Structural adjustment, agrarian change, and rural ethnicity in Nigeria
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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