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- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 54.99
Why have large-scale protests and mass demonstrations in some post-socialist Eurasian states led to the fall of autocratic leaders, whereas similar other regimes prevail? This book addresses the question by providing an overview of eight cases of so-called Color Revolutions, and explains factors of ?success? and ?failure? by discussing the state-of-the-art... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 44.99
Der ?arabische Frühling? hat vielfaches und überraschtes Erstaunen über die Kraft zivilgesellschaftlicher politischer Arbeit in Nordafrika ausgelöst. So unbemerkt wie das Pulverfass in Nordafrika entstand, so unbeachtet scheinen vielerorts auch die gesellschaftspolitischen Dynamiken in den Ländern südlich der Sahara zu sein. Die Wahrnehmung politischer... more...
- Center for Strategic & International Studies 2014; US$ 72.99
The Indian Ocean Region (IOR) is one of the most areas of the world in human terms. This study provides a comprehensive overview of the subregions and countries in the IOR, drawing heavily on a new country risk assessment model developed by Abdullah Toukan, a senior associate with the Burke Chair at CSIS. more...
- Oneworld Publications 2013; US$ 17.99
Combining factual information with a critical approach, which probes the nature of culture and identity, this concise yet authoritative account paints a graphic picture of an area stretching from the Indian Ocean to the Himalayan mountains. With coverage not only of India, but also of Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka, this book surveys nearly... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2010; US$ 14.99
Houshang Asadi?s Letters to My Torturer is one of the most harrowing accounts of human suffering to emerge from Iran and is now available for the first time in paperback. Kept in solitary confinement for over two years in one of the most infamous prisons in Tehran, prominent Iranian journalist, Houshang Asadi suffered inhuman degradations and brutal,... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 10.99
Maziar Bahari left London in June 2009 to cover Iran?s contested presidential elections for Newsweek magazine. He thought he?d be returning in just a few days to Paola, his pregnant fiancée. Instead, he was incarcerated under false charges of espionage in Iran?s most notorious prison. His release came four months later, only after a global campaign... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
This comprehensive history of modern South Asia explores the historical development of the Subcontinent from the beginning of the eighteenth century to the present day from local and regional, as opposed to European, perspectives. Michael Mann charts the role of emerging states within the Mughal Empire, the gradual British colonial expansion in the... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2014; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96
The Indian Ocean, with its critical routes for global commerce, is a potentially volatile location for geopolitical strife. Even as the regions role in the international economy and as a highway to conflict zones increases, the US has failed to advance a coherent strategy for protecting its interests in the Indian Ocean or for managing complex... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
The modern age with its emphasis on technical rationality has enabled a new and dangerous form of evil--administrative evil. Unmasking Administrative Evil discusses the overlooked relationship between evil and public affairs, as well as other fields and professions in public life. The authors argue that the tendency toward administrative evil, as... more...