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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
Pakistan, with the second largest Muslim population in the world, is a crucial country in the international system. It is an ally of the United States in the global ?war on terror? but is also regarded as a major bastion of some of the most active jihadist organisations. This book highlights and explores the paradoxes that characterise contemporary... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 150.00
Presenting a framework that incorporates macro-level forces into micro-level strategic calculations, this book explains key political choices by leaders and challengers in Pakistan through the political survival mechanism. It offers an explanation for continuing polity weakness in the country, and describes how political survival shapes the choices... more...
- Manchester University Press 2010; US$ 95.00
This volume explores the political implications of violence and alterity (radical difference) for the practice of democracy, and reformulates the possibility of community that democracy is said to entail. Most significantly, contributors intervene in traditional democratic theory by boldly contesting the widely-held assumption that increased inclusion,... more...
- Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 2010; US$ 15.99
Among U.S. allies in the war against terrorism, Pakistan cannot be easily characterized as either friend or foe. Nuclear-armed Pakistan is an important center of radical Islamic ideas and groups. Since 9/11, the selective cooperation of president General Pervez Musharraf in sharing intelligence with the United States and apprehending al Qaeda members... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.00
This book examines certain changes in the political make-up of Karnataka, between the early 1970s and the late 1980s, which, in turn, led to the birth of a unique democracy in the state. In a departure from most studies on political science and political history which pay little or no attention to the role of politicians and focus only on technocratic... more...
- University of New South Wales Press 2013; US$ 47.99
A fascinating and enigmatic man, Davis McCaughey was a theologian equally at home in the secular world. As governor of Victoria, deputy chancellor of Melbourne University, and master of the prestigious Ormond College for 20 years, he played a groundbreaking role in Australian public life. This compelling biography explores the character and achievements... more...
- University of Queensland Press 2013; US$ 17.99
In this autobiographical account of life in the capital of the Solomon Islands, Michael Kwa?ioloa reflects on the challenges of raising a family in town and sustaining ties with a distant rural homeland on Malaita island. Continuing the long tradition of Kwara?ae community leaders participating in political activism, he discusses how the roles of... more...
- Melbourne University Press 2013; US$ 13.33
In Hearts & Minds: A Blueprint for Modern Labor, former cabinet minister Chris Bowen writes a passionate clarion call to Labor's heartland, making the powerful argument that the Labor project is far from complete and it is time for a radical program of renewal and reform for the party. Hearts & Minds is a manifesto to secure the ALP’s position as... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 45.99
In this visually stunning and comprehensive photographic essay, railroad historian and photographer Donovan L. Hofsommer records the end of branchline passenger service, the demise of electric railroads, the transition from steam to diesel power, as well as the end of common carrier freight service on the Colorado narrow gauge. Off the Main Lines... more...
- Melbourne University Press 2013; US$ 13.33
Senator Kim Carr is a true believer. He details what the Party stands for in the 21st century. In A Letter to Generation Next: Why Labor he lays out a heartfelt argument about why politics is important in our daily lives and demands our involvement. This is a book from a passionate and pragmatic idealist, which makes the case for activism and proposes... more...