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  • Dictators and Democracy in African Development: the Political Economy of Good Governance in Nigeria,” (Cambridge University Press, 2015)
  • In Democracy’s Shadow: the Secret World of National Security, co-edited with Marcus Raskin, (Nation Books, 2005).

Book Chapters

  • “Collective Causes of Electoral Reform” (with Amarachi Utah) in Eghosa Osaghae, ed. (forthcoming 2014).
  • Nigeria (with Patrick Ukata) in Countries at the Crossroads 2012 (New York: Freedom House, 2012)
  • Nigeria (with Patrick Ukata) in Countries at a Crossroads 2010 (New York: Freedom House, 2010).

    The 2010 Ron Walters panel on “Race and International Relations” at AU,with the House Judiciary Committee staff

  • “Politics in Nigeria” (with Oladimeji Aborisade and Robert Mundt) in Comparative Politics Today (tenth edition), edited by Gabriel Almond, Bingham Powell, Kaare Strøm and Russell Dalton (New York: Longman, 2010).
  • “Federal Structure, Decentralization and Government Performance” in Nigerian Federalism in Crisis: Critical Perspectives and Political Options, edited by Ebere Onwudiwe and Rotimi Suberu (Ibadan: Program on Ethnic and Federal Studies and John Archer Publishers, 2005).
  • “The National Security State and the Tragedy of Empire” (co-authored with Marcus Raskin), in Raskin and LeVan, op. cit.
  • “The National Security State, War and Congress” (co-authored with Marcus Raskin), in Raskin and LeVan, op cit.


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