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  • The Geopolitics of Regional Powerby Sören Scholvin

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    In the last two decades, various states from the Global South have emerged as important players in international relations. Most popular amongst them is China. Brazil, India and South Africa have also taken essential roles in global and regional politics. Compared to traditional great powers, they can be labelled ‘regional great powers’ or... more...

  • The Last Post-Cold War Socialist Federationby Semahagn Gashu Abebe

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    This book assesses the Ethiopian ethnic federal system from the perspective of the principles of socialist federations and other Marxist oriented policies pursued by the ruling Ethiopian Peoples' Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF). Exploring how the application of these ideological principles has impacted on the structure and function of the... more...

  • The Internet and Democracy Building in Lusophone African Countriesby Susana Salgado

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    This timely book fills an important gap in the literature on the influence of the Internet and new media in Portuguese speaking African countries. Based on extensive field work throughout the region, the author examines the influence of the Internet in the transition to democracy in Africa, and asks whether there are new possibilities for popular activism... more...

  • Governing Asiaby World Scientific Publishing Company

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 75.00

    These thirty-eight essays by the professors and research fellows of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy is dedicated to the tenth anniversary of the School. The core theme of the essays is governance in Asia and what its governments and peoples are doing for the public good. As Asia rises, its policymakers and citizens, and indeed the rest of... more...

  • Conflict Resolution in Multicultural Societiesby Jhumpa Mukherjee

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 39.95

    Is it not interesting that at a time when the idea of a global ?clash of civilizations? is reverberating so mightily and so ominously, how India puts up with the challenge of forging national unity amidst its intricate diversity? What is the key to her comparative success as an integrated state?  The question has assumed added significance after... more...

  • Inside Out India and Chinaby William Antholis

    Brookings Institution Press 2014; US$ 22.00

    One third of humanity is governed by two capitals, New Delhi and Beijing. Increasingly, these two countries are being led not from the top down, but rather from the Inside Out. In 2014, India overwhelmingly elected Narendra Modi minister, a man who rose to national prominence as chief minister of Gujarat, India's fastest growing state. Likewise,... more...

  • KENIA: Reportagen aus dem Inneren eines zerissenen Landesby Thilo Thielke

    Brandes & Apsel 2014; US$ 18.78

    Januar 2008: Kenia stand an der Schwelle zum Bürgerkrieg. Mit Macheten bewaffnete Jugendliche wüteten in den riesigen Slums der Hauptstadt Nairobi, im Westen des Landes wurden?Protestmärsche niedergeknüppelt und im Rift Valley verbrannten Menschen in Kirchen. Auslöser der Unruhen waren die Präsidentschaftswahlen vom 27. Dezember 2007. Präsident Mwai... more...

  • Rule by Numbersby U. Kalpagam

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 99.99

    Rule by Numbers offers original perspectives on the construction of the colonial state and colonial power in the framework of governmentality and draws implications for the postcolonial nation-state in the contemporary period. This book specifically focuses on the production of statistical knowledge as part of colonial governance. more...

  • Politics of Preferenceby Krishna K. Ph.D Tummala

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95

    Minorities, based on whatever criteria?linguistic, religious, ethnic, tribal, racial, or otherwise?share a distinctive contextual and social experience. Their representation in public service is important, especially when there have been public policies which have historically discriminated against them. Politics of Preference: India, United States,... more...

  • The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in Nigeriaby Patrick Edobor Igbinovia; Blessin Edobor-Igbinovia

    Safari Books Ltd. 2014; US$ 28.95

    This book details the historical background, legal basis and philosophy which lie behind the development of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in Nigeria (EFCC). It also explores in detail the present set-up and structure of the agency, its apparatus or tools for executing its operational functions, how well it executed its roles, and analyzed... more...