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  • Crowds and Politics in North Africaby Andrea Khalil

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This book takes predominant crowd theory to task, questioning received ideas about ?mob psychology? that remain prevalent today. It is a synchronic study of crowds, crowd dynamics, and the relationships of crowds to political power in Tunisia, Libya and Algeria (2011?13) that has far-reaching applications embedded in its thesis.? One central theme... more...

  • Culture, Indigenous Knowledge and Development in Africaby Munyaradzi Mawere

    Langaa RPCIG 2014; US$ 26.95

    The continent of Africa is richly endowed with diverse cultures, a body of indigenous knowledge and technologies. These bodies of knowledge and technologies that are indeed embodied in the diverse African cultures are as old as humankind. From time immemorial, they have been used to solve socio-economic, political, health, and environmental problems,... more...

  • Citizen Participation in Decision Makingby Kimani Njogu

    Twaweza Communications 2014; US$ 29.95

    This book is a result of public dialogue forums in pursuit of accountable and transparent governance in Kenya organized by Twaweza Communications with the support of Ford Foundation. From the convenings it was evident that the stability of Kenya will be driven by the extent to which citizens feel fully included in the development agenda. Quite often,... more...

  • Democracy or Alternative Political Systems in Asiaby Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This book tackles the important issue of what happened to Asia's political systems after the fall of various political strongmen? It is generally assumed that once strongmen who dictate a nations' politics with a dictatorial or authoritarian fashion fall, the political landscape then drastically changes and the prospects for democracy comes in a matter... more...

  • Nationalism and the Body Politicby Lene Auestad

    Karnac Books 2013; US$ 22.95

    This volume aims to question the recent revival of neo-nationalist policies in the light of what unconscious fantasies are involved in these developments. It examines both recent movements of right-wing extremism and the way in which rearticulated neo-ethnic ideas have been adopted by main stream politicians and in main stream public discourse. Politicians... more...

  • Perspectives on Western Saharaby Anouar Boukhars; Jacques Roussellier

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 74.99

    This thorough, impartial survey brings together some of the best experts on the Sahara question to provide a broad-based analysis of the problem from a range of perspectives. Featuring new research, the chapters examine the roots of the conflict, its dynamics, and potential solutions. Perspectives on Western Sahara also addresses questions of law,... more...

  • Political Conflict and Economic Change in Nigeriaby Henry Bienen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00

    First Published in 1985. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Democracy in Eastern Asiaby Edmund S. K. Fung; Steven Drakeley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00

    This book provides a detailed analysis of the state of democracy in countries across East Asia, and shows how each is different and distinctive, whilst simultaneously drawing out important similarities. Further, it provides up to date analysis of political changes in the region relating to the processes of democratization, and, in some cases, to the... more...

  • Citizen Initiatives and Democratic Engagementby Sumona DasGupta

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    Drawing from experiences on the field, this book looks at a series of interrelated citizens? campaigns to energise institutions of local self-governance in India in the aftermath of the 73rd and 74th Amendment Acts, and analyses their potential in deepening democracy in India. more...

  • Development Dramas: Reimagining Rural Political Action in Eastern Indiaby Dia da Costa

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    This book uses political theatre to trace the present-day protests in West Bengal against the Left government's acquisition of agricultural land for industrialisation to decades of public protest by the rural Bengali against an accumulated dispossession of meanings. more...