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- 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 US$ 85.13
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...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 33.84
Die richtigen Dinge tun. Die Dinge richtig tun. Für eine zukunftsfähige Politikgestaltung sind Regierungschefs auf anspruchsvolle Strategieberatung durch regierungsinterne Vordenker angewiesen. Doch wer sind diese konzeptionellen Köpfe, die sich kreativ mit den gesellschaftlichen Themen von morgen und übermorgen auseinandersetzen? Wie sieht ihr Arbeitsalltag... more...
- SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 30.00
India Policy Forum is a joint venture of the Brookings Institution and the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) that aims to examine India's reforms and economic transition using policy-relevant empirical research. The Objective of the IPF is to generate theoretically rigorous, empirically informed research on important current and... more...
- IOS Press 2011; US$ 170.00
Public governance is one of the most important topics in public administration and political science worldwide. It is of special importance to many Asian countries struggling with governance issues related to environmental concerns, democracy, service delivery, and economic growth. The purpose of these innovations is to bring about radical governance... more...