- This introduction provides an overview of the special issue. The papers in this issue contribute to our understanding of the contrasting histories of Ghana and Nigeria. The papers confirm the importance of horizontal inequalities as a source of political instability and violent conflict, and show that they are particularly likely to lead to conflict where political and socio-economic exclusion run in the same direction or are consistent.
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- Citation: Langer, A., Mustapha, A. R. & Stewart, F. (2009). 'Diversity and discord: ethnicity, horizontal inequalities and conflict in Ghana and Nigeria', Journal of International Development, 21(4), 477–482. [The definitive version of the article is available at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jid.1578/abstract]. © 2009 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. The full-text of this article is not available in ORA, but you may be able to access the article via the publisher copy link on this record page.
Diversity and discord: ethnicity, horizontal inequalities and conflict in Ghana and Nigeria
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