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- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00
Democratic governance constitutes an enduring challenge for Africa's most populous country, Nigeria. The book reflects on the form, trajectory and content of democratic governance in post-military Nigeria from 1999. Nigeria's democracy remains fragile, conflict sensitive and possibly reversible as the legacy of praetorianism and illiberal political... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2007; US$ 45.02
Hauptbeschreibung In der Bundesrepublik sorgten jahrzehntelange feste Bindungen sozialstruktureller Formationen an bestimmte Parteien für eine hohe politische Stabilität. Traditionelle Stammwählerschaften aber lösen sich auf und anstelle dessen tritt der Wechselwähler, der bereit ist, ständig seine politische Präferenz zu ändern. Zunehmend mobile... 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$ 52.95
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...
- OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 98.99
A study of the way in which the democratizing states of Asia and the Pacific have managed political change, with particular focus on innovative reforms to democratic institutions such as electoral systems, political parties and executive governments more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00
This book examines the role of nonformal education (NFE) in African languages in promoting democracy in Senegal. Using data from a survey of rural Senegalese citizens, this is the first study to empirically test the effects of NFE on political participation and attitudes. The results indicate that NFE stimulates community and political participation... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2005; US$ 65.90
This study of the national parliaments of India, Indonesia, the Philippines, South Korea, and Thailand is inspired by four major theoretical discourses: neo-institutionalism, parliamentarianism versus presidentialism, majoritarian versus consensus democracy, and transition theory. The book examines the specific role of parliaments in political decision-making,... more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 89.00
Most governments in Africa, seeing the political mobilisation of ethnicity as a threat, have rejected the use of ethnic differences as an explicit basis for political representation. The one prominent exception is Ethiopia, which since 1991 has imposed a system of ethnic-based federalism that offers each ethnic group the right of self-determination.... more...