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- ABC-CLIO 1995; US$ 165.00
Development was achieved in the West by capitalism and industrialization before liberal democracy was introduced as a viable form of government. Africa is grappling with the problems of underdevelopment. Yet, the West insists on liberal democracy for Africa, a form of government which has no economic and social foundations in Africa. The West now faults... more...
- Pambazuka Press 2007; US$ 15.99
Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, this reflection on its achievements as well as its limitations brings to light the commission's work since its beginning. This bilingual compilation?in both English and French?includes essays by Hakima Abbas, Korir Sing'Oei Abraham, Roselynn... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 99.95
This book examines the complexity of citizenship in historical and contemporary contexts. It draws on empirical research from a range of countries, contexts and approaches in addressing women and citizenship in a global/local world and covers a selection of diverse issues. This rich collection informs our understanding of the pitfalls and possibilities... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 46.95
Making up 14.2 percent of the American population, Hispanics are now the largest minority group in the United States. Clearly, securing the Hispanic vote is more important to political parties than ever before. Yet, despite the current size of the Hispanic population, is there a clear Hispanic politics? Who are Hispanic voters? What are their political... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 120.00
Addressing an important issue from a new perspective, this provocative and challenging book illustrates how a positive human factor is essential not only to developing, but also industrialized countries. It is ideal as supplementary reading for classes in political sociology, criminal justice, development studies and philosophy. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 44.95
Questions over the compatibility of Islam and Human Rights have become a key area of debate in the perceived tensions between ?Islam and the West?. In many ways, discussion over the stance of Islam in relation to such factors as gender rights, religious freedom, social and political freedoms, and other related issues represents a microcosm of the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 34.00
This book examines the use and abuse of the term 'freedom'. Based on interviews with people concerning the nature of freedom, the author compares what the people he talked with said about freedom with what writers and thinkers such as Jean-Paul Sartre, Herbert Marcuse, and Iris Murdoch have to say about freedom. He concludes that the 'political' is... more...