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  • Citizenship and Identity in Turkeyby Ba?ak ?nce

    I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 45.00

    Is Turkish nationalism simply a product of Kemalist propaganda from the early Turkish Republic or an inevitable consequence of a firm and developing ?Turkish? identity? How do the politics of nationalism and identity limit Turkey?s progression towards a fuller, more institutionalised democracy? Turkish citizenship is a vital aspect of today?s Republic,... more...

  • Democratization and the Protection of Human Rights in Africaby BRENDALYN AMBROSE

    ABC-CLIO 1995; US$ 165.00

    Development was achieved in the West by capitalism and industrialization before liberal democracy was introduced as a viable form of government. Africa is grappling with the problems of underdevelopment. Yet, the West insists on liberal democracy for Africa, a form of government which has no economic and social foundations in Africa. The West now faults... more...

  • The Politics of Ethnicity in Ethiopiaby Lovise Aalen

    BRILL 2011; US$ 89.00

    Most governments in Africa, seeing the political mobilisation of ethnicity as a threat, have rejected the use of ethnic differences as an explicit basis for political representation. The one prominent exception is Ethiopia, which since 1991 has imposed a system of ethnic-based federalism that offers each ethnic group the right of self-determination.... more...

  • Rethinking Hizballahby Samer N. Abboud; Benjamin J. Muller

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 104.95

    Framing and analysing Hizballah through the perspective of the 'resistance society'; an articulation of identity politics that informs the violent and non-violent political strategies of the movement, Abboud and Muller demonstrate how Hizballah poses a challenge to the Lebanese state through its acquisition and exercise of private authority,... more...

  • The People Wantby Gilbert Achcar; G.M. Goshgarian

    Saqi 2013; US$ 21.86

    ?The people want ...?: the first part of the slogan chanted by millions of Arab protestors since 2011 revealed a longrepressed craving for democracy. But huge social and economic problems were also laid bare by the protesters? demands. Although Islamist parties did not initiate the protest movement, they have benefitted the most from the power vacuum... more...

  • Encountering the Nigerian Stateby Wale Adebanwi; Ebenezer Obadare

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00

    This edited collection about migration in Nigeria reflects on the state's use of power in society, particularly in Africa. more...

  • Democracy and Prebendalism in Nigeriaby Wale Adebanwi; Ebenezer Obadare; Larry Diamond

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00

    Richard Joseph's seminal 1987 book Democracy and Prebendal Politics in Nigeria represented a watershed moment in the understanding of the political dynamics of Nigeria. This groundbreaking collection brings together scholars from across disciplines to assess the significance of Joseph's work and the current state of Nigerian politics. more...

  • Governance and Politics in Post-Military Nigeriaby Said Adejumobi

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    Democratic governance constitutes an enduring challenge for Africa's most populous country, Nigeria. The book reflects on the form, trajectory and content of democratic governance in post-military Nigeria from 1999. Nigeria's democracy remains fragile, conflict sensitive and possibly reversible as the legacy of praetorianism and illiberal political... more...

  • The 'Civil Society' Problematiqueby Adedayo Oluwakayode Adekson

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 44.95

    This volume deftly undertakes both a theoretical deconstruction of the concept of civil society (and related themes, including civility) and an empirical analysis of the radicalization process in Southern Nigeria. more...

  • Federalism and Ethnic Conflict Regulation in India and Pakistanby Katharine Adeney

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 100.00

    Katharine Adeney demonstrates that institutional design is the most important explanatory variable in understanding the different intensity and types of conflict in the two countries rather than the role of religion. Adeney examines the extent to which previous constitutional choices explain current day conflicts. more...