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- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 23.99
The 2011 eruptions of popular discontent across the Arab world, popularly dubbed the Arab Spring, were local manifestations of a regional mass movement for democracy, freedom, and human dignity. Authoritarian regimes were either overthrown or put on notice that the old ways of oppressing their subjects would no longer be tolerated. These essays from... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00
Drawing on numerous recent examples of good and bad practice from around the continent, this insightful volume explores the legal issues involved in developing and enhancing good governance and accountability within African states, as well as addressing the need for other states worldwide to demonstrate the transnational political will... more...
- Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 21.99
Reflecting on the processes of nation-building and citizenship formation in Africa, Edmond J. Keller believes that although some deep parochial identities have eroded, they have not disappeared and may be more assertive than previously thought, especially in instances of political conflict. Keller reconsiders how national identity has been understood... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 124.00
The wave of uprisings that has engulfed the Arab world since 2011 has impacted the Gulf significantly, however much the region appears to have remained unscathed. In Bahrain, the regime cracked down on protestors with the help of Saudi forces, and increasing Gulf tensions with Iran, political chaos in Yemen, and rumblings among unemployed youth throughout... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
This book takes predominant crowd theory to task, questioning received ideas about ?mob psychology? that remain prevalent today. It is a synchronic study of crowds, crowd dynamics, and the relationships of crowds to political power in Tunisia, Libya and Algeria (2011?13) that has far-reaching applications embedded in its thesis.? One central theme... more...
- International Labour Office 2006; US$ 5.00
Using Key Indicators of the Labour Market (KILM) of the period 1990-2003, estimates earnings differences between men and women in selected developed and developing countries. Discusses the impact of globalization on wages and analyses trends in gender equity in pay within occupations and sectors. more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 12.40
This book is a distinguishing feature in the landscape of contemporary Africa and discusses how since the 1990s, African governments, international institutions and donor organisations have shown a renewed interest in. more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 144.00
The institution of the Retired Emperor forms the innovative angle from which this study analyzes Classical Chinese political history (4th-7th centuries AD) and lays bare broader patterns of political and social action of Classical Chinese monarchy. It lays a basis for a framework to think about kingship and succession in East Asia. 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...