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A Roadmap for Understanding African Politics Leadership and Political Integration in Nigeria

A Roadmap for Understanding African Politics: Leadership and Political Integration in Nigeria

1st Edition

By Victor Oguejiofor Okafor
April 29, 2009

This book examines the impact of post-colonial leadership on political integration in Nigeria, offering an in-depth understanding of the historical and contemporary forces that shape Nigeria's national politics as well as African politics generally. Okafor discusses how Nigeria's pre-colonial and ...

Africa and IMF Conditionality The Unevenness of Compliance, 1983-2000

Africa and IMF Conditionality: The Unevenness of Compliance, 1983-2000

1st Edition

By Kwame Akonor
July 26, 2012

Ghana was one of the first African countries to adopt a comprehensive IMF reform program and the one that has sustained adjustment longest. Yet, questions of Ghana's compliance - to what extent did it comply, how did it manage compliance, what patterns of non-compliance existed, and why? - have not...

The NGO Factor in Africa The Case of Arrested Development in Kenya

The NGO Factor in Africa: The Case of Arrested Development in Kenya

1st Edition

By Maurice N. Amutabi
January 11, 2013

The book breaks new ground in understanding the role of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Africa. The book historicizes NGOs using the Rockefeller Foundation as a case study, looking at its tripartite paradoxical roles as an agent of colonialism, globalization and development/...

Nyansapo (The Wisdom Knot) Toward an African Philosophy of Education

Nyansapo (The Wisdom Knot): Toward an African Philosophy of Education

1st Edition

By Kwadwo A. Okrah
September 03, 2013

This study examines the issues of indigenous philosophies, which are embedded in different aspects of socialization process among the Akan of Ghana. The research explores the possibility of forging a new future that builds on the positive aspects of their past and present and on carefully chosen ...

Nefer The Aesthetic Ideal in Classical Egypt

Nefer: The Aesthetic Ideal in Classical Egypt

1st Edition

By Willie Cannon-Brown
July 08, 2013

This book provides an original treatment of the concept of good and beauty in ancient Egypt. It seeks to examine the dimensions of nefer, the term used to describe the good and the beautiful, within the context of ordinary life. Because the book is based upon original research on ancient Egypt...

Kwame Nkrumah's Politico-Cultural Thought and Politics An African-Centered Paradigm for the Second Phase of the African Revolution

Kwame Nkrumah's Politico-Cultural Thought and Politics: An African-Centered Paradigm for the Second Phase of the African Revolution

1st Edition

By Kwame Botwe-Asamoah
July 27, 2012

This study critically synthesizes and analyses the relationship between Kwame Nkrumah's politico-cultural philosophy and policies as an African-centered paradigm for the post-independence African revolution. It also argues for the relevance of his theories and politics in today's Africa....

Igbo Women and Economic Transformation in Southeastern Nigeria, 1900-1960

Igbo Women and Economic Transformation in Southeastern Nigeria, 1900-1960

1st Edition

By Gloria Chuku
May 01, 2013

This study analyzes the complexity and flexibility of gender relations in Igbo society, with emphasis on such major cultural zones as the Anioma, the Ngwa, the Onitsha, the Nsukka, and the Aro....

The Hidden Debate The Truth Revealed about the Battle over Affirmative Action in South Africa and the United States

The Hidden Debate: The Truth Revealed about the Battle over Affirmative Action in South Africa and the United States

1st Edition

By Akil Kokayi Khalfani
February 13, 2013

The Hidden Debate is a fresh and cutting-edge comparative analysis of the ongoing and highly charged social conflict over affirmative action in South Africa and the United States. The debate over affirmative action has raged for over 30 years in the United States and since the early 1990s in South...

Doing Justice without the State The Afikpo (Ehugbo) Nigeria Model

Doing Justice without the State: The Afikpo (Ehugbo) Nigeria Model

1st Edition

By Ogbonnaya Oko Elechi
January 11, 2013

This study examines the principles and practices of the Afikpo (Eugbo) Nigeria indigenous justice system in contemporary times. Like most African societies, the Afikpo indigenous justice system employs restorative, transformative and communitarian principles in conflict resolution. This book ...

The Role of the Press and Communication Technology in Democratization The Nigerian Story

The Role of the Press and Communication Technology in Democratization: The Nigerian Story

1st Edition

By Aje-Ori Anna Agbese
January 11, 2013

In the 1990s, Nigeria, like several countries in Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe and Latin America, underwent transition programs to return the country to democracy. Nigeria’s democratization in the 1990s was a civil and international movement to free Nigeria from over 20 years of authoritarian ...

African Minorities in the New World

African Minorities in the New World

1st Edition

Edited By Toyin Falola, Niyi Afolabi
November 28, 2012

This book uncovers the reality that new African immigrants now represent a significant force in the configuration of American polity and identity especially in the last forty years. Despite their minority status, African immigrants are making their marks in various areas of human endeavor and ...

Britain, Leftist Nationalists and the Transfer of Power in Nigeria, 1945-1965

Britain, Leftist Nationalists and the Transfer of Power in Nigeria, 1945-1965

1st Edition

By Hakeem Ibikunle Tijani
November 14, 2012

This is the first comprehensive study of leftist ideology and movements and their organizational structure in colonial and post colonial Nigeria. Tijani moves the contributions of Nigerian leftists from the archival centers into mainstream intellectual and nationalist history, proving the first ...

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