Crafting the New Nigeria : Confronting the Challenges
Is Nigeria, with its vast wealth in both human and natural resources, on the path to realizing its enormous potential? Or is it in danger of becoming a failed state? 'Crafting the New Nigeria' considers the challenges that the country's leadership now faces, offering analyses of Nigeria s current political and economic systems.
- Hardback | 272 pages
- 152.4 x 231.1 x 20.3mm | 521.64g
- 31 Oct 2004
- Lynne Rienner Publishers Inc
- Boulder, CO, United States
- Illustrations , maps
About Robert I. Rotberg
Robert I. Rotberg is president of the World Peace Foundation and director of Harvard University s Program on Intrastate Conflict at the Kennedy School of Government. Previously, he was professor of political science and history at MIT and also served as academic vice president of Tufts University and president of Lafayette College. His recent publications include When States Fail: Causes and Consequences and Ending Autocracy, Enabling Democracy: The Tribulations of Southern Africa.
Table of contents
Troubled Nigeria: Great Opportunities, Tough Challenges R.I. Rotberg. Unity with Diversity: Toward Democratic Federalism J.N. Paden. Unity or Regionalism: The Nationalities Question R.L. Sklar. Democratizing Nigeria s Federal Experiment R.T. Suberu. Reordering Nigerian Federalism: Making It More Confederal I.E. Sagay. Getting the Politics Right: Governance and Economic Failure in Nigeria P.M. Lewis. Nigeria as an Economic Powerhouse: Can It Be Achieved? P. Utomi. The 2003 Elections: Hardly Credible, but Acceptable D. Kew. Principal Human Rights Challenges B. Manby. HIV/AIDS in Nigeria: The Challenges of a National Epidemic D.J. Smith. The Roots of Sectarian Violence and its Cure W. Reno. Needed: Better Leadership M.M. Tukur.