Aso-oke (Yoruba's hand woven textiles) usage among the youths in Lagos, Southwestern Nigeria

  title={Aso-oke (Yoruba's hand woven textiles) usage among the youths in Lagos, Southwestern Nigeria},
  author={Ao Olutayo and Olayinka Akanle},
  journal={International journal of sociology and anthropology},
  • A. OlutayoO. Akanle
  • Published 28 July 2009
  • Economics
  • International journal of sociology and anthropology
Nigeria today is faced with daunting developmental challenges. This is particularly noteworthy in its manufacturing sector which is at present comatose. The textile sector is a unique subset of the comatose manufacturing sector given its employment generating potentials and its socio-cultural underpinnings in the age of globalization. Against this background, this paper engages Nigerian development predicaments through the textile industry from the perspective of aso-oke and the youths. These… 

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