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  • Unmasking Administrative Evilby Guy Adams; Danny Balfour

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    The modern age with its emphasis on technical rationality has enabled a new and dangerous form of evil--administrative evil. Unmasking Administrative Evil discusses the overlooked relationship between evil and public affairs, as well as other fields and professions in public life. The authors argue that the tendency toward administrative evil, as... more...

  • Depoliticising Migrationby Antoine Pécoud

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    Migration has become, since the nineties, the subject of growing international discussion and cooperation. By critically analyzing the reports produced by international organisations on migration, this book sheds light on the way these actors frame migration and develop their recommendations on how it should be governed. more...

  • Democracy Assistance from the Third Waveby Paulina Pospieszna

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2014; US$ 27.95

    The role of Western NGOs in the transition of postcommunist nations to democracy has been well documented. In this study, Paulina Pospieszna follows a different trajectory, examining the role of a former aid recipient (Poland), newly democratic itself, and its efforts to aid democratic transitions in the neighboring states of Belarus and Ukraine.... more...

  • The Foreign Aid Regimeby Annalisa Furia

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    The author develops an original interpretation of foreign aid by analysing it as a particular domain of international government. She demonstrates how foreign aid practices are contemporary forms of gift-giving that have made recipient countries and populations governable due to a continuously renovated and expanded debt of development . more...

  • Democracy and the Role of Associationsby Sigrid Rossteutscher

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    Voluntary associations have been presented as a solution to political apathy and cynicism towards representative democracy. The authors collected in this volume, however, argue that these claims require more robust substantiation and seek to critically examine the crucial link between the associative sector and the health of democracy. Focusing on... more...

  • Global Civil Societyby Gideon Baker; David Chandler

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    For many commentators, global civil society is revolutionising our approach to global politics, as new non-state-based and border-free expressions of political community challenge territorial sovereignty as the exclusive basis for political community and identity. This challenge 'from below' to the nation-state system is increasingly seen as promising... more...

  • South Asia in the Worldby Ramesh Thakur; Oddny Wiggen

    United Nations University Press 2004; US$ 43.00

    Presents issues of particular relevance to the region, and explores the potential for improvement both in domestic and international efforts at alleviating the problems of South Asia. more...

  • The Trouble with Africaby Robert Calderisi

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 25.00

    The World Bank's former spokesperson for Africa's controversial statement about who's to blame for the continent's problems... more...

  • The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)by David J. Galbreath

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 35.95

    During the Cold War, the two global superpowers were able to come together to resolve many issues of transparency and common challenges, leading to a change in European and global security. The OSCE covered the area formerly occupied by NATO and the Warsaw Pact, championing the Helsinki Final Act, which became a key international instrument to encourage... more...

  • Paths of Public Innovation in the Global Ageby N. Veggeland

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00

    Following the traditional Scandinavian welfare state model, the Nordic/Scandinavian model has become popular as a basic concept for shaping future approaches to European social politics. This book presents a comparative discussion of the pursuit of innovation in the public sector. more...