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- Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 23.95
This book provides an important statement on the underlying social dynamics of local politics in Indonesia following the end of the New Order in 1998. It represents the culmination of a substantial and influential body of work by Hadiz on the political economy of Indonesia's post-authoritarian transition. more...
- Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 24.95
Most social science studies of local organizations tend to focus on "civil society" associations, voluntary associations independent from state control, whereas government-sponsored organizations tend to be theorized in totalitarian terms as "mass organizations" or manifestations of state corporatism. Roots of the State examines neighborhood associations... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.00
This book is a comparative, sector-based study of the changing character of governance in Indian metropolises in the 2000s. Highlighting the horizontal and vertical ties of the participatory groups, both state and non-state, it looks at key civic issues. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
This book, based on extensive original research including interview fieldwork in rural areas, examines the nature of political culture and participation in rural China, discussing issues such as the support, or lack of it, for democratic values, the ways in which Chinese peasants interact with village and local officials, and rural people?s views... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 150.00
Despite only a decade of democratic reform, elections and political parties have become so embedded in Indonesia?s political life that both Indonesians and foreign observers seem to have no difficulty in crediting Indonesia as the world?s third largest democracy. This book explores how local elections have affected Indonesia?s democracy and political... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 199.95
The book documents the movements of migrant populations through Tokyo. It reveals how the local government makes policies that impact the practice of multicultural co-existence. The author draws on extensive in depth interviews with government officials and his own 4-year tenure as the International Relations Coordinator in a local government in Tokyo.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 44.95
This book theoretically and empirically explores the puzzling 'turnout twist' phenomenon in Japan where municipal elections often record considerably higher turnout than national elections. more...
- SAGE India 2008; US$ 69.95
This volume, the first in a new series on governance, conflict, and civic action. in South Asia, focuses on the larger countries of South AsiaPakistan, India,. Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and especially Nepal. The 15 essays in this volume analyze. democracy both as a process and as a value. The essays also examine in ethnographic. detail the way in... more...