Politics of Access University Education and Nation Building in Nigeria, 1948-2000

ISBN-10: 1552385183
ISBN-13: 9781552385180
Edition: 2011
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List price: $26.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: University of Calgary Press
Publication date: 8/19/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 314
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.012

Access to university education in Africa was inadequate during the colonial period. With independence various African countries moved away from the elitist colonial education system by embarking on programs designed to provide education to all regardless

Ogechi Anyanwu is an associate professor in the Department of History and African/African-American Studies at Eastern Kentucky University.

List of Abbreviations
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Background
Education for Nation-Building
Education for Development
Organization
The Politics of Colonial Education
Introduction
Western Education and the Making of Nigeria
Development of Higher Education
Access, Economic Development, and Nation-Building
Towards Educational Reform: The Cold War, Decolonization, and the Carnegie Corporation, 1952-60
Introduction
Education in National Politics
Postwar Nigeria
The Ashby Commission and the Question of Relevance
The Ashby Commission, Regionalism, and University Education in the 1960s
Introduction
Blueprint for Change
Implementing Ashby's Report
Colonial Legacy
Towards Centralization
Conclusion
Centralization of Universities and National Integration, 1970-79: The Legacy of the Nigerian Civil War
Introduction
Continuing Elitism
Federal Control of University Education
Quota System and Admission Reform
Recession of 1978
Conclusion
The Second Republic and the Burden of Expansion, 1979-83: Free Education, Science and Technology, and Quota System
Introduction
National Open University and Universities of Technology
Quota System and the Challenges of Nationhood
State Participation in Higher Education
Economic Meltdown of 1983
Conclusion
Rationalization Policy: The IMF/World Bank and Structural Adjustment Program, 1984-90
Introduction
Buhari and the Search for Cost-Saving Measures
Babangida, IMF, and Universities
The World Bank and the White Paper on University Reform
The Impact of IMF/World Bank Policies on Universities
Conclusion
Crisis of Nationhood: Funding Issues, Socio-Political Instability, and Private University Education, 1990-2000
Introduction
Nigeria, Still a Divided Nation
Poor Funding, ASUU, and Military Dictatorship
Satellite Campuses
Private Universities
Towards a Renewed Commitment to Educational Expansion
Conclusion
Colonial Origins
The 1960s
Post-Civil War Nation-Building
Setbacks in Expansion
Recent Trends
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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