Rethinking Security in Nigeria
Conceptual Issues in the Quest for Social Order and National Integration
Publication Year: 2008
Published by: African Books Collective
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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