Rethinking Security in Nigeria
Conceptual Issues in the Quest for Social Order and National Integration
Publication Year: 2008
Published by: African Books Collective
Table of Contents
Since the NWG investigations on security commenced in 2003, we have become increasingly and extensively indebted to different people and institutions. We shall mention . . .
1 - Introduction: A Preface to the Understanding of the Aesthetic and Ethical Imperatives for Viable National Security in the Post-colonial African State
This study emerges on the intellectual landscape and gains its significance because it has become imperative for us as scholars to re-examine the intellectual, moral and . . .
2 - The Bounds of Security Theorising: Envisioning Discursive Inputs for the Rectification of a Post-colonial Situation
In Place of an Introduction: Of Epigraphs and Transitions to Discourse . . .
3 - An Aesthetic Theorising of the Challenge of National Security in the Post-colonial Context
Prior engagement with the thematic concerns of aesthetics and security seems generally to have focussed on the restrictive study of improving the components of . . .
4 - Rethinking Traditional Security in Africa: The Reconstruction of the Cosmological Foundations of Security
The problems of national security in this modern era can be seen mainly in the inability of the various governments and the state agencies consistently and institutionally to . . .
5 - Cultural Dimensions of the National Security Problem
This essay examines the cultural dimensions of the national security problem. A cultural policy as an instrument of social engineering is crucial for national survival . . .
6 - The Gender Dimensions of the National Security and Human Security Problematic: Core Theoretical, Conceptual and Historical Issues
This part of the NWG research focuses on the conceptual clarification of the interfaces between gender and national security and the consequences of segregationist . . .
7 - Rethinking Ethical Security in the Light of European Institutional Security and Integration Strategies: The Quest for Methodological Convergence
This study examines the ethical dimension of the national security problem by using the European paradigm as a framework or model for defining the core principles . . .
Page Count: 176
Publication Year: 2008
OCLC Number: 646835814
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