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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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 28.99
An updated edition of this book is now available. Nigeria is the African country of greatest strategic importance to the United States. And it is in danger of failing as a state. John Campbell, former U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, in Nigeria: Dancing on the Brink , analyzes the hollowing out of Nigerian governance, the insurrection... 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00
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...
- 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 organization—large in grassroots members, yet small in parliamentary terms—that 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$ 135.00
Focusing on the twin issues of identity and development, this book makes a concerted attempt to look at (and beyond) the states by exploring the specificities of the regions within these states. A comparative study from the vantage point of democratic politics as it unfurls in India. more...