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- Scribe Publications 2013; US$ 18.99
Australia is suffering from a crisis of confidence. Globalisation, deregulation, and privatisation have delivered economic growth and enhanced consumption for the past twenty years, but the effects of the 2007?08 financial crisis, rising inequality, job insecurity, and increased corporate power over voters and employees are all eroding our sense of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
When Communist revolutionaries seized control of Mainland China in 1949, they faced enormous challenges of state and nation building. China occupied a vast territory, had a huge and poorly integrated population and suffered from a woefully backward economy. Building a Socialist Chinese state required effectivly managing significant opposition to the... more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2013; US$ 21.86
Radical changes have taken place in Africa since 1990. What are the realities of these changes? What significant differences have emerged between African countries? What is the future for democracy in the continent? The editors have chosen eleven key countries to provide enlightening comparisons and contrasts to stimulate discussion among students.... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 80.00
The liberation movements of Southern Africa arose to combat racism, colonialism and settler capitalism and engaged in armed struggle to establish democracy, but what happens to them once they take power? This book explores the experiences of ZANU-PF in Zimbabwe, SWAPO in Namibia and the ANC in South Africa in government and analyses their evolution... 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$ 290.00
This invaluable Dictionary provides an essential guide to the politics and economics of the African continent. Each individual entry provides clear and concise information, and entries are fully cross-referenced to enhance the book's usability. Organizations listed include contact details wherever possible. Key features * Provides authoritative... 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...