Implementing Deployment Policies in the National Youth Service Corps of Nigeria

@article{Marenin1990ImplementingDP,
  title={Implementing Deployment Policies in the National Youth Service Corps of Nigeria},
  author={Otwin Marenin},
  journal={Comparative Political Studies},
  year={1990},
  volume={22},
  pages={397 - 436}
}
  • Otwin Marenin
  • Published 1 January 1990
  • Sociology
  • Comparative Political Studies
The Nigerian government established the National Youth Service Corps in 1973 as a means for furthering national unity. The program deploys Nigerian university and polytechnic graduates for a one-year period away from their home states to areas of Nigeria they might otherwise not have become familiar with. This article develops a measure of proper deployment (using the standards mandated in the establishing decree for the NYSC) and analyzes the deployment decisions made by the NYSC staff during… 

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