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- World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 24.99
Globalization and its relation to poverty reduction and development is not well understood. The book identifies the ways in which globalization can overcome poverty or make it worse. The book defines the big historical trends, identifies main global flows - trade, finance, aid, migration, and ideas - and examines how each can contribute to undermine... more...
- World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 9.99
This paper reviews progress made in the development of public management systems capable of meeting European standards in the new member states of the European Union, looking into the people, systems, and service delivery aspects of public management systems. The new member states face considerable challengesimproving fiscal management, building... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 23.99
Gender and the Politics of Possibilities explores the lesser-known side of globalization beyond the effects of national governments and multinational cooperations by taking a look at grassroots movements by women that have and continue to shape globalization today. Manisha Desai highlights the significant role that women play in cross-border trade... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 115.00
Offers a historical, multidisciplinary perspective on African political systems and institutions, ranging from Antiquity (Egypt, Kush and Axum) to the present with particular focus on their destruction through successive exogenous processes including the Atlantic slave trade, imperialism, colonialism and neo-colonialism or globalization. more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2008; US$ 34.95
In recent years the Russian government, concerned about sustaining its economic performance, has sought to promote more diversified and broader economic growth beyond the profitable natural-resource sector. Economic officials would like to see something closer to a knowledge-based economy. One of the areas in clear need of upgrading is... more...
- Zed Books 2009; US$ 37.95
In this book, Nora McKeon provides a comprehensive analysis of UN engagement with civil society. The book pays particular attention to food and agriculture, which now lie at the heart of global governance issues. more...
- SAGE India 2005; US$ 35.95
This book is a cogent appraisal of India`s economic reforms by a prominent Leftist commentator. It first discusses the economic perspectives of various international and multilateral agencies as also of multinational companies. It then analyses the policies affecting and performance of various sectors of the economy agrarian, industrial, banking and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 140.00
The European Union?s enlargement has been considered a success story ? apart from Cyprus and Turkey. This book looks at the EU?s expansion and examines its effectiveness in terms of international socialization and compliance, focussing specifically on the socialization of Turkey and Cyprus into the Western community. Although NATO-member Turkey submitted... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00
What kind of activity is global governance? What do all of the many sectoral forms of global governance ? of the planetary environment, of global finance and global health ? have in common? Moving beyond sector-specific studies, this book outlines the fundamentals of global governance in eight chapter-length propositions. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 28.99
Challenging the neglect of feminism in accounts of the global justice movement, this book explores the origins, ideas, and practices of what Catherine Eschle and Bice Maiguashca term "feminist antiglobalization activism." Drawing on fieldwork undertaken at the World Social Forum, the authors argue that feminists constitute a distinct, if diverse,... more...