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  • Kazakhstanby Martha Brill Olcott

    Brookings Institution Press 2010; US$ 18.99

    At the outset of independence 18 years ago, Kazakhstan's leaders promised that the country's rich natural resources, with oil and gas reserves among the largest in the world, would soon bring economic prosperity. It appeared that democracy was beginning to take hold in this newly independent state. Nearly two decades later, Kazakhstan has achieved... more...

  • Getting to Pluralismby Marina Ottaway; Amr Hamzawy

    Brookings Institution Press 2012; US$ 15.99

    Pluralism in the Arab world has not yet matured into functional democratic politics. While ruling establishments, Islamist movements, and secular parties have introduced a much greater degree of pluralism into Arab societies, the imbalance of power and interdependence among these actors limits both the degree of political diversity and its effectiveness... more...

  • The Puzzle of Non-Western Democracyby Richard Youngs

    Brookings Institution Press 2015; US$ 15.99

    Western democracy is being questioned around the world. At the same time, Western aid groups are quick to say that they are not trying to impose a particular style of democracy on others and that they are open to supporting local, alternative forms of democracy. This book examines what it is about Western democracy that non-Westerners are reacting... more...

  • New Mentalities of Government in Chinaby David Bray; Elaine Jeffreys

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    China continues to transform apace, flowing from the forces of deregulation, privatization and globalization unleashed by economic reforms which began in late 1978. The dramatic scope of economic change in China is often counterposed to the apparent lack of political change as demonstrated by continued Chinese Communist Party (CCP) rule. However,... more...

  • Labour and Globalisationby Ronaldo Munck

    Liverpool University Press 2003; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77

    This book carries out a wide-ranging examination of theoretical and practical dimensions of globalisation and the responses of the labour movement to the challenges it poses. Contributors explore the trend towards the globalisation of labour, the influences of globalisation at the sub-global spatial level, and the effects of globalisation in a social... more...

  • The Global Promise of Federalismby Grace Skogstad; David Cameron; Martin Papillon; keith Banting

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2013; US$ 35.95

    The Global Promise of Federalism honours the life and work of Richard Simeon, one of Canada’s foremost experts on federalism. more...

  • Governance in the 21st Century / Gouvernance Au 21e Siècleby David M. Hayne

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; US$ 25.95

    Eight papers call for an examination of the governance of organizations, whether one probes the crises in the experience of large corporations, in education, in health care, in science and technology systems, or in military affairs. more...

  • Global America?by Ulrich Beck; Nathan Sznaider; Rainer Winter

    Liverpool University Press 2004; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77

    This volume explores the phenomenon of Americanization, and its worldwide impact, and the cultural consequences of globalization. more...

  • The Politics of Migration and Immigration in Europeby Andrew Geddes; Peter Scholten

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 37.00

    This second edition has been completely updated to cover recent events and issues including the Syrian refugee crisis, the Paris terror attacks, the rise of right-wing political parties, and the Shengen agreement, thus continuing to provide readers with a timely and significant resource more...

  • There and Back Againby Finbarr Livesey

    Profile Books 2017; US$ 19.98

    For the past thirty years or more, the global economy has been run based on three big assumptions: globalisation will continue to increase; trade is the route to growth and development; and economic power is moving from West to East. But what if all these are wrong? There and Back Again shows how the world trading structure has already begun... more...