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foundations of democracy in Nigeria

Andrew Iyere Wilson

foundations of democracy in Nigeria

by Andrew Iyere Wilson

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Published by s.n.] in [Nigeria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria,
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Representative government and representation -- Nigeria.,
    • Nigeria -- Politics and government -- 1960-

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Andrew Iyere Wilson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ3088 .W55 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 144 p. :
      Number of Pages144
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2469235M
      LC Control Number87180064

      Like Nigeria, a major challenge to democracy in Africa is not the prevalence of ethnic diversity, but the use of identity politics to promote narrow tribal interests, i.e. tribalism. In Africa, a great deal of the people primarily find their identity in ethnicity in place of national identity; and this also has significance in there won’t for.   Challenge of Democratic Federalism in Nigeria Nigeria: Democracy and Conflict Resolution author of the book being launched the choice of the leadership or in deciding the broad foundations.

      This book is attempt to help change thinking, so as to improve human rights and democracy in Nigeria. Today's new awareness and liberation technology has made change possible. In the words of the famous author-Edna O'Brien: "The most important thing of all that a book, or a poem, or a drama, imparts to us is its permanence.   Democracy, Good Governance and Development in Nigeria is a collection of critical essays; a fruit of the author’s intellectual odyssey in Nigeria’s murky democratic waters. The theme of this book is better expressed using the words of the author, as “a selection of my interventions in debates, seminars and conferences over the last decade.

      In many countries, the foundations of this process were laid in the colonial period. As we saw in the Introduction, the emergence of Big Men, the problematic legacy of African nationalism, and the creation of undeveloped economies directly under state control did not represent a strong foundation on which to build a stable and successful : Nic Cheeseman. Ryszard Legutko's "The Demon in Democracy: Totalitarian Temptations in Free Societies" is a brilliant book, written by an astute Polish politician and thinker who lived under both communism and liberal-democracy. Legutko analyzes liberal-democracy's affects on our understanding of history, utopia, politics, ideology, and religion/5.


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