Emulation -- An Intellectual Giant in Nigeria's Challenged Political Tunnel -- Winning Trust and Applause of Intellectual Colleagues -- Note -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- List of Abbreviations and Acronyms -- Chapter 1: General Introduction -- Notes -- Chapter 2: "False Starts" and Missed Opportunities in Nigerian Politics -- Introduction -- Problematizing "False Starts" and Missed Opportunities -- The Peripheral Nigerian State: The Foundation of "False Starts" and Missed Opportunities -- Background -- Historical Evolution -- The Portrait of the Nigerian State -- "False Starts" and Missed Opportunities: Critical Junctures in Nigeria's "Fourth Republic"-The Obasanjo Regime (1999-2007) -- Background -- Leadership -- Policy Spheres -- Corruption -- Human Material Wellbeing -- Outcomes -- The Yar'Ardua Administration (2007-2010) -- Background -- Leadership -- Policy Spheres -- Corruption -- Human Material Wellbeing -- Outcomes -- The Jonathan Regime (2010-2015) -- Background -- Leadership -- Policy Spheres -- Corruption -- Human Material Wellbeing -- Outcomes -- The Buhari Regime (2015-Present) -- Background -- Leadership -- Policy Spheres -- Corruption -- Human Material Wellbeing -- Outcomes -- Beyond "False Starts" and Missed Opportunities in Nigerian Politics: Some Suggestions -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Chapter 3: Public Policy and Economic Development in Nigeria -- Introduction -- Administrations of General Yakubu Gowon and General Olusegun Obasanjo -- Gowon's Effort to Transform Nigeria -- Obasanjo's Effort to Transform Nigeria -- Issues of SNC and Political Restructuring -- Transformational and Transactional Leadership and Policy Implementation -- Nigeria: The Impact of Population and the Economy
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
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Physical Description
1 online resource (235 pages)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781666900507

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