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Nigeria: Struggle for Stability and Status (Nations of the Modern World: Africa)

by Stephen Wright

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Published by Westview Pr (Short Disc) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • c 1960 to c 1970,
  • c 1970 to c 1980,
  • c 1980 to c 1990,
  • c 1990 to c 2000,
  • Economic stabilization,
  • Contemporary Politics - Africa,
  • Current Affairs,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics - Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Nigeria,
  • Foreign Legal Systems,
  • Africa - Nigeria,
  • Development - Economic Development,
  • Political,
  • 1970-,
  • Economic conditions

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8023507M
    ISBN 100813321409
    ISBN 109780813321400

    Chinua Achebe (/ ˈ tʃ ɪ n w ɑː ə ˈ tʃ ɛ b eɪ /; born Albert Chinụalụmọgụ Achebe, 16 November – 21 March ) was a Nigerian novelist, poet, professor, and critic. His first novel Things Fall Apart (), often considered his masterpiece, is the most widely read book Children: 4, including Chidi and Nwando. Measures of financial stability – a review Blaise Gadanecz and Kaushik Jayaram1 Introduction Unlike price stability, financial stability is not easy to define or measure given the interdependence and the complex interactions of different elements of the financial system among themselves and with the real economy.

    Ostensibly, And After Many Days is about the disappearance of a families eldest son, Paul, during a time of political and social unrest in Nigeria. Jowhor Ile uses a mostly nonlinear pattern to explain this event while simultaneously helping the reader to understand Paul and the rest of his family, the Utus/5. Political instability in Africa Where the problem lies and alternative perspectives undermine Africa’s stability through the militarization of conflicts for accumulative purposes. Nigeria, and Moi of Kenya, just to mention a few or the recent Kibaki regime Anglo-leasing File Size: KB.

    Key Points. Conflict theory sees social life as a competition, and focuses on the distribution of resources, power, and inequality. Unlike functionalist theory, conflict theory is better at explaining social change, and weaker at explaining social stability. Socioeconomic status (SES) is a composite measure of an individual’s economic and sociological standing. It is a complex assessment measured in a variety of ways that account for a person’s work experience and economic and social position in relation to others, based on income, education, and occupation.


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Nigeria: Struggle for Stability and Status (Nations of the Modern World: Africa) by Stephen Wright Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Nigeria: struggle for stability and status. [Stephen Wright] -- "In this book, Stephen Wright explores a wide range of issues that have arisen since Nigerian independence in and also seeks to explain the policies and pitfalls of successive military and.

Two key themes provide structure & insight into events, namely Nigeria's dual struggles for domestic stability & international status. The difficulties in achieving these objectives on a long-term basis are explained & placed in the current context of re-civilianization & the changing political economy.

Basil Davidson's famous book -- now updated in a welcome Third Edition -- reviews the social and political history of Africa in the twentieth century. It takes the reader from the colonial era through the liberation movements to independence and beyond.

It faces squarely the disappointments and breakdowns that have dulled the early successes of the post-colonial. Nigeria was a British colony until and the colonial experience left a powerful imprint on the design of the African nation.

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