The political process of Boko Haram insurgency onset: a political relevance model

@article{Iyekekpolo2019ThePP,
  title={The political process of Boko Haram insurgency onset: a political relevance model},
  author={W. Iyekekpolo},
  journal={Critical Studies on Terrorism},
  year={2019},
  volume={12},
  pages={673 - 692}
}
  • W. Iyekekpolo
  • Published 2019
  • Political Science
  • Critical Studies on Terrorism
ABSTRACT As more data emerges on the Boko Haram phenomenon, the controversy over the roots of the insurgency persists. While some emphasise transnational motivational factors based on the Salafist ideology, others focus on diverse local structural factors, including the economy, religion, and politics. Although this article acknowledges the importance of these factors, it argues that these are ubiquitous contextual factors which insufficiently explain the location and timing of the insurgency… Expand
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