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- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 140.00
Presenting a framework that incorporates macro-level forces into micro-level strategic calculations, this book explains key political choices by leaders and challengers in Pakistan through the political survival mechanism. It offers an explanation for continuing polity weakness in the country, and describes how political survival shapes the choices... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 49.95
Neopatrimonialism, a system whereby rulers use state resources for personal benefit and to secure the loyalty of clients in the general population, is central to any teaching or conceptualisation of contemporary African politics. This book is a theoretical and comparative study of neopatrimonialism in Africa and across world regions. Although such... more...
- Jonathan Ball Publishers 2011; US$ 10.21
The South African ?Arms Deal? was never a single event. Rather it was, and still is, a series of scandals and outrages, all contributing towards a dubious momentum that takes South Africa further away from transparent democratic practice. The Devil in the Detail, written by two of South Africa?s leading researchers on the subject, takes the reader... more...
- Jonathan Ball Publishers 2012; US$ 10.21
Hope & Fear is a selection of speeches and writings by Tony Leon, former leader of the Democratic Alliance (DA) and its predecessor, the Democratic Party (DP). It records a period in which Leon took the party from the edge of political extinction to the centre of political debate and massively increased voter support. Leon speaks and writes with... more...
- Jonathan Ball Publishers 2010; US$ 10.21
After the Party burst onto the South African political scene when it was published in 2006, becoming an instant bestseller. Detailing ex-ANC MP Andrew Feinstein's involvement with the ruling party ? his euphoria at being part of the new South Africa followed by a growing disillusionment over the ANC's handling of HIV/AIDS and in particular the notorious... more...
- Destiny Image, Inc. 2013; US$ 15.99
From being a priest in the kingdom of darkness to an evangelist in the kingdom of light?this true story will shock and amaze you! Jesus Christ appeared to Joshua Blahyi as a blinding light and told him that he would die unless he repented of his sins. Joshua Blahyi grew up in Africa, became a powerful pagan priest in a local tribe, and then... more...
- Langaa RPCIG 2009; US$ 19.95
The celebrations that heralded democratic change in the 1990s in Africa have gradually faded into muffled cries of anger and attendant violence of despair. Almost everywhere on the continent so-called democratic leaders are openly subverting the people's will and disregarding national constitutions. Ordinary people find themselves removed from... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 220.00
Providing a comprehensive and cutting edge examination of this important continent, Routledge Handbook of African Politics surveys the key debates and controversies, dealing with each of the major issues to be found in Africa?s politics today. Structured into 6 broad areas, the handbook features over 30 contributions focused around: The... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2013; US$ 159.95
How has the American deficiency in foreign language study affected foreign policy, diplomacy, the economy, and most of all national security. This book showcases how the use of a second language can be helpful in political and economic circumstances. Various policy initiatives are analyzed to discuss their efficiency in bringing languages to American... more...
- Routledge 1995; US$ 54.95
The book provides readers a set of case studies covering a diverse range of African states in order to identify the major causes of change and the movement towards democracy. more...