Contesting the Nigerian State: Civil Society and the by M. Okome

By M. Okome

In public selection idea, the acquired knowledge has lengthy been that self-organization is an obstacle to collective motion, no matter if through the tragedy of the commons or a Hobbesian state of affairs during which self-interest produces social clash instead of cooperation. but as this interesting assortment indicates, self-organization and state-society family were even more advanced within the context of latest Nigerian politics. Given the absence or unwillingness of the Nigerian kingdom to supply crucial providers, complete groups have needed to band jointly to fix roads, construct wellbeing and fitness facilities, and hold public utilities, all from levies. The successes, mess ups, and ongoing demanding situations confronted through Nigerian society supply helpful insights into the state's ability, its courting with civil society, and the social, financial, and political overall healthiness of its citizens.

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