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  1. Environmental and Political Activism in Africa

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    Description: Plenary Lecture delivered at the Black History Month Symposium at New College, Florida.
    Keyword: Nigeria and Ken Saro Wiwa
    Creator: Richard Joseph
    Depositor: Chris Diaz
    Owner: Richard A Joseph
    Date Uploaded: 03/09/2018
    Date Modified: 03/09/2018
    Date Created: 2018-02-18
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Research Paper
  2. Prefatory Texts

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    Keyword: Nigeria, state, Africa, development, democracy, and governance
    Creator: Richard Joseph
    Depositor: Alison Blythe Brockman
    Owner: Richard A Joseph
    Date Uploaded: 08/09/2017
    Date Modified: 10/24/2017
    Date Created: 2017
    Rights: All rights reserved
    Resource Type: Research Paper
  3. Part I Appendix

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    Keyword: African Studies Association, Nigeria, and Africa
    Creator: Richard Joseph
    Depositor: Alison Blythe Brockman
    Owner: Richard A Joseph
    Date Uploaded: 08/04/2017
    Date Modified: 10/24/2017
    Rights: All rights reserved
    Resource Type: Research Paper
  4. The Overthrow of Nigeria’s Second Republic: A Mismanaged Polity and Economy (1984)

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    Description: The forcible ending of Nigeria’s second attempt at constitutional civilian rule since independence in 1960 is a mixed story. The 1983 general elections were tarnished by violence and fraud. They took place in a context of economic decline and policy disarray. However, the opposition still retained an important share of...
    Keyword: Nigeria, Second Republic, state, Africa, Shagari, elections, and Buhari
    Creator: Richard Joseph
    Depositor: Alison Blythe Brockman
    Owner: Richard A Joseph
    Date Uploaded: 08/04/2017
    Date Modified: 10/24/2017
    Rights: All rights reserved
    Resource Type: Research Paper
  5. Class, State, and Prebendal Politics in Nigeria (1983)

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    Description: This article resumes the exploration of Nigeria’s political economy and the entrenchment of a prebendal mode of attitudes and behaviors. It takes up the shift to a mono-mineral export economy, the socio- economic proclivities of the dominant class, the considerable expansion in the state’s economic role, and the distinct pattern...
    Keyword: resources, prebendalism, Nigeria, Second Republic, state, Africa, political economy, democracy, and class
    Creator: Richard Joseph
    Depositor: Alison Blythe Brockman
    Owner: Richard A Joseph
    Date Uploaded: 08/04/2017
    Date Modified: 10/24/2017
    Rights: All rights reserved
    Resource Type: Research Paper
  6. Democratization under Military Tutelage: Crisis and Consensus in the Nigerian 1979 Elections

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    Description: The building of the Second Republic required a military government, which had been deeply engaged in shaping the Federation over almost fifteen years, performing as an impartial umpire in the electoral choice of its successors. This complex process is dissected in this article together with an analysis of the relative...
    Keyword: Nigeria, Second Republic, political parties, Africa, military, democracy, elections, and regime
    Creator: Richard Joseph
    Depositor: Alison Blythe Brockman
    Owner: Richard A Joseph
    Date Uploaded: 08/04/2017
    Date Modified: 10/24/2017
    Date Created: 1981
    Rights: All rights reserved
    Resource Type: Research Paper
  7. The Ethnic Trap: Notes on the Nigerian Campaign and Elections, 1978-79 (1981)

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    Description: The building of a trans-ethnic political space, and a nation that commands the loyalty of the country’s citizens, have been persistent aspirations of Nigerian governments. The 1979 elections demonstrated that, however much political party leaders may seek to build a national following, they are “trapped” by ethnic and other sectional...
    Keyword: election results, Constitution, Nigeria, identity, political parties, campaign, Africa, ethnicity, elections, policy, and Muhammed
    Creator: Richard Joseph
    Depositor: Alison Blythe Brockman
    Owner: Richard A Joseph
    Date Uploaded: 08/04/2017
    Date Modified: 10/24/2017
    Rights: All rights reserved
    Resource Type: Research Paper
  8. The Nigerian 1979 Elections: A Precarious NPN Victory (1979)

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    Description: The 1979 Nigerian elections reflected the dedication of Nigerians to pursue democratic governance and the severe challenges to be overcome. The sweeping victory of the NPN, and the election of Alhaji Shehu Shagari as president, required a last-minute manipulation of the formula for achieving victory in the first round. After...
    Keyword: National Party of Nigeria, Nigeria, Second Republic, state, Africa, democracy, General Olusegun Obasanjo, governance, and 1979 Elections
    Creator: Richard Joseph
    Depositor: Alison Blythe Brockman
    Owner: Richard A Joseph
    Date Uploaded: 08/04/2017
    Date Modified: 10/24/2017
    Rights: All rights reserved
    Resource Type: Research Paper
  9. Political Parties and Ideology in Nigeria (1978)

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    Description: In the years preceding the 1979 national elections, ideology featured prominently in political debates and consultations regarding the new constitutional order. Proponents of a social democratic system were particularly prominent. However, the actual formation of political parties, governed by the new requirements for national representation, and the resurgence of veteran...
    Keyword: National Party of Nigeria, representation, Nigeria, political parties, state, Africa, democracy, governance, elections, and ideology
    Creator: Richard Joseph
    Depositor: Alison Blythe Brockman
    Owner: Richard A Joseph
    Date Uploaded: 08/04/2017
    Date Modified: 10/24/2017
    Rights: All rights reserved
    Resource Type: Research Paper
  10. Affluence and Underdevelopment: The Nigerian Experience (1978)

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    Description: A half-century of high revenues from petroleum export has failed to elevate more than a small percentage of Nigerians above the poverty level. The failure to manage the vicissitudes of global oil markets, and to grow other sectors of the economy, has led to constant budget deficits and unsustainable national...
    Keyword: petroleum, Nigeria, oil, resource curse, Africa, development, economy, and growth
    Creator: Richard Joseph
    Depositor: Alison Blythe Brockman
    Owner: Richard A Joseph
    Date Uploaded: 08/04/2017
    Date Modified: 10/24/2017
    Rights: All rights reserved
    Resource Type: Research Paper