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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00
This book documents the search for a workable model of democracy in Asia. It explores the various forms of Asian democracy practiced to date, and throws light on where these models may have failed and where they may have succeeded. The case studies developed provide valuable insights into governance and democracy in Asia (North-east, South-east and... 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...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 66.00
This book traces the implementation of the good governanc agenda in Malawi from World Bank policy documents to the individual experiences of civil servants who responded in unforeseen ways to the reform. It presents a fine-grained ethnographic account of what African civil servants actually do, both at home and the office. more...
- University of Ottawa Press 2004; US$ 16.99
Australia and Canada are both lively, multicultural societies with British constitutional traditions. Historically, they have faced similar challenges in defining and sustaining citizenship that reach back into a common past. They also have similar approaches to address contemporary issues and anticipate the challenges of a 21st century future. New... more...
- University of New South Wales Press 2010; US$ 29.95
Following Australia?s 2010 election, this invaluable discussion allows key political players and commentators to ask pointed and practical questions about what progressive politics in Australia mean today. Candid and surprising, this analysis covers a wide range of topics, including What Should Labor Stand For? How Should Australia?s Governments... more...
- University of New South Wales Press 2010; US$ 34.95
Focusing on the National Party, this history shares the extraordinary story of a political organizationólarge in grassroots members, yet small in parliamentary termsóthat has made an enormous and largely unrecognized contribution to Australia?s social and economic development. A colorful and interesting read, this comprehensive study highlights the... more...
- Algora Publishing 2011; US$ 21.95
This political treatise is a passionate portrait of the nation of Sao Tome and Principe (STP) and an analysis of the specific problems of this small island cluster, a beautiful post-colonial country which is slowly but surely being sunk by a battle of politics and perks. Charting the nation's fortunes since achieving independence from Portugal... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 145.00
Focusing on the twin issues of identity and development that are often signifiers of the unravelling politics in the federal polity, the book make a concerted attempt to look at (and beyond) the states by exploring the specificities of the regions within these states. It does so through a comparative study from the vantage point of democratic politics... more...