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  • Wage Inequality by Gender and Occupationby Marva Corley; Yves Perardel; Kalina Popova

    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...

  • Kingship in Early Medieval Chinaby Andrew Eisenberg

    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...

  • African Governance Report 2009by United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 28.99

    The African Governance Report, which assesses and monitors the progress of governance in Africa, is the most comprehensive periodic report on governance on the continent. This second edition of the report covers 35 African countries. The main finding of the report is that Africa within the last five years recorded marginal progress on governance. The... more...

  • The Middle Eastby Shahrough Akhavi

    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...

  • Struggles for Citizenship in Africaby Bronwen Manby

    Zed Books 2009; US$ 23.95

    This book brings together new material from across Africa of the most egregious examples of citizenship discrimination, and makes the case for urgent reform of the law. more...

  • Fighting Corruption in Transition Economies, Azerbaijan 2005by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 42.00

    This book presents the outcomes of a review of legal and institutional frameworks for fighting corruption in Azerbaijan, which was carried out in the framework of the Anti-Corruption Network for Transition Economies based at the OECD. The review examined national anti-corruption policy and institutions currently in place in Azerbaijan, national anti-corruption... more...

  • Fighting Corruption in Transition Economies, Georgia 2005by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 56.00

    This book presents the outcomes of a review of legal and institutional frameworks for fighting corruption in Georgia, which was carried out in the framework of the Anti-Corruption Network for Transition Economies based at the OECD. The review examined national anti-corruption policy and institutions currently in place in Georgia, national anti-corruption... more...

  • Corruption and Money Launderingby David Chaikin; J. C. Sharman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00

    Corruption is the biggest single obstacle to development, while money laundering is at the heart of all profit-driven crime. The failure to appreciate the intimate linkages between these two crimes has undermined international efforts to combat these global scourges. Through a policy and legal analysis, this book shows how corruption facilitates money... more...

  • Institutions, Ethnicity, and Political Mobilization in South Africaby Jessica Piombo

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 85.00

    Post-apartheid South Africa, notable for a history of politicized ethnicity, a complicated network of ethnic groups and for an expectation that ethnic violence would follow the 1994 political transition, did not experience dramatic ethnic violence following democratization in 1994. The South African experience provides a rich example of successful... more...

  • Values and Influence of Religion in Public Administrationby L Shanthakumari Sunder

    SAGE India 2010; US$ 69.95

    Values and Influence of Religion in Public Administration is a study of the influence of religion on the values and ethics of the ‘steel frame of India’—the Indian Civil Service (ICS) and its successor, the Indian Administrative Service (IAS). Examining pertinent subjects like the historical origins of IAS, colonial ethics, codes of... more...