Chapter Contribution Invitation: “A Comparative Study Of Nigeria: Lessons From The Global South”
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Invitation To Contribute A Chapter To A Forthcoming Book Entitled “A Comparative Study Of Nigeria: Lessons From The Global South”
Summary of the Book
At no other time in history has it been more obvious that countries cannot thrive in isolation. The need for cooperation, peer learning and sharing of best practice is not only recommended but also vital to addressing the pressing issues of poverty, security, and human development around the world, especially in the nations of the Global South. While there are lessons from the developed countries, there are many examples of contextual relevance within the South-South dimension that must be explored.
This book offers contributors the opportunity to provide well-researched ideas and findings using comparative case studies. All contributions must present a clear narrative and analysis that addresses key issues within any of the identified themes. The aim must be to draw conclusions that provide relevant insight and recommendations, which preferably add value to Nigeria’s future. The aim is to produce a book that will serve as a rich reference material not only for academics, but governmental and non-governmental actors, including public office holders, policy makers, civil society groups and the average citizen seeking understanding and fresh perspective to the issues of global, regional and national concern.
We have listed some issues and areas to guide submission of high Quality Chapters providing comparative studies between Nigeria and another country of choice (preference will be on case studies highlighting South-South perspective) in the following areas:
- Foreign Policy
- Security, Conflict and Insurgency
- Political history and political culture
- Political systems
- Democratisation and democratic consolidation
- Media, Social media in political space
- Geopolitics and development
- Political Economy
- Civil society and third sector development
- Regional Cooperation and Integration
- Humanitarian crises e.g. Migration, health epidemics such as Ebola, etc.
Contributors are free to coin their topics from the above-mentioned themes and other relevant ones with focus on finding sustainable and practical suggestions for moving Nigeria forward, drawing on the experiences of other countries. Please, pass this information to your colleagues.
We look forward to having your contributions in this forthcoming book. Please see “Criteria for Submission” below.
Chigozie Enwere, PhD
Mouzayian Khalil-Babatunde, PhD
C/O Department of Political Science & International Relations
Faculty of Arts, Management and Social Sciences
Nigerian Turkish Nile University
CRITERIA FOR SUBMISSION
Contributors are expected to create out topics from the above themes.
Type of Paper
High quality papers using qualitative or quantitative methodology.
Number of Pages
Please, contributions should not be more than 20 pages with Times New Roman Font Style and 1.5 Line Spacing
All papers are to be referenced using APA style which requires “author(s), date of publication” in the in-text citations and author(s), date, title, place of publication and publisher in the bibliography. Author’s name is to be preceded by the surname and followed by initials.
Submission of Full Papers
Contributors are to submit their abstracts of no more than 250 words for consideration by the 26th February 2016. Contributors whose papers are accepted after thorough review and assessment will be duly informed by 11th March 2016. Full papers from selected contributors, with chapter synopses not more than 150 words must be submitted on or before the 29th April 2016. Intending contributors are urged to abide strictly by these time frames in order to facilitate timely completion of the book project.
Contact Email Addresses for Contributions
You can send soft copies of your papers to any of the email addresses below:
For further information, you can also contact Dr. Chigozie Enwere or Dr. Mouzayian Khalil-Babatunde or Levent Demiroglu, Department of Political Science and International Relations, Nigerian Turkish Nile University, Abuja on 08069786727, 07063621744 and 08055535395 respectively.