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- SAGE India 2008; US$ 49.95
This book provides fresh perspectives and insights on what may be the worlds. largest ongoing decentralisation reformsthe Panchayat Raj reforms in Indiaand. presents unique empirical material from Madhya Pradesh and Kerala. Comparative. perspectives and references to historical cases from around the world are used. to show how decentralisation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 178.00
This book investigates the factors that led to the breakdown of democracy and the rise of violent separatism in Jammu and Kashmir in the 1980s, and how the risk of a large-scale war has grown in South Asia in the 1990s. Solutions to this conflict need to be based on knowledge about what caused it as well as perspectives on why this conflict is so particularly... more...
- Temple University Press 2010; US$ 31.95
"A sophisticated and sensitive text on domestic service in Turkey that singles itself out by a powerful account of the micro-sociology of power. It engages the reader in much broader debates about the mutual relations of class and gender, the role of patriarchal controls in shaping informal female labor markets and the management of status differentials... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00
"A dense, timely study....Informational rather than didactic, Gul's insider take will serve as an excellent resource." - Kirkus "Veteran Pakistani reporter Imtiaz Gul brings his deep knowledge and reporting to bear on one of the world's most opaque and under-reported places, Pakistan's tribal areas, the headquarters of Al Qaeda and key elements... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2010; US$ 15.98
The tribal region located on the frontier between Pakistan and Afghanistan is the centre of terrorist activity in the world today. Since 2001, Al Qaeda and Taliban fighters have regrouped here, using its mountainous terrain as a safe haven in which to train, plan major terror attacks, send insurgents to Afghanistan, and recruit ever-younger fighters.... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2009; US$ 23.78
The face of Terror has changed dramatically. Today major terrorist attacks are marked by their meticulous preparation and deadly execution?as the Mumbai attacks of 26/11 have clearly established. The most important planning centre for these operations is the tribal region located on the border between Pakistan and Afghanistan. Following the U.S. action... more...
- Scorpio Verlag 2013; US$ 12.95
Hauptbeschreibung Dem Heiler auf die Hände gesehen - so funktioniert Geistheilung wirklich Geistheilung ist ein faszinierendes Phänomen, mit zahlreichen gut dokumentierten Erfolgen. Doch was geschieht dabei eigentlich? Und wie kommt es dazu, dass diese geheimnisvolle Methode unter Umständen sogar noch dann etwas für den Patienten bewirken kann, wenn... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00
This book is about different formations of memory, construction of multiple identifications and transformation of social categories through an exclusionary violence case against Gypsies in Turkey. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
Ethnicity and Elections in Turkey attempts to understand the mobilization strategies of incumbent parties to consolidate and increase their support among swing voters of an ethnic group. By analyzing the strategy of AKP on voters of Kurdish origin, it investigates the conditions under which it can mobilize them through the clientelistic network and... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 38.00
Altinay examines how the myth that the military is central to Turkey's national identity was created, perpetuated, and acts to shape politics. Tracing how the ideology of militarism is maintained and its implications for ethnic and gender relations, she considers the challenges facing Turkey as it moves from being a plural to a pluralistic society. more...