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- University of New South Wales Press 2010; US$ 34.95
Focusing on the National Party, this history shares the extraordinary story of a political organization?large in grassroots members, yet small in parliamentary terms?that has made an enormous and largely unrecognized contribution to Australia?s social and economic development. A colorful and interesting read, this comprehensive study highlights the... more...
- Hodder Education 2012; US$ 15.98
Focused revision for your best possible grade. more...
- Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 25.95
This comprehensive examination of the latest and most influential research on state-society relations in post-Mao China explains why three decades of capitalist economic growth have not led to increased public pressure for liberal democratic change. more...
- University of New South Wales Press 2010; US$ 32.95
Expanding traditional theories of policymaking through comparisons between policies implemented in Australia and New Zealand, this textbook shows how good analysis and advice improves the decisions of public officials. Aimed at managers, administrators, and students who want an integrated perspective on policy analysis and advising, the chapters cover... more...
- SAGE India 2005; US$ 29.95
This volume analyses the impact of globalisation on governance, and specifically on public-sector reforms. Starting from the premise that adhocism and sectoralism are the main reasons why past attempts at administrative reforms in India have not succeeded, this book maintains that some of the basic tenets of mainstream approaches to administrative... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
Developments in East Asia have progressed rapidly in terms of regionalism since the 1997 crisis. The end of the Asian miracle called into question not only the capacity of regional states to meet the needs of their attendant peoples, but also challenged the viability of regional organizations, such as ASEAN, to adapt and respond to the changing circumstances.... more...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 132.00
A comparative study is made of how conflict-terminating negotiations led to maiden democratic elections in Afghanistan and Iraq, pointing various thresholds out through specific chapters, invoking negotiations theories/stages to deepen interpretations, and prospecting the Bush Doctrine's future mileage in democratizing the Middle East. more...
- Zed Books 2012; US$ 39.95
Through a variety of in-depth case studies, including the DRC, Sierra Leone and Liberia, African Conflicts and Informal Power shows how important informal political and economic networks are in many of the continents conflict areas. Moreover, it demonstrates that without a proper understanding of the impact of these networks, attempts to formalize... more...
- OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 28.99
The African Governance Report, which assesses and monitors the progress of governance in Africa, is the most comprehensive periodic report on governance on the continent. This second edition of the report covers 35 African countries. The main finding of the report is that Africa within the last five years recorded marginal progress on governance. The... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 105.00
This book explores the thesis that civic cynicism in African countries is a major obstacle to the consolidation of democracy, and that the African press should address the problem not just among leaders, but also among the general populace. more...