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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 28.99
In this thoroughly updated edition, John Campbell explores Nigeria?s post-colonial history and presents a nuanced explanation of the events and conditions that have carried this complex, dynamic, and very troubled giant to the brink. Central to his analysis are the oil wealth, endemic corruption, elite competition, and radical Islamic insurrection... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
This book explores the linkages between state failure, self-help, and self-organization with regards to Nigerian civil society. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 110.00
This study presents 13 articles interrogating themes likely to impinge on India?s 15 th general elections in 2009. These were written following intense discussion between the contributors and use available data as well as original data and analysis. The significance of the analyses goes beyond how much these questions find place in the campaign,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 76.95
It is rare for a scholar to revisit the scene of earlier research with a view to evaluating how that research has stood up over time. Here David E Apter does that and more. In a lengthy new introductory chapter to this classic study of bureaucratic nationalism, he reviews the efficacy of the concepts in his original study of Uganda of almost a century... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
This book examines the socioeconomic and political development of Libya from earliest times to the present, concentrating in particular on the four decades of revolutionary rule which began in 1969. Focusing on the twin themes of continuity and change, Ronald Bruce St John emphasises the full extent to which the revolutionary government has distorted... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00
Richard Joseph's seminal 1987 book Democracy and Prebendal Politics in Nigeria represented a watershed moment in the understanding of the political dynamics of Nigeria. This groundbreaking collection brings together scholars from across disciplines to assess the significance of Joseph's work and the current state of Nigerian politics. more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 130.00
This book overturns many myths, including the idea that India was subordinated to British economic interests. It demonstrates that those involved in Indian finance did work in the best interests of India and were well aware of how Indian finance was very closely intertwined with the City of London and the wider British economy, both the City and the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 95.00
This book examines the major armed conflicts in South Asia. The articles study conflict management, look at the direction the armed conflict is likely to take and provide a set of alternative measures that could be pursued by the actors. Designed as an annual series, the articles provide a brief historical sketch of the emergence of armed conflict,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00
How can civilians in newly democratized countries ensure their control over the military? While establishing civilian control of the military is a necessary condition for a functioning democracy, it requires prudent strategic action on the part of the decision-makers to remove the military from positions of power and make it follow their orders. more...
- Langaa RPCIG 2013; US$ 26.95
During the 1990s, as the Internet in general and e-mail in particular grew in popularity as a means of communication, a number of Cameroonians residing in various parts of the world established a vibrant and lively electronic forum for the discussion of various issues related to their native land. The forum, known as Camnet, demonstrated that Cameroonians... more...