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Title Horror in paradise : frameworks for understanding the crises of the Niger Delta region of Nigeria / edited by Christopher LaMonica and J. Shola Omotola.

Published Durham, N.C. : Carolina Academic Press, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  323.11096693 HORR    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxvi, 303 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Series Carolina Academic Press African world series.
Carolina Academic Press African world series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Why the Niger Delta region of Nigeria matters / Christopher LaMonica, J. Shola Omotola -- Oil and cultural crisis: the case of the Niger Delta / S.O. Aghalino -- Women and the Niger Delta question / J. Shola Omotola -- Environmental justice, democracy, and the inevitability of cultural change in Nigeria : a critical analysis of the Niger Delta dilemma / Kelly Bryan Ovie Ejumudo -- Minorities and resource allocation in a transitional state : the Nigeria experience / Ekanade Olumide -- Notes from the field : challenges to democratic elections in Nigeria / Mourtada Deme and Bodunrin Adebo -- The role of leadership in promoting successful dialogue in a fragile state : contextualizing the Yar'adua-Jonathan administration in the Niger Delta / Uzoechi Nwagbara -- 'Agony in the garden' : incongruity of governance and the travails of Port Harcourt City, Niger Delta, Nigeria, 1912-2010 / Akachi Odoemene -- Charting pathways to development in the riverine areas of the Niger Delta region / O.J. Offiong and Jude Cocodia -- Moving beyond ideological approaches to the crises of the Niger Delta / Christopher LaMonica -- From operation law and order to operation restore hope : human security crisis in the Niger Delta / Lere Amusan -- Re-framing the public sphere through community-based resistance : the role of the media and civil society in a fragile state / Uzoechi Nwagbara -- Small arms and light weapons (SAlW) proliferation and instability in the Niger Delta : an analysis of the disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR) process / George I.J. Obuoforibo -- Armed militancy in the Niger Delta : quintessential play-off of sub-regional economic disparities / Franklins A. Sanubi -- The amnesty programme and the future of the Niger Delta: an overview of the disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration (DDR) strategy for sustainable peace / Atare Otite and Nathaniel Umukoro -- Amnesty and peace-building in the Niger Delta : addressing the frustration-aggression trap / Ibaba Samuel Ibaba -- The Niger Delta Amnesty Programme : what manner of peace deal? / Akachi Odoemene -- Why "new civilizing arrangements" are required for the restoration of paradise / Christopher LaMonica, J. Shola Omotola.
Other author Omotola, J. Shola.
LaMonica, Christopher.
Subject Human security -- Nigeria -- Niger River Delta Region.
Petroleum industry and trade -- Corrupt practices -- Nigeria -- Nile River Delta Region.
Resource allocation -- Nigeria -- Niger River Delta Region.
Environmental justice -- Nigeria -- Niger River Delta Region.
Civil society -- Nigeria -- Niger River Delta Region.
Ethnic conflict -- Nigeria -- Niger River Delta Region.
Peace-building -- Nigeria -- Niger River Delta Region.
Niger River Delta Region (Nigeria) -- Social conditions.
Niger River Delta Region (Nigeria) -- Economic conditions.
Niger River Delta Region (Nigeria) -- Government policy.
ISBN 9781611633559 (alk. paper)
1611633559 (alk. paper)