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- BRILL 2007; US$ 193.00
Although it is commonly asserted that enhanced citizen participation results in better environmental policy and improved enforcement of environmental standards, this hypothesis has rarely been subject to testing on a comparative basis. The contributors to this book set out to study the extent to which citizens can and do exert influence over their... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2016; US$ 27.99
In The Mayor of Mogadishu , one of the BBC?s most experienced foreign correspondents, Andrew Harding, reveals the tumultuous life of Mohamoud ?Tarzan? Nur - an impoverished nomad who was abandoned in a state orphanage in newly independent Somalia, and became a street brawler and activist. When the country collapsed into civil war and anarchy, Tarzan... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
This book discusses court-oriented legal reforms across Asia with a focus on the creation of ?new courts? over the last 20 years. Contributors discuss how to judge new courts and examine whether the many new courts introduced over this period in Asia have succeeded or failed. The ?new courts? under scrutiny are mainly specialist courts, including... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 52.95
Special Economic Zones (SEZs) have proliferated rapidly during the past decade and are set to multiply in the next ? embracing not only Asia and Europe but also Africa and the Americas. This book is the first to examine the Asian experience of SEZs in China, India, Malaysia and the Philippines. SEZs are usually clearly defined geographic areas in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
Although there is no universally accepted definition of the term "land grabbing", ordinary people whose livelihoods are adversely affected by land grabbing know exactly what it is. It involves the physical capture and control of land and homes, including the usurpation of the power to decide how and when these will be used and for what purposes ?... more...
- Marshall Cavendish 2014; US$ 23.99
On 16 September 1963 Malaysia came into being with the accession of Sabah, Sarawak and Singapore to the existing Federation of Malaya. This book marks the 50th anniversary of this notable event in South East Asias history. The focus of the book will be mainly on the experience of Sabah and Sarawak as subjects of the federation. It looks at the... more...
- Atria Books 2012; US$ 16.00
?Nobody can ride your back if your back?s not bent,? Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said at the end of a Citizenship Education Program (CEP), an adult grassroots training program directed by Dorothy Cotton. This program, called the best-kept secret of the twentieth century?s civil rights movement, was critical in preparing legions of disenfranchised people... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 124.99
The volume documents, and makes an original contribution to, an astonishing period in twentieth-century philosophy_the progress of Arne Naess's ecophilosophy from its inception to the present. It includes Naess's most crucial polemics with leading thinkers, drawn from sources as diverse as scholarly articles, correspondence, TV interviews and unpublished... more...