Development and Diffusionism

  • Palgrave Macmillan
  • 2019
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  • English
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  • 9781137286659
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This book deconstructs the neopatrimonial paradigm that has dominated analysis of Nigerian and African development. It shows that by denying agency to Nigerian societies and devaluing indigenous culture and local realities, Eurocentric diffusionism played a significant role in the failure of development planning.