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- University of New South Wales Press 2010; US$ 34.95
Focusing on the National Party, this history shares the extraordinary story of a political organization—large in grassroots members, yet small in parliamentary terms—that has made an enormous and largely unrecognized contribution to Australia?s social and economic development. A colorful and interesting read, this comprehensive study highlights the... more...
- 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...
- SAGE India 2005; US$ 29.95
This volume analyses the impact of globalisation on governance, and specifically on public-sector reforms. Starting from the premise that adhocism and sectoralism are the main reasons why past attempts at administrative reforms in India have not succeeded, this book maintains that some of the basic tenets of mainstream approaches to administrative... more...
- University of New South Wales Press 2010; US$ 29.95
Following Australia?s 2010 election, this invaluable discussion allows key political players and commentators to ask pointed and practical questions about what progressive politics in Australia mean today. Candid and surprising, this analysis covers a wide range of topics, including What Should Labor Stand For? How Should Australia?s Governments... more...
- Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 49.18
<P>Das Wort von der "alternativlosen" Politik ist in aller Munde. Dahinter steht die Vorstellung einer exekutivischen Politik, die nicht in Zweifel gezogen werden darf. Das Wesensmerkmal der Politik ist aber gerade die Auswahl zwischen Alternativen. Unter "alternativloser" Politik verstehen die Herrschenden jedoch die einzig... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 149.95
Sierra Leone has undergone an era of political instability. The author proposes several solutions to the problems in that country. Their diamond trade provides the necessary wealth to build a thriving economy. However, their use of child laborers has drawn criticism from the human rights community. International relations are also discussed by proposing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00
This book examines the major armed conflicts in South Asia. The articles study conflict management, look at the direction the armed conflict is likely to take and provide a set of alternative measures that could be pursued by the actors. Designed as an annual series, the articles provide a brief historical sketch of the emergence of armed conflict,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 66.95
This volume adopts a multidisciplinary and comparative approach to development that brings together issues that are characteristic of the lifelong scholarship of Professor Gordon White. These include a focus on the state, civil society, welfare and globalization. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
Jayasuriya looks at the changing global and domestic political economies shaping the new regionalism in Asia, and examines the relationship between regional domestic, political and economic structures and forms of regional governance. Well-known contributors in the field focus on the impact of globalization on Asian regionalism, new security challenges,... more...
- 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 Australias government and how voting systems... more...