Structural adjustment, agrarian change, and rural ethnicity in Nigeria

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Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, 1998 - Business & Economics - 124 pages
This report attempts to explain the sources of ethnic tension in contemporary Nigeria by exploring the relationship between economic decline, structural adjustment, and ethnic clashes. The focus is on the problem of rural ethnicity, a much neglected dimension of ethnicity in Nigeria.

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Samuel G. Egwu is currently a senior lecturer of political science at the University of Jos, Nigeria. He has been a visiting scholar at Northwestern University Program on African Studies, the Nordic African Institute in Upsala, Sweden, and the Port Harcourt-based Centre for Advanced Social Science. He has published extensively on the impact of structural adjustment and agrarian change in rural communities.