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oa Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - Competing paradigms in Nigerian Criminology

Volume 10, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1012-8093

 

Abstract

Four distinct theoretical paradigms have engaged each other in offering competing accounts of the origin, nature and consequences of crime in Nigerian society. Although these paradigms are universally recognised, the circumstances of their adoption in Nigeria, their implicit and explicit assumptions about the nature of Nigerian society, and their discourse on the origin and remedies of crime in Nigeria are unique, and therefore serve as the focus of this paper.

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1997-01-01
2016-12-10

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