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Political institutions and public administration (Asia, Africa, Australia, Pacific Area, etc.)

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  • Africa in International Politicsby Ian Taylor; Paul Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 59.95

    Locating Africa on the global stage, this book examines and compares external involvement in the continent, exploring the foreign policies of major states and international organizations towards Africa. The contributors work within a political economy framework in order to study how these powers have attempted to stimulate democracy, peace and prosperity... more...

  • From Comrades to Citizensby Glenn Adler; Jonny Steinberg

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 175.00

    In the 1980s South Africa's urban townships exploded into insurrection led by youth and residents' organisations that collectively became known as the civics movement. Ironically the movement has been unable to adapt to the role of a voluntary association in the liberal polity it helped create, and has great difficulty defining any alternative role.... more...

  • Citizenship in a Global Worldby Fuat Keyman; Ahmet Icduygu

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    A keen analysis of the social, political and economic determinants of Turkish politics with an exploration of the different dimensions of the republican model of Turkish citizenship, providing the reader with a comprehensive account of Turkish modernity and democracy. At the beginning of a new millennium, Turkey finds itself at a critical juncture... more...

  • Politics after Televisionby Arvind Rajagopal

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 46.00 US$ 37.72

    An analysis of the use of media by political and religious interest groups in India more...

  • Structuring Conflict in the Arab Worldby Ellen Lust-Okar

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 37.00 US$ 30.34

    This book examines how ruling elites manipulate political opponents in the Middle East. more...

  • Australian Politics and Governmentby Jeremy Moon; Campbell Sharman

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    A comprehensive survey of the government and politics of the Australian federation, published in 2003. more...

  • God Under Howardby Marion Maddox

    Allen & Unwin 2005; US$ 27.22

    The first sustained examination of the impact of religion on contemporary Australian politics reveals the growing influence of the religious right on John Howard and his government. more...

  • A decade of democracy in Africaby S. Ndegwa

    BRILL 2001; US$ 74.00

    The democratic experiment in Africa has had a chequered history over the 1990s. Authors in this volume argue that African civil society is less likely to support democracy, they measure African democracy by the women's rights movements and unravel the mythical hope of technology. more...

  • Conflict Preventionby David Carment; Albrecht Schnabel

    United Nations University Press 2003; US$ 31.95

    This publication evaluates the institutional record on conflict prevention, identifies current trends in conflict prevention practice and makes recommendations on improving organizational capacity. It brings together a diverse group of individuals involved in conflict prevention activities. more...

  • Legitimacyby Lynn White

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 109.00

    This book documents the bases for a new view of legitimacy in general and in various parts of Asia, including China, Malaysia, South Korea, Taiwan and Japan. The authors see legitimacy anywhere as always partial, rather than total, and somewhat measurable. more...