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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00
Many of the nations of the Caribbean that have become independent states have maintained as a central, organizing, nationalist principle the importance in the beliefs of the ideals of sovereignty, democracy, and development. Yet in recent years, political instability, the relative size of these nations, and the increasing economic vulnerabilities... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
Turbulence characterises the current global scene. This book uses complementary theoretical approaches to understand and help prescribe policies to ?re-frame? the regional development problem in turbulent times. These approaches are: evolutionary complexity; evolutionary economic geography; emergence theory; and resilience theory. From below, they... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00
Genocide, Ethnonationalism, and the United Nations examines a series of related crises in human civilization growing out of conflicts between powerful states or empires and indigenous or stateless peoples. This is the first book to attempt to explore the causes of genocide and other mass killing by a detailed exploration of UN archives covering... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00
Disaster policies present a new challenge to the practitioners and students of global politics; this book explains how political science enriches the contribution of the social sciences to the study of disaster relief, aid and reconstruction following the major disaster events, both natural and man-made, of recent times. more...
- Algora Publishing 2012; US$ 22.95
Is Qatar actually a suitable ally or a legitimate partner for the United States? Under Qatari labor law, foreign workers are actually owned, for all practical purposes, by their Qatari sponsors in a system akin to slavery. This book chronicles the experience of an American executive working in Qatar and delves into Qatar?'s feudal work-sponsorship... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 115.00
First published in 1961, this reissue examines the contemporary economic problems of Mauritius alongside those social problems which have a bearing on economic development. As a small and isolated economy, marked by a very rapid rate of contemporary population growth, by an extreme concentration on a single product, and by a great diversity of racial,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 24.95
Penelope Leach is one of today?s foremost authorities on child care, author of the greatly admired Your Baby & Child: From Birth to Age Five, which Dr. T. Berry Brazelton has called ?a wonderful book. Well researched, well written and sensitive to both parents? and children?s needs in the task of growing up together.? Now, with the same authority... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2011; US$ 25.45
A deeply provocative call for white Australians to take personal responsibility for the ongoing impact of colonisation on Aboriginal Australians. Sarah Maddison's bold and original take on the running sore of black-white relations offers a genuinely constructive alternative when so many other approaches have failed. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 42.95
During the first decade of the 21 st century, a remarkable phenomenon swept through the former Soviet Union changing the political, social and cultural landscape. Popularly known as the ?Colour Revolutions?, these non-violent protests overthrew autocratic regimes in three post-soviet republics: the Georgian Rose Revolution (2003), the Ukrainian Orange... more...