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  • Rethinking Indian Political Institutionsby Crispin Bates; Subho Basu

    Anthem Press 2005; US$ 39.95

    A far-reaching and extensive rethinking of India's political and economic structures at every level, engagingly presented by a team of eminent academics and practitioners. more...

  • Adding Value to Policy Analysis and Adviceby Karen Baehler; Claudia Scott

    University of New South Wales Press 2010; US$ 32.95

    Expanding traditional theories of policymaking through comparisons between policies implemented in Australia and New Zealand, this textbook shows how good analysis and advice improves the decisions of public officials. Aimed at managers, administrators, and students who want an integrated perspective on policy analysis and advising, the chapters cover... more...

  • Re-framing Democracy and Agency in Indiaby Ajay Gudavarthy

    Anthem Press 2012; US$ 99.00

    This volume critically unpacks the concept of ?political society?, formulated as a response to the idea of civil society in a postcolonial context. more...

  • Wertordnung und Verfassungby Thilo Rensmann

    Mohr Siebeck 2007; US$ 95.21

    Hauptbeschreibung Das wertorientierte Grundrechts- und Verfassungsverständnis des Bundesverfassungsgerichts bleibt als prätorische Rechtsschöpfung in seiner Rationalität und Legitimität prekär. Thilo Rensmann legt mit der Einbeziehung des grenzüberschreitenden Kontexts eine 'Rationalitätsreserve' frei, die bislang noch nicht hinreichend gewürdigt... more...

  • Gewährleistung im Rechtby Claudio Franzius

    Mohr Siebeck 2009; US$ 114.44

    Hauptbeschreibung Immer weniger gelingt es, die Herausforderungen des Rechts in der Dichotomie von Staat und Markt zu verarbeiten. Das gilt auch für die Aufgaben der Daseinsvorsorge unter dem neuen Leitbild des Gewährleistungsstaates. Claudio Franzius zeigt die Notwendigkeit eines Regelungsmodells öffentlicher Dienstleistungen auf. Hierfür muss vom... more...

  • The Politics of the Governedby Partha Chatterjee

    Columbia University Press 2004; US$ 24.99

    Partha Chatterjee argues that the rise of ethnic or identity politics-particularly in the postcolonial world-is a consequence of new techniques of governmental administration. Using contemporary examples from India, his book shows how local forms of popular politics have transformed both community and global society. Chatterjee's analysis explores... more...

  • Lineages of Political Societyby Partha Chatterjee

    Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 26.99

    Partha Chatterjee, a pioneering theorist, is known for his wide disciplinary range, incorporating the concerns of South Asian studies, postcolonialism, the social sciences, and the humanities with remarkable dexterity. His versatility made his early work, Politics of the Governed , a widespread hit, and it continues to draw audiences in an era of... more...

  • New Dimensions of Politics in Indiaby Lawrence Saez; Gurharpal Singh

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 150.00

    Following India?s general election in May 2009, this book undertakes a critical evaluation of the performance of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA). It presents a thorough analysis of the UPA coalition government, and by providing an understanding of the new innovations in the UPA?s policies, the book goes on to evaluate the effectiveness of these... more...

  • Votes, Party Systems and Democracy in Asiaby Jungug Choi

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 155.00

    This book looks at the link between voters and political party systems in Asian democracies, focusing on India, Indonesia, Korea and the Philippines. It discusses this link in terms of three distinct elements: the formation of voters preferences, the translation of preferences into votes, and the translation of votes into seats. The book goes on to... more...

  • Party-Voter Linkage in Africaby Anja Osei

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 69.95

    Parties in Africa are often described as organisationally and programmatically weak. On the other hand, they mobilise substantial numbers of voters at election time. This contradiction provokes an interesting question: How do political parties in Africa relate to the society? How do they mobilise their voters and sympathisers, and which strategies... more...