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- Langaa RPCIG 2014; US$ 26.95
The continent of Africa is richly endowed with diverse cultures, a body of indigenous knowledge and technologies. These bodies of knowledge and technologies that are indeed embodied in the diverse African cultures are as old as humankind. From time immemorial, they have been used to solve socio-economic, political, health, and environmental problems,... more...
- tredition 2015; US$ 2.78
Die Autorin beschreibt in ihrem Buch auf humorvolle Weise die tatsächlichen "demokratischen" Verhältnisse im angeblich demokratischsten Land Afrikas und ihre Erlebnisse im Hinblick auf Korruption im angeblich "wenigst korrupten Land" Afrikas. Biographische Informationen Esther Müller, ausgewandert im Jahr 2011 nach Botswana. more...
- World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 9.99
The question of whether political, fiscal, and administrative decentralization improves government effectiveness is hotly debated among researchers and policy makers. Decentralization, Democracy, and Development contributes to the empirical literature on decentralization and the debate on whether it is a viable and desirable state-building strategy... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1997; US$ 186.00
An examination of the evolution of democracy in Ghana and Tanzania, following long periods of single-party and military rule, and looks at the current and potential obstacles to democratic development. After discussing the nature of democracy, the author goes on to consider the conditions which have made the emergence of multi-party politics possible... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 48.99
Is there an Asia-Pacific model of democracy? Over the past two decades, more than a dozen Asian and Pacific states have made the transition to democratic rule. But many of these states are also ethnically, linguistically, and regionally diverse, creating real challenges for effective government. This book explains how the Asia-Pacific's political... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 100.00
Richard Joseph's seminal 1987 book Democracy and Prebendal Politics in Nigeria represented a watershed moment in the understanding of the political dynamics of Nigeria. This groundbreaking collection brings together scholars from across disciplines to assess the significance of Joseph's work and the current state of Nigerian politics. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 149.00
When politicians and pundits in the Middle East discuss democracy, do they mean it? Looking at public discourse about democracy in contemporary Egypt, Dunne proposes a fresh way of reading Arabic political discourse. She charts a method combining ethnographic research into communities of people producing political discourse with investigation of the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
With the ?Asian Century? now upon us, bringing with it many profound economic and political changes to the world order, it is very timely to assess the state of democracy in the Asian region. Focusing on Eastern Asia, this book provides such a review, highlighting lines of connections between the states and peoples of this complex and dynamic region.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
From the 1980s onwards, a tide of democratization swept across the Asian region, as the political strongmen who had led since the end of World War II began to fall. Although it is generally assumed that once authoritarian leaders no longer hold power, the political landscape will drastically change and the democratic transition will simply be a matter... more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2013; US$ 71.47
Hauptbeschreibung Der Autor stellt Kernbereiche des islamischen Staats- und Staatsorganisationsrechts dar, hebt dabei dessen Einfluss auf das Staatsrecht von einigen ausgewählten Territorial- bzw. Nationalstaaten, die sich als islamisch definieren, hervor und zeigt Gemeinsamkeiten mit westlichem Staatsrecht und Staatsrechtsverständnis auf. Hierdurch... more...