Ideology and Inconsistency: The “Cross-Pressured” Nigerian Worker

@article{Melson1971IdeologyAI,
  title={Ideology and Inconsistency: The “Cross-Pressured” Nigerian Worker},
  author={R. Melson},
  journal={American Political Science Review},
  year={1971},
  volume={65},
  pages={161-171}
}
  • R. Melson
  • Published 1971
  • Political Science
  • American Political Science Review
  • After the nationwide general strike of June 1964, workers in Nigeria gained unprecedented political prominence. The timing of the strike had much to do with this, for only five months hence the Federal elections of December 1964 were to be held and Nigerian politicians became keenly aware of the labor movement. Two kinds of politicians began to compete for the labor vote. On the one hand, there were politically oriented labor leaders who wanted to take the opportunity of the strike and of the… CONTINUE READING
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