The Boko Haram Insurgence In Nigeria : Perspectives from Within

This book focuses extensively on the Boko Haram insurgence in Nigeria. Providing deeper information on the origin and growth of the sect, it also examines antecedent and historical factors behind the insurgence, assessing a variety of socio-political drivers. The structure, organization and ideology...

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Main Author: Anugwom, Edlyne Eze
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2019, 2019
Edition:1st ed. 2019
Series:New Directions in Islam
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This book focuses extensively on the Boko Haram insurgence in Nigeria. Providing deeper information on the origin and growth of the sect, it also examines antecedent and historical factors behind the insurgence, assessing a variety of socio-political drivers. The structure, organization and ideology of the sect are analysed, paying attention to internal splits within the group as well as external relations with the Nigerian state, and global jihadism. The diverse and wide ranging issues covered in the book makes it valuable for academic researchers, students and policy practitioners both within Africa and beyond.
Physical Description:XXV, 236 p online resource
ISBN:9783319969596