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Ethnicity and development in Nigeria

Okwudiba Nnoli

Ethnicity and development in Nigeria

by Okwudiba Nnoli

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Published by Avebury in Aldershot, Hants, England, Brookfield, Vt .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria,
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Ethnicity -- Nigeria.,
    • Nigeria -- Economic conditions.,
    • Nigeria -- Politics and government.,
    • Nigeria -- Ethnic relations -- Economic aspects.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementOkwudiba Nnoli.
      SeriesResearch in ethnic relations series
      ContributionsUnited Nations Research Institute for Social Development.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN653 .N66 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 298 p. ;
      Number of Pages298
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL824251M
      ISBN 10185972115X
      LC Control Number95080347
      OCLC/WorldCa34116263

      The overthrow in January of Nigeria’s First Republic erased what had been regarded as perhaps the most promising prospect for liberal democracy in post-colonial Africa. Marking the sweeping failure of parliamentary institutions across a continent of new nations, it accelerated the slide into a ghastly civil war. Class, Ethnicity and Democracy is the first scholarly study to 5/5(1). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: Ethnicity, Politics, and Development: An Introduction / Dov Ronen --Ethnic Bargaining / Michael Banton --Ethnic Politics and Public Policy in Western Societies: A Framework for Comparative Analysis / Robert J. Thompson and Joseph R. Rudolph, Jr. - .

        Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Author of Ethnic politics in Nigeria, Dead-End to Nigerian Development, Ethnicity and democracy in Africa, Ethnic politics in Africa, Introduction to Politics, Ethnicity and development in Nigeria, The struggle for democracy in Nigeria Written works: Ethnicity and development in Nigeria. @article{osti_, title = {Ethnicity, petroeconomy, and national integration in Nigeria}, author = {Yeri-Obidake, E.Z.}, abstractNote = {Among several related phenomena, this study presents as its focal points the examination of some of the variables that influence and shape the structure of sociopolitical, cultural and socioeconomic relations in the course of national .

      This book unravels the trajectories and dilemmas of development in Nigeria since its independence in Despite enormous human and material resources, development progress in Nigeria has not met expectations. By delving into the various factors that have influenced development efforts and initiat. the collective phenomenon. Ethnic identity refers to ethnicity as an individually experienced phenomenon. Ethnicity itself is an abstract concept which includes an implicit reference to both collective and individual aspects of the phenomenon. There are several basic dimensions which ethnicity includes, on either the collective or individual level.


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Part of the Research in Ethnic Relations series, this /5. This book is an in-depth study of the ethnic phenomenon in Nigeria between and It emphasizes the dynamic character of ethnicity and its complex links with the cultural, political, economic and social dimensions of national development.

The author underlines the critical role of the Nigerian state and its partisan character in the evolution of ethnicity on national development. The Foundations of Ethnicity and Development, --III.

Ethnicity, Nationalism and Development, --IV. Ethnicity, Development and the National Cake, --V. Ethnicity, Development and the Civil War, --VI. Ethnicity, Federal Character and Development --VII. This book is an in-depth study of the ethnic phenomenon in Nigeria between and It emphasizes the dynamic character of ethnicity and its complex links with the cultural, political, economic and social dimensions of national development.

An ethnic group or ethnicity is a category of people who identify with each other, usually on the basis of presumed similarities such as a common language, ancestry, history, society, culture, nation or social treatment within their residing area.

Ethnicity is often used synonymously with the term nation, particularly in cases of ethnic nationalism, and is separate from but related to the. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Ethnicity and development in Nigeria by Okwudiba Nnoli,Avebury edition, in EnglishPages: The language diversity of Nigeria is described, the role of language in the media, in education, in politics and its interface with ethnicity and culture. Ethnicity. The definition and manipulation of ethnicity in Nigeria, together with the importance of ethnicity in socio-economic structures and defining local and regional politics.

The author's focus is clearly stated: 'In Nigeria, ethnicity has been a prime cause of political instability and the breakdown of law and order.' Readers in search of a carefully crafted analytical account of Nigeria's political development will find this Cited by:   Located in West Africa and bordering the Atlantic, Nigeria is a big country that occupiessquare miles with a total population of a is abundant in natural resources like coal, gold, lead, iron, salt, copper, and zinc, but it is best known as a big producer of oil.

Thanks to its size, population, and resources, Nigeria is dubbed as “the giant of Africa”. The origin of ethnicity in Nigeria is traceable to the nation’s colonial experience, particularly the amalgamation of the N orthern and Southern protector ates of Nigeria in According to.

In addition to ethnicity, religious identity is also important in Nigeria; religion is usually classified as one of three categories – Christian, Muslim, or Traditional. The chapter begins with a brief historical overview of Nigeria and its challenge of ethnic, regional, and religious by: 2.

Class, Ethnicity, and Democracy in Nigeria: He has published numerous articles on Nigerian politics and development in various learned journals, is the author of Nigeria in Search of Democracy and editor (with Juan Linz and Seymour Marin Lipset) of the four-volume study Democracy in Developing by: Read this book on Questia.

Between andethnicity went through a mix of negative and positive changes in Nigeria. Nigeria is a multi-ethnic and culturally diverse society that has witnessed conflicts arising from this ethnic and cultural diversity.

This paper expounds such conceptual issues as ethnicity. Nigeria is one of the most densely populated countries in Africa, with approximately million people in an area ofkm 2 (, sq mi), and is also the country with the largest population in Africa and the seventh largest population in the world.

Approximately 50% of Nigerians are urban dwellers, with the rate of urbanization being estimated at %. EFFECT OF ETHNICITY ON THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF NIGERIA CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION Nigeria is by far the most populated of Africa’s countries, with more than one-seventh of the continent’s people.

The people belong to many different ethnic groups. These groups give the country a rich. 2 This chapter1 explores the mechanisms by which ethnolinguistic minorities of Nigeria draw attention to their language and culture, both to reinforce ethnic unity and to present that culture to outsiders.

In particular it focuses on locally published books, which began to appear slowly in the s, but which have recently. considered to be related to ethnicity. In previous USSR, ethnicity was largely associated with the problems ofnational minorities.

In Nepal in particular, gradually such problems emanated from socio-ectll1omic underdevelopment are designated as ethnicity R.R. Regmi/E/hnicity and Identifj'oo. 5 related ones that involve ethnic groups or the. From an overview of the literature, this paper argues that while these perspectives have benefited from debates on ethnicity worldwide, Nigerian responses to historical developments such as the gruesome civil war in Nigeria have enriched the study of ethnicity.

Nigeria is made of numerous ethnic groups which include the Yorubas, Ibos, Hausas and many other groups numbering up to two hundred and fifty (World Fact Book, n.d.; Afonja, ).

Ako-Nai() argues that the colonial politics of divide-and-rule is mainly responsible for the propagation of ethnicity and ethnic rivalry in Nigeria as the British. With a Ph.D. from the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex, Ratuva is an interdisciplinary scholar who has written or edited a number of books and published numerous papers on a range of issues including ethnicity, security, affirmative action, indigenous intellectual property, geo-political strategies, social protection.Description: Offered as the first tribute to celebrate and honour the immense contribution of Professor Toyin Falola to the study of Africa and Nigeria, this book covers all the major themes in the modern history of Nigeria: education, law, political development, economy, gender, ethnicity, language, culture and art.

The contributors work with.Akpan, W. a. Between Responsibility and Rhetoric: Some Consequences of CSR Practice in Nigeria’s Oil Province. Development Southern Africa 23 (2), Akpan, W. b. Between Ethnic Essentialism and Environmental Racism: Oil and the ‘Glocalisation’ of Environmental Justice Discourse in Nigeria.

African Sociological Review, 10 (2.