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

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  • Administrative Reformsby Amitabh Singh

    SAGE India 2005; US$ 29.95

    This volume analyses the impact of globalisation on governance, and specifically on public-sector reforms. Starting from the premise that adhocism and sectoralism are the main reasons why past attempts at administrative reforms in India have not succeeded, this book maintains that some of the basic tenets of mainstream approaches to administrative... more...

  • 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...

  • The African Press, Civic Cynicism, and Democracyby Minabere Ibelema

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 115.00

    This book explores the thesis that civic cynicism in African countries is a major obstacle to the consolidation of democracy, and that the African press should address the problem not just among leaders, but also among the general populace. more...

  • African Public Administrationby Moye Godwin Bongyu

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2009; US$ 159.95

    This study analyzes the linkages between misgovernment, administrative environmental challenges, personnel mismanagement dysfunctions and underdevelopment. The work is at the same time descriptive, explanatory and prescriptive, providing blueprints for reforms. more...

  • All That's Leftby Nick Dyrenfurth; Tim Soutphommasane

    UNSW Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    After a tumultuous few months that have seen an election-winning prime minister replaced as leader by Australia’s first woman prime minister, many people are questioning what Labor stands for, and wondering what it should stand for. In this book, young, prominent thinkers, players and commentators – as well as some experienced politicians... more...

  • Alternativlose Politik?by Rüdiger Voigt

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 43.90

    <P>Das Wort von der "alternativlosen" Politik ist in aller Munde. Dahinter steht die Vorstellung einer exekutivischen Politik, die nicht in Zweifel gezogen werden darf. Das Wesensmerkmal der Politik ist aber gerade die Auswahl zwischen Alternativen. Unter "alternativloser" Politik verstehen die Herrschenden jedoch die einzig... more...

  • Anarchy and the Quest for Political Stability in Sierra Leoneby Emmanuel C. Nwagboso

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 149.95

    Sierra Leone has undergone an era of political instability. The author proposes several solutions to the problems in that country. Their diamond trade provides the necessary wealth to build a thriving economy. However, their use of child laborers has drawn criticism from the human rights community. International relations are also discussed by proposing... more...

  • The Arab Springby Astrid B. Boening

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book examines the intra- as well as the inter-regional geopolitical and strategic implications of the Arab Spring by analyzing and connecting the broader economic and political strands of Euro-Mediterranean regional power shifts. more...

  • The Arab Uprisingby Marc Lynch

    PublicAffairs 2012; US$ 26.99

    Barely a year after the self-immolation of a young fruit seller in Tunisia, a vast wave of popular protest has convulsed the Middle East, overthrowing long-ruling dictators and transforming the region?s politics almost beyond recognition. But the biggest transformations of what has been labeled as the ?Arab Spring? are yet to come. An insider to... more...

  • The Arab Uprisingsby James L. Gelvin

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 12.99

    Beginning in December 2010 popular revolt swept through the Middle East, shocking the world and ushering in a period of unprecedented unrest. Protestors took to the streets to demand greater freedom, democracy, human rights, social justice, and regime change. What caused these uprisings? What is their significance? And what are their likely consequences?... more...