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Title:Boko Haram: Islamism, politics, security and the State in Nigeria
Editor:Pérouse de Montclos, Marc-AntoineISNI
Year:2014
ISSN:2213-5480
Issue:2
Pages:275
Language:English
Series:West African politics and society (WAPOSO) series
City of publisher:Leiden
Publisher:African Studies Centre
ISBN:9789054481355
Geographic term:Nigeria
Subjects:Islamic movements
fundamentalism
rebellions
terrorism
government policy
External link:https://hdl.handle.net/1887/23853
Abstract:Edited work. Contents: 1. Introduction and overview - Marc-Antoine Pérouse de Montclos. Part I: What is Boko Haram? Some evidence and a lot of confusion. 2. The message and methods of Boko Haram - Kyari Mohammed. 3. Boko Haram and it Muslim critics: observations from Yobe State - Johannes Harnischfeger. 4. Traditional Quranic students (Almajirai) in Nigeria: fair game for unfair accusations? - Hannah Hoechner. 5. Chistian perceptions of Islam and society in relation to Boko Haram and recent events in Jos and Northern Nigeria - Henry Gyang Mang. 6. Framing and blaming: discourse analysis of the Boko Haram uprising, July 2009 - Portia Roelofs. Part II: Boko Haram and the Nigerian State: a strategic analysis. 7. Boko Haram and politics: from insurgency to terrorism - Marc-Antoine Pérouse de Montclos. 8. Boko Haram and the evolving Salafi jihadist threat in Nigeria - Freedom Onuoha. 9. By the numbers: the Nigerian State's efforts to counter Boko Haram - Rafael Serrano & Zacharias Pieri. 10. Body count and religion in the Boko Haram crisis: evidence from the Nigeria Watch database - Gérard Chouin, Manuel Reinert & Elodie Apard. 11. Boko Haram: a chronology - Manuel Reinert & Lou Garçon. [ASC Leiden abstract]
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