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Boko Haram [electronic resource] : The Socio-Economic Drivers / by Ojochenemi J. David, Lucky E. Asuelime, Hakeem Onapajo.

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dc.contributor.author David, Ojochenemi J. author.
dc.contributor.author Asuelime, Lucky E. author.
dc.contributor.author Onapajo, Hakeem. author.
dc.contributor.author SpringerLink (Online service)
dc.date.accessioned 2017-12-01T04:50:02Z
dc.date.available 2017-12-01T04:50:02Z
dc.date.created 2015.
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.identifier.isbn 9783319212302
dc.identifier.uri http://dspace.conacyt.gov.py/xmlui/handle/123456789/14658
dc.description X, 114 p. 13 illus., 8 illus. in color.
dc.description.abstract This book investigates the socio-economic determinants of the emergence and persistence of Boko Haram terrorism in Nigeria. Since 2009, Boko Haram continues to capture mainstream news headlines, as well as the imagination of aspiring young Salafi-jihadists around the world who support the notion of a radical Islamist socio-political system. By providing an essential overview of the literature on Boko Haram and bridging research and current events, the authors cover a broad spectrum of topics and suggest relevant policies for addressing the problem of Boko Haram terrorism. While Boko Haram’s motivations are ostensibly religious, the primary focus is on socio-economic inequality as one of the main factors that predispose the disillusioned, poverty-driven and jobless populace in the northern regions of Nigeria to take up arms against the state. The insights presented in this book will help researchers and policy-makers alike to understand the emergence of locally focused terrorist groups and insurgencies.
dc.description.tableofcontents The Phenomenon of Boko Haram Terrorism in Nigeria -- Understanding the Changing Context for Terrorism -- Political Economy of Nigeria -- Evolution, Ideological Foundation and Strategy of Boko Haram in Nigeria -- RC of Boko Haram Terrorism: Socio-Economic Prism -- Conclusion: Responses and Recommendations to End Boko Haram Terrorism.
dc.language eng
dc.publisher Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2015.
dc.relation.ispartofseries Springer eBooks
dc.relation.ispartofseries SpringerBriefs in Political Science, 2191-5466
dc.relation.ispartofseries SpringerBriefs in Political Science, 2191-5466
dc.relation.uri http://cicco.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-21230-2
dc.subject Political science.
dc.subject Political economy.
dc.subject International relations.
dc.subject International humanitarian law.
dc.subject Criminology.
dc.subject Political Science and International Relations.
dc.subject Political Economy.
dc.subject International Relations.
dc.subject International Humanitarian Law, Law of Armed Conflict.
dc.subject Criminology & Criminal Justice.
dc.subject.ddc 339.5 23
dc.subject.lcc JA77
dc.subject.other Humanities, Social Sciences and Law (Springer-11648)
dc.title Boko Haram [electronic resource] : The Socio-Economic Drivers / by Ojochenemi J. David, Lucky E. Asuelime, Hakeem Onapajo.
dc.type text
dc.identifier.doi 10.1007/978-3-319-21230-2
dc.description.edition 1st ed. 2015.
dc.identifier.bib 978-3-319-21230-2
dc.format.rdamedia computer
dc.format.rdacarrier online resource
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