By N. Oluwafemi Mimiko
Democradura: Essays On Nigeria’s restricted Democracy is a set of articles penned by means of Professor Femi Mimiko, mni, over a 30-year interval. The extensive subject matter is Nigeria's tortuous makes an attempt at development democracy and laying the foundation for nation-building and inclusive improvement, undertaken during the last fifty seven years of the country's relative political independence. Taken jointly, the 164 essays within the publication traverse different issue-areas, from schooling, via contestation for persistent by way of a notoriously fractious ruling elite, to Nigeria's tentative engagement with the worldwide approach. whereas the narrative is essentially performed in the theoretical rubric of political economic system, this is often performed in an easy-to-comprehend demeanour, which makes Democradura a compelling addition to the wealthy corpus of literature at the Nigeria project.
This booklet is a part of the African international sequence, edited via Toyin Falola, Jacob and Frances Sanger Mossiker Chair within the Humanities, college of Texas at Austin.
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