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  • Between Culturesby Muhammad Anwar

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.95

    Between Cultures considers the position of young Asians in Britain in relation to education, employment, housing, the police and the responses they encounter from these institutions. It explores the cultural issues of family, marriage, religion and mother tongue, and the roles of Asian parents and the Asian community are analysed. Muhammad Anwar... more...

  • Gender and Self in Islamby Etin Anwar

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    Using philosophical analysis, this book explores the construction of gender in Muslim societies and its implication to the constitution of the self. The root of the existing discourse of the hierarchical principle is examined as is the extent to which the process of human reproduction, especially the role of women in conception, contributes to an... more...

  • Globalization and the Myths of Free Tradeby Anwar Shaikh

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    The world has become a human laboratory for the momentous social experiment called neoliberalism. Its proclaimed purpose is to reduce global poverty, its protocols are derived from the orthodox theory of competitive free markets and its policies are enforced by the full weight of the rich countries and global institutions such as the World Trade Organization... more...

  • Budgeting and Budgetary Institutionsby Anwar Shah

    World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 24.99

    Budgeting and budgetary institutions play a critical role in resource allocation, government accountability, and improved fiscal and social outcomes. This volume distills lessons from practices in designing better fiscal institutions, citizen friendly budgets, and open and transparent processes of budget preparation and execution. It also highlights... more...

  • Local Budgetingby Anwar Shah

    World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 24.99

    This book provides a comprehensive treatment of all aspects of local budgeting needed to develop sound fiscal administration such as setting priorities, planning, financial control over inputs, management of operations and accountability to citizens. Topics covered include fiscal administration, forecasting, fiscal discipline, fiscal transparency,... more...

  • Local Public Financial Managementby Anwar Shah

    World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 24.99

    Transparent and prudent local financial management has come to be recognized as critical to the integrity of local public sector and to gaining and retaining trust of local residents. Such integrity and trust is sometimes lacking in some local governments in developing countries, especially in the Africa region. This volume attempts to provide practical... more...

  • Macro Federalism and Local Financeby Anwar Shah

    World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 24.99

    The design of a federal system to deal with growth, stabilization, and regional and local development issues is the primary concern of this volume, edited by Anwar Shah. The book provides analytical tools to address issues arising from globalization, localization, and regional integration. It discusses tax harmonization issues associated with subnational... more...

  • Participatory Budgetingby Anwar Shah

    World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 24.99

    In the past three or four decades, public finance theorists and practitioners have struggled to identify and design institutional arrangements to help close the gap between the preferences of voters and the mix of public services actually delivered. Participatory budgeting is potentially a good approach. This book presents an authoritative guide to... more...

  • Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfersby Anwar Shah

    World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 24.99

    The design of intergovernmental fiscal transfers has a strong bearing on efficiency and equity of public service provision and accountable local governance. This book provides a comprehensive one-stop window/source of materials to guide practitioners and scholars on design and worldwide practices in intergovernmental fiscal transfers and their implications... more...

  • Fiscal Managementby Anwar Shah

    World Bank Publications 2005; US$ 24.99

    Accountability of government to citizens–the idea that the public sector must answer to the people for its performance–is the foundation for good governance. Under good governance, public expenditures are allocated to maximize welfare, revenues are collected efficiently, and the public at large has access to a number of public services including... more...