About the author: Kelechi Kalu is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Northern Colorado, Greeley. He is the current Program Chair of the International Studies Association-Southwest. His publications and forthcoming works include articles in International Journal of Politics, Culture and Society, Africa Today, Journal of Nigerian Affairs, Journal of Asian an African Studies, Journal of Third World Studies and several book chapters on African and Third World issues.
2000 0-7734-7881-7 This study examines the constraints of the international system’s structure on the domestic and international behavior of less-developed states in general and Nigeria in particular. Contributes to the debates on the relationships between domestic and external sources of foreign policy. Focusing on economic diplomacy, it explicates the nature of political economy on foreign policy processes.