POL312 - Gender and Politics in Nigeria
The course will focus on the nature of gender relations in Nigeria and the interface between gender and political participation. Different regimes will be studied, beginning from the immediate post-independence period in 1960, the various military regimes to the current government to determine the nature gender representation. Participation in the various geo-political zones will be studied and reasons for differential participation discussed. The positions of various political parties as contained in manifestos will studied.