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  • 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...

  • Burmese Administrative Cyclesby Victor B. Lieberman

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 44.50

    This book is the first detailed study of administration and politics in premodern Burma and one of the few works of its kind for mainland Southeast Asia. Originally published in 1984. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of... more...

  • Strategic Relations Between the US and Turkey 1979-2000by Ekavi Athanassopoulou

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Taking the period from the end of the 1970s to the end of the 1990s, this book critically examines the evolution of the strategic relationship between the US and Turkey during this period, with a particular focus on the Middle Eastern context. Strategic Relations Between the US and Turkey employs interviews with US, Turkish and Israeli officials... more...

  • Democratic Transformation and the Vernacular Public Arena in Indiaby Taberez Ahmed Neyazi; Akio Tanabe; Shinya Ishizaka

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Since the structural change in Indian society that began in the 1990s - the result of the liberalisation of the economy, devolution of power, and decentralisation of the government?an unprecedented, democratic transformation has been taking place. This has caused the emergence of unexpected coalitions and alliances across diverse castes, classes,... more...

  • Comparing Asian Politicsby Sue Ellen M. Charlton

    Westview Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    Well-written and comprehensive, this text provides a political and cultural comparative perspective on India, China, and Japan. more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Indian Politicsby Atul Kohli; Prerna Singh

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 225.00

    India?s growing economic and socio-political importance on the global stage has triggered an increased interest in the country. This Handbook is a reference guide, which surveys the current state of Indian politics and provides a basic understanding of the ways in which the world?s largest democracy functions. The Handbook is structured around four... more...

  • Australia's Political Systemby Justin Healey

    The Spinney Press 2014; US$ 30.00

    The rise of minor parties and independent politicians in recent Australian elections has shifted the balance of power. Major political parties and voters now contend with a complex political landscape involving special interests and preference deals. This book explains the structure and functions of Australia’s government and how voting systems... more...

  • Civil Society in Central and Eastern Europeby Sabine Fischer

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 26.99

    As well as promoting debates about liberal democracy, the dramatic events of 1989 also bought forth a powerful revival in the interest of the notion of civil society. This revival was reflected mainly in two broad tracts of literature. The first was primarily focused on the events surrounding the Solidarity movement in Poland and the tumultuous events... more...

  • Civil Society Organization and Disaster Risk Reductionby Rajib Shaw; Takako Izumi

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    Civil society organizations (CSOs) have played important roles over the years in the disaster field.? Starting from the traditional approach of response and relief, the emphasis has gradually shifted to disaster risk reduction.? From international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) to national and local NGOs, all stakeholders have recognized the... more...

  • Constitutionalism and Good Governanceby Dirk Ehlers; Henning Glaser; Kittisak Prokati

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 123.64

    Mit Blick auf 12 Verfassungsordnungen in Ost und West erörtert der wissenschaftliche Sammelband aktuelle Themen und Rechtsentwicklungen des europäischen und asiatischen Konstitutionalismus sowie Fragestellungen der Good Governance. Die einzelnen Beiträge beschäftigen sich u.a. mit dem Prozess der Verfassungsgebung, mit der zunehmenden Verrechtlichung... more...