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- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 29.99
Why did Tunisian protests following the self-immolation of Mohammed Bouazizi lead to a massive wave of uprisings across the entire Arab world? Who participated in those protests, and what did they hope to achieve? Why did some leaders fall in the face of popular mobilization while others found ways to survive? And what have been the lasting results... more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 10.99 US$ 9.45
The Arab Uprisings: What Everyone Needs to Know ? answers readers' questions about the history and current state of the Arab world and addresses all aspects of the uprisings of 2010 to 2011, including their causes, the role of social media, the diverse paths they have taken, the role of the United States and the uprisings' impact on the United States,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96
Democracy-building efforts from the early 1990s on have funneled billions of dollars into nongovernmental organizations across the developing world, with the U.S. administration of George W. Bush leading the charge since 2001. But are many such "civil society" initiatives fatally flawed? Focusing on the Palestinian West Bank and the Arab world, Barriers... more...
- Zed Books 2009; US$ 34.95
Amidst recent hype about events in the Middle East, there have been few attempts to get below the surface and develop a fuller understanding of what politics means there. The Middle East: The Politics of the Sacred and Secular redresses this balance and provides essential historical and theoretical context. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 42.00
This book presents the outcomes of a review of legal and institutional frameworks for fighting corruption in Azerbaijan, which was carried out in the framework of the Anti-Corruption Network for Transition Economies based at the OECD. The review examined national anti-corruption policy and institutions currently in place in Azerbaijan, national anti-corruption... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 56.00
This book presents the outcomes of a review of legal and institutional frameworks for fighting corruption in Georgia, which was carried out in the framework of the Anti-Corruption Network for Transition Economies based at the OECD. The review examined national anti-corruption policy and institutions currently in place in Georgia, national anti-corruption... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 93.43
Is democracy possible only in homogeneous societies? Does heterogeneity - clude a stable democracy? Throughout history, ethnic, linguistic, or religious homogeneity whether by circumstance, coercion, or choice, has seemingly been conducive to democracy. In France, democracy was established after the impo- tion of religious uniformity and the revocation... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 55.41
Diese Festschrift zu Ehren Oscar W. Gabriels versammelt eine Vielzahl von Beiträgen zu unterschiedlichen Themengebieten, mit denen sich der Politikwissenschaftler in den vergangenen Jahrzehnten beschäftigt hat. Die Bandbreite seines Wirkens findet ihren Niederschlag in der thematischen Vielfalt der Beiträge von Freunden, Kollegen und Mitarbeitern.... more...
- De Gruyter 2005; US$ 87.89
Wie konnte ein Reich von der Größe des Imperium Romanum unter den Bedingungen der damaligen Zeit regiert werden? Mit diesem Problemfeld beschäftigt sich eine große Zahl von Studien seit vielen Jahrzehnten. Sofern eine historische Einordnung versucht wurde, gelangten die meisten Untersuchungen nicht über die Feststellung hinaus, daß die... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2010; US$ 14.99
Zeyno Baran examines the intense struggle between Turkey's secularists and Islamists in their most recent battles over their country's destination. Looking into the fate of both Turkey's secularism and its democratic experiment, she shows that, for all the flaws of its political journey, the modern Turkish state has managed to maintain an essential... more...