"Paden brings to his book an experience with Nigerian politics dating back to the 1960s and a keen knowledge of personalities and localities." Allan Christelow, Idaho State University, African Studies Review, 12/1/2006
" Muslim Civic Cultures and Conflict Resolution, which is part of the Brookings series on U.S. policy toward the Islamic world, is an excellent study of how Muslim civic cultures can respond to conflict mediation and resolution." Akintunde E. Akinade, High Point University, The Muslim World
About the Author
John N. Paden is Clarence Robinson Professor of International Studies at George Mason University. He has served as professor of public administration at Ahmadu Bello University (Zaria, Nigeria) and dean, Faculty of Social and Management Sciences, at Bayero University (Kano, Nigeria). His previous books include Religion and Political Culture in Kano (University of California, 1974), winner of the Melville J. Herskovits Prize.