Federalism and constitutional change in Nigeria

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Okpanachi, Eyene; Garba, Ali;
(2010)
  • Publisher: MISC
  • Subject: Staatsformen und Regierungssysteme | Politikwissenschaft | Systems of governments & states | Political science | Staat, staatliche Organisationsformen | politische Willensbildung, politische Soziologie, politische Kultur | Political Process, Elections, Political Sociology, Political Culture | Political System, Constitution, Government | Nigeria | postkoloniale Gesellschaft | ethnischer Konflikt | politisches System | Dezentralisation | Föderalismus | Konfliktregelung | Verfassungsgebung | Verfassungsänderung | Reform | Verfassung | Demokratisierung | Westafrika | Entwicklungsland | post-colonial society | ethnic conflict | political system | decentralization | federalism | conflict management | constitution-making | constitutional amendment | reform | constitution | democratization | West Africa | developing country
    • ddc: ddc:321 | ddc:320

In comparison with established democracies Nigeria is a highly populated and ethnic fragmented state. Therefore after colonial rule and independence a federal constitutional structure was supposed to bring the processes for conflict resolution between the ethnic groups.... View more
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