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  • Contentious Politics and Democratization in Nepalby

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 42.00

    After the restoration of democracy in 1990, Nepal witnessed collective political struggles identity and gender movements, public protests and strikes, and the Maoist rebellion. This volume examines the causes, consequences and effectiveness of such contentious politics, and their relationship to democratization. more...

  • India Policy Forum 2010-11by

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 30.00

    India Policy Forum is a joint venture of the Brookings Institution and the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) that aims to examine India's reforms and economic transition using policy-relevant empirical research. The Objective of the IPF is to generate theoretically rigorous, empirically informed research on important current and... more...

  • India's 2009 Electionsby

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 52.00

    An edited volume analyzing the results of the 2009 elections in India and showing how the 15th national election was a turning point in Indian history. more...

  • Democracy in Muslim Societiesby

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 42.00

    This book explores the character of the political transformation and democratic transition in the Asian Muslim world. It asks whether democracy is appropriate and desirable as a political system for non-Western societies, and assesses the extent of actual democratization in each of the countries studied, namely, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia,... more...

  • Citizenship and Identity in Turkeyby Ba?ak ?nce

    I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 14.95

    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...

  • 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...

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

    Saqi 2013; US$ 17.99

    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$ 105.00

    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$ 100.00

    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$ 105.00

    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...