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- Wiley 2013; US$ 74.50
How should one understand the nature and possibilities of political radicalism today? The political radical is normally thought of as someone who stands on the left, opposing backward-looking conservatism. In the present day, however, the left has turned defensive, while the right has become radical, advocating the free play of market forces no matter... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2013; US$ 26.95
What is driving political extremism in Pakistan? In early 2011, the prominent Pakistani politician Salmaan Taseer was assassinated by a member of his own security team for insulting Islam by expressing views in support of the rights of women and religious minorities. Benazir Bhutto, the former prime minister, was killed by gunfire and explosive devices... more...
- UNSW Press 2006; US$ 31.99
The book takes the reader on a fascinating journey through the corridors of parliament as seen through the eyes of a practitioner of thirty years experience in the bear pit on Macquarie Street. The authors seven years as one of its most highly regarded Speakers provides the background for this detailed and informative study... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 44.50
This book is the first detailed study of administration and politics in premodern Burma and one of the few works of its kind for mainland Southeast Asia. Originally published in 1984. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of... more...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 51.86
Institutionen lernen und erlangen durch Wandel Stabilität in der Veränderlichkeit ihrer Umwelt. Wie und warum sich derlei Lernen bei Parlamenten konkret vollzieht, untersucht die Studie am Fall der neuseeländischen Wahlsystemreform von 1993, als das relative Mehrheitswahlrecht durch die personalisierte Verhältniswahl nach deutschem Vorbild ersetzt... more...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 48.74
Seit jeher mussten Herrscher und Regierende darauf bedacht sein, ihre Position zu stabilisieren, wollten sie sie behalten. Dabei entwickelten und nutzten sie immer neue Legitimationsstrategien. Das Buch untersucht, analysiert und beschreibt Mechanismen und Techniken, die beim Phänomen der Herrschaftslegitimation greifen. Der interdisziplinäre... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2014; US$ 11.99
One of Us: An Australian Head of State is a timely contribution to the republican debate by leading academics and essayists from Tim Soutphommasane and Greg Barns to John Warhurst, edited by Damien Kingsbury .Shouldnt Australia have an Australian head of state? After all, we are a sovereign nation with a distinct identity, outlook and set of... more...
- Anthem Press 2014; US$ 82.50
This book explores retrogressive agrarian interventions by Pakistan?s military in the Punjab and details the social resentment and resistance it has initiated. more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2015; US$ 43.99
Dick Hamer was the Australian reformer who made Victoria a leader in social equality, the arts, and the environment. He and his government built the underground rail loop, decriminalized homosexuality, abolished capital punishment, and outlawed sexual discrimination in the workplace. Hamer and his team ended the demolition of the inner suburbs, preserved... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2012; US$ 23.99
Despite being represented in the government, the Australian Labor Party (ALP) finds itself in a predicament today. Reduced to minority government after just one term and tanking in the opinion polls, it requires a new vision. Arguing that the party's effectiveness and political purpose has been undermined by leadership anxiety and identity crisis,... more...